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Cumbria Day showcases the very best of the county in the corridors of power

The very best of Cumbria was showcased in the corridors of power at the annual Cumbria Day.

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MPs to celebrate county's best businesses in Cumbria Day

Cumbria’s MP's will showcase the best of the county’s businesses at the fourth annual Cumbria Day this week.

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Lakes International Comic Art Preview

As the Lakes International Comic Art Festival prepares to make a triumphant return to Cumbria, Adrian Mullen previews the event taking place in Kendal.

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Global comic superstar helps to change perceptions of Cumbria

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Lake District scenes to entice airport passengers

Stunning Lake District scenes will be included in a display showcasing Britain as a world-class destination at the country’s busiest airport.

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Chilli Festival returns to Holker for more fiery fun

The hottest event of the year is back in Cumbria as Holker Chilli Festival returns for a fourth year this September.

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Cumbrian inn awarded five-star status

A highly popular Lake District inn has attained 5-star status from AA Hotel & Hospitality Services.


Visitor numbers rise in Cumbria

​More than 45m people visited Cumbria last year, according to new statistics.

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Luxury resort’s floating marina ‘the first of its kind’

More than 175 tonnes of floating concrete and more than 500 metres of galvanised chain have formed the platform for a new marina in the Lake District.

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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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Finalists for Cumbria Tourism Awards announced

The finalists have been announced for the 15th Cumbria Tourism Awards.

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Love a Challenge? Choose Cumbria

Participants in four major outdoor challenges taking place during May are being urged to conquer their career ambitions in Cumbria too.

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Record number of journeys from London to Cumbria

Railway operator Virgin Trains has recorded a record number of journeys between London and Cumbria in the last year.

Cumbria food and drink celebration draws in the crowds

A showcase of all that is great about food and drink in Cumbria drew in the crowds this Easter weekend.

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New beer launched ahead of Taste Cumbria festival

A new beer has been created by the Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery, ahead of the newest Taste Cumbria food festival.

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Hotel group teams up with top chef to launch culinary academy

A leading hotel group is serving up a new recipe to inspire young people to forge a career in the hospitality sector.

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Tom Jones to headline summer gig in Cumbria

Music legend Tom Jones has been revealed as the first headline act at Cartmel Racecourse's live music weekend this summer.


Taste Cumbria set for Kirkby Lonsdale debut

A new location has been revealed as a destination for the Taste Cumbria food festival.

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£16m revamp for Low Wood

Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa is set for a new look in 2017 with a major refurbishment and new build.

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Romney goes to Hollywood

In an unlikely collaboration, George Romney is producing a limited edition Kendal mint cake to mark the 21st birthday of US celebrity Kendall Jenner.

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Hollywood star explores south Cumbria

Residents across Cumbria were left star-struck as a Hollywood legend arrived in the county this weekend.