PROSEED Summer Exhibition

Local artist Daniel Ibbotson has organised an Exhibition and Pop-up Shop in Carlisle from August 21st to the 27th.   The old flower shop at 29 Scotland Road will host 40 local artists featuring affordable (less than £200) artworks, ceramics and jewellery by highly talented Cumbrian artists, illustrators, sculptors and makers. “We’re all trying to […]

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Helping your business recover from COVID

Abitech solutions are the largest provider of Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) services in Cumbria.  The Workington company has over 18 years of experience in the industry, providing the best value for money hardware and software packages to suit any business.  Don’t worry that your business is ‘too small’ to offer card payments, it’s cheaper […]

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Kids Activities- School holiday roundup

Many of us have spent the best part of the year trying to keep kids occupied.  With restrictions easing, we’ve found some activities, and a few online sessions, that will keep young minds entertained.  Lake District Coast Aquarium Maryport For a fun and educational day out you can’t go past the Lake District Coast Aquarium. […]

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Fultons Lakes Jewellery – 30 years creating special memories

Fultons Lakes Jewellery Works celebrated their 30th anniversary over lockdown but the attraction, which is a cafe, shop and workshop all under one roof, is back doing what they do best… creating unique jewellery. The family-run business is owned by Brian and Zoe Fulton and is the first of its kind in Cumbria. “It’s a […]

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You Can Help The NHS with the 1:1 Diet

1:1 Diet by Cambridge Weight Plan Obesity-related illness already costs the NHS £6 billion a year and the government has launched a new strategy after research linked an increased risk between obesity and COVID-19. “There is a direct correlation between a high BMI (Body Mass Index) and a difficult outcome for patients,” explained Irene Lawrence […]

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Appeal To Save Workington Reds Nears Final Whistle

Feature photo: Oliver Garrett and Rebecca Wilson A fundraising appeal to help Workington AFC through their centenary year has raised thousands of pounds – but the club still needs help in these final days. The appeal ends on August 11th and was set up because the pandemic hit the club hard financially.  The Reds had […]

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Tutehill K9 Hydrotherapy

Tutehill K9 Hydrotherapy Sharon Rogers had wanted to set up a hydrotherapy clinic ever since her German Shepherd, Elsa, broke her leg in a horrific accident many years ago. “She recovered and had a very good life,” said Sharon, who Owns Tutehill Kennels & Cattery near Pica. “But Elsa had to have her leg strapped […]

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Lockdown Art Group Take Top Honours

Local artist Emma Hunt thought her live sessions would be a great way for people to get through lockdown but she never expected her class would raise money for PPE in a competition with respected artists as judges.   “We ended up raising £1165 and I have to pat students on the back for surviving lockdown,” […]

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Two projects set to transform Whitehaven Harbour

Two projects are set to transform Whitehaven harbour. Funded through Sellafield Ltd’s social impact, multiplied programme, the projects will open up the West Cumbrian coastline. Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners are behind the first project, a multi-million pound programme to make Whitehaven the tourism capital of the Cumbrian coastline. The £3.6 million coastal activities centre called The […]

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Local Animal Charity hosts weekly online quiz

Every Thursday night at 8.00pm an online quiz is taking place in aid of Oak Tree Animals’ Charity.   There are cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place! 1st place wins 10% of the funds raised from players’ registrations; 2nd place 6%, and 3rd place 4%. Oak Tree will receive 60% of the fundraiser […]

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