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Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Virtual tours allow armchair viewings

Richard Gill pictured shooting the virtual photo in the Hawkshead Relish shop VISITORS can tour landmarks and businesses in South Cumbria from the comfort of their own homes thanks to a pioneering photographer.

Last updated 23 April 2014
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Advice centre adapting its opening times for drop-ins

S35381B AN increase in youth-focused activities and adult group sessions means an advice services centre is adapting the hours it is open for drop-ins.

Last updated 22 April 2014
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Students to fulfil higher education ambitions

S35436B TWO information technology students are to fulfil their higher education ambitions – one at home and one out of town.

Last updated 22 April 2014
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Firm’s making a big name for itself with engravings

50062126B006.jpg_004 INTERNATIONAL demand for beautiful marble and slate products made in the Lake District is on the rise, with one business reaching customers as far away as Thailand and Australia in the last month.

Last updated 22 April 2014
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New laws to fight ‘darker side of capitalism’

P06594.jpg COMPANIES will be forced to declare who their owners are as part of new laws aimed at combating fraud and money laundering.

Last updated 22 April 2014
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Quality lambs put an extra spring in Ulverston buyers’ step

S35237B.jpgds A PLEASING entry of more quality hoggs were forward to a full ringside of buyers, ensuring trade held firm throughout the sale.

Last updated 22 April 2014
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Ex-trade minister to attend launch event

A FORMER trade minister was due to visit Cumbria today to make the official opening of a new centre, designed to give a boost to rural businesses.

Last updated 22 April 2014
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Dad inspired woodworker to be chip off the old block

50061902B001.jpg MARTYN Whittaker, 51, is the owner of WavyGrain wood products. He lives in Stainton with his wife Sarah and three daughters, Alex, 16, Keira, 15 and Isabella, six.

Last updated 22 April 2014
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Rediscover lost art of talking

Regular readers will know that the need for communication is a drum that I bang frequently.

Last updated 22 April 2014
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Pint-size Warrior is set to pack a punch for Ulverston brewery

50062063B000 A NEW beer with a touch of Ulverston heritage is proving a hit with pub-goers.

Last updated 21 October 2181
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Lighting firm’s success is beacon, says trade boss

S35009B A LIGHTING developer has been praised for helping to place Cumbria at the forefront of the UK’s LED industry.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Chippy owner celebrates milestone since expansion

50061841B003.jpgds A CHIP shop owner is celebrating the expansion of his business 12 months after opening his second outlet in South Cumbria.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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More mopeds help young people to scoot into work

S34897B A FLEET of new scooters are available to help young people access education, training and employment.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Overcoming barriers to gaining employability skills

ONE of our innovative solutions is Wheels 2 Work. Our recent purchase of scooters, thanks to Children in Need funding, means we now have five scooters available for loan in the Furness area.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Insights into GSK expansion

50055219B006.jpgds THE man responsible for delivering a new £350m Ulverston factory where medicines of the future will be discovered will give an insight into the project at a Barrow public lecture this week.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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MEP hails training success

S34787B.jpgds A EUROPEAN politician visited a major employer in the South Lakes to praise the apprenticeship opportunities on offer.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Electronics are light of town

0484123.jpg ULVERSTON and electronics go together. The town is the home of specialists that are well known, such as Oxley Developments Marl International, Forge Europa and Chro-matechnics, all of which have an LED and lighting specialism.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Teacher helps schools to compute new IT curriculum

S34902B A SOUTH Cumbria firm has launched a first product of its kind to support primary schools in teaching the new primary computing curriculum.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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‘Anything is possible and never give up’

50054346B000.jpg JACKIE Davenport, 52, lives in Askam and runs Capital D – a designer children’s wear shop in Market Street, Dalton, which opened in October.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Sales strong at quality cattle’s ‘Limmy Day’

S34762B ULVERSTON Auction saw “Limmy Day” being another successful day’s trading, with many thanks going to the sponsors of the show: North West Limousin Cattle Breeders Association, Armstrong Watson, Barclays Bank, Browne & McKinney, Eric Sharp, Fox Fencing, Furness & South Cumberland Supply, IMS Cumbria; Mark Duerden, Martin Hool Construction Ltd, NFU Mutual, and Ribble Fuel Oils.

Last updated 16 April 2014
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