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GSK mark 70 years in south Cumbria with glittering ball

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Make Lake District a magnet for tech and high-value firms looking to escape London, argues business chief

The Lake District should become a magnet for high value businesses looking to escape from London, according to a Cumbrian business chief.

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Youngsters left Inspired by STEM Event

Youngsters were inspired to take up careers in STEM industries at a major event supported by partners of Choose Cumbria.

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“Aye robot!” Cumbrian innovation helps clean up UK’s most hazardous waste store

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Technology pioneered in west Cumbria

​A small west Cumbrian engineering company is pioneering technology designed to save the oil and gas industry billions of pounds.

Google Garage returns to Cumbria

Search engine giant Google is returning to Cumbria for a free event hosted by

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Google Garage event to be held in Barrow

Search engine giant Google is coming to Cumbria for a special event hosted by

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Summer camp aims to nurture tech entrepreneurs

A tech camp is coming to Sedbergh to nurture a new generation of games entrepreneurs.

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Work starts on University of Cumbria’s new STEM laboratories

Work is underway on the construction of new laboratories at the University of Cumbria’s campus in Carlisle.

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£1.3bn contract for BAE

The government has awarded a £1.3bn submarine contract to Barrow shipyard.

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Ulverston firm lights the way with major contract

A firm that is lighting the way in the LED industry has won acclaim across the globe after securing a major contract.

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BT boss’ broadband pledge to South Cumbria

BT chief executive Gavin Patterson today pledged it would work to ensure superfast broadband reached every community in Cumbria.

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Latest nuclear submarine launched in Barrow

Crowds gathered to wave goodbye to one of the town's most impressive engineering feats.

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Dong Energy chooses Siemens to deliver turbines on windfarm project off south Cumbria coast

DONG Energy choose Siemens as preferred supplier for 7.0MW wind turbine for Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm

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TV role for high-tech south Cumbria firm

South Cumbria company plays key role in a new TV flagship drama.

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Cumbria tourism businesses lead the way with new technology

Tourism businesses across Cumbria continue to raise the bar and go from strength to strength each year.

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Software company’s digital marketplace role

PIONEERING software company announces major developments that are set to reaffirm its role as an industry leader.