Category: July

MY CARLISLE: Sarah Baldwin

After moving from the paradise island of Hawaii to Carlisle’s cobbled streets, mum-of-one Sarah explains why Carlisle will always be home to her

A WORD WITH: Tim Padley

The Romans are coming! As Carlisle stands by for a cavalry charge at Bitts Park, the curator and researcher talks Romans misbehaving, battles with the Scots and blingy armour

ONE TO WATCH: Sharina Robinson

As the UEFA Women’s Euro Championships kick off in the Netherlands this month, Carlisle United Ladies FC captain Sharina Robinson has ambitions both for her team and her sport


This month there are 15 pages of social pictures, including the Thomas Graham Anniversary at Garden at Eden.


10 things to do this month, including rock anthems and centurions

A filly with fizz

In the July issue, we meet Helen Askew, who left HR and has taken the reins of a quirky mobile gin and cocktail bar.

REVIEW: Pizza Express

Sara Valentin visits the latest opening of the go-to chain at Gretna Gateway

MYSPACE: Paul Leith

The illustrator and artist’s studio at his Etterby Scaur home surrounds him with mementoes from a distinguished career and colourful life

How Carlisle is going for growth

Parts of the city are unrecognisable from 10 years ago. Carlisle Living looks at the prospects for the next decade in this special 15-page report in association with Kingmoor Park Enterprise Zone


A Carlisle-based designer and an aspiring catwalk model are teaming up for a fashion label’s relaunch, writes Eleanor Jary


Having masterminded England U20’s historic World Cup win, former Carlisle United legend Paul Simpson is enjoying long-overdue success more than a decade after he led the Blues to back-to-back promotions. But it was his family that helped him through the…


Kim Watkin wants to rescue the historic cavern under Carlisle railway station and turn it into a performance and arts venue which will attract stars from around the UK – and serve the local community. Kath Smart reports in the…


What started as a photographic record of a precious last few months a mother and daughter spent baking together has become a cookbook that’s both mouthwatering and heartwarming. Eleanor Jary meets Carlisle’s ‘Soulful Baker’ Julie Jones