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Discover Carlisle’s Very Own Aladdin’s Cave

By Danielle Murphy Nestled in the beautiful 12th century grounds of the Cathedral gardens, Cathedral Lodge Antiques offers a huge selection of treasures and trinkets to keep the magpie within us all at bay. Whether you are completely transforming your home or feel like treating yourself to something small, Cathedral Lodge Antiques has just what […]

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Love Your Local Market

With everything you need, all under one roof, what’s not to love about your local market? One of the few remaining covered Victorian markets in the country, the Market Hall in Carlisle city centre has everything from fresh food stalls and florists to haberdashery and health shops. It is a hub, brimming with activity, at […]

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35 Years of Kirkland Carpets

Local family business, Kirkland Carpets, is celebrating 35 years. The company, based in Cleator Moor, is celebrating 35 years as a family business, that is now in its second generation. Set up by Mike Dunsmoir, in 1982, Mike who already had extensive experience in the industry, could never have imagined the business would still be […]

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Ashbridge & Brown

We are a unique gift shop offering the best in unusual gifts for you and your home. We have a section for babies and little ones, a Home section as well as gorgeous gifts from designers including Cath Kidston, Emma Bridgewater, Pip Studio and Ness as well as Caroline Gardner, Le Toy Van, Rosie Fox […]

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@Home PC partner With SmartPhix For All Your Smart-Device Needs

Smashed your phone screen again? Don’t panic, @Home PC can guarantee quality, speed, service and value with the launch of SmartPhix.  Over the last 13 years, @Home PC have grown into Carlisle’s biggest, independent computer and gaming specialists, offering an impressive range of big name products and same-day  laptop and PC repairs. Now they have […]

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Bethany James Children’s Boutique,Workington

Bethany James Children’s Boutique in Workington is home to a beautiful selection of traditional Spanish inspired children’s wear. Since opening last June, the family run children’s wear shop, located in Jane Street, has been enjoying more than six months of successful business. Boutique owner, Angela Barrow said: “The response since we opened has been great, […]

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Dalston’s Favourite Baker Gets Set to Take On New Venture

There won’t be a dry eye in the village when much loved baker Alison Hadden shuts the doors to The Bakery  in Dalston on Christmas Eve after taking on a new venture.  Working at the long established bakery in the quaint town for the past 12 years, Alison took over the business on Christmas Eve […]

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Stay Switched on at Northern Vacuums

Stay Switched on at Northern Vacuums For more than 60 years electrical engineers Northern Vacuums limited has been Cumbria’s leading electrical appliance retailer equipping the homes of thousands of families with the household goods needed to keep their homes running efficiently. Established back in 1956, the business was run by Harold and his son Bill […]

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Changing Places, Changing Lives @ GWK Shop

Changing Places, Changing Lives If you’re looking for a range of furniture to deck out your new home, then look no further than GWK Shop. Located in James Street in Workington, the recently opened furniture shop offers more than one reason to pay them a visit. Amidst up-cycling and bringing furniture and decorative items back […]

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Jeffersons Opens its Doors In Time for Christmas

The Rum Story has opened the doors to its new shop just in time for Christmas – bringing with it a whole host of locally sourced food, drink and gifts. Since opening the doors to Jeffersons on Saturday October 1, staff members at the popular Whitehaven attraction have had their hands full filling hampers, greeting […]

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