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Paul chose Cumbria after reaching a crossroads in his career

Published on: Monday 12th September 2016
Categorised under: Work , Athena PTS, Barrow, Engineering, Relocation

Paul Williams, 43, Electric Systems Engineer for Athena PTS, lives in Barrow-in-Furness

Paul found himself at a crossroads in his career – and chose to relocate to Cumbria instead of taking up opportunities in London or Denmark.


Paul enjoyed holidays in The Lake District during his childhood, and plans to get back into hiking.

“It’s great to explore Cumbria and I’ve already found some interesting places,” he said.

“I’m planning to take my hiking stuff out of storage and make the most of living closer to The Lakes.”

Barrow feels like a home away from home for Paul thanks to the warm welcome he’s received.

“I’m getting to know some local people by going to the local pubs,” he said. “I think the people have a similar attitude and a similar friendliness to people in the North-East.”

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