Ore and wonder

28th February 2018 Cumbria Life 0

A flourishing arts centre and an artists’ co-operative making Egremont Red paint from iron ore have regenerated the site of Florence Mine, which closed 10 […]

Natural history

28th February 2018 Cumbria Life 0

Interior designer Charlotte Findlater has used natural materials, industrial styling and state-of-the art technology to transform her family’s home near Kirkby Lonsdale. They’re now reluctantly […]

Eats shoots and leaves

28th February 2018 Cumbria Life 0

Windermere-based specialist grower Bjørn Abraham produces microgreens loved by chefs for their colour, texture and intensity of flavour and increasingly by the health food industry

Who shot Percy Toplis?

28th February 2018 Cumbria Life 0

In his new book, retired Caldbeck GP Jim Cox examines the life and dramatic death, near Penrith, of the charismatic but villainous ‘Monocled Mutineer’

Spreading the A word

28th February 2018 Cumbria Life 0

Deborah Brownson’s fight to ensure her son, Jake, and other children with autism get the help they need has taken her from Barrow-in-Furness to Downing […]

Making tracks

29th January 2018 Cumbria Life 0

Born and brought up in Whitehaven, Tom Tyson became a professional musician at 17. He played bass with some of the pop greats and worked […]