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Sales are lighting up for Workington special effects firm

fx1 1101 A special effects company from Workington is seeing business boom overseas as a result of its high-tech equipment.

Last updated 11 January 2013
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Dobies car firm moves its focus to West Cumbria

billdobieblurb1101 Cumbrian car dealership Dobies has sold its Carlisle business to focus on West Cumbria – including setting up its own insurance company.

Last updated 11 January 2013
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Business as usual for Workington shops despite landlord problems

Businesses at a block in Workington’s Murray Road are not at risk of closure despite a bank’s repossession of the properties.

Last updated 11 January 2013
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Christmas cheer at Cockermouth shops

Cockermouth enjoyed successful Christmas and New Year trade despite the continuing difficult economic climate.

Last updated 4 January 2013
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Seventy new jobs at call centre near Workington

Seventy new jobs will be created at HM Revenue and Customs at Lillyhall in the new year.

Last updated 21 December 2012
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Awards for Cockermouth clothing firm

Cockermouth firm Planet Knox has won two awards for its products from motorcycle magazine Ride.

Last updated 21 December 2012
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Workington apprentice enjoys Indian adventure

tamsinclarkkk A Workington apprentice had the experience of a lifetime when she travelled more than 4,000 miles to a remote town in India.

Last updated 14 December 2012
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Competition brings out Christmas spirit in Cockermouth shops

windowscockerfggf Two Cockermouth businesses have won trophies in the town’s window dressing competition.

Last updated 14 December 2012
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New sweet shop opens in Maryport

kyletark0712 A 20-year-old from a well-known Allonby retail family is running a new confectionery shop in Maryport. (1 comment)

Last updated 7 December 2012
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Non-surgical cosmetic centre opens in Workington

medicalcentre0712 Workington’s first non-surgical cosmetic centre has opened to the public after securing its own premises in the town.

Last updated 7 December 2012
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TV star Charley backs Cockermouth business

charliesays0712 Television adventurer, actor and motorbike enthusiast Charley Boorman has endorsed Cockermouth business Planet Knox’s range of products.

Last updated 7 December 2012
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Community bid to save West Cumbrian village pub

punchbowl3011 A Great Broughton pub could be save by a community buyout after the death of its owner. (1 comment)

Last updated 30 November 2012
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Meeting to discuss spending Maryport’s Mary Portas cash

Plans to spend a £10,000 grant to boost Maryport town centre shops will be discussed by town traders on Tuesday. (4 comments)

Last updated 30 November 2012
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New Workington store is engulfed by first day shoppers

handmfront3011 More than 100 shoppers surged into H&M as the doors opened at the international clothing chain’s new Workington store yesterday.

Last updated 30 November 2012
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Middle East boost for West Cumbria firm M-Sport

malcolmwilson Rally boss Malcolm Wilson this week confirmed that the immediate future of M-Sport was secure after a new link-up with Qatar but could not give long-term guarantees over his 230 staff.

Last updated 30 November 2012
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk

Rugby shirts from Maryport prove popular Down Under

sportzonefront2311 A Maryport retailer is boosting his business by selling official Australian rugby league shirts – to fans in Australia.

Last updated 23 November 2012
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Market opens doors

marketopen NEARLY 100 people visited Maryport’s new indoor market in its first three hours of opening on Wednesday.

Last updated 16 November 2012
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Cockermouth sports shop closing as owners sell up

Temple Sports The owners of a Cockermouth sports shop are selling up after 25 years in the town.

Last updated 2 November 2012
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West Cumbrian hoteliers celebrate 10 years at popular country house

winder 0211 A family who had no previous experience running a hotel are celebrating their 10-year anniversary at a popular Lorton country house.

Last updated 2 November 2012
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Shops sign up for Cockermouth late night opening

Cockermouth traders have responded positively to next Thursday’s late night shopping event with up to 35 businesses signed up so far.

Last updated 2 November 2012
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