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The End of An Era For Turnbulls

Turnbulls lingerie has been trading in Carlisle since 1947, offering women the chance to feel fabulous with their huge range of beautiful lingerie for decades. Unfortunately, due to ongoing problems beyond their control, they are closing their doors as of early February. And although this comes as sad news to many, Turnbulls have thrived for […]

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A Cool New Line For CRL

One of west Cumbria’s most successful social enterprises, CRL have now expanded their product range due to demand. Committed to enhancing the environment and providing electrical goods to the community at affordable prices, CRL have expanded into fully reconditioned fridges. Alongside the other recycled white goods which include washers, dryers and computer equipment, now on […]

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The Sweet Shop & More

The sweet shop from everyone’s childhood is a little taste of heaven in Longtown. Everyone of a certain age will have fond memories of visits to the local sweet shop, choosing a quarter of their favourite treat from the jars above the counter. A new venture in Longtown, The Sweet Shop and More, is spreading […]

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New Peter Tyson Super Store Set For Opening Weekend

Carlisle appliance firm, Peter Tyson have already seen huge success at their new premises on Shaddongate.   The long-standing family business, specialising in audio visual technology and appliances, has been growing steadily over the last 50 years. The first opening evening of their new superstore saw hundreds of shoppers through the door to snap up the latest in cutting-edge […]

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 Step into Wonderland, as Two Local Businesses Team Up to Create Something Magical

This September, a partnership between The Allerdale Court Hotel and interiors and gift boutique, Lily & Co, sees a brand new in-hotel shop open on Market Place. The newly redecorated shop and Tea Room at The Allerdale Court Hotel, which opened on Friday 1 September, is everything Lily & Co is loved for. From the […]

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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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The Necessary Angel, Keswick

Situated in the beautiful Lake District, The Necessary Angel was established in 1990 and has developed from an art gallery to a contemporary jewellery shop in this time. Now stocking over 50 different designer makers, Deborah and John have always prided themselves on offering a fantastic selection of beautiful contemporary jewellery handmade in Britain by […]

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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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