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This was taken at Cark in Cartmel - looking up towards Applebury Hill (LA11 7NL). Each year this fantastic display has a collection for the NSPCC which raised £1800 last year. This year's display (on show until Jan. 5th) is even bigger and better!
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Latest Lake District & Cumbria Business News:
AJM Decorating Wins National Competition
ajm_web_logo.jpgAJM Painting & Decorating's Daniel Glover has been named Dulux Trade's Ultimate Professional Contractor Painter 2014. Dulux Trade conducted a nationwide search to find the best painting professionals. Their award encourages businesses to nominate contractor painters who 'exemplify excellent service and consistently deliver high quality, professional workmanship'. AJM's skilled painters and decorators are based in Kendal and provide a complete interior and exterior quality service throughout the Lake District. AJM Decorating Feature

Castle Green Hotel is Named Best Restaurant of the Year
castle_green_hotel_logo.pngThe Castle Green Hotel has been named best hotel restaurant of the year in the inaugural Food Awards England and Wales. The four star Kendal hotel beat off strong local and national competition to win the accolade. Castle Green Feature

Sunday Times Top 100 List Features Cumbrian Restaurants
simon_rogan_1.jpgSimon Rogan's L'Enclume in Cartmel is placed number 3 in the Sunday Times' best restaurant list, whilst Holbeck Ghyll in Windermere comes in at number 71. The Samling in Windermere also gets a mention in the prestigious restaurant roll call, appearing in the North West top 10. Rogan's reputation continues to rise as his other restaurants - Fera at London's Claridges and The French at The Midland Hotel, Manchester - also appear in the top 100. The two Michelin-starred L'Enclume is the flagship of the growing Rogan-led eateries, and earlier this year was named Restaurant of the Year in the Good Food Guide for the second successive year. Cartmel is the site of two other Simon Rogan establishments - Rogan & Co and the quaint country pub and bistro The Pig & Whistle. L'Enclume Feature

World of Beatrix Potter Wins Double Award!
world_beatrix_potter_attraction_2011_logo.jpg The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction's garden in Bowness-on-Windermere has won two awards at the Cumbria in Bloom ceremony. The Peter Rabbit garden - which was designed by Richard Lucas - was awarded the South Lakeland in Bloom Tourism trophy. There was also a special Discretionary Award - a Wavy Grain wooden plaque made from Cumbrian Juniper - to acknowledge the gold medal success of the Peter Rabbit Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May. World of Beatrix Potter Feature

Latest Lake District & Cumbria News:
Sun Dec 21 10:42:13 GMT 2014
Damaged moorland is turned into moss-covered landscape as part of a project to reverse the fortunes
Sat Dec 20 18:15:59 GMT 2014
Brad Potts scored his seventh goal of the season to secure a home win for Carlisle against
Sat Dec 20 13:22:46 GMT 2014
Health chiefs say a £90m hospital in Cumbria is on track to open on schedule in April.
Fri Dec 19 17:09:58 GMT 2014
The body of a man found in Cumbria is that of a pensioner who had been charged with murdering his
Fri Dec 19 15:27:16 GMT 2014
Early version of the gadget in 90-year-old photo
Fri Dec 19 11:02:27 GMT 2014
Workington Town sign versatile forward Latu Fifita from Australian club Northern Pride for 2015.
Fri Dec 19 10:41:39 GMT 2014
Former owner Fred Story writes off the £1.1m loan he made to Carlisle United while owner at Brunton
Fri Dec 19 09:25:15 GMT 2014
Philip Day, the owner of the Edinburgh Woollen Mill, loses his appeals against his conviction and
Thu Dec 18 17:58:53 GMT 2014
A BBC investigation finds 12,000 people are being admitted to hospital in the North East and
Thu Dec 18 16:07:10 GMT 2014
Authorities in county will be hit by cuts
Thu Dec 18 13:15:52 GMT 2014
A review into how Cumbria Police handled claims of historical child abuse at a private school finds
Thu Dec 18 12:19:13 GMT 2014
Manager Keith Curle says his Carlisle rebuilding is a process that cannot be "switched on and off"
Thu Dec 11 21:22:35 GMT 2014
The number of guns handed in during a recent amnesty exceeded expectations, Cumbria Police say.
Tue Dec 09 23:28:44 GMT 2014
Work begins on banknote production plant
Fri Dec 05 20:54:22 GMT 2014
Trees are being planted in the Lake District as part of a project to try to slow down climate
Tue Nov 13 12:30:36 GMT 2012
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