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Solfest 2018

Local Festival Appeals to Public to ‘Save Our Solfest’

The popular West Cumbrian festival has launched a crowdfunding appeal to ‘Save Solfest’. Despite this year’s event receiving rave reviews and hosting a stellar line-up, organisers are appealing for donations to help make it happen again. The much-loved local festival, which has been taking place near Aspatria on the August Bank Holiday for the last […]

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Refill Carlisle Taps into Local Businesses

Carlisle cafe Gone to the Dogs has become the first local business to sign up to Refill Carlisle, a new  scheme tackling plastic pollution across the UK.  Refill Carlisle aims to reduce the single-use of plastic bottles which are expensive to produce, use up valuable natural resources and create thousands of tonnes of waste once we’ve gulped […]

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Carlisle Rugby Club are at the Top of their Game…

When it comes to functions, business meetings, events and celebrations, Carlisle Rugby Club on Warwick Road is a venue that has got it all…  Situated on Warwick Road in the heart of the city, Carlisle Rugby Club offers affordable, comfortable and relaxed surroundings for personal and professional assemblies, with all manner of equipment provided to […]

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Oak Tree Animals Charity shop opens in Carlisle city centre.

Oak Tree Animals Charity extend their community offering, as the first Charity shop opens in the city centre Oak Tree Animals Charity, in Wetheral Shields, near Carlisle has a great deal to offer. Not only is it a centre for the local community to seek expert advice for their cats, dogs and horses, the charity […]

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PAN Disability Football Returns to Cumbria

Four PAN Disability Football sessions are re-launched across Cumberland for players aged 6-16.  With children now returning back to school for the new academic year, Cumberland FA is delighted to announce that its hugely popular Junior PAN Disability Football sessions, which take place in Carlisle, Workington and Whitehaven on a weekly basis, are getting back […]

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Artisans Celebrate Traditional Skills in Whitehaven

Have a go at traditional skills and see how they fit into a high-tech world at a unique event in Whitehaven.  The Whitehaven Townscape Heritage Initiative event will showcase the talents and trades of 12 experts at the Heritage Skills Fair on September 15. The event in Whitehaven Market Place will run from 10am until […]

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Wheels For All Heads to Whitehaven

Wheels For All, an inclusive cycling try-out day is being held in Whitehaven next week. The Wheels For All event, held at Copeland Stadium, will give people the chance to try a wide range of adapted cycles, regardless of age or ability. Individuals and groups are invited to the September 13 pilot event which, if successful, could […]

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Museum of Military Life Asks “What is Remembrance?”

Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life in Carlisle Castle will be posing the question at their Autumn Exhibition “Lest we Forget” which opens at the Museum on Saturday 8 September. As the nation turns its thoughts to remembering with the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice on 11th November 1918 fast approaching this exhibition has been created […]

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Allerdale 100

Council to commemorate the end of World War One with community project

Allerdale Borough Council will be working with the community to mark the centenary of the end of World War One in November with its ‘Allerdale 100’ commemoration. The Council has appointed Black Knight Historical, a company that specialises in commemorative events, to work with local schools and community groups to create an installation, titled ‘Hanging […]

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Eden Valley Jigsaw

Could You Pay For a Day of Care at Jigsaw?

Every day a child spends at Jigsaw is a special day and you can give 24 hours of care, fun and love to children and young adults with life limiting illnesses in Cumbria. Jigsaw is the children’s hospice for Cumbria. From Workington to Appleby, Barrow-in-Furness to Carlisle, Jigsaw provides unique care and support to children […]

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