Category: THIS MONTH

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…

MY CARLISLE: LYNDSEY WALKER

The filmmaker has her roots firmly in the city and we catch up with her to find out her favourite haunts…

ATTITUDE: GAVIN MITCHELL

This month, we catch up with football fanatic Gavin Mitchell, 25, who has just up in business as a personal trainer.

SOCIAL PAGES

December’s Carlisle Living has 16 pages of social events!

DECEMBER BUCKET LIST

10 things to do this month, from festive fairs to old memories…

FOOD REVIEW: CAPERNAUM

Sara Valentin finds beautifully executed dishes and a warm welcome at a Brampton restaurant.

GOTHIC SPLENDOUR

Mike and Frances Bousfield spent a year rescuing Fergushill, a Victorian Gothic Revival gem in Kirklinton, enhancing the period features and adding modern touches. The result is a comfortable and contemporary home, with a different feel for every room and you…

MYSPACE: KATIE MUNDY

The new mum indulges her passion for climbing at Eden Rock, Carlisle’s first dedicated bouldering centre, which she manages with her partner Dan Varian.

BITE: IAIN MCKEY

In the December issue, you can read all about Iain Mckey, the chef who has launched a catering business, is a dab hand at curries and loves nothing better than a Double Decker.

WORD WITH: NICOLA JOHNSTON

The stay-at-home mum, who lives in Barley Edge with her family, makes a living from her parenting and lifestyle blog, Love Little Poppins and from her YouTube channel. She is a finalist in the Mumsnet Awards and you can read…

COMPETITION

Inside December’s Carlisle Living Christmas magazine, you have the chance to win a Hugo Boss watch, worth £139, from Peter Jackson The Jeweller!

CARLISLE LIVING CHRISTMAS

Christmas in Carlisle just gets better and better. Last year Carlisle Living brought the city its first Christmas Magazine, in partnership with The Lanes. We are delighted to repeat the initiative again this year. As well as being free with December’s Carlisle Living,…

THE FASHION LESSON

Carlisle College students are the stars – and the style brains – of The Lanes Christmas campaign. The Lanes’ marketing manager Janet Murray came up with the idea of working with fashion, hair and beauty students from Carlisle College to put together a show-stopper…

PARTY PIECES

Chris Hogg, who runs Skitby House near Carlisle, has plenty of ideas for Christmas. From elegant table arrangements to some impressive but easy canapés; buy your copy of December’s Carlisle Living to find out more.