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Excavation of Carlisle Roman bathhouse uncovers fascinating finds

Excavation of Carlisle Roman bathhouse uncovers fascinating finds An exciting heritage project that is unearthing more of Carlisle’s Roman history has uncovered a variety of fascinating historical objects. The Uncovering Roman Carlisle project, which received a £99,000 National Lottery Heritage Fund grant is an 18-months programme of community archaeological investigation, exhibitions, and engagement exploring Carlisle’s […]

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NEW A LEVEL SUBJECTS AND FEE DISCOUNT SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCED AT ST BEES SCHOOL

NEW A LEVEL SUBJECTS AND FEE DISCOUNT SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCED AT ST BEES SCHOOL With a brand new school year underway, St Bees School are already looking to the future.  The independent secondary school have just announced that their coveted Full Circle Scholarship has opened for applications and that their A Level subject offering will grow […]

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Locals get Vocal in Support of West Cumbria Mining!

Locals get Vocal in Support of West Cumbria Mining! Thousands of locals from in and around the region get vocal in support of the World’s First ‘Net-Zero’ proposed underground mine near Whitehaven. For many supporters, it was seen as a foregone conclusion that WCM would get the go-ahead with Cumbria County Council saying Yes on […]

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Discover More for Less – Free Heritage Open Day event planned

Discover More for Less – Free Heritage Open Day event planned.  England’s largest festival of history and culture will return in September and will include tours of Carlisle’s historic Old Town Hall – Free of Charge. By booking in advance, visitors will be able to discover the history of the beautiful and fascinating Grade I […]

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Cumbria’s landscape takes centre stage for Tour of Britain

Cumbria’s landscape takes centre stage for Tour of Britain – As Cumbria gears up for next week’s Tour of Britain [10 September] it’s a chance for people to rediscover the county’s world-class landscape as they look out for some of the top names in cycling – many of them fresh from the Tokyo Olympics. The […]

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Copeland GDF Exhibition Roadshow starts this week

An exhibition roadshow starts this week to allow people to find out more about what a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) is and what it could mean for Copeland. A GDF is an underground facility designed to safely and securely dispose of higher activity radioactive waste. Copeland GDF Working Group has organised a series of exhibitions […]

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The man with a plan…

The man with a plan… As we are about to head into Winter which will bring along the inevitable dark nights, it won’t be all dark and gloomy, not in Whitehaven. Thanks to The Man with the Plan – Harbour Commissioner Chief Exec – John Baker. Things will certainly be brighter now that the Harbour […]

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June and Jane’s annual Charity Craft Fair

June and Jane’s annual Charity Craft Fair will be held at The Crown Hotel at Wetheral.  For 35 years Brampton Mother and Daughter duo, June Means and Jane Forster, have raised tens of thousands of pounds for a variety of charities, local and national. It all started with June and Jane raising money for the Renal […]

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Excavation of Carlisle Roman bathhouse – get involved

An exciting heritage project that aims to unearth more of Carlisle’s Roman history will soon get underway and you can be part of it. More than 150 volunteers have already signed up to take part in the excavation. The Uncovering Roman Carlisle project, which recently received a £99,000 National Lottery Heritage Fund grant is an […]

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Barra Culture Playcations for Barrow Residents This Summer

Barra Culture has created Playcations for Barrovians to enjoy arts and culture in their local neighbourhoods. The playcations are completely free family-friendly mini-festivals and will be held from 11am-4pm in Barrow Park (17 August) Walney Community Centre (18 August) Cavendish Park (19 August) Hindpool Urban Park (20 August) and Ormsgill Playing Field (21 August). Local […]

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