Press releases

High-speed broadband boosts flood-hit businesses in Pooley Bridge

May 10, 2016 16:52 BST
Engineers overcome flooding challenges to run fibre cable 18km underground

Art after stroke: exhibition showcases the work of local stroke survivors

Art after stroke: exhibition showcases the work of local stroke survivors

May 10, 2016 09:36 BST
Inspirational art work created by stroke survivors from South Cumbria will be displayed...

High-speed fibre network steams ahead to connect rural communities

Apr 19, 2016 15:18 BST
Homes & businesses on the Ravenglass train route are able to hop aboard the new hig...

High-speed boost for 1,600 homes and businesses in Aspatria thanks to Connecting Cumbria partnership

Mar 09, 2016 15:47 GMT
Six surrounding villages also now linked up to the fibre broadband network.

High speed broadband helps Cumbrian firms stay open for business

Dec 18, 2015 16:12 GMT
Food and tourism businesses given economic lifeline says council

BT's £41 million boost for Cumbria economy

Nov 04, 2015 09:31 GMT
BT’S £41 MILLION POUND BOOST FOR CUMBRIA ECONOMY Communications company responsible ...

​Postwoman conquers 30,000ft challenge for the Stroke Association

​Postwoman conquers 30,000ft challenge for the Stroke Association

Jul 15, 2015 12:01 BST
Carol Walthew, a postwoman from Kendal, has successfully completed three gruelling phys...

Blackpool VAT fraudsters jailed

Blackpool VAT fraudsters jailed

Apr 10, 2015 15:17 BST
A man and his wife from Blackpool, who hijacked their friends' identities in order to f...

​Postwoman set to conquer 30,000ft challenge for Stroke Association

​Postwoman set to conquer 30,000ft challenge for Stroke Association

Feb 16, 2015 11:26 GMT
Carol Walthew, a postwoman from Cumbria, is taking on three gruelling physical challeng...

​Barrow-in-Furness stroke survivor officially opens Vision Express store

​Barrow-in-Furness stroke survivor officially opens Vision Express store

Jan 26, 2015 17:02 GMT
A stroke survivor officially opened the Vision Express store on Dalton Road, Barrow-in-...