March 1, 2017

Ten-year Wainwrights Odyssey nears an end

A ten-year odyssey comes to an end in May with the launch of a book that is one of the most significant publications since the late […]
March 1, 2017

Behind the Green Door…

The annual Green Door Art Trail returns on 8 and 9 April with more than 50 members of the region’s leading artists’ collective taking part.   […]
March 1, 2017

Blackwell Spring Exhibition

Blackwell arts and crafts house has a new exhibition this spring, which runs until the 18th of June. Emerging artists Griet Beyaert and Paul Miller present […]
March 1, 2017

Cumbria Tourism Awards

Tourism businesses from across Cumbria are competing for the prestigious Cumbria Tourism Awards. Now in their 15th year, the awards celebrate the very best of what […]
February 28, 2017

Flood grants coming to an end

On 31st March, South lakeland District Council’s (SLDC) flood grant scheme is ending. If any reader thinks they are eligible for a grant, please contact SLDC […]
February 28, 2017

Fake Parking Charges

Cumbria Trading Standards are warning the general public about a fake email ticket scam purporting to be from some of The British Parking Association (BPA) approved […]
February 28, 2017

“On yer bikes!”

South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) is encouraging businesses to apply for bike parking grants in a bid to get more people cycling. The scheme offers businesses […]
February 28, 2017

Another successful year for Boxes of Hope

Boxes of Hope, Cumbria, the local shoebox charity had another great year with their Shoebox Appeal. 11,040 beautifully wrapped shoeboxes, filled with gifts, arrived in Romania […]
October 24, 2016
Cath Purdy

Flooded flats fixed

A sheltered housing scheme in Windermere owned by South Lakes Housing (SLH) has been refurbished following the damage caused by storm Desmond. At Birthwaite Flats, Phoenix […]