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Links we like

Alice’s Escapes
Based in the beautiful South Lakes, this charity provides family holidays for seriously ill children.
The Bay
Commercial radio station covering South Cumbria and North Lancashire. Supporters of Ulverston Hospice Carnival.
Blast Furness
A stomping street band – 20 strong – of brass, percussion and vocals. Its raw, exhilarating tunes always get the crowd dancing, with an infections mix of Latin: New Orleans and Eastern European music.
The Bread & Butter Theatre Company
Established in 1997 as a one man, one pair of underpants outfit and has, over the years, grown into an innovative and professional company that performs at street theatre and community events all over the world.
Choose Cumbria
The best place to work, live and play. Find a career that inspires you in a place that excites you.
Dan Fox sound intervention
Dan produces fantastical contemporary sound and light installations at festivals and events throughout the UK. You may also have seen Dan and his colleagues on their mobile sound system “Boom Bikes”.
Deatbeats was formed with the aim of delivering a noise machine that fused the excitement/power of a live percussion band with the interactive visual theatrics of street entertainment to the club/festival environment.
Emergency SMS
Mobile phone reception in the Lake District mountains is very intermittent, but may be good enough to send a text. Register your mobile phone now, so that you can text 999 in an emergency.
Explore South Lakeland
A guide to local attractions and activities, run by our friends in South Lakeland District Council.
Friends of the Lake District
The only charity wholly dedicated to protecting Cumbria’s landscape for the future. Join today and help to keep the Lake District special.
Furness Abbey Fellowship
A group established to advance education and promote the culture and heritage of Furness Abbey and the surrounding area.
GSK Ulverston
GSK are developing a new biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Ulverston. Follow the progress of this exciting project.
History of Lindal & Marton
These two villages west of Ulverston have fascinating histories, from agricultural beginnings, through the coming of the iron ore industry and the railway, and now as residential areas.
Jess Gillam
Jess is a young saxophone player from Ulverston. She runs an annual concert series in Ulverston where previous acts have included Snake Davis and the Suspicions, and Courtney Pine. She was a finalist in BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016.
Keswick to Barrow Walk
The annual 40 mile walk from Keswick to Barrow and 23 mile walk from Coniston to Barrow has raised millions of pounds for charities and good causes.
Lake District Drives
Some wonderful driving routes in and around the Lake District. Generally 30 to 50 miles long, and each can be done in a few hours.
MyCumbria Card
MyCumbria is a membership scheme EXCLUSIVELY for people who live or work in Cumbria. The card entitles you to local discounts for a year.
Paddlers for Life
A UK charity for cancer survivors, particularly breast cancer, and their supporters. Members paddle splendid Dragon Boats in the beautiful scenery of Windermere. The physical activity and team support foster the wellbeing of those with experience of cancer.
Ralph’s Blog
Everyone knows Ralph Spours the estate agent, actor, charity fundraiser, biker, and local celebrity. Keep up with events, gossip, and racing tips. You could even buy a house from him. A legend in his own lunchtime.