Eden Local June 2012

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It Started in 1852 The Royal Borough Low Mileage Food Great Local Taste Transition to Transmission Euro 2012 - How to Score in Business

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your local store It’s a co-op concept from your local independent co-operative. First a simple statement, to give you an idea and direction of what your local co-op is working towards. Your local co-ops in Penrith, Lazonby, Keswick and Shap are all a part of the Penrith co-operative Society, which first set out its stall, so to speak, in 1890. How can you tell the difference between your local co-op and the larger co-op group? Well it’s not always easy. Both stock co-operative branded products. Identifying the difference is something we are now working on. Your independent, local co-op will stock locally sourced products and over the remainder of 2012, will be seeking out even more local products as we intend to be a hub of locally sourced low mileage foods. We are currently working with local producers offering them direct help and support. We are offering them fair prices, not under cutting them, reducing our carbon footprint, helping the farmers and local producers reduce the carbon footprint of local food and Cumbrian produced products. Fewer vehicles on the road

and sharing the logistics is better for everybody. Savings made all round which means; quality products, locally sourced and sold at a fair local price. It’s a clear difference in your local co-operative and each month we will be promoting our local range as new products are introduced. Your local co-op is striving to keep Cumbrian food and Cumbrian products close to home. You can help. If you are a local producer of a local product and would like to discuss working with your local Penrith co-operative society please call us on 01768 862366 or email lee@penrithco-operative.co.uk. If you know of a local producer who you think should be working with your local co-operative or you have an idea about what you would like to see in your local co-op please call us on the above number or drop us a line at the email above. Support your local community, support your local economy, support your local co-op.

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Dear Residents and Businesses A big thank you to the positive feedback received last month with our expansion into CA16. For those of you reading the Eden Local since its launch in November 2010 to areas in and around Penrith, with its initial 5,500 door to door distribution there will be no surprises when I say what’s coming next.... A special welcome to CA10 2 postcode; the residents and businesses in Eamont Bridge, Tirril, Lowther, Askham, Rosgill, Clifton, Yanworth, Helton, Whale, Butterwick, Howtown, Martindale, Burn banks, Little Strickland, Melkinthorpe, Clifton Dykes and Whinfell. Whilst a few Eden Locals have been circulated in your area you are now a part of a distribution across the Eden Valley of 19,888 (data captured from Royal Mail Customer finder 21st May 2012). In this months Eden Local, we start to celebrate 160 years of John Richardson and Sons (p 4 – 5). As a growing business network, we go through the doors of 1373 known businesses in Eden (excluding those working from home and businesses with no registered business address) and have been busy linking businesses to the benefit of the community (p 6 – 8). We continue this month in our quest for low mileage food and I returned to Penrith Driving Range and Golf Centre to dicuss professional tuition (p 29 – 31). My thanks to Sam for her work with the businesses in the Devonshire Arcade ( p 20 – 22) and pulling together this months feature on Appleby with help from Barry McKay (p 10 – 13). I know Sam particularly enjoyed meeting local deer face to face (p 14 – 15). As for me I have been pretty busy planning ahead and busy with the Eden FM Radio Project (p 39 – 41). I was out and about with the masses with the Outside Broadcast vehicle at Penrith Lions May Day Fair and I was also at the Langwathby Fair. One of the biggest events the radio will be supporting is the Skelton Show on 7th July (p 17), the Show is now to be held on the first Saturday in July in the picturesque setting of Old Park, Hutton-in-the Forest near Penrith, Cumbria. It is a popular traditional Cumbrian Agricultural show with something for all the family. With an annual attendance of 10,000 it is the largest village show in Cumbria and a real showcase for the countryside. See the large horticultural and industrial marquee and show classes for cattle, sheep, horses (including show jumping), dogs, vintage vehicles, fur and featured animals and Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling. With well over 100 trade stands, a re-branded gifts and crafts tent, Skelton Food Hall, a wide variety of entertainment, music, food and bar it has a reputation for being a great day out in the country. Meanwhile, Eden FM Radio will be supporting many events this summer as it prepares to switch on the transmitter on 17th July. A few days after this Eden Local launches its “Route 66 Eat in and Eat out guide”, which will go to 150 destinations along the A66.

To close a big thank you to Chris in Design and to new members to the team; Keith Wood is now checking those final typos, Stef is helping out in design and Helen in accounts. Until next month enjoy a busy June, torches, football, fairs and festivals.

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Your Local Co-operative 2 It Started in 1852 4-5 Linked Thinking 6–8 Up to 50% off Eden Valley Kitchens 7 Are you ready for the starting blocks? 8 New Vision for Appleby 10 Royal Borough of Appleby 10 - 13 Low Mileage Food Great Local Taste 14 - 15 Home Grown Eggs 16 Skelton Show 7th July 17 Don’t Moan, Generate Your Own 18 Euro 2012 - How to Score in Business 19 Independently Yours, Trading Since 1860 20 - 22 Spice Up the Summer 23 Its Time to Box & Bag with EDC 24– 25 Stress Free Motoring 26 - 27 The Professional Approach to Golfing 28 - 31 Thumbs Up 32 Keiths Walk 33 The Story of Cumbria Oak 34 Puzzle Page 35 Are You on the Route to Eating In and Out 36 Soul Man 37 Transition to Transmission 39 - 41 CA Business & Classified Section 42 - 45 Until July 46 Puzzle Answers 46 Local Units for Rent 47

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John Richardson & Son 1852 - 2012

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It began in 1852 This is the introduction to a story about a business and a family. Like the old photos and box of historical documents I was just recently passed, it signified the handing down of a prize possession that has passed through many hands for generations. An illustration of how the business began to where it is now. Over the future months we’ll cover the full story and then present the plan for the future to continue this successful local enterprise, all of which has made the name John Richardson & Son synonymous with Timber, Joinery, Funerals and building work in the local area; an institution as well as a long standing Cumbrian business. Over the last few months I have had a number of discussions EdenLocal

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with the current Richardson’s team. More recently Eden Local was invited in behind the well known big green metal gates of the Roper Street main entrance to John Richardson & Son Timber Merchants. Where the shop that caters for so many of your needs in; timber, flooring, decorating, hardware and much more. Just a few doors down heading out of town is Richardsons Funeral directors which was origianaly started in 1895 by the Richardson family and is present today at 38 Victoria Road which was formely the Carelton Hotel.

timber yard. The ground floor contains the decorating section, which also includes timber treatments and varnishes and the hardware section, with a wide variety of locks, latches, bolts, hinges and handles. On the same floor there is also a range of doors and wood flooring displays. On the second floor there is the Kitchen showroom, offering anything from affordable finishes to the finest quality of timber available. Bespoke is the word that we will be using time and again over the next few months to describe the work on offer.

The business at Roper Street, with free parking is set on two floors with a large timber storage and cutting area and an extensive

Whether it’s a stairway to your extension, timber for your loft or the fence around your croft it’s all available here. It might not

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always be sitting on the shelf but just ask one of the friendly and knowledgeable staff and they’ll be able to get it in for you. John Richardson and Son’s business for many years hasn’t been just selling timber it’s been about designing bespoke timber products from doors to floors, staircases, windows, fencing, decking, timber frames for buildings, roof trusses and loft conversations, yes too many to list! Following several meetings with the team, who is based at the company’s Timber Merchants Retails and Trade site, we have been planning the year to celebrate 160 years of successful service to the local community. Beyond the anniversary, in this year of so many national celebrations and events, in addition to the marketing and advertising of the current John Richardson & Son business, work has commenced on planning for the future development of the business to continue serving our community for many more generations to come. The image shows five or more shire horses pulling timber from the woodlands to the timber yard that was in Scott Lane (now known as Brunswick Road) and the site of Morrison Supermarket; one of the activities from the start of the business back in 1852. In the same year, elsewhere in the country, the first ever public toilets were opened in Fleet Street London, the first patient of Great Ormond St Hospital for Sick Children, London was admitted and HM Prison Holloway was opened as a mixed prison, known then as Holloway Castle. Amongst other historical moments from this year outside of the country; a man by the name of John Harvey Kellogg, surgeon, was to inspire the flaked cereal industry

and F.W Woolworth, US founder of the ‘Woolworth’ stores was born in the spring of this year. Something of almost spooky coincidence in this same year a man by the name of John Richardson, Canadian born writer died. Back home the Victoria and Albert Museum was founded; the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design. Across the border in Scotland Prince Albert bought Balmoral Castle and Estate for Queen Victoria in the same year. Was there a Royal visit to tour local area at this time? Even closer to home William Burra Arnison having served his articles with Atkinson and Harrison Solicitors, Penrith was admitted to the roll in 1852 and at once commenced practice in Penrith on his own account.

There are many questions to be asked and gaps of knowledge to be filled and we would like help with the gathering of as much about the history of John Richardson and Sons as is possible. In this year of celebration, we want to really cover its history with your help. If you have any information or recollections about the company, perhaps you had a relative that worked there, then we would love to hear from you, give us a call on 01768 862366 or email lee@ edenlocal.co.uk . In the early autumn there will be an open weekend at the site in Roper Road and an Exhibition staged in Penrith tracking the history from 1852 to 2012. Details about all the anniversary events will be posted in Cumbrian Local publications and local press. We want you to remember this year as a year you re- discover one of the oldest

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Something I find myself doing every month, every week, in fact, most days and not just Monday to Friday is to pull up a chair and have one to one discussions with client business owners and directors. For an inside look at how this happens I want share how the relationship with Dale Edmondson of Eden Valley Windows works. I speak to Dale at least twice a week and sometimes up to a dozen times in a single day. Eden Valley Windows are the main sponsor of the Eden Local publication so the working relationship is focussed on ensuring that they get a return on their investment. Eden Valley Windows were the 2nd business to sign up as an advertiser when the magazine was first launched in November 2010. The key strategy in 2011 wasn’t just about advertising windows, but was also about promoting the range of kitchens and the massive showroom in Penrith stocked with kitchens, bedrooms, windows, doors and conservatories, with displays that are constantly changing. So how does it work? Do we discuss windows, look at catalogues, talk strategy? It’s certainly not just about advertising and handing over your hard earned marketing budget to a designer with a free licence to come up with the advert of the century. Although many businesses actually do this. I work with many designers not just our own in house team, but before we go to design we have to ask a number of questions. For effective advertising, there needs to be an effective strategy. Here are some questions • What is the client advertising? • What should this advert achieve? Awareness? - More people in shop? Business leads? • What should the reader do when they see the advert? - Visit the client? Phone them? Just be aware of them? • Who is the target customer? Age / lifestyle / interests / income etc • In one sentence what is the message of this advert? EdenLocal

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Are you better than your competitors? What are you doing differently? What’s your unique selling point? In almost 2 years of working with Dale and his team, we have written articles, co-ordinated events, built a new website, placed advertising in magazines, local press and radio; not just placed ads in Cumbria Local publications. Each campaign needs to have strategically placed advertising linked to the needs and costs of the campaign. Being in just one place can mean just one audience. In the early days of meeting Dale, he was well versed in ’If you always do what you have always done, you’ll always get what you always got’. Things do change, things we don’t always have a control over, events that we may not want but the reality is that as a business we have to do something about it. Whilst we have a plan and a working budget with Dale’s business, we also seek feedback, always work together, always discuss options with the team and then we get down to the business of what we are doing, what needs to be achieved and the costs. Eden Valley Windows is not just about windows, its about home improvements, its about a business that for 27 years has served the Cumbrian community, its residents and businesses. From design to installation; Windows, Doors, Conservatories and Orangeries, all these products come with the support and guarantee of a national organisation; Network Veka. People have been caught out by companies selling 10 and 25 year guarantees but there is something about an established local business, that will continue to be around during that guarantee period. So what is the plan for the summer at Eden Valley? In addition to the usual seasonal offers, this Summer Eden Valley Windows will be giving away a Kitchen and working in collaboration with the local Penrith Co-operative Society, they’ll kit it out with pots, pans and a full range of kitchen utensils. Has this got your attention?

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It’s a top drawer, back of the net raffle, raising money for local groups and charities with just the one big prize. If you would like it to be your charity or your local group please email info@cumbrianlocal.co.uk or pick up a nomination form from Eden Valley Windows, where you can actually see the kitchen on display or collect a nomination form from one of your local Penrith Cooperative Society branches at Keswick, Lazonby, Penrith, Shap, Hallbankgate, Westgate, Frosterly, Stanhope and St Johns Chapel Details of how to buy a winning ticket will be announced in the Local Press, Cumbrian Local publications, Eden FM Radio. Details and updates will be available at www.edenvalleyhome.co.uk, www.penrithco-op.co.uk, www.edenfm.co.uk and www.cumbrianlocal.co.uk from 1st July 2012. Kitchen supplied by Eden Valley Windows, utensils and kitchen equipment supplied by your local department store Penrith Cooperative, oven and hob supplied by Eden Local. EdenLocal

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Are you ready for the starting blocks? It’s a little over 67 days to the start of the Olympic Games in London as I write this piece. For the competitors, this is just the final part of intense preparations for the day when they aspire to great results. They don’t leave it to chance. They’ve been making sure that they put everything they can into what they are doing, so that there is the greatest chance of the best outcome. They take the advice of the experts and the key to success is preparation and full commitment to the task in hand. Bringing that Olympian spirit to the selling of property seems a big leap (or maybe a

hop, skip and jump!), but it’s what Eden Estate Agents and their clients are striving to do all year round in all weathers, not just every four years! We’re here to help you clear the hurdles of the property market and achieve your personal best. We sell quality houses at all price levels. For initial advice without obligation call us and speak to one of our directors.

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Local Optician, Mike Addison, who originally hails from Shap; has decided to put his twenty years experience in the optics industry to good use by opening up an optical practice in The Shire Hall in Appleby. Mike, who is a fully qualified Dispensing & Contact Lens Optician aims to provide a long awaited service for Appleby and all of the Upper Eden region – ranging from Kirkby Stephen, Brough, Warcop, Orton, Tebay, Shap, Kirkby Thore, Culgaith and of course all the villages surrounding Appleby! Mike has employed an excellent team to work along side him at the practice, which opened at the beginning of March. David Stone, Richard Nicholson and Stephen Penrose are Optometrists with many years experience within the eye care industry. Adding to the friendly and relaxed, yet clinically excellent feel of the practice are Optical Receptionists Anna Wharton and Rosemary Mandale – who are always on hand to make appointments either over the phone or if you call in in-person. When I met up with Mike recently to discuss the new business, it suddenly dawned on me that I hadn’t actually had a sight test since I was at school! This seemed like the perfect opportunity to find out what was involved. To start with Mike took a photograph of the inside of my eye and explained that this was hugely beneficial in the diagnosis and monitoring of conditions such as Macula Degeneration, Diabetes and Glaucoma – even early signs of high blood pressure can sometimes be detected! He also checked my field of vision before I then had a thorough eye examination by Optometrist Richard Nicholson. As I had not had an eye test for many years, I was instantly made to feel relaxed as everything was explained as the test progressed. Mike has even invested in a device

that checks the pressure of your eye without the puff of air that can often put people off having a sight test. “The device we use is less invasive than the ‘puff of air machine’ and so far all the patients have made positive comments about the whole procedure,” said Mike. Regular sight tests are essential, especially as we have an aging population. Most conditions if detected early enough can either be dealt with or monitored by your optician. If any problems are detected then the optician can refer directly to the hospital eye department if necessary. Early sight tests in children are also important as conditions such as a ‘Lazy-eye’ can be present in as many as 1 in 10 children. Children under 18 years who are in full time education receive free eye tests, as does anyone over the age of 60. A private eye exam costs £28 which I felt was incredibly reasonable for the service I received. Most people should have their eyes examined every two years unless they are advised other wise by their Optician – this might be due to the risk of Diabetes or Glaucoma.

Mike’s practice is bright, fresh and modern. It has its own free parking for patients and it has full disabled accessibility. It has some of the most up to date equipment available to examine your eyes. There is an excellent range of frame styles and sunglasses to choose from in a friendly relaxed environment with helpful staff. If contact lenses are preferred, Mike is happy to provide a free trial for those who are suitable for them.

For more information or to book an appointment, call Mike or one of his team on 017683 53199 Mike Addison Optician – Providing Eye Care for all the family

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A Royal Borough

Any community is made of the people who form it and who care for and about it; in this Appleby-inWestmorland is far from unique for the same can be said of many towns, villages and even hamlets throughout Cumbria and elsewhere in the country. Local shops and businesses play a significant part in the formation and progression of any community but they must have the support of people who will either buy their products or use the services offered. Many small Cumbrian towns are in the pleasant position of supporting a host of local commerce and these towns present a pleasing streetscape to the eyes of both residents and visitors. Such towns boast shops with local names on the facia boards; the ‘could be anywhere’ syndrome of the same brand-image fronts of banks, building societies, chain stores and, increasingly, charity shops is less of a feature within

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the county than is often found elsewhere in the country. A community is however, more than its people; it is a subtle blend of awareness of and pride in its history allied to a concern for both its present and it future. Although history may be thought to have largely passed Appleby by – at least since the marauding Scots sacked the town in the late fourteenth century – such is not infact the case. People connected with the town have played their part in some of the noteworthy events of the history of England. Appleby is not unique, but is certainly unusual, in not having had a lord of the manor. The last time it did was when Thomas á Becket was murdered, one of his attackers being Appleby’s then overlord whose holding was taken back by the King thus making the town a royal borough, a distinction it still proudly

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retains. Lady Ann Clifford’s contribution to the town’s history is too well-known to need repeating here, as is Jack Robinson’s; but who remembers that one of the publishers of Foxe’s ‘Book of martyrs’ was an Appleby man; that the great William Pitt was once the town’s M.P.; that an admiral who fought a sea battle with the founder of America’s navy hailed from one of the town’s parishes; that John Wesley had a tree named after him, wrongly as it happens for he didn’t preach there; that a treason trial took place in the town; that the last public execution in the county was held on the field that now houses the famous, if inaccurately named, Appleby Horse Fair; that an important Victorian blue-stocking lived for many years in the vicarage; or that Beatrix Potter married into an Appleby family. Preservation of the town’s history is in good and committed hands for the town can claim an active and knowledgeable archaeological society whose digging, literally and metaphorically, is revealing more and more about the area’s from pre-history to the early-modern period. The Appleby-in-Westmorland Society, among its other interests, is now the guardian of a huge collection of copies of photographs of the

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town covering over a century of its visual history and is gradually accumulating an archive which will, eventually, be made available to scholars and other interested parties. There is also a record society which has published two combined historical directories of all the trades and professions practised during the long nineteenth century in both Appleby and Kirkby Stephen, the former being described on Border TV as ‘an historic Yellow Pages’, and a new expanded and revised edition of Chris Wilson’s splendidly discursive history of the town’s pubs will be published later in the year. Furthermore, Barry & Viv McKay’s historic town guide has recently appeared in its third edition; illustrated from old wood-engravings and with more recent drawings by Jack Marshall and Fenton MacCrae, it is available from the Courtyard Gallery and the town’s Tourist Information Office, or from the publisher: Barry McKay Rare Books.

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Deer ’n Dexter

I was heading for my meeting with Jane and Peter at Old Stoddah Farm near Penruddock when I turned left off the A66 on to a beautiful country road heading down hill surrounded by the most beautiful views of the Lake Districts Northern Fells. Hidden in a quiet valley Jane and Peter run their business Deer ‘n’ Dexter. They provide high quality red meat from their herd of 300 Red Deer and 135 Dexter cattle hence the name. I have visited quite a few farms over the years including vast sheep farms in both Canada and Australia but have never seen deer being farmed so this was going to be a first. Commercial deer farms really started about 40 years ago in the UK and New Zealand. 1,500,000 deer annually are now farmed in the NZ and 35,000 in the UK.

to the demand of both meats once they started selling at local farmers markets.

Peter and Jane are both self taught farmers and the business has evolved from a starting point of needing something to graze the land of 90 acre farm they had just acquired back in 1990 and they wanted animals that were a bit different so ventured into deer farming. After foot and mouth they looked at some alternative and that’s when the Dexter cattle arrived. Jane told me that the development of the meat retailing side of the business hadn’t been a planned thing it just evolved due

In the main I spent my time with the deer and I had the most amazing experience. As we approached the large 6ft 6” gate Jane called ‘Hi Boy’s’ and they all turned and headed slowly towards us, most of the herd were a little curious but all are shy –all but one who wanted me to fuss over him like you would a dog and who gave a little nudge to remind me that to stroke him was ok. He decided I was his new best friend, but don’t get complacent as deer can be very dangerous their antlers are

a weapon, but I was in safe hands. All the deer really did seem content in their home with acres of nurtured land to roam. The popularity of venison grew dramatically last year and just last month Scotland Food and Drink reported that they were struggling to keep up with the demand which between 2006 – 2009 grew by 34% from £34m to £42m in the UK. The shortfall is being imported mainly from New Zealand with an estimated increase of 25,000 farmed deer annually required to meet the ever growing demand. Why you may ask – well have you tried Venison lately? Farmed Venison doesn’t carry the strong flavour that wild venison can, it is much more subtle and a very healthy, economical meat. Jane explained to me that the meat is so lean that if you where eating a steak, for example, then a 6oz venison steak would be the equivalent to an 8oz beef steak as there is virtually no fat. The Dexter is a traditional breed which has more fat “marbling”, than you find in a supermarket type of beef. The colour is a little darker, for two reasons; due to the breed and because it is properly hung for 3 weeks to produce a tender and better flavoured meat. Like Venison the popularity of this tasty Beef is

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growing, with over 4,100 Dexter cows registered last year by the Dexter Cattle Society in the U.K. - double the figure for 2000. Jane and Peter are supported by a team of six on the farm and in the meat business, including their own resident butcher Gordon Clark whom many of you will know from his years of trading on the Penrith high street. Deer ‘n Dexter really do provide the full locally sourced, low mileage, healthy and tasty food solution. Not only do they rear the meat they sell

but also have their own butchery and packing facility on site and then the meat is sold direct to you the customer through local farmers’ markets & food events (see list), by mail order and their venison is available from Carlton Farm Shop in Penrith and Low Sizergh Farm Shop near Kendal. Meat can be collected from the farm, but it’s a good idea to give them a call first to check they have the cuts you want available. You can even visit the farm if you like, they are have farm walks on Tuesday 7th August and Sunday 2nd September as part of the Friends of the Lake District Farming Landscapes project which is co-ordinating more than 50 events on Cumbrian farms during the summer, most of them free. Call Jane or Peter on 017684 80069. www.deer-n-dexter.co.uk

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Home Grown Eggs, Straight from the Garden Following on from our feature on local egg production with the Miller family of Penruddock last month, our second article on our trail of the chicken and the egg is looking into some key tips and advice about keeping your own chickens. We also have some top tips from Terry Bowes of Wetheriggs Zoo and Animal Sanctuary. Wetheriggs have about 40 rare and minority breeds of chicken ranging from: the large Jersey Giant down to the smallest Serama; the oldest British varieties like the Derbyshire Redcap and the Red Dorking to the world’s oldest variety, the Appenzeller; the very feathery Cochin to the Transylvanian Naked Neck. Lots of Chickens and varieties and I’m pretty sure Terry likes talking chickens! Terry’s Top Tips are 1. Do your research -but remember your hens may not read the same books as you! . Food: About a quarter of a pound of feed per hen per day. Hanging feeders prevent wastage. Fresh water daily. Hens are omnivores- so bugs are good! 3. Space per hen: 2 square feet in the hen house 4 square feet in the run (more is better). 4. Good ventilation: Helps prevent odour and protects the hen’s lungs. 5. Secure floor from digging predators (including rats). Use carbonaceous bedding. 6. Hens like to roost; make sure they have perches. 7. Face the coop south or as near south as you can. 8. Protection from the weather: 9. Shade in summer and protect from cross-drafts in winter. 10. If you want more eggs in the winter, introduce artificial light and maybe even a little heat. When it comes to free range eggs and barn eggs, there is always debate about the sources and conditions. Something I’ve taken into consideration in my findings and the tips that Terry has presented,

is that chickens should be given the option to move about freely and generally to be able to behave as chickens. The battery style egg production now banned in the EU, which we covered in last month’s article, meant each hen having the space of around the size of an A4 piece of paper in a cage. Compare that to free range, where each hen is allowed the space of around 64 sheets of paper. This is just one example of the different standards of husbandry; there are many more. Free range allows chickens to be chickens and we hope natural creatures of habit. Hens are flocking birds, they tend to stick together. I’ve seen hens in gardens they tend to move around staying quite close together. Sometimes a bigger the flock can mean that the area around the shed becomes stripped of vegetation and can become a dustbowl in warm weather. Free range hens may have the benefits, but sometimes they don’t always take up the full distance between their shed and the perimeter fence, taking full advantage of their undoubtedly better conditions. Next month, in our last chapter on egg production, we will be discussing the final link in the chain - the packaging and distribution of local eggs.

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Skelton Show

Sat 7 July 2012

Hutton in the Forest “A great day out for all the family”

An action packed day of entertainment is planned for Skelton Show on Saturday 7 July held in delightful setting of the Old Park at Hutton-in the-Forest. Whilst a traditional country village show, with both horticultural and agricultural exhibitors, it has earned a reputation for being an excellent day out in the countryside for all the family.

and Westmorland wrestling (this year including a 14 stone championship) and the ever popular terrier racing where you just need to turn up with your dog. The Skelton Food Hall and the Gifts and Crafts tent provides a wide range of local produce and the continuing success of our Fur and Feathers tent promise plenty to do and see. Music this year will be provided by the Dixieland Jamalaya Quartet.

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As well as a large selection of cattle, sheep and horses (including show jumping) there is a large marquee full of classes for children, cooking, painting, floral arts, vegetables and walking sticks. Other attractions include a dog show, pet show, pony sports, vintage vehicles, over 100 trade stands, Cumberland

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The popular schools challenge, a display by Skelton Young Farmers Club and a wide variety of children’s entertainment complement the traditional agricultural roots. Skelton will also host the first qualifying round of the new Cumbria Sheep Young Handler competition, the idea of livestock secretary Jane Crocker, which will be held at a number of local shows throughout the summer. This year the Committee are pleased to announce the main ring entertainment will be the amazing Kangaroo Gymnastic Display team. They have also secured The Sheep Show - a New Zealand style team of presenters who educate and entertain with their fantastic dancing sheep and shearing demonstrations. Adding a new dimension will be the Great Boxing Booth Revival - bringing back national fairground history with a programme of sport and cultural displays.

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Euro 2012 - How to score in business (England fans look away now)

Despite what some say, penalty shoot outs are not the ultimate lottery. It’s as much about psychology as technique. In three World Cup matches and three European matches going to the “kick of death”, England have won only one. So what’s the big issue about moving a football all of 12 yards? According to a study you are more likely to score a penalty about half a metre both below the crossbar and inside the post with the ball travelling at more than 65 mph. Sound simple? Now put yourself in a stadium with thousands of fans plus a multi-million TV audience and the “expectations of the nation” on your shoulders -there’s no hiding place. Would you be able to handle it? Taking business decisions can sometimes feel a bit like that – particularly if you have no-one to bounce your ideas off. Here at Full Circle Accountancy we help clients on a daily basis take the tactical and operational decisions that will enable them to hit their own targets. Clients can get on running their businesses secure in the knowledge that our coaching is making a real difference.

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Devonshire Arcade Towns arose for the purpose of trade and for centuries trade focused around markets and fairs. The 14th century housewife would buy what she required from stalls which were regularly set up on market days. Over time some of the stalls were replaced by permanent shops often with living space. By the late 17th century England and Wales had about 40,000 shopkeepers, according to the estimates of the pioneer statistician Gregory King. The Galeries de Bois opened in Paris in the 1780s and was the first arcade to be built but the boom came in the 1820’s. London’s first arcade was built around 1816. By this time many towns and cities also had a covered market which provided a safer and sheltered area to shop. What the original Devonshire Arcade provided was a mix of the two; the market arcade with the enclosed shops at the front and the stall area at the rear. The local Board of Health; the town's first municipal governing body, the equivalent of Eden District Council were responsible for erecting the Market Arcade. In many ways what is now known as Devonshire Arcade has

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stuck to its original roots. Thanks to Judith Clarke from the Penrith and Eden Museum for providing us with the old photo and this info: ‘An archway off Devonshire Street was built to mark the entrance to the Arcade, erected by the Local Board of Health in the 1860s. It led to a spacious Market Hall which accommodated stalls for fresh fruit and vegetables, eggs, butter and other dairy produce, and live poultry. It was also the venue for a wide range of events such as concerts, lectures and election meetings’. Visually a lot has changed, but the nature of the trading in Devonshire Arcade has stuck very close to its origins but with a number of independent retailers with a wide choice of shopping to meet today’s needs and, you can be safe in the mind that all profits stay well and truly on our door step and in our community. As you enter the archway from Devonshire Street you are met by a wide array of shop windows offering not only the traditional Butcher Baker Fishmonger and Greengrocer but also a health food shop and shops selling pet supplies, men’s wear and high end shaving supplies, ladies wear, children’s and babies’ clothing, a shoe shop, a florist, a hairdresser, a bridal shop, a photographer and photo framer, a greetings card shop and a shop selling knitting wools.

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Additionally there is a podiatrist. There are three separate units providing the core of a “food court” at the rear of the Arcade providing both traditional and more exotic food. So you can buy almost anything you will ever need, enjoy a rest and good food and even something to help your tired feet. As far as concerts and events go more and more is happening, Eden Arts have new projects of interest happening all the time and there is always a free exhibit for you to see. From the 18th May to 30th June in the showcase gallery (next to the Soup shop) there is a whole host of commemorative Jubilee items of the past, and all residents of Penrith and Eden are encouraged to bring along your own mementos along for inclusion in the exhibition. There was even a "twunch" in May which is a twitter lunch, a get together of Penrith and Eden tweeters. To find out when the next one is happening follow @ruralgurn.

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Bag and Box Scheme

Starts July 2012 Recycling Roadshows are being held on:

Eden District Council is changing the way it collects your household recycling. From July 2012 every household will have kerbside collections of plastic bottles and containers, glass bottles and jars, tins and cans, paper and cardboard. Collections on the new Bag and Box Scheme will be made fortnightly and a green box and two re-usable green bags will be provided for each property. By reducing the amount of household waste we produce and doing more recycling we can all help reduce the DPRXQW RI ZDVWH JRLQJ LQWR ODQG¿OO sites. By increasing the range of recyclable materials collected from the kerbside we can increase the District’s current 44% recycling rate. Recycling helps to save our natural resources and protect the environment.

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You can often wonder what is the motivator when starting up in business. There can be many reasons, but for Barry McNeill & John Thompson it was the chance to put into place the ideas they had formulated over many years in the motor trade. So when the opportunity arose to buy their own business back in 2007, Thompsons of Penrith Ltd was born. The first five years in business has all been about expansion and upgrading. Most notably a new MOT station that allows for class 7 tests, thereby providing the full range of MOT’s to you the customer, so everything from the smallest car to a small truck or motor home can be catered for. I rely so much on my car and should it ever need attention it is the upset of the whole day or even week – without the car the routine goes out of the window and I am sure many of you are the same. It is a large part of my daily life, but I understand it least of everything. I didn't even know what an MOT involved, so Alan Fleming gave me an overview. Alan has been an approved MOT tester for over 20 years and is highly regarded within the industry. He told me 'Everybody has a responsibility to keep their car in a roadworthy condition. The MOT test ensures that vehicles meet with the required

road safety and environmental standards. It is basically a confirmation that at the time of test, the vehicle is roadworthy. There are over 31 million registered cars in the UK today, it will be second to a house on the list of large purchases you’ll make in a lifetime.Calculations by Tescocompare.com, have revealed drivers own an average of 9 cars each during a lifetime - of those 9 cars, the first two will be purchased before we’re 24, with this figure rising to six cars by the time we reach 40.

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The Professional Approach to Golfing at Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range by Lee Quinn

In our April issue of Eden Local, we made a start with our season of golf stories with an insight to ideas on how you might get started playing golf. We presented an overview of the Penrith Driving Range, its 9 hole course and its golf shop and facilities. On our next visit, I took some time out to learn more about golf, but this time it was with their Golf Pro and instructor; Craig Goodfellow who is based at the Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range. How did it begin for Craig? Well, as he explained, when he was 8 years old, his dad would take him out with him when he played golf at Brampton Golf Club. Craig would caddy and also got the chance to have a go. He went on to mention that he used to get together with a bunch of about 15 other kids in school holidays and they would all meet up at the Stonyholme Municipal Golf Course in Carlisle. So from an early age, right through his teens, he was teeing off. His first proper taste of success was in qualifying to play for England school boys in 1993 at the age of 17. Were there ever any other sports, is a question you have to ask someone whose life has centred around one sport. Craig was also into badminton and actually got to playing at county level. Interestingly, he went on to explain that it really helped his golf; racket sports

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thought then was that I was never that good at squash or tennis, but at least with golf, I wasn’t hitting a moving target. Craig is passionate about his golf. At the top level, like any sport, it’s always a question of funding and sponsorship, but he fits it in. Craig has been fortunate enough to have played with some of the best on an international, national and regional level. Here are just some of his achievements • Northumberland & Durham Open Champion 2001 • Winner of the British Assistants Championship 2001 • Cumbrian Classic Champion 2002 • Represented England in the PGA European Team Championship 2002 • A member of the winning team for England in the three man PGA European Team Championships in 2004 • 2006 NE & NW PGA Player of the Year • Represented Great Britain and Ireland in the PGA Cup Match versus the USA in Georgia in 2007 • Cumbrian Masters Champion 2008 • Represented Great Britain and Ireland in the PGA Cup Match versus the USA in California 2011 • 2008 NE & NW PGA Order of Merit Winner • 2011 Club Professionals Champion for GB&I The actual list of Craig’s achievements is twice as long. More recently, he landed the Glenmuir PGA Professional Championship at The Belfry last year, qualifying him for an array of top tournaments in Europe and the United States. With his feet still firmly on the ground, he believes he has the perfect balance of playing golf and being able to pass on his skills, knowledge and experience. He qualified as a PGA teaching professional 15 years ago and he lives his dream of playing golf and teaching golf at all levels. Over the years, methods have changed, technology and the science of golf have developed all shown in the changing dynamics of the game. Craig has taught golfers of all standards from beginners to professionals. In Craig’s own words, “no matter what level golf you play, golf tuition is an essential part of your golf development.” “From beginners, where all the correct set up positions can lead to a more rapid road to improvement, to the more advanced player where he or she

has found their level and cannot improve beyond that point without professional help”. Golf tuition does not have to be daunting. Craig says that he discusses with his pupils what their capabilities are and what they can achieve personally. Whether you play once a month or practice three or four times a week, realistic changes can be made so you can make improvements. Craig continues by saying that there are so many areas of the game which you can improve on with sometimes the smallest of changes. This makes it very achievable to reduce your scores. He has had pupils in the past who by making a small improvement to their putting have increased their confidence and have gone on to enjoy their game much more. So book a lesson today and see how much you will enjoy the challenge of improving your game! At Penrith Driving Range and Golf Centre, they are fortunate to have two PGA golf tutors. Most days apart from Saturdays are covered by Craig and on Saturdays, it’s Paul Jenkinson. Paul, a professional in his own right, is involved in a number of golf activities across Cumbria. He is also a Cumbria Futures Golf Academy coach. He joined Penrith Driving Range and Golf Centre in 1996. Paul guided the career of European Tour star Gary Lockerbie for 12 years as his coach, prior to starting his teacher-training course at the University of Cumbria back in 2007, but whilst he stepped off the circuit, his track record as both a professional golfer and PGA coach is still maintained through his activity at Redhills. The Penrith Driving Range and Golf Centre is fully equipped with a private individual teaching bay, including video analysis and many training aids. The driving range also has a 9 hole course and a short game area which allows Craig to cover all aspects of your game. So do not hesitate to call and book your first lesson! Last month, we invited people to have a go. This month, we are giving you another reason, whether you are totally new, a beginner, a seasoned golfer or maybe you’re someone who needs that extra tip towards that next level. You can book lessons, either one to one or in small groups with both coaches. The following gives you an idea of some of the skills and lessons available • be shown the correct grip • how to stand up to the ball • ensure that you are aiming correctly • how to get the ‘feel’ of the swing • hit the ball crisply and with confidence • how to judge distance • get out of sand traps • etiquette of the game

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• Some sample lessons include • Individual Coaching • Short Game Lessons • 1 hr Video Analysis Lessons • 9 Hole Playing Lesson • Group Coaching • Winter Evening Night Classes • Ladies Classes • Learn to Play Golf in a Day • Improve Your Golf in A Day • Golf Foundation Junior Coaching

For enquiries about golf tuition and booking lessons please call 01768 892167 or log on to www.penrithgolf.co.uk.

Would you like to have a special event at the Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range this summer? An afternoon or evening of golf, we now have the facilities to offer a lunch, a tea or an evening barbecue for more details look at our website or give us a call. TEL: 01768 892167 www.penrithgolf.co.uk

An afternoon or evening of golf, we now have the facilities to offer a lunch, a tea or an evening barbecue, for more details look at our website or give us a call. For the first time this year we have a Eden Local mid summer tournament for local businesses. In association with Eden Local we are staging the Eden Local Mid - Summer Cup for full details go to the www.penrithgolf.co.uk. or www.edenlocal.co.uk. or call 01768 892167

Each team must consist of two new starters and two regular golfers The winner of each group will go into the final group of four and play for the Eden Local Mid – Summer Cup and a prize fund of £200 The games will be co-ordinated over the summer, scheduled in accordance with availability.

Here is a brief outline of the competition:

Fixtures will be played evenings between approximately 6pm and 8.30pm Monday’s to Fridays

4 groups in 4 teams of 4 players

Competition rules are also on the website.

The group categories are; retailers, tradesman, volunteers, business. The full definitions are available on the two websites mentioned above, which cover all areas of business.

With a total of just 16 places we will be operating a first come and entry deposit paid scheme. Entries need to be received no later than June 25th 2012

Fathers Day Special 17th June 2012, Eden FM Radio will be live from Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range. It’s a discount Dad’s Day Special. Using this voucher on the day you can get a 10% discount in our Golf Shop. If you really want a happy dad this Fathers Day why not give him some Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range vouchers . Details are online or vouchers can be purchased from the Golf Shop. phone: 01768 899111

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Door Step Deliveries Northern Pet & Equestrian have hit the road with a mobile shop and will be delivering throughout Cumbria. We will carry lots of items from equestrian products to pet accessories and clothing and footwear. We’ll be calling at most Livery Yards, Stables, Racehorse Yards , Kennels and Cattery’s, Vets and Farms.

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Come visit us at our trade stand at various agricultural shows and events throughout 2012, we will have some great offers on pet equestrian & clothing and footwear! At Penrith show come and enter our free prize draw, to win some fantastic prizes! We will also be offering a fortnightly delivery service, just call us in store to place an order.

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In June 2011 Frazer Millar, a qualified horticulturist, proudly purchased the Green Thumb franchise in the Carlisle and Penrith areas. Having previously worked for the Ribble Valley Green Thumb franchise for a number of years, Frazer started in June 2011 with only 30 clients and already services in excess of 450 very satisfied customers. From this month through to Spring next year, I’ll be trying something new. Periodically, I’ll be dropping in an article about the progress, products and services of Green Thumb. Last year I tried a DIY lawn treatment. I bought the spreader and the nutrients. I didn’t really know what I was doing! A couple of days later my lawn looked like it had been hit with a blow torch, whilst it eventually recovered, the weeds were still very healthy and the moss, like a designer carpet, in certain areas still needed sorting. I like to enjoy my garden and that little green square of it deserves more, but in between all the other jobs in the garden, I only have time to cut it. If I had the time to walk around on it with spikes on my boots, I would. I’m hoping for a tailor-made lawn unique to my soil, our climate and weather conditions that will make the kids, guinea pigs and the wife very happy. For me, yes a bit of mowing, but the rest enjoying. I made a start and handed my lawn over to Frazer, both the back and front lawns have been given the Green Thumb Spring treatment. It’s about 6 weeks on now, and the lawn is ready for its fourth cut. So far, it’s a 3 out of 4 from the family; the guinea pigs are none too happy as there aren’t any dandelions any more! You can wait for my next lawn report or you can do something about it for yourself and give Frazer a call on 07936 938616 or 0800 0111 222. For more details, go to www.greenthumb.co.uk/carlisle. Lawn treatments start from as little as £15 - less than the cost of buying a DIY product to do the same job and they apply it for you! You can “Pay-As-You-Go” per treatment, which is just four times per year. EdenLocal

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EdenLocal • 33 Walking in Eden with Keith Wood

Brothers Water & Hartsop

This popular low level walk is equally suited to a Sunday morning stroll or a sunny summer evening. Looking down on Brothers Water from Kirkstone Pass it is easy to imagine how Brothers Water was probably an extension of Ullswater at the end of the last ice age. It eventually became a separate lake in its own right as silt and debris washed down from the surrounding fells over the intervening millennia. The lake is relatively shallow with reed and water lily beds. Originally called Broad Water, the name was changed in the 19th Century in memory of two brothers who were drowned in its waters whilst ice skating in 1785, an event that Dorothy Wordsworth recorded in her diary some 20 years later. The walk follows the lakeshore with the possibility of an extension which passes through the nearby picturesque hamlet of Hartsop. Now quiet, Hartsop was formally a hive of industrial activity with two mines and quarries above on Caudale Moor, the population was once bigger than that of Patterdale or Glenridding. The buildings are from the 17th Century and have characteristic stepped gables, circular chimneys and ‘spinning galleries’. 1. Park in Cow Bridge Car Park to the north of Brothers Water near the village of Hartsop. Leave the car park through a gate onto a well made track. The walk beside Goldrill Beck heading towards Brother’s Water passes through the hazel and oak of Low

Wood. Upon reaching the lakeshore the path continues on with views across the lake to the shapely dome of Hartsop Dodd, with Grey Crag on the horizon. The track continues through to the end of the woods and quickly reaches the head of the lake before continuing on to Hartsop Hall. 2. The path follows round the back of Hartsop Hall and swings round to the left to join the lane heading towards the campsite at the end of Brothers Water. Cross the little wooden bridge over Kirkstone Beck and proceed through the campsite passing the rear entrance to the Brotherswater Inn. 3. Just before the main road at the entrance to the Sykeside camping park take the permitted footpath to Brothers Water on the left. The path passes the silted up southern end of Brothers Water before meeting the lakeside once more with the broad shoulder of Place Fell to the front and the whale-back ridge of Hartsop above Howe to the left. Enjoy the stroll along the lakeshore path meandering beneath the trees shortly to reach a kissing gate through a fence into a pasture, where the route heads up towards a wall and the road. Simply take the footpath beside the road to complete the circuit back at the Car Park. Details of the full route including a visit to the falls on Angle Tarn Beck with map and photographs are in Keith’s “ Boot up Ullswater”, which can be found in many local outlets, internet shops or directly from the author at: www.keithwoodphotography.co.uk

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Cumbria Oak You may notice a subtle change in the name of Cumbria Pine to Cumbria Oak, the reason for the change is simple – it is all down to what the customers want. The furniture business was established seven years ago but as tastes have changed the business has moved from pine to quality oak furniture at a low price. The father and son team joined forces in 2005. Robert had just retired from the electricity board and Graham had graduated from Lancaster University with a business management degree and was ready to put it into use. Trying to get to the bones of the business and the furniture they offer, I was interested in the change in name and stock. It was simple Graham explained, it happened without us noticing. One day I looked round the shop and realised that we had a lot more Oak than we did Pine. Graham explained the qualities of Oak Furniture to me; I was instantly drawn to the gorgeous designs, but in fact Graham explained to me that it also a great investment as it is one of the most durable woods, its hardwearing and doesn’t dent easily like some other woods can.

Robert Whitley Cumbria Oak It is so durable that it is a wood of choice for many guest house and holiday homes, as Graham told me this has become a bit of a specialty. All furniture is sourced from suppliers who provide sustainably sourced furniture from worldwide factories that ensure that staff welfare is of a high standard. You can expect to see the odd knot and all the individual markings from the grain of natural wood that make each piece unique. Cumbria Oak has a simple philosophy. They ensure the customer goes away happy every time due to a good deal on quality furniture – simple. They carry a large amount of stock and can on most occasions be taken away on the day. Or for larger items free local delivery is avalable at agreed times. You’ll find Graham and Robert at the Pot Place Mon – Sun, why not drop in for a look around.

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Route 66 England

We would hope the clue is in the title.

Whether it’s riding, trekking, cycling, driving, walking

This year the Cumbrian Local publication team, embarked on a new project. Our aim is to produce the ultimate guide for the ultimate route which we estimate to be probably the oldest route 66 in the world. There are a few others, the most famous probably that in the USA, but can you image, putting in an internet search for route 66 and it lands you in Cumbria? Can you image searching for England 66, can’t image why! And you find yourself on the A66 in Cumbria. So what are the chances of finding or coming across www.route66england.co.uk?

or hiking - for the visitors to this part of the world,

It’s a project and like the route itself, it wasn’t built in a day. We have traced the history of the road and with our historical guru ‘Keith Wood’ we have plotted the historical places and settlements on this route. We have also mapped out walks, activities, some seasonal events, local farm shops and local speciality producers. We are marketing the taste that you can take home and Cumbrian produce products that can be bought on line 365 days of the year.

For 2012 Cumbrian Local publications are

camping, caravanning, hostelling, staying at a B & B, a hotel, a motel or a traditional inn, either on the route or off the beaten track, eating, sleeping, relaxing or discovering, this might just be the ultimate guide, which is now being compiled. Are you a local business, which needs to raise its profile outside of the county or do you need to be seen or noticed when visitors arrive in your area? introducing the Eating in and Eating Out on Route 66 guide. This builds on the success of the Eden Local’s pilot ‘Eating Out in Eden’ guide, which was distributed from May 2011 to campsites, caravan sites, B & B’s, pubs, inns, café’s, restaurants, shops and areas where there were high foot falls of visitors. The distribution of this years publication is a minimum of 15,000 to 150 sites on route 66 from

What do we know about our route 66? Approximately 124 miles coast to coast, the A66 was officially named in the 1920’s when all roads were named with numbers, but of course it had to exist to be named. The better known Route 66 in the USA officially opened on 11th November 1926 and is a coast to coast drive of 2,448 miles. There are many roads named 66 around the world. Which is the oldest? It’s a debate but its one that the Romans might have had a say in maybe?

Scotch Corner to Cockermouth. Are you on the route, you can publish your menu or a suggested visitors shopping list of things to do related to your business. How much would it cost you to produce and distribute 15,000 leaflets to your target audience? Drop us a line at info@ route66england.co.uk for prices. Distribution of the guide commences 19th July 2012

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87.7 FM from 17th June 2012

The Transition to Transmission at Eden FM Radio, We’re Back by Lee Quinn

It is with great pleasure and appreciation that I can confirm our local Co-op, the Penrith Cooperative Society has agreed to become the station sponsor of Eden FM Community Radio. It marks the culmination of a two year campaign, which has received much support from the community it serves and that continues to grow in support. Our thanks to our new sponsor and on behalf of the Eden FM Radio team of volunteers, we look forward to a new chapter and strong links with an institution of a truly local brand and business, which has served the community for over 122 years. It’s hard to imagine that it was 2 years ago the project actually started for Eden FM. On 9th June 2010, the first correspondence was sent to Ofcom, in line with Ofcom policy to register an expression of interest for Penrith and the surrounding areas. What is an expression of interest? • Source - http://consumers.ofcom.org. uk/2010/04/community-radio-the-next-phase • An ‘expression of interest’ should include: • the name of your organisation • the area you wish to broadcast to (or location of the service) • a short description of the community you wish to serve • your contact details These ‘expressions of interest’ will help Ofcom plan

how to proceed with the next phase of community radio development (end source) Not all areas of the UK will be open to applications. Much of this is down to band width availability. Two years on and after many press releases via Eden Local and campaigning for Eden FM radio to be the voice and the choice of the community, there is not much time left before we will be submitting our full time application. The Ofcom window for community radio applications for Cumbria to be submitted is scheduled for the second half of 2012. We anticipate this announcement to be posted in late June on the Ofcom website. We then have three months in which to complete the application process and then we wait. Subject to the volume of applications, our track record and the support we have, which all has to be submitted with the application, we should then find out between October and December 2012 whether the dream and a 2 ½ year campaign have been successful. For the team of volunteers at Eden FM Radio, based at its station premises in the Cumbria Mini Centre, Ullswater Road Garage Penrith, it’s a tremendously busy time. To recap for those new Eden Local readers who have just received their first or second Eden Local, in CA16 and CA10 2, on Friday 25th November 2011, Eden FM Radio transmitted on the 87.7 FM frequency for the first time, with a 28 day trial transmission. Permitted only one transmission on FM once

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every 5 months with a maximum of 28 days RSL (Restricted Services License), the gap was too great to build on the momentum of its first transmission when it switched off on 22nd December 2011. The radio silence between transmissions was viewed by the team and on the emails received as too long for its growing listening audience to wait. From early January 2012, Eden FM Radio became a fully licensed internet radio station. Whilst on air over the last four months, key volunteers of the team, Andy, Sian, Martin and Steve have volunteered much time in the rebuilt Eden FM studio one and they have created a studio two, as a secondary back up studio, which is also a production suite. It was 6 months ago that we celebrated the first transmission. The transition to our next FM broadcast transmission, which is now scheduled to commence 00.00 hrs on Sunday 17th June to 14th July 2012, is attributed to seasoned support and continual support from the community. On behalf of the Eden FM Radio team, we would like to thank Ullswater Road Garage, who without foresight for the project, it would not have got off the ground and Eden Valley Websites for past, current and future work now underway. The list isn’t endless, but here are those local businesses and local groups that we have to thank for getting us to our two year celebration - Eden Valley Windows, Eden District Council, Carleton Driving School,

Cumberland Building Society, Cumbria Mini Centre, Love Solar, Eden Estate Agents, Penrith Lottery, H & H Reeds, CA Business, the Skelton Show Committee, Bluefin Insurance, Sundog Energy, Andrew Briscoe Cleaning, Penrith Outdoor Pursuits, Full Circle Accountancy, D & H Auto Care, Quinn HR, the Red Rooster, Lakeland Sheds, Jim Walton, Hearth & Home, Gem Den, Enterprise Car Hire, Eden Taxis, Spice Club, Atkinson Driver Training and Brunswick Deli. I don’t think we have missed anybody but I do know that by the time this article goes to press, there will be more. As we enter June, we are days away from our next community trial 28 day radio license. The full listing of programmes is now on our website at www.edenfm.co.uk. Also on the website are presenter profiles, our summer listing of roadshows and outside broadcasts. Recently the radio vehicle has been in Penrith supporting the Penrith Lions May Day, we were at the Langwathby May Fair and over the Jubilee weekend the team was at Kirkby Stephen Summer Fair. On 8th June, we plan to be in Appleby for a brief coverage of the Horse Fair. These are events prior to the live transmission. We are ambitiously aiming to achieve live shows from Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range on the morning of 17th June, then in the afternoon it’s off to Greystoke to the Boot and Shoe to cover some live music. On 20th June, we will be live

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with the Olympic Torch in Penrith and reporting the events from Appleby and Brough on the day. With other outside broadcasts to confirm, we aim to be live at the Skelton Show on 7th July, then live from the Langwathby Scarecrow Festival on 14th July. It’s a busy schedule for a very busy team of volunteers. We do need more help and more volunteers. If you want to be a volunteer at Eden FM, please email us at admin@ edenfm.co.uk Thank you to Ron Kenyon. Here are some more details about the Olympic Torch event on 20th June. We will be there for this historic event. With the build up to the Olympic

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THE OLYMPIC TORCH PASSES THROUGH EDEN – 20TH JUNE and Paralympic Games later this year, the iconic Olympic Flame is working its way around the United Kingdom and will eventually reach the Olympic Stadium on 27th July for the Opening Ceremony. The Eden Valley will come under the world spotlight on 20th June when the Torch passes through with a number of local sporting personalities carrying the Torch. There is a strict timetable as it goes along with the following times set – • Brough - Upper Street – New Road 16.03 - 16.08 • Appleby – Bongate – The Sands - Battleborough 16.19 - 16.36 • Penrith – Bridge Lane- Ullswater Community College – King Street – Middlegate – Scotland Road 16.55 – 17.41 There are lot of celebrations and activities planned to go around

these and organisations are working to highlight this special event in Brough, Appleby and Penrith. In Penrith the underlying theme is to show how much sport there is in the area. The organisers want as many sports people to come along, dressed in their sporting attire with their sports equipment and join a procession which will follow the Torch. The idea is that these sport people with assemble in Victoria Road and south end of King Street to see the Torch pass by. There will be banners for different sports and the sports people should fall in behind the banner appropriate to their sport and then process along King Street; Devonshire Street and to Middlegate - SO PLEASE GET THOSE SHORTS OR TRACK SUIT OUT AND COME ALONG AND JOIN THE PROCESSION - ESPECIALLY CLUBS AND CHILDREN

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87.7 FM from 17th June 2012 In the Town Centre there will also be a number of sporting demonstrations before and after the Torch passes by starting at 4.00pm through to 7.00pm – something for everyone to enjoy – as well as stalls and other activities. It is hoped that cafes and restaurants as well as shops will remain open till after 7.00pm to add to the occasion. At the 7.00pm there will be a sporting film at the Penrith Cinema organised by the newly formed Friends of the Cinema – details available at the Cinema. Further information about the Torch Procession and other activities can be obtained from Ron Kenyon – Chair of the committee organising these other activities – email ron@jaggedlakes. plus.com

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At the start of the year Eden Local started on a new project. The aim of the project was to create an online local directory that was more community focussed and more than just simply an on online directory. We started the directory predominately in the CA 11 postcode. Advertised as a directory for local businesses where users could search for a local trade, or any type of business which is close to where they live, means that the search is generally by post code. For those businesses signing up to the directory, they know that if they are a business that involves travel, they could be doing far fewer miles, reducing their costs, allowing them to fit in more work and be working nearer to home. As an annual business directory what makes the CA Business – Eden Valley Directory different from other directories? • CA Business is not just an online directory

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• CA Business is also printed as a full colour Directory, with no extra charges for colour • CA Business is delivered by Royal Mail Door to Door across Eden • CA Business is managed locally here in Eden With CA Business you get a full page on the website and you can change it and update it throughout the year What else makes CA Business special? • The CA Business printed directory will be delivered to approximately 25,750 doors • It is delivered to all business and residential addresses in CA4 0, CA4 9, CA10, CA11, CA16 and CA17 • The CA Business Directory subscription is £150 per year; that’s just 41p a day • Every time a business signs up for a CA business subscription 20% is donated back into community projects; a proportion of this being the Eden

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Specialist supplier and installer of quality wood burning stoves fires and fireplaces throughout Cumbria. We also stock premium quality furniture and accessories in our showroom at Penrith

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Carleton Farm Shop Fresh Local Produce

Order on line Deliveries available

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And Finally...... By the time you will read this the street parties will be over and we will be preparing for the arrival the Olympic Torch, Father’s Day, summer BBQ’s, European Football, Wimbledon and all this is before we get ready to celebrate the opening ceremony of the Olympics next month.

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I do hope you get to enjoy the longest day on June 21st and that we have good weather as it will make all the difference. Please pop in the diary now the Langwathby Scarecrow Festival on the weekend of July 14th, to remind you I will be doing a feature next month.

How do you really feel about the 5 ringed event, are you sick of hearing about it? Personally I think we are doing ok; I remember being in Sydney in 1995 and they were already selling memorabilia for the 2000 Olympics – now that was premature! I believe we should be supporting the event and getting behind our athletes who have put in years of training, another Olympics on our soil will not happen again in our life time

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Gluten Free Menu’s & Products The Agricultural, Brunswick Deli, Carleton Farm Shop, Carricks, Co-op, No.15 Eden House of Cakes, Indiagate , Sandgate Friery, The Queens Head Askham, Wordsworth Bookshop and Coffee House

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