Category Archive: cumbria

News, posts and releases on Cumbria in the North West of England.

Jul 15

University of Cumbria STEM facility extension taking shape

Extended laboratory facilities to support science, technology, engineering and maths disciplines at the University of Cumbria are rapidly taking shape. Thanks in part to a £784,000 investment from Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, the county’s strategic economic body, the first modules of the university’s new STEM labs at the Fusehill Campus in Carlisle have been lifted …

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Jun 30

Happiness in the workplace

Ask most managers what their top priorities are for their direct reports and I would be hugely surprised if the word ‘happiness’ appeared anywhere on a list littered with words like ‘productivity’, ‘creativity’ ‘target-orientated’, ‘efficient’ etc. But we are now interested in the idea of happiness at work (and in society) and there is a …

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Jun 03

Cumbrian firms encouraged to attend International Festival for Business

Businesses in Cumbria are being urged to attend the biggest business festival of its kind in the world, with the chance to tap into subsidies and discounts to contribute to their travel and accommodation costs. Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, the county’s strategic economic body, is encouraging local firms to sign up for the International Festival …

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Feb 25

Charity Appeal for Daffodil Volunteers

Marie Curie is appealing for people in Cumbria to donate their time to collect for the charity’s annual Great Daffodil Appeal this March.  We are looking for volunteers to collect at various collections across the county including in supermarkets and in town centres. The charity needs volunteers to encourage people in the local community to …

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