Cockermouth

Ben Stokes Comes To Cockermouth

By Joe Sanczuk Ben Stokes is the guest of honour as former England greats are set to appear at his home team Cockermouth on the 10th of August. All-rounder Stokes began his career with the Cumbrian’s and has gone on to represent his country at the highest level in all formats of the game as […]

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Kids Swim For Just 10p This Summer

With the return of 10p swims across Allerdale, this summer is the perfect time to enjoy Workington’s brand new swimming pool.   All children aged 16 and under will be able to take advantage of the offer at the swimming pool in Workington, as well as the leisure centres in Cockermouth and Keswick, all of […]

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Handcrafted,Cockermouth

Life casting is becoming a popular way to capture those precious moments. Sarah Sinclair visited Hand Crafted in Cockermouth to see if it is all it’s cracked up to be. Nothing is more precious than time with our loved ones. So, perhaps unsurprisingly, casting has become increasingly popular with families and couples, wanting to capture […]

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WOOLdn’t it Be Nice

The annual British Wool Festival is set to celebrate nature’s finest fibres. The annual festival of all things woollen, will return to Cockermouth this June. The event will take over Mitchell’s Lakeland Livestock Centre for two days on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 June, when more than 130 stallholders, over 5000 visitors and flocks of […]

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Guide Girls Aim for the Top

In February, Aim Point Air Rifles and Accessories in Cockermouth opened the gates to their brand new shooting range.   As part of our ‘girls just want to have fun’ series, Sarah and I pulled on our wellies and decided to head over to Aim Point Air Rifle and Pistol range to try our hand […]

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Two popular Cockermouth shops have merged to bring the best of both worlds

Two popular Cockermouth shops have merged, bringing customers the best of both worlds A local business woman has merged her two well-established shops on Cockermouth Market Place, in order to offer the best of fashion, gifts and accessories all in one place. Dawn Balmer, opened Lily & Co, a gifts and interiors shop, eight years […]

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Kitchen Re-Porter – Tony Jackson From The Bush

Tony Jackson has been head chef at The Bush in Cockermouth for the past four months. Honing his skills over the last ten years, Tony hopes to one day own his own restaurant and believes staying ahead of the game is the key to culinary success. Serving up homely traditional dishes at The Bush, Tony’s […]

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The Thing That Came From Over There Tour Comes To Cumbria!

Gonzo Moose Theatre Company are proud to announce the UK Tour of The Thing That Came From Over There! Inspired by 1950’s B movies with a healthy dose of silliness and mayhem. This show is a fast-packed rollicking ride, mixing paranoia, suspense and hilariously gruesome deaths. The tour comes to Cumbria this February, appearing at […]

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New Year, new season! The Kirkgate’s glittering new programme is underway…

The new season at the Kirkgate has landed featuring award-winning cinema, inspiring theatre, live music and community fun. February brings well-regarded stage company Gonzo Moose to Cumbria, with their latest hit show ‘The Thing That Came From Over There’ (2 Feb). Inspired by the horror movies of the 1950s, the new show is a fast-paced […]

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Cockermouth Beer Festival at the Kirkgate

Cockermouth Beer Festival Raise a glass as the beer festival is back in town! Cockermouth’s annual beer festival is back on the 1-3 December. The festival is organised by the round table to celebrate the varied and diverse selection of craft and real ales that are brewed in our area and features: Cumbrian cask ales, […]

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