Category: January


As well as being a choreographer, cheerleader, footballer and musical theatre performer, the 16-year-old from Lowry Hill finds time to be a trainee nursery nurse at Stone Eden Nursery


The social worker loves the peace and tranquillity of Bitts Park just as much as the hustle and bustle of Devonshire Street…

ATTITUDE: Lisa Young

This month, we catch up with hairdresser and self-confessed shopaholic, Lisa Young, 36


January’s Carlisle Living has 22 pages of social events!

FOOD REVIEW: Villa Blanca

Jane Loughran enjoys a great Italian meal with friends after a visit to the cinema in Penrith

INTERIORS: Home schooled

The quirky features and atmospheric rooms of The Old School House in Rockcliffe make for a perfect home for ceramicist Caroline Nash and her family

TEST DRIVE: Land Rover Discovery Sport

The Land Rover Discovery Sport is not only a new car but a new model category for Land Rover – a sort of Range Rover inspired version of the boxy Discovery. Malcolm Bobbitt investigates in the January issue, on sale…


Artist and mum-of-two writes and illustrates ‘instruction manual’ for fathers-to-be Nine months of research went into the writing of a newly released high-profile book and blog about giving birth, jokes its author, 41-year-old Penrith artists and illustrator, Katie Brooke.


Carlisle’s Watts coffee shop comes with 150 years of history and tradition. Kath Smart catches up with its new owners and finds out their plans for its future

Carlisle: the City of Kindness

Carlisle folk astonished the rest of the watching country. Maybe, they even surprised themselves. The floods of devastation were more than matched by the floods of goodwill from the people of this city. Carlisle showed its heart and it was bigger…

Art auction for flood appeal

Our flood section cover ‘We Are Carlisle’, painted for Carlisle Living by city artist Derek Eland, will be just one of 150 pieces of art to be auctioned in aid of Cumbria Community Foundation Flood Fund. Love Cumbria Floods Appeal…