The announcement that Pirelli is going to invest over twenty million pounds in its plant in Carlisle has been warmly welcomed by civic and business leaders in the city.
The world famous tyre manufacturer from Milan made the commitment after winning two million pounds from the Government's regional growth fund. Andy Burn sent this report.
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