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A new gin shop will open its doors in Carlisle later this month. The Little Gin Shop will be on Lowther Street, in a former jewellery shop close to the Lowther Arcade. It will be run by Daniel White and Jack Lee from Hell Below bar on Devonshire...
A FAMILY who lost their 19-year-old son to suicide are speaking out to raise awareness of the hidden stresses faced by many young people. Matt McElhone, of Lowry Hill, Carlisle, took his own life in October last year. His parents, Catherine and John...
A popular music festival which brings international and local artists to Cumbria says this year's event will be its greenest yet. Music on the Marr goes ahead this week promising a boost to the local economy with acts performing over four days in the...
The wife of a dentist who died in a motorbike crash in Canada has undergone multiple operations as she bids to recover from the horror collision. Paul Knight, 64, died on Saturday after a crash in Oliver, British Columbia, which involved his motorbike...
Andy Brown has had to have a thick skin. In the aftermath of Storm Desmond, with homes and businesses flooded, emotions were running high and the public wanted someone to blame. Up stepped Mr Brown, the flood risk manager with the Environment Agency...
WIGTON'S mayor hopes the former NatWest bank building in High Street is taken over by another business - as the site is listed for auction. The former bank, which was closed last October, has been given a guide price of £55,000. Community leaders and...
THE new president of Silloth Rotary will be the youngest in both Cumbria and Lancashire - and he aims to bring the charity into the 21st century. Owen Martin, 26, took over as president of the club in recent days and has set himself the task of making...
A talented Cumbrian dancer will be stepping in time with her chimney sweep brush as part of the cast of the hit musical Mary Poppins. Laura Croucher, 19, hadn’t even finished her level six Diploma in Professional Dance when she landed her first...
The Great Wall of China is moving ever closer for a couple who set themselves a mammoth challenge to cycle there from Cumbria. Peter and Chris Lloyd, of Hallbankgate, near Brampton, have faced injury and treacherous conditions on their journey so...
A Carlisle community is dedicating this weekend's street party to their long-serving local councillor following his death last week. Hugh McDevitt, affectionately known as Mr Denton Holme, was both a city and county councillor for the area for many...
Plans to open a proposed new school in Carlisle have been scrapped. The woman leading the project has announced that Holme Head School will no longer be going ahead. It is due to a lack of funds for the scheme and the subsequent impact on staffing and...
A new play park for children under the age of five on Silloth Green could be open from as early as next month. The equipment for the park has now been ordered by Silloth town council and work to install the playground could be completed by as early as...
Community hospital beds in Wigton and Maryport will close permanently in October, health chiefs have confirmed. In the meantime, building work will start at Inglewood care home in Wigton to create six extra rooms for NHS patients. From September,...
Pinik ladies, pirates, dinosaurs - and a cavalcade of horsemen and women. They're not exactly characters you see parading through the streets together. But they combined in terrific style as pageantry and pride met sun-soaked fun for Annan Riding of...
Families who enter into legal agreements using DIY methods have been advised by a Cumbrian law firm to think twice, amid the release of figures showing many are unwittingly getting it wrong. The warning was issued in relation to Lasting Powers of...
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