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St Bees School Cements Its Future By Opening Two New Schools In China

A UNIQUE educational partnership between West Cumbria and China has been strengthened with the opening of two new schools.  The historic St Bees School has this week opened two offspring schools in China – a primary school in Schijazhuang in the Hebei Province and a high school in Dong- guan in the Guangdong Province – […]

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Brighthaven. Whitehaven shines as business arrives and thrives.

Brighthaven. Whitehaven shines as business arrives and thrives. The last ten years have seen austerity, budget cuts and lack of investment across the UK. It’s been a tough time across the length and breadth of Britain and Whitehaven has felt the effects more than many places. The rise of the internet added further misery on […]

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Lake District Hotels Ltd, raise over £30,000 for Keswick School

Each year Lake District Hotels Ltd, select a local charity to benefit from their fund-raising efforts from across all six of their hotels, with Keswick School being chosen as the 2018 & 2019 charity. The decision to support Keswick School came after hearing of the enormous pressure that the school was under following years of […]

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Cumbrian business wins national film commission on farming

Cumbrian business, Land & Sky Media, have won a national commission to make film about the challenges of farming. There is great news for Kendal based business run by partners Dom Bush and Helen Lawrie who been commissioned to make a documentary for the Guardian and Joseph Rowntree Foundation. The film titled ‘Nowt but a […]

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Adam Ant bringing his tour to Carlisle!

Pop icon ADAM ANT performs his landmark, solo album ‘FRIEND OR FOE’ for the first time, LIVE in its entirety across the UK from 7th NOVEMBER to 12th DECEMBER. Adam Ant will be playing at Carlisle’s Sands Center in November 2019!  Tickets on sale from FRIDAY 8th MARCH at 10am by BookingsDirect.com.  Following a world […]

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MATT RICHARDSON RETURNS TO THE STAGE WITH HIS SUCCESSFUL LIVE STAND-UP SHOW ‘SLASH’

Following a successful run last year, host of Virgin Radio’s Drivetime show, comedian and TV presenter Matt Richardson will take to the stage once more with his live stand up show Slash. This much anticipated extension will see Matt perform at The Old Fire station, Carlisle on 9th Feb. Slash tells the story of Matt’s […]

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Indica Gallery set to light up the music industry in 2019

Every now and then a band comes along and floors you, sends shivers down your spine and makes you want to pick up an instrument and be in a band. It’s a rare commodity and a rare experience, especially in a live context but these Cumbrian lads nail it. Well this band, these lads from […]

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Young Ambassadors to bring fresh ideas to Carlisle

The Carlisle Ambassadors have been helping shape Carlisle’s future for three and a half years, they are determined to build the city as a centre of business, tourism and culture.  By creating a strong and influential network they are making a difference for the future growth and development of Carlisle. Now the younger generation have […]

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Solfest 2019 Announcement!

  The Solfest committee has spent the last couple of months since the end of the festival re grouping and trying to find a feasible way forward. This includes how to pay any acts and contributors that are still owed money from this year’s festival. Unfortunately turnout for Solfest 2018 was a lot lower than […]

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Don’t let them get away with great advice from Cumbria Tackle

From coast to coarse, Paul Armstrong from Cumbria Tackle shares his fishing tips for the season. Dogfish, Dogfish and more Dogfish! I think we can safely assume West Cumbria has a plentiful stock of Dogfish off our coast. The real red letter days have been for those who manage to get past the dogfish and […]

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