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in-Cumbria celebrate 100th edition with events in Carlisle and Kendal

The team at-Cumbria held two very special networking events in April, enjoyed by many entrepreneurs in the North and South of the county, to celebrate the 100th anniversary special edition of the business magazine. many people respect.

News and Stars: Laura Johnson and Joy Yates cutting the cake

Laura Johnson and Joy Yates cut the cake (Photo: NQ staff)

An event to mark the occasion was held at Carus Green Golf Club in Kendal on Thursday, April 20 and featured a night out loved by all in attendance.

The business community heard Laura and Stephen Johnson, about Cakes from the Lakes, and enjoyed a special 100th edition Cumbria sponge cake baked by Fiona Quinn.

And if that wasn’t enough, Colin Sneath, from A Day’s Walk, brought more treats in the form of Damson ketchup and Cumbrian pepper pie.

News and Stars: Stephen and Laura Johnson of Cakes from the LakesStephen and Laura Johnson of Cakes from the Lakes (Photo: NQ staff)

Brendan Donnelly, of Coniston Stonecraft, said: “Great evening, great people and great cakes at a golf club. Who could ask for more?”

Caroline Howsley, of the Cumbrian Deaf Association, which was nominated for the 2023 National Diversity Award, added: “Another great evening of snacks and networking.

“I talked to two people I met about ideas for the future.

“Keep it Cumbrian all the way.”

News and Stars: Nataliia Pinchuk represents Castle View Finance Nataliia Pinchuk represents Castle View Finance (Photo: NQ staff)

“This is another great event to learn, network and spend time with interesting people,” said Natalie Barker, M&M Business Support.

April also saw a networking event with a turning point as in-Cumbria hosted its monthly networking event at The Halston in Carlisle on Thursday, April 27.

The evening saw loyal artists and carriers Judith Cook and Mel Kinsella perform throughout the evening.

News and Stars: Melanie Kinsella and Judith Cook at the 100th event.Melanie Kinsella and Judith Cook at the 100th edition event. (Photo: NQ staff)

A special 100th edition cake was provided for the event by Cockermouth-based Love at First Bite by Amber, which now supplies a wide range of delicious cakes to businesses across Western Cumbria.

Originally a wedding planner, Amber decided to venture into the pastry industry after the pandemic and has enjoyed rapid success serving weddings, individuals and corporate events.

News and Stars: Rick Eastwood from Bowness Bay Brewing UKRick Eastwood from Bowness Bay Brewing UK (Photo: NQ staff)

The anniversary event also saw the launch of the Cumbria Networkers Award, which recognizes those who have attended multiple events that have taken place since last August.

Cocktails were provided by Helen Askew from Tipsy Filly, who spoke to carriers about her business.

“I’m really happy to be here,” she said. , I love it.”

News and Stars: Joy Yates speaks at the 100th event in Carlisle.Joy Yates speaks at the 100th event in Carlisle. (Photo: NQ staff)

The evening was also sponsored by the famous Lakes Bowness Bay Brewing UK based in Windermere.

Speaking at the networking event, Rick Eastwood from Bowness Bay Brewing UK, said: “It’s great to see so many local entrepreneurs celebrating the 100th edition and it’s been fantastic for me to be able to showcase the product. to people who may not know. have tried them before, so I’m happy with the feedback I’m getting and really happy to be here.”

News and Stars: Amber Shankland's Love From First Bite by Amber, Cake ProviderAmber Shankland from Love from the first bite by Amber who delivers the cake (Photo: NQ staff)

Further networking events in Cumbria will be held this month, at Carus Green Golf Club, Kendal on Thursday, May 18 and in Halston, Carlisle, on Thursday, May 25.

Cumbria Tourism is collaborating for both events and in conjunction with the May edition of in-Cumbria focusing on the visitor economy in the county.

News and Stars: Helen Askew from The Tipsy Filly delivered cocktails to Carlisle networkers.Helen Askew from The Tipsy Filly provided cocktails for the networked people in Carlisle. (Photo: NQ staff)

They will feature some of their member businesses, including Miriam Randall, CEO of Brewery Arts, Beth Abbott, Grasmere Brewery & Distillery and Netherby Hall & Pentonbridge Inn.

For more details and to register for events, you can click This.


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