£5m of funding available for rural businesses and communities in Cumbria

£5m of funding available for rural businesses and communities in Cumbria Applications for LEADER grants are invited from rural businesses, farmers, foresters, growers, landowners, tourism providers as well as voluntary and charitable organisations. Capital funding is available to support a wide range of activities including: New farm technologies to improve profitability and sustainability. Micro and…

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Lake District’s newest attraction to open this Summer

Lake District’s newest attraction to open this Summer In June 2017, the Ravenglass Railway Museum will officially open to the public after undergoing a major, two year, Heritage Lottery-funded redevelopment. Built on the site of Ravenglass Station, in the West of Cumbria, the new train-shed extension will double the previous museum’s footprint and create a…

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Help your community flourish with an entry into the 2017 Cumbria in Bloom Awards

Help your community flourish with an entry into the 2017 Cumbria in Bloom Awards Entries are now open for this year’s ‘Cumbria in Bloom, Pride in Your Community’ Awards and tourism businesses are being urged to make their mark on the competition by 30th April 2017. For over 30 years, Cumbria in Bloom has been…

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Businesses to debate key issues for £2.62 billion tourism sector

Businesses to debate key issues for £2.62 billion tourism sector The impact of Brexit on Cumbria’s tourism industry, tourism apprenticeships, and trends in the camping and caravanning sector – just three of the key issues to be highlighted by guest speakers at Cumbria Tourism’s Commercial Members’ Meeting taking place at Armathwaite Hall in Bassenthwaite on…

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Tickets date announced for ‘Turma! Hadrian’s Cavalry Charge in Carlisle’

Tickets on sale date announced for ‘Turma! Hadrian’s Cavalry Charge in Carlisle’ The dramatic sight of 30 cavalrymen performing intricate manoeuvres and showcasing their skills with javelins and other weapons can be seen in Carlisle on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July in ‘Turma! Hadrian’s Cavalry Charge in Carlisle’. Tickets to attend this unique event…

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