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Theatre Launches Wellbeing Scheme for Cast

This summer, Theatre by the Lake is launching a wellbeing pilot scheme for their Summer Season cast and theatre staff, as an initiative to help with stress, anxiety and other mental health related issues. Working with Keswick-based therapist Fedella Marsden, and actor, writer and mental health advocate Laura Darrall, the theatre will be hosting a […]

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Sedbergh Schoolboy Joins England Rugby Squad

Sedbergh schoolboy selected for Senior England Rugby tour to South Africa. Eddie Jones has called Sedbergh School’s rugby Captain, Cameron Redpath into the England squad that will tour South Africa next month. The test matches are on 9th, 16th and 23rd June. Cameron will be the youngest member of the squad and could make his […]

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Major Donations Received for the Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path

The Lake District Foundation is thrilled to announce that it has received over £20,000 of donations for the Keswick to Threlkeld fundraising campaign over the last couple of weeks. The donations have been made by The Keswick Enterprise Holding Charitable Trust, Keswick Town Council and Keswick Bridge Complex. The Foundation was absolutely delighted to receive […]

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New Outdoor Fitness Area to Open in Carlisle Tomorrow

The official opening of a new outdoor fitness area in Bitts Park, Carlisle will be held tomorrow (Friday 11 May). The works are part of a series of planned improvements for the city centre recreational site. The £72,000 fitness and landscaping project has included the installation of a range of outdoor exercise equipment on the former bowling green. The […]

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Sedbergh Runaway Winners at the Northern School Athletics Championships

Sedbergh School athletics team swept the board at the Northern School athletics championships on 25th April where eighteen schools fielded teams at the Gateshead International Stadium. Sedbergh returned as winners in four events: Intermediate Girls, Intermediate Boys, Senior Girls and Senior boys, Junior Girls and Boys finished 5th and 7th. The Cumbrian School had a […]

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Carlisle Gets Ready To Welcome Weeping Window

Carlisle welcomes a window of opportunity, as poppies flood the city to commemorate centenary of the First World War.   A striking, sea of red will tumble from the top of Carlisle Castle, as an iconic art installation offers a chance to reflect on and connect with the sacrifices made during the First World War.     In […]

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New Wardens Enjoy Outdoor Office Life on Cumbria’s Coast

Seasonal wardens have just been appointed to monitor and protect the wildlife on two dramatic coastal sites managed by Cumbria Wildlife Trust: Rockliffe Marsh in the Solway Firth and Foulney Island Nature Reserve near Barrow.   Erin Madden is the new warden at Rockcliffe Marsh, a privately-owned area of grazed saltmarsh, approximately 1,000 hectares in size, […]

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Eden Valley Hospice & Jigsaw Retail Team Celebrate Record Breaking Year

Local people make a real difference at their local hospice, as Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw Retail Team celebrate another record breaking year.   If you’ve had a spring clean or could do with clearing out clutter, donating your unwanted items to an Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw charity shop, could help support adults and children […]

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Austin Friars School Turn Off the Tap on Plastic Pollution

Carlisle school, Austin Friars have launched a campaign to become plastic-free, led by one passionate pupil. A plastic free shop, beach cleans, awareness days and film screenings are all part of an 18-month effort by Austin Friars, to make the dream of a plastic-free school a reality. The project will culminate in a sponsored cross-channel […]

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Irish legends and TV Comic Among Highlights in May at Rosehill Theatre

A legendary Irish band, a force on the saxophone and a TV comic will all take to the Rosehill stage in May. First up are The Fureys on their 40th anniversary tour, promising another night of great music and stories. The evening will feature timeless classics such as I Will Love You, When You Were […]

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