Category: 2018

Made in Carlisle not Chelsea

Journalist and broadcaster Grace Dent from Currock has taken on her biggest job yet as The Guardian newspaper’s new restaurant critic. She tells Cumbria Life’s Michaela Robinson-Tate about being headhunted by Radio 4, Twitter trolls,becoming a ‘Keswick person’ and not…

Bare necessities

Matthew Aitchison, Jemma Groves, Matt Rayson, Louise Burns and Joe Short at The Bare Kitchen on Fisher Street

Bare necessities

Matthew Aitchison, Jemma Groves, Matt Rayson, Louise Burns and Joe Short at The Bare Kitchen on Fisher Street

Garryck Holmes

He found it daunting to start up Border City Rollers but it’s been worth it, writes Eleanor Jary

DREAM ticket

Skiddle is one of the UK’s leading ticket and event listings companies. But it all started with a humble student what’s on guide in Carlisle. Founder Richard Dyer tells Kath Smart how they did it…

swim for your life

John Mather decided to celebrate his 60th birthday by swimming all the lakes in the Lake District. But then he has also dodged komodo dragons and gunboats on previous swimming expeditions. Kath Smart meets him

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