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Give your home a lift with Insta-blinds Cumbria

Insta-blinds Cumbria Like many of us, Gary Robinson has always wanted to work for himself.  Earlier this year he decided the time had come to put all his experience into a new venture supplying and installing blinds in domestic and commercial properties.   “I thought about doing this for a while,”  said Gary.  “I’ve been installing […]

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No better time to get a wood-burning stove

Sandysike Builders Merchant There have been many misleading headlines around regarding wood-burning stoves.  The Clean Air Strategy certainly aims to reduce emissions but it has no intention to ban stoves explained Mel Forster, who is operations manager at Sandysike Builders Merchant: “There will be legislation to prohibit the sale of the most polluting fuels and […]

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Green thumbs up from residents

Holmewood residential care home sits on the edge of Cockermouth with a location that commands fantastic views of the Lorton fells and Skiddaw.  A brand new garden has opened up another great view and it also gives residents a pleasant space to spend the warm summer days. “We had a patch of derelict ground around the […]

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Eden Valley Hospice: Your unwanted furniture can make a difference

Every day the sale of furniture and household items helps Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice to provide the highest standards of care, support and activities to people with life-limiting illnesses. Since opening in 2015 the Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw Furniture Shop on Madford Retail Park, Carlisle, has proven to be a […]

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Enter Elegance with Gates & Railings

Peter Calvin of Gates & Railings first started serving West Cumbria in 1991 and with over 25 years of experience in the industry, you can be sure you’re getting a professional touch. Gates, railings, fire escapes and balconies are all made to an excellent standard before being galvanised and painted to prevent rusting. Peter also […]

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Sawyers Construction launch Kates Beck development in Scotby

  With open countryside on its doorstep, Kates Beck in Scotby couldn’t be more perfectly placed. Nestled amongst the imposing beauty of the Cumbrian countryside only 5 minutes drive to the historic city of Carlisle. Kates Beck is an attractive development of thoughtfully planned 4 and 5 bedroom family homes. Homes that benefit from Sawyers […]

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Blooming Lovely – Top tips from Oakhurst Garden Centre

After a long winter we turn our attention back to the outdoors.  Our gardens have been ignored since we tidied them up in the autumn but with summer just around the corner a bit of preparation is essential.  The team at Oakhurst Garden Centre in Cockermouth share their top tips for this time of year. […]

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Our bugs, birds and beasts need you!

Wildlife gardens We realise that we need to do our bit to help native wildlife but not many people know we need to protect their food sources too.   When I was a kid, a drive in the summer with my parents would produce a dazzling array of bugs splattered over the windshield.  Have you […]

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Landlords need to get energy efficient

Buy to let investors in England and Wales who own particularly cold homes are being targeted by new regulations. Since April this year, landlords who own some of the coldest privately rented homes have been required to improve these properties with energy efficiency measures where support is available to cover the costs. But new measures announced […]

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Croft View Construction set their sights on 2019

When it comes to the building trade no two jobs are ever alike.  They are all unique and each project needs to be considered carefully and approached in a way that will best suit the customer’s needs.  There’s no such thing as a small job because what many may consider a minor alteration could be […]

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