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Shed1 Distillery

Hamiltonic: Shed 1 Gin, Cumbria

October 20, 2018 Comments Off on Hamiltonic: Shed 1 Gin, Cumbria

In a new series called Hamiltonic, Northern Soul’s Gin Correspondent Robert Hamilton samples the best gin that the North has to offer and talks to the people who make it. This week, he chats to the good folk at Shed 1 Gin in Cumbria and sips a few samples. 

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Copyright Save Grange Lido

Could a crowdfunding campaign save an Arc Deco gem – the Grange-over-Sands lido?

September 18, 2018 Comments Off on Could a crowdfunding campaign save an Arc Deco gem – the Grange-over-Sands lido?

This is a tale of stupidity beyond belief. It’s 25 years to the week since Grange Lido in the Cumbrian coastal town of Grange-over-Sands was shut.

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Walking to the pit with train, Norman Cornish

Painting the North: Cornish at Castlegate, Castlegate House Gallery, Cockermouth

October 2, 2017 Comments Off on Painting the North: Cornish at Castlegate, Castlegate House Gallery, Cockermouth

In the eighth instalment of Painting the North, Ant Cosgrove, the man behind The Northern Art Page on Facebook, shares striking works of art, sketches and drawings from around The North of England.

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Herdwick

Herdwick sheep: a fixture on the fells

May 31, 2014 Comments Off on Herdwick sheep: a fixture on the fells

For anyone who has visited the Lake District or if, like me, you were brought up there, Herdwick sheep are commonplace.

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White Scar, credit Anne Ward

Caving for Amateurs

July 16, 2013 Comments Off on Caving for Amateurs

There is something slightly surreal walking from the North Yorkshire countryside into the cold and damp of Britain’s longest series of underground caves.

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