Summer 18

Bee Event Creates A Buzz Around Egremont

Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s first ‘Get Cumbria Buzzing’ event in West Cumbria is a great success.  Over 200 people created a real buzz at the Florence Arts Centre in Egremont recently, at an event which celebrated bees and also helped to preserve an important piece of the town’s industrial heritage.  People of all ages were drawn to […]

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Miraculous New Podcast Showcases Cumbria

Cumbria’s first (and funniest) comedy podcast celebrates the weird and wonderful county and some of its funniest women. Hosted by Cumbrian comedians, Jane Postlethwaite and Steph Bradshaw, Miraculous Cumbria is a brand new podcast, exploring the area and all it has to offer. Originally from Cumbria, multi-comedy award finalist, comedian and writer, Jane Postlethwaite moved […]

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Free Family Fun at Harrington Marina This Saturday

Workington Town Council will be hosting a free family fun day at the beautiful Harrington Marina on Saturday 28th July 2018 from 1pm – 4pm.  The fun day will be the first of three fun days taking place over the summer and will include pirate and flower crafts, birds of prey, animals, sports, face painting, glitter tattoos, hook […]

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Wonder Fields Festival to Bring Heaven to Devon

By Danielle Murphy With the promise of sun, beer, music and wonder, summer is here and festival season upon us. This year, from 29 June – 1 July, Wonder Fields festival in Devon will celebrate its fourth annual event. In the last four years the festival has evolved and grown, but its core purpose and […]

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Keswick Woman to Receive MBE For Flood Work

A local Keswick woman is set to receive an MBE for her flood prevention work.  Lynne Jones, Chair of Keswick Flood Action Group (KFAG), has been nominated to receive an MBE for her work to prevent flooding in Keswick and the Derwent Catchment Area. Her name will appear on the Queen’s 2018 Birthday Honours List […]

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Random Acts of Wildness at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

Cumbria Wildlife Trust is challenging families to take part in as many Random Acts of Wildness as they can at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve on Saturday 16 June as part of 30 Days Wild. The free event, from 10:00am to 4:00pm, is part of the Big Wild Weekend, to mark the middle of the 30 Days Wild challenge. More than […]

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Issue 10

West Cumbria Guide June/July Issue 10

As the largest independent Cumbrian media company, we like to think of ourselves as flying the flag for local businesses.  The West Cumbria Guide wouldn’t exist – and I certainly wouldn’t be here writing this – if it wasn’t for those local companies who believe in us. In return we promised to showcase the best […]

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