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Sunday, 25 January 2015

From cupboard to community

twburridge A Cumbrian haulage firm is hailing the benefits of recycling old computers after admitting it used to keep its old tech in a cupboard.

Connected Villages

Three Cumbrian villages will soon be able to connect to 3G internet as Vodafone ramps up coverage for the area.

Top tips on how to start exporting

Barry Leahey Playdale Playgrounds Ltd. this week give tips on how to start exporting, from its sales & marketing director Barry Leahey.

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Solar park

Plans for Cumbria’s first solar park that will provide power for the next 25 years have been given the go-ahead.

Personal finance advice

Planning for retirement? New rules coming soon

Retirement 6 April 2015 sees the introduction of some radical to changes to pensions that will provide all UK individuals with much greater flexibility when accessing their pension savings.

Business headlines this week

Cumbrian playground business hosts growth hub event

ONE of Cumbria’s leading exporters opened its doors to welcome members of the public in a free business event on Tuesday.
22-Jan-2015 08:07:08
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United Utilities outlines reasons for seven-mile Lake District fence

A water company which has sparked opposition to its plans to fence off common land in the Lake District has responded to the concerns.
By Sue Crawford 21-Jan-2015 10:20:40

Small rural businesses suffering due to slow broadband

A NEW report stating that half of rural small businesses are dissatisfied with the quality of their broadband has highlighted a “rural-urban divide”.
21-Jan-2015 16:15:48

Jobs figures show fall in Cumbrian unemployment

UNEMPLOYMENT in Cumbria fell slightly last month, despite the loss of seasonal jobs.
Julian Whittle 21-Jan-2015 15:08:13

Carlisle-based driver-training company sold for second time in two years

Driver-training specialist System Training has been sold for the second time in two years.
By Julian Whittle 21-Jan-2015 08:23:57
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University of Cumbria professor called up by United Nations

A professor at the University of Cumbria is preparing to embark on a secondment with the United Nations.
By Nick Griffiths 20-Jan-2015 11:32:00

Workington could be next town to get free wifi

Workington could be the next Cumbrian town to get free wifi in a bid to help the town’s businesses.
21-Jan-2015 08:25:20

Cumbrian chippy wins national award

A Cumbrian chip shop is celebrating after battering its rivals in a national competition.
20-Jan-2015 17:00:00

Care group expands, saving 25 Cumbrian jobs

A leading care group has acquired two businesses in south Cumbria, saving 25 jobs.
21-Jan-2015 06:51:10

Marketing makeover for Carlisle performing arts franchise

Razzamataz Theatre Schools has been rebranded for 2015 with a new look and a revamped website.
20-Jan-2015 11:32:05
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Cumbria firm to supply tomb for defeated king

The final resting place of a king defeated in battle more than 500 years ago is being supplied by a Cumbrian stone firm.
20-Jan-2015 09:16:17

Go ahead for £19m Cumbrian motorsport centre

Plans for a £19m M-Sport research and development centre near Cockermouth will go ahead.
19-Jan-2015 14:09:42

Electric car charge bid in Cumbria grinds to a halt

A scheme to install electric vehicle charging points across Cumbria has hit a bump in the road.
By Caroline Barber 20-Jan-2015 11:33:33

BID go ahead could be 'turning point' for Barrow

Thousands of pounds has been pledged towards developing a Business Improvement District for Barrow.
19-Jan-2015 23:13:37
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Boom in bottled water sales brings new jobs at Cumbrian firm

Booming demand for bottled water has seen job numbers soar by 20 per cent in five years at Princes Eden Valley.
By Julian Whittle 19-Jan-2015 11:40:42
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Taking over the world from Cumbrian village

Being based in a remote Cumbrian village hasn’t stopped one firm taking on the world.
19-Jan-2015 02:05:54

Decision on Cumbria A590 roadworks

A DECISION on the delayed A590 roadworks in Cumbria will take place later in the week.
19-Jan-2015 17:37:19

Major conference reveals speakers

The full list of big-name speakers at a world-renowned decommissioning conference has been revealed.
16-Jan-2015 13:19:36

DONG Energy provides training course in Barrow

DONG Energy has joined forces with Maersk Training to ensure the booming UK offshore wind sector has the skills it needs for the future.
14-Jan-2015 17:06:33
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Pizza chain Domino's wants second site in Carlisle

Pizza chain Domino’s wants to open a second outlet in Carlisle, in a further escalation of competition between fast-food operators.
By Julian Whittle 13-Jan-2015 17:27:46

New event will showcase cutting-edge robotics tech

The latest cutting-edge robotics technology will be the focus of a Cumbrian event in March.
12-Jan-2015 09:18:11

Carr's Milling hit by falling milk prices

Carr's Milling Industries has seen reduced demand for its animal feed as farmers are hit by dropping milk prices and warmer weather that allowed livestock to stay in fields longer.
14-Jan-2015 09:23:32

Leisure firm merger means big plans for Cumbria

North Cumbria is preparing for a raft of state-of-the-art new facilities following the merger of a leisure operator.
14-Jan-2015 09:03:29

Businessman urges others to back profit donation project

A Cumbrian businessman is urging others to join in him in donating a percentage of profits to good causes.
14-Jan-2015 08:10:10

MoD cuts: 44 Cumbrian jobs at risk

Forty-four jobs are going – more than half the workforce – at a Cumbrian military site.
13-Jan-2015 16:49:57

Collaboration key for Cumbrian businesses

Cumbrian businesses say working together more rather than competing with each other could open many new doors.
13-Jan-2015 08:45:49
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Browse the digital version of the latest edition of In-Cumbria magazine

incumbrianov The latest edition of the In-Cumbria magazine is out now and available to buy in newsagents across Cumbria and you can also browse through a digital version online. Get in touch if you would like the In-Cumbria magazine distributed to you by emailing nick.turner@cnmedia.co.uk

Energy Coast supplement

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