Mark Connor from Six Degrees Recruitment is one of the new members of the ITV Business Club. Despite unemployment rising in Cumbria and southern Scotland, which is blamed on the end of festive temporary jobs. he says some firms are starting to recruit.
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Three girls have been hurt after a stone was thrown through the window of the school bus they were travelling on in Carlisle.
Drivers are being urged to take extreme caution when driving this morning, as heavy snow covers routes across the ITV Border region.
The Met Office has issued a new amber weather warning for snow for the south of Scotland, and a yellow warning for parts of Cumbria.