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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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Progression at Cumbria Constabulary was no tall order for determined Furzana

Temporary Detective Superintendent Furzana Nazir tells her story of how she rose through the ranks after moving to Cumbria from Teeside.

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Female Engineers Nominated for Two Major Awards

Three female engineers from BAE Systems Submarines in Barrow have been nominated for two major awards.

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Cartmell Shepherd named among the UK’s top law firms for the fifth year running

Carlisle based law firm Cartmell Shepherd are celebrating being named among the UK's top law firms for the fifth year running.

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'We will shout about how great the region is'

The best of Allerdale is on the move to Manchester as part of an event that will show off how it can become a major part of the Northern Powerhouse.

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Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership reveals consultation results

Cumbria needs to attract more people of working age, encourage more young people to stay in the county and improve the workforce’s skill levels.

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Bellcare named 'best SME employer of the year'

The dedication of highly-skilled staff at Bellcare, Cumbria, has resulted in it winning a training award.


Prestigious Skills Award for GSK Ulverston

GSK Ulverston has achieved the Skills Award at the Chemical Industry Awards (CIA) Dinner in Newcastle.

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Taste of Industry for Cumbrian Youngsters

Over 600 Children Get a Taste of Industry at Cumbrian Event

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Children's hospice Jigsaw gets boost from young professionals


World first for West Cumbrian engineering firm

Prestigious standard for team behind safety of Blackpool's new Icon ride

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Interactive skills festival returns with top prizes

An interactive Furness skills festival returns with an exciting programme, inspiring speakers, and top prizes.

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£200,000 investment to mark hotel’s 20th anniversary

Castle Green Hotel to invest £200,000 in refurbishments and staff development to mark its 20th anniversary.

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Midwives wanted for State-of-the-art maternity unit

Cumbria’s newest maternity unit has launched a campaign to recruit midwives to the area.

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Holker Group appoints new Managing Director

The family-owned Holker Group has welcomed a new managing director to their racing and leisure division.

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Cumbria’s strategic economic body seeks influential business leader

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership is looking to fill the role after George Beveridge steps down.

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Expanding firm offers helping hand to start-ups

A firm of quantity surveyors is offering a helping hand to start-up businesses as part of a £500,000 expansion in to West Cumbria.

Sellafield Ltd Joins Northern Powerhouse

Sellafield Ltd signs up to Northern Powerhouse

Sellafield Limited has joined the Government’s Northern Powerhouse initiative.

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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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A leading Cumbrian health chief stands down

Dame Jackie Daniel, chief executive of the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT), to leave the post at the end of March.


CHoC gives students a taste of life as a GP

Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC) has launched a new programme to give students insight into what it takes to be a doctor.