Stallholders and shoppers alike were glad of 16 new canopies and stalls at Orton Farmers’ Market on Saturday (9 March). The white and dark green stalls, known as pop ups, provide shelter (and shade in the summer) and replace the pop ups that were stolen, with the Market...

The Highlights Rural Touring season continues as Bard Heads take a modern day look at what might’ve happened next to two of Shakespeare’s key characte...
Cumbria Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their next network Whitehaven lunchtime event, on Wednesday 23 May at Whitehaven Community Trust, Market H...
Evening meditation classes are to be held in Appleby and Kirkby Stephen. The classes in Appleby will be at 7-30pm on February 15 and 22 in the upper r...
The June Farmers’ Market at Orton (Saturday 9 June) will have a patriotic red, white and blue theme but will be missing one of its more enthusiastic stall decorators. Beatrice Bainbridge, a...
  The May Farmers’ Market at Orton (Saturday 12 May) will have jam and jamming as the Kirkby Stephen Grammar School Jam Band entertain shoppers and there are all sorts of preserves and jams on...
The April Farmers’ Market at Orton (Saturday 14 April) included a few animals not normally seen at the Market – rabbits and alpacas! Leanne Duerden, Market Co-ordinator, explains: “Every so...
  The April Farmers’ Market at Orton (Saturday 14 April) will include a few animals not normally seen at the Market – rabbits and alpacas! Leanne Duerden, Market Co-ordinator, explains: “Every...