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Story… the next generation

Story Contracting finance director John Story, 28, has just been named UK Young Finance Director of the Year. And now his sister, Emma Porter, 33, is joining Story Construction as head of operations having become the first Cumbrian woman to get into…

Free with the June Issue

The Carlisle food scene has come on in leaps and bounds in recent years and this month we celebrate this with our free ‘200 Best Places to Eat’ handbook. This is a joint production with our sister magazine Cumbria Life,…

FAY PEARSON

My Carlisle … The nursery owner who loves her adopted city’s chilled restaurants and quirky shops

THE HEATHER GLEN

Jane Loughran enjoys a proper Sunday lunch at the hotel in Ainstable. See the full review in this months Carlisle Living

EDUCATING CARLISLE

Carlisle College is continuing its redevelopment programme with the £5.3m expansion of its arts department. Eleanor Jary meets Principal Moira Tattersall and hears about her passion for learning and why she thinks the college is a huge asset for the…

MY DIY CAREER

A year ago Camilla Raven was – like many graduates – doing shop work while applying for hundreds of jobs without success. Now she is running her own business at 22. Kath Smart finds out how she did it in…

SOCIAL

356 faces in our social pictures – Carlisle Young Farmers’ 70th anniversary; Lisa Bertoletti Sanctuary Fund/Croftlands Trust fundraising band night; The Cumberland Society of Chartered Accountants dinner; Dalston Male Voice Choir dinner; Cumbria Junior Lawyers Division and Carlisle Law Society charity…

2015 Wedding Trends

Influential wedding blogger and professional calligrapher Claire Gould, who lives and works in Cumbria, shares her 32 top trends for the year ahead

Upcycler to the Stars

Distressed But Not Forsaken began as a chance idea. Now Tom Hunter’s upcycled Cumbrian furniture is gracing the homes of Chris Evans and Mark Owen

Carlisle Cougars

City women’s rugby team aims for the big league, find out more in this month’s issue

IF YOU KNEW SUSHI

Sharon Heron does know sushi and makes 100 trays of the Japanese speciality each week at the Cockermouth fish shop she runs with her husband … find out more in the January Issue

THE PERFECT WHODUNIT

Sara Valentin puts a magnifying glass to the Dead Lucky murder mystery evening. Read the full report in this months issue

ADAM RUSSELL

Adam wants to get the city dancing. The Carlisle dancer and choreographer needs 30 people to bring history to life at Tullie House

PAM ELAND

The youth worker, LGBT rights champion and Sticky Bits Cafe manager co-cordinates Cumbria Gay Pride READ THE FULL FEATURE IN THE OCTOBER ISSUE