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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.

Bellcare Lakes Awards

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

Carlisle Futures

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

Skills Festival

Interactive skills festival returns with top prizes

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

Castle Green Hotel

£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.

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React Engineering one of the first to LINC with Sellafield

React Engineering is one of the first to win a Sellafield contract under a new system within just four days.

Cumbria Nhs Recruitment Drive

Community supports NHS campaign to showcase Cumbria

Two Cumbrian NHS Trusts have collaborated in a drive to raise the profile of Cumbria and the unique career opportunities on offer.


Overseas doctors take on new challenge in Cumbria

New doctors have been recruited to 'strengthen' children's mental health service for children and young people across Cumbria.

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Nursing numbers boost thanks to university

Nursing numbers in the North West are set to receive a welcome boost thanks to a successful bid for government funds by a Choose Cumbria partner.