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Manufacturers urged to look at new technology
Cumbrian manufacturers are risking wasted time, money and effort adopting digital technology without a strategic plan for digital transformation, new research has revealed.
MP commends small businesses in Furness to mark Small Business Saturday
Business people across Barrow and Furness have been commended for the part they have played in responding to the coronavirus pandemic to mark Small Business Saturday.
Mentally ill man assaulted care assistant, nurse and PC at Carlisle’s Carleton Clinic
A MAN covered himself in paint before assaulting a healthcare assistant, a nurse and a police officer at Carlisle’s Carleton Clinic.
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End of the line for construction as new Keswick to Threlkeld Railway trail is reopened
Exactly five years after Storm Desmond hit Cumbria and destroyed the Keswick to Threlkeld Railway trail, the new and improved route is being opened for the local community and visitors to enjoy.
Decisions next week on Bay authority bid
Councillors will next week be considering whether to back a bid to create a new unitary authority around Morecambe Bay. Meetings of Barrow Borough Council, Lancaster City Council and South Lakeland District Council on Tuesday, 8 December,
Millom man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving
Police are investigating an incident that occurred on 2nd December at around 9am, at the junction of Crown Street and Lapstone Road, near to Wellington Street, Millom. A 39-year-old man from Millom was arrested on suspicion of common assault and dangerous driving
NHS Trust growing their workforce
The NHS in north Cumbria is supporting and developing their own workforce by enabling existing staff to grow and progress within their careers. 21-year-old Molly Dargue from Penrith began her career with North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
South Lakes mental health charity appeals for more funds
A South Lakeland mental health peer support charity is urgently seeking more funds to help it maintain and expand its services. The Lighthouse Community Mental Health Hub (LCMHH) says that, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic
TV adventurer Ben Fogle takes on Honister’s Via Ferrata
The Honister Slate Mine will make its latest appearance on TV next week, following a special visit paid by presenter and international adventurer Ben Fogle earlier this year. Ben’s exploits at the attraction will be included in a Lake District special episode of ITV’s ‘For the Love of Britain’
Update on Allerdale Borough Council leisure centres and customer services
With Allerdale and the rest of Cumbria is now in Tier 2 of the Covid-19 restrictions, Allerdale Borough Council is providing the following updates to its services
A Chance to Ask About Plans for Workington GP Practices
Plans to bring Workington’s 5 GP Practices together will be discussed at two online public meetings. The Healthwatch Cumbria-run West Cumbria Community Forum will be holding two sessions on Friday December 11 so patients can ask questions about the plans to doctors.
Gosforth family to relaunch The Red Admiral
Despite the hospitality industry feeling the brunt of the pandemic this year, one entrepreneurial family are taking on the Red Admiral restaurant and hotel in Gosforth. The Red Admiral has been a well-known feature on the busy A595 at Boonwood for decades
North West passengers told to prepare for December timetable changes
Northern is calling on its customers in the North West to plan journeys carefully ahead of timetable changes later this month. The train operator, alongside many other businesses and industries, continues to feel the impact of coronavirus
Windermere man jailed for pushing disabled pal who fell from wheelchair
A MAN who assaulted his uncle at their Windermere family home and then shoved a disabled friend, causing him to fall from a wheelchair, has been jailed.
John Stevenson MP encourages Carlisle residents to volunteer as magistrates
John Stevenson, the MP for Carlisle, is encouraging young adults to volunteer as magistrates, to help with the current shortage at Cumbria's three courts in Carlisle, Workington and Barrow