‘Health check’ launched for tourism businesses

‘Health check’ launched for tourism businesses Cumbria’s tourism businesses are being asked to take part in a county-wide survey to find out how the sector is performing. The ‘Tourism Business Health Check’ being co-ordinated by Cumbria Tourism aims to understand the successes and challenges being faced by businesses across the county’s £2.62 billion tourism industry….

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HRH The Prince of Wales honoured by Cumbria’s tourism industry

HRH The Prince of Wales honoured by Cumbria’s tourism industry. His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is being recognised with a unique award for his ‘Special Contribution to Tourism in Cumbria’ during a visit to the county today, Monday 10 April 2017. Cumbria Tourism – the destination marketing organisation which represents 2,400 tourism businesses…

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£5m of funding available for rural businesses and communities in Cumbria

£5m of funding available for rural businesses and communities in Cumbria Applications for LEADER grants are invited from rural businesses, farmers, foresters, growers, landowners, tourism providers as well as voluntary and charitable organisations. Capital funding is available to support a wide range of activities including: New farm technologies to improve profitability and sustainability. Micro and…

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Lake District’s newest attraction to open this Summer

Lake District’s newest attraction to open this Summer In June 2017, the Ravenglass Railway Museum will officially open to the public after undergoing a major, two year, Heritage Lottery-funded redevelopment. Built on the site of Ravenglass Station, in the West of Cumbria, the new train-shed extension will double the previous museum’s footprint and create a…

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Help your community flourish with an entry into the 2017 Cumbria in Bloom Awards

Help your community flourish with an entry into the 2017 Cumbria in Bloom Awards Entries are now open for this year’s ‘Cumbria in Bloom, Pride in Your Community’ Awards and tourism businesses are being urged to make their mark on the competition by 30th April 2017. For over 30 years, Cumbria in Bloom has been…

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