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News from Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership

August 2017

Cumbria LEP invites bid submissions for Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund

Cumbria LEP publishes Rural and Visitor Economy Growth Plan

July 2017

Cumbria LEP presses case for greater clarity of Lake District line rail improvements

Cumbria LEP board plans next steps following GSK Ulverston announcement

Cumbria LEP welcomes new board members to its team

June 2017

Carlisle Airport funding announcement & Northern Powerhouse Minister visit

April 2017

Spring 2017 Newsletter

New EU funding round opens for Cumbrian businesses

Cumbria LEP chair meets with PM

Industrial Strategy response

March 2017

Cumbria LEP looks to recruit new private sector board members

Statement on 2017 Budget

Durranhill – works completed

Cumbria LEP hosts Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund event

Cumbria LEP strengthens skills team

Cumbrian businesses encouraged to tap into EU funding allocation

February 2017

Cumbria LEP welcomes Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund

January 2017

EU rural development programme launches new funding rounds in Cumbria

Growth Deal 3 allocation

New rounds of EU funding available for Cumbria

December 2016

Cumbrian Food Champions Cranstons invest for the future

Business support initiative to increase innovation in low carbon technologies

Cumbria LEP looks ahead to 2017 and reviews governance

November 2016

Autumn 2016 newsletter

Cumbrian Businesses at Westminster

October 2016

Cumbrian Transport study wins award

Business survey

Sept 2016

West of M6 Strategic Connectivity Study

Cumbria LEP delivers progress report to CBI

Seasonal change brings skills into sharper focus in Cumbria

July 2016

Growth Deal 3 press release

June 2016

Cumbria Infrastructure Plan 

LEP offers businesses free space at IFB2016

Manufacturing growth a piece of cake for Traybakes

May 2016

 Lake District China Forum secures investment for NW tourism campaign

 Cumbria LEP reaction to re-opening of A591

April 2016

 Green light for new junction on Barrow Marina Village site

Feb 2016
Cumbria powering the Northern Powerhouse
Skills Investment Plan

Jan 2016
New rounds of ERDF funding available for Cumbrian businesses

December 2015
Businesses encouraged to claim flood recovery grants

November 2015
11-15 Cumbria LEP appoints new board members

Green light for further development of Barrow Waterfront
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October 2015
European Social Fund builds better opportunities for Cumbria
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September 2015
New tourism development funding for rural Cumbria businesses

August 2015
Summer Newsletter 2015
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Latest round of EU funding opens for Cumbria
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Cumbria takes leading role in provision of apprenticeships
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June 2015
Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership appoints new director
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20 March 2015
Cumbria LEP Launches Cumbria ESIF Strategy
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29 January 2015
Cumbria LEP Welcomes<
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7 July 2014
Cumbria Welcomes ‘Clean Sweep’ of Investment Bids
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1 April 2014
Cumbria means business with new Strategic Economic Plan
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18 December 2013
Consultation on next European funding programme plan
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25 March 2013
New Board members for Cumbria LEP
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10 December 2012
LEP launches Small Business Development Loan
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31 October 2012
Cumbria LEP welcomes Lord Heseltine report
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19 October 2012
Another win for Cumbria LEP team!
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4 May 2012
Cumbria Infrastructure Fund
The closing date for full CIF application submission is Monday 14th May.  For more information contact Suzanne Caldwell, Cumbria Chamber of Commerce on 0845 226 0040 or

22 March 2012
LEP comment on GSK announcement
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21 March 2012
Chancellor announces multi-million pound funding for Cumbria
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7 March 2012
LEP launches Cumbria Infrastructure Fund
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27th January 2012
Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership document
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31 October 2011
Opportunity  – Data Enhancement Activity
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4 August 2011
Invitation to tender for a contractor to facilitate LEP Expert Groups
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3rd May 2011
Cumbria LEP has submitted an Expression of Interest for an Enterprise Zone for Cumbria
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28 February 2011
Cumbria LEP Board announced
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