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Ulverston firm Bender UK lights up hospital’s £12m birth centre

An Ulverston firm has kitted out Furness General Hospital's new £12m South Lakes Birth Centre with the latest equipment.

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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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GSK wins national Brathay Apprentice Challenge

A team of apprentices are the pride of Cumbria after winning a prestigious national competition.

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Moving awareness film made by GSK apprentices spreads vital message far and wide

A deeply moving awareness film featuring the parents of an Ulverston boy who died after suffering an asthma attack is having a huge impact.

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Company wins state-of-the-art surgery light contract

Ulverston electrical safety and monitoring specialist firm Bender UK has become the sole UK supplier of a line of top-of-the range surgical lights.

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GSK Ulverston apprentices go back to school to inspire next generation

Aspiring young professionals are going back to school to deliver a series of presentations about their career development.

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GSK Ulverston apprentice wins national school leavers award

A manufacturing apprentice from GSK Ulverston has picked up an accolade at the national School Leaver Awards held at London’s Waldorf Hilton Hotel.

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Firefighters teach life-saving skills to Ulverston workers

The entire workforce of an Ulverston firm are now trained to deliver life-saving treatment thanks to a free training course led by firefighters.

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Apprentice team in running for national award

A team of apprentices are in the running for a prestigious award for their campaign launched in memory of an Ulverston schoolboy.

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Sky-high fine dining launches Taste Cumbria Ulverston

Lots of laughs and a little fine dining are being planned to enhance the experience for visitors to this year’s Taste Cumbria Ulverston event.

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Austrian pupils visit Ulverston Victoria High School to sample life in Cumbria

Austrian visitors were welcomed at a Cumbria school for the start of an international partnership.

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GSK has a ‘positive start’ to 2017

The pharmaceutical firm has made a "positive start" to 2017 after it reported a doubling of pretax profits.

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Ulverston apprentices launch asthma awareness campaign in memory of young footballer

A group of Ulverston apprentices have launched an asthma awareness campaign in memory of a talented young footballer.

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Barrow apprentice wins award at leading industry award

An apprentice from Barrow who works at GSK in Ulverston has been hailed for her talent at the Chemical Industry Awards.

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Bender UK officially opens state-of-the-art HQ

The electrical safety and monitoring specialist welcomed local business leaders and representatives from Europe to Ulverston for the opening ceremony.

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Students work with Ulverston apprentice mentors on health project

Pupils got kitted out for hands-on activities with apprentice mentors during a visit to global healthcare company GSK.

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Ulverston ninja warrior goes for prime-time glory

A super-fit teacher went for glory as he took part in a prime-time television show.

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New HQ for Bender UK

The electrical safety and monitoring specialist Bender UK is starting 2017 in a new purpose-built HQ in Ulverston.

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Liverpool contract award for Bender

A Cumbrian business is playing a vital role in the creation of one of the most important new hospitals in the country.

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GSK named one of the best companies in the UK to work for

The 10 best companies in the UK to work for have been revealed, with pharmaceutical giant GSK – which has a site in Ulverston – making the list.

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Masterplan for £13m Ulverston Leisure Centre

People in Ulverston are being invited to comment on a new masterplan that outlines how leisure facilities in the town could be redeveloped.