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Kirkby Lonsdale tops The Sunday Times best place to live in the North West list

Kirkby Lonsdale has taken the top spot as the best place to live in the North West by The Sunday Times.

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Choose Cumbria and NHS partners to promote healthcare careers at two major national events


Cumbria towns among those named safest to live in North West

A number of towns in Cumbria have been deemed the safest places in the region to live in a recent survey.

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Hospital’s innovative training scheme wins national recognition

The team at North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust recently won the Award for Innovation in HR at HMPA Awards 2017.


People and views keep Cumbrians smiling

​A study has found that being close to friends and family – and a sense of community – are among the things that keep people in Cumbria smiling.

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University of Cumbria employs new deputy vice chancellor

The University of Cumbria has employed a new deputy vice chancellor, who is returning to the area after spending time in Plymouth.

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BAE Systems ‘one of best places for women to work’

Barrow shipyard owner BAE Systems has been listed as one of the best places in the UK for women to work.


Workforce praised as Barrow shipyard is awarded ‘milestone’ £1.4bn Astute contract

Barrow’s shipyard has been awarded a new £1.4bn contract to deliver the next Astute-class submarine to the Royal Navy.

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Kendal and Kirkby Lonsdale make best places list

Kendal and Kirkby Lonsdale have both been named as being among the 'Best Places to Live in Britain' by The Sunday Times.

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Cumbrian mental health nurse first to receive national recognition

A mental health worker from Carlisle has been singled out and credited for his standard of excellence by The Royal College of Nursing.