Category: April 2017

A WORD WITH: Matt Nightingale

The Penrith Moutain Rescue Team member and physics teacher on small talk, ugly dogs and seeing ghosts

MY CARLISLE: Bronwyn Deeb

The Bannatynes spa manager has powdered a few celebrity noses and dodged the paps while wearing H&M

Social Pages

This month there are 14 pages of social pictures, including the Word of Mouth Charity Ball at The Halston.

City Voices

Featuring columnists Roger Lytollis, Sarah Ledger, Sally Crangle and John Myers

RECIPE: Twice-cooked lamb rump

This month’s recipe is twice-cooked lamb rump topside sautéed Ratte potatoes, charred  asparagus, baby carrots, Swiss chard and rosemary jus, by Jonny Rowland, head chef at Barton’s Yard

MY HOME: The Hallows

A memorial chapel built in 1884 in the hamlet of Bowscar near Penrith has become a cherished home full of original features for former hotelier Graham Taylor

TEST DRIVE: Citroën C3

Citroën was always daringly different. If its smaller cars have appeared more mainstream over recent decades, happily there’s a definite quirkiness returning to the marque. Review by Malcolm Bobbitt

MYSPACE: Faye Hughes

Photography student Faye Hughes always has her kit bag ready to go. Sid the Staffie tags along but Snake, Rex and Hendrix stay home

the accidental world champion

Louisa van Lierop began indoor rowing just 18 months ago.  Today she is the world number one for her age group. Kath Smart finds out about one woman’s extraordinary journey


From the French capital to the London School of Fashion via a Carlisle College foundation course. Eleanor Jary finds out how… and why… Myriam Dzialoszynski chose Carlisle

A clear vision

Alex Haynes’ stunning stained glass window will form the centrepiece of Carlisle’s latest ambitious development. Nick Brownlee pays a visit to his studio at Denton Mill near Brampton

No album: until now

Abbey Road provides the finishing touches for Carlisle band No Soap No Radio, who are set to release their first album after more than two decades together