Grants of up to £3,000 are now available through the Connection Vouchers Scheme, operated by Carlisle City Council, to help small and medium sized businesses in north Cumbria to upgrade their broadband connections. This includes charities and social enterprises as well as more “standard” businesses.
This includes areas of Copeland, Allerdale and Eden as well as Carlisle. Click on the eligibility map to check whether you’re in an eligible area.
Chamber website - Do you have an offer you could put to other chamber members? As a member (this years membership only £10) you can offer other members deals or special rates and promote via the chamber website. See HERE for new offers!
Disc Zones offer free, time-limited parking on-street in Cockermouth.
Businesses can obtain free clock discs from the Council offices in Cockermouth. Alternatively, you can arrange to have discs dropped off by the traffic enforcement officers by calling Parking Services on 01946 506531
BEC Fab Lab provides a comprehensive introduction to 3D printing, from buying a printer to manufacturing your designs.
This event offers an introduction to how printers work, the different models, software and services on the market, and how you can join the on-demand manufacturing revolution to help with rapid prototyping and product development and manufacturing.
Discussions and plans continue on the Tour of Britain Stage 3 start here in Cockermouth on the 8th September. It’ll be a spotlight on the town and we’re trying to keep everyone informed with what we know. Below is an outline from what I’ve managed to get from CCC who are coordinating with the tour team. Please note, key facts will need further clarification so are ‘TBC’ - To Be Confirmed! Frustrating as this is, a lot is yet to be understood from the tour team itself and with various groups/meetings and partners involved, it is all taking its time.