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MY CARLISLE: Jacob Knight

Live music, records and films are what fills this young Carlisle rocker’s spare time, writes Eleanor Jary

a word with: Lee brennan

Twenty two years ago Lee Brennan left his home city for pop stardom as lead singer of the boy band 911. Now he’s back. He talks to Kath Smart about his plans, why he can’t have kids – and his…

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

One to watch

February’s one to watch is a young fell runner  who scored a record time running up Skiddaw in an England jersey! Find out more in the February issue of Carlisle Living, on sale now

ATTITUDE: Sarah Ledger

My hamstring injury was a tiny fleck of foam on the tidal wave of 2016 awfulness

MY CARLISLE: Lydia Jones

The 25-year-old from Barrow has beaten off stiff competition to scoop a coveted training contract with Carlisle law firm Cartmell Shepherd

A WORD WITH: Katy Cropper

The first woman to win One Man and His Dog tells Kath Smart about her passion for sheepdogs, her four marriages and her love for her daughter

TEST DRIVE: Jaguar F-Pace

SUVs may be the car of the moment but there was no sport utility vehicle from Jaguar – until now.  Top Gear called it ‘an SUV that’s eaten an F-Type’. Malcolm Bobbitt investigates

ONE TO WATCH: Olivia Mason

The teenage athlete is off to a flying start – fastest girl in Europe and Cumbria Junior Sports Personality of the Year


Carlisle radio presenter and pantomime funny man Robbie Dee is not native to Cumbria but after 14 years he’s fluent in the local lingo.


The student and award-winning volunteer is aiming to become a midwife and loves Carlisle’s sense of community