Performing civil weddings, religious weddings and civil partnership ceremonies over the famed Anvil. Anvil Hall has gained it's reputation thanks to it's romantic setting and stunning interior.
We have been advising, supporting and protecting our clients from Carlisle and our Cumbrian heartland for over 145 years and we continue to be an ambitious and progressive independent firm striving for excellence in client services.
Member owned agricultural co-operative, here to add value to our farmer members throughout Cumbria. We supply everything needed to run an agricultural business and also have a large Country store in Aspatria.
Atlas.ICT, the award winning O2 direct network partner, now incorporates IT support, two-way radio and online marketing to complement our existing mobile, fixed line and digital solutions – allowing us to offer all our services under one brand.
Baines Wilson LLP is one of the leading commercial law firms in the North of England and ranked as the leading corporate law firm in Cumbria by Chambers Guide.
We’re a BIG & BOUNCY creative agency We’re devoted to the delivery of fabulously funky designs to businesses of all sizes, from indie barista to corporate coffee giant!
Photo Booth Hire and Sales. Interactive entertainment for your party or event. "Act your age or your shoe size!" Fantastic fun at any celebration with memories snapped in an instant to last a lifetime.
One of the region's largest law firms, the enduring success of Burnetts Solicitors has been built not just on our outstanding legal expertise. Our strong commitment to involve our best people in the day to day matters of clients means that clients have unobstructed contact with our top solicitors. Together with our down-to-earth approach and straightforward attitude, it is our accessibility that clients most value.
As a busy business owner the challenge is to take the first step and stop working IN your business and start working ON your business. If you need someone to talk to, require business growth support or even just a change of environment to reflect and change your current business situation, please either come along to one of my FREE business seminars, FREEDOM workshops or contact me directly to arrange a FREE consultation.
Whatever your needs in marketing, social media and web design,, you can be sure of practical and affordable strategic or hands-on assistance that helps to develop your business to achieve better results.
CA Events Management is a dynamic and creative event company working across Cumbria and North West England to plan & produce the most creative prestigious events within unique environments that build business and grow customer relations.
Think you can't afford proper IT support? Think again. Cache4 IT Solutions provides IT support and repair services to business and home users in Carlisle, Cumbria and South West Scotland.
We're a small family run brewery based in Carlisle. We believe in proper, handcrafted, full flavoured beer that people want to drink and enjoy. No gimmicks, no pretensions, just great beer. So far everyone seems to love it. Carlisle is an amazing city that has always had a strong brewing heritage.
Carlisle Cathedral is one of the jewels of North West England and, after standing on the border with Scotland for almost 900 years, it has a lively story to tell. It may not be the best known medieval Cathedral in England, it is certainly not the biggest, but it delights its many visitors.
Carlisle College has provided skills, education and training in the heart of the city for over 60 years and is proud to be working with hundreds of leading local employers.
We’re Mind, the mental health charity. We believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We’re here for you. Today. Now. We’re on your doorstep, on the end of a phone or online. Whether you’re stressed, depressed or in crisis. We’ll listen, give you support and advice and fight your corner. And we’ll push for a better deal and respect for everyone experiencing a mental health problem.
Carlisle Key is an Independent and impartial drop in service for young people aged 16-25 who are experiencing distress caused by homelessness, housing, financial and other related difficulties. We aim to empower young people by giving them the knowledge, support, and confidence they need to live independently and take an active role in our community. We want to be a part of Carlisle Ambassadors because we believe this membership will increase our networks and the opportunities available to the young people we work with.
At Carlisle Racecourse, we believe you really can mix business with pleasure. Because besides being Cumbria's number one venue for horse racing, we also boast superb, modern facilities which are ideal to host any type of business function. Our spacious exhibition and conference areas have been purpose-built to offer flexible, high-tech facilities for every kind of gathering, from low-key meeting to high-profile event.
Carlisle United FC are Cumbria’s only Football League Club and we are proud to represent our County. Our objective is to produce and develop local talent to showcase the county at the highest possible level. We are a local club looking to play a part in our local community and build bonds between the local club and the local people.
We love Carlisle! We long to help make it even better than it already is! One of our core values as a church is compassion and Love Carlisle is our ‘vehicle’ for compassion acts and projects in and around the city.
Carlisle Youth Zone (CYZ) is a state of the art centre with over 1,200 members visiting each week, an incredible facility offering unique experiences to all young people regardless of background. From the young person bullied at school, to the teenage mum, from the bright and outgoing young teenager to the young offender, from the young person with learning difficulties to the young person at risk of sexual exploitation, we are there for all young people and we are proudly the only place in Carisle where all young people are brought together – there’s nothing else like this in Cumbria, it’s a very special place.
The law can be bewildering, demanding and unforgiving – but at Cartmell Shepherd, we’re on your side to cut through the confusion and give you the outcome you’re looking for. Years of experience and a wealth of expertise are yours to call on at any time for personal or business matters.
CBA Events, established in 2001, is a full service event management company providing clients, throughout the UK, with support for all their meeting, conference and event needs around the country and overseas in the following main areas; venue finding, event management, teambuilding, audio visual, exhibition stand design and management, tickets and hospitality, rewards and incentives.
We care about here For over 175 years we've stayed close to home, supporting the communities we're part of and never forgetting what people really need from a bank. Being closer to our customers is at the heart of everything we do, because to care about here means always understanding how to better serve the people who live here. Working with Carlisle Ambassadors endorses this further and shows our commitment to support our local community.
CN Group is an independent local media business based in Carlisle. The Group operates with three Divisions. The publishing division publishes award-winning daily and weekly newspapers in Cumbria, Northumberland and south west Scotland, as well as a range of magazines. All titles have linked websites. The company also operates two radio stations based in Lancaster and Kendal and operates a state-of-the-art printing press in Carlisle trading under the name CN Newsprint.
Co-wheels are the UK’s largest independently operated Car Club, offering pay as you drive car hire. Run as a membership organization, once registered, Co-wheels members can book cars online or over the phone and use a smart card to access them – no need for keys.
Coulson Associates Ltd, who are based in Windermere, Cumbria, are an outsourced provider of business development solutions, our clients include sole traders, small and medium sized enterprises through to larger organisations who can be based locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. Sue Coulson’s experience within business development solutions spans over 20 years across many different industry sectors in both a commercial and not-for-profit environment. Sue founded Coulson Associates Ltd in 2011.
CP Cumbria is an independent charity working throughout the county to support children and adults affected by cerebral palsy and associated conditions, their families and carers
CPD Film is a Cumbria-based cinematography company specialising in weddings, but also corporate filming.
The Crown and Mitre Hotel, Carlisle offers the perfect mix of Edwardian grandeur, beautiful original features including a real log fire and elegant sweeping staircase plus all the modern comforts of home to create a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.
We are the region’s largest financial institution and the UK’s 10th largest building society. We are owned by and run for the benefit of our members, and since 1850 we have sought to be the natural choice for financial services for those living and working in our area. To help us to achieve this we put our members’ interests first in everything we do, from providing a wide range of competitive products to constantly striving to improve the customer service we offer. Read more....
Since its formation in May 2001 Cumbria Chamber of Commerce has been working to support the success of businesses throughout Cumbria. During this period, the Chamber has grown into a strong, highly focused and successful organisation, recognised as one of the UK’s top Chambers and a leading exemplar in the delivery of business support and services.
Cumbria is a wonderful place to live, work and visit. However for many people life can be hard. We connect people who care with causes that matter and exist to tackle poverty and disadvantage. We do this by improving the quality of community life for the people of Cumbria by; promoting local philanthropy and working in partnership with individuals, families and organisations to meet community need in the county. We have a broad and inclusive view of what community is and we provide investment to support a wide range of initiatives throughout the county.
Cumbria Tourism (CT) is the official Tourist Board for the Lake District and Cumbria. Our shared Tourism Strategy for Cumbria has a clear vision – to become Europe’s Number One rural tourism destination. We aspire to be excellent in all aspects of our Tourist Board and Destination Management remit.
Cumbria Wildlife Trust is the only voluntary organisation devoted solely to the conservation of the wildlife and wild places of Cumbria. We stand up for wildlife, create wildlife havens and seek to raise environmental awareness. Our nature reserves, events and work parties give people a chance to embrace life, gain skills and to seek out new adventures and experiences.
Curlew Secretarial Solutions offers your business an award winning virtual assistant service. Based in the small market town of Brampton, we do any task a PA or secretary can do and more, from our own well equipped office; saving you the overheads incurred with taking on staff.
David Allen was established in 1997 and now has over 90 employees across offices in Dalston, Penrith and Workington. The firm provides accountancy, tax, financial planning, IT consultancy, debt recovery, agricultural and business support services across Cumbria, South West Scotland and further afield.
Eco~tech Systems are specialists in Bio & Civil Engineering, delivering innovative Effluent & Water Management Solutions.
Eden Valley Hospice is a charity dedicated to providing specialist care to adults from the local area and children throughout Cumbria, as well as caring for their families, friends and carers.
Emirates connects people and places around the globe, inspiring travel and facilitating trade across 154 destinations in 83 countries. With a modern and efficient fleet of 255 aircraft, we offer a daily service to Dubai and beyond from Newcastle Airport operated by a beautiful Boeing 777-300 series aircraft.
Bringing together creative, technical and strategic experts, Fika Apps is ready to translate your innovative ideas into fully functioning digital products.
We offer an affordable and modern quality service that helps you at a time when you need it most. We understand that families may want to be more involved, therefore we can offer as much or as little assistance as required. At Final Journey, we offer a stripped out simple alternative to mourning suits and black cars. This allows you to tailor the funeral to just how you want it to be.
The Glenmore Trust is a not for profit organisation working with Adults with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health conditions and other associated disabilities. Read more in full listing
In February 2015, Carlisle Leisure merged with GLL (Greenwich Leisure Limited) and now operate the City of Carlisle and Borough of Allerdale’s leisure facilities under ‘Better’, GLL’s consumer brand. GLL’s Northern Region is managed from Carlisle, led by Regional Director Andy King. GLL is the largest UK-based charitable social enterprise delivering leisure, health and community services with over 180 public sport and leisure centres and 28 libraries (including five prison libraries) in partnership with over 30 local councils, public agencies and sporting organisations. Collectively the leisure facilities enjoy more than 40 million visitors a year with over 490,000 members.
The Happy Mums Foundation is a Community Interest Company (a social enterprise) which supports women to be happy mums. Our core aim is to provide local, practical and peer-led services across Carlisle and North Cumbria.
Hardwicke Circus are a massive eight piece rock ‘n’ roll band: a true rock ‘n’ roll collective, hailing from Annan, Ayr, Carlisle, Edinburgh & Helsinki & probably some other places that only ever existed in the 70’s.
Hy from Hydrant Hydrant, a refreshingly transparent digital agency who solve problems, build solutions and support you. We set-out to be different and have spent the past decade doing exactly that. The company began in Carlisle, and this is where our main production office remains, situated in the heart of Carlisle’s historic quarter.
Our friendly, professional team at Independent Adventure provide activities for groups of all sizes - perfect for corporate days, events, parties and families.
We are Inspira, a leading career management and personal development organisation operating in the North West of England. Our mission is to empower young people and adults with the skills and confidence they need to reach their potential in life and work.
We offer independent & Unbiased financial advice you can trust. Our advice is bespoke to your requirements and we always ensure that advice is fully understood before anything is implemented.
Founded in 2008, Kaveney HR Solutions is a Carlisle based company offering human resource support, bespoke training and psychometric testing throughout England and the United Kingdom.. With over 18 years’ industry expertise, we offer practical and innovative solutions with integrity and confidentiality.
Personal and organisational training and development. From professional advice, to a complete training package, backed by a portfolio of nationally accredited qualifications, we tailor effective and practical solutions.
My knowledge means that I can help business at all levels. That can be at strategic, operational and at hands on basic levels. Also if you require Commercial Lending funding I have 50 routes to market - I have links with banks and venture capital providers, asset finance and invoice discounting.
Kingmoor Park is Cumbria’s only Strategic employment site and is currently bidding to be the county’s first Enterprise Zone. Located adjacent to Junction 44 of the M6, Kingmoor Park provides office, industrial and storage space for over 150 businesses including Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Eddie Stobart Ltd, Capita, Story Homes and the John Lewis Partnership.
'Lanercost' – More than a Tea Room, in lovingly restored barns to Abbey Farm, blessed with a beautiful location next to the 12th century Lanercost Priory and at the gateway to Hadrian’s Wall, World Heritage Site.
Keith Adams is Laughter Aspirations. Based in Carlisle he works mostly in the North of England and the borders facilitating Laughter Yoga based workshops for business, public bodies and charities. Clients include The Environment Agency, County Durham & Darlington NHS, Stroke Associations, Hospices, a Woman's Refuge, Housing Associations, and Proctor & Gamble.
Founded in 1995, Liberty Work & Leisure has grown rapidly to become a leading provider of workwear, corporatewear, high visibility clothing, sportswear and schoolwear to clients in Cumbria and throughout the UK.
We are one of the longest serving employment businesses in Carlisle. We are passionate about what we do and respect the people we work with. You are not a CV in a pile or a number on a database, if you choose to work with us as a candidate or an employer, you will be a valued member of our team.
M Taylor Associates Limited provides comprehensive advice, guidance and support to employers in relation to a full range of Human Resources issues. Our aim is to identify the needs of your business and then offer a tailored solution which ensures that you comply with employment legislation and get the best return on investment from your staff.
Almost 1,000 people every day hear the news that they have cancer and each year almost 120,000 people of working age are diagnosed with cancer. Whether you are an employee, carer, business or health professional we can provide support and information about work and cancer. Supporting an employee affected by cancer can be tough, especially when you run a small business. You may be worried about how it will impact your team and day-to-day running of the business. Macmillan can guide you through your legal responsibilities as well as ways of supporting your employees through their cancer or bereavement. Cancer is the toughest fight most of us ever face. And despite the fact that it will affect nearly all of us in one way or another, it can still feel like the loneliest place. So, when you need someone to turn to, we’re here. Right from the moment you’re diagnosed, through your treatment and beyond, we’re a constant source of support, giving you the energy and inspiration to help you take back control of your life.
Marketing Decisions is a Cumbria and London based marketing agency which specialises in giving advice and solutions for companies that want to outsource marketing expertise.
As well as achieving the primary purpose of carrying out a workplace investigation into issues such as claims of bullying or suspected misconduct, experience suggests that such investigations significantly contribute to increasing employees’ confidence in their employer, whilst providing a greater sense of wellbeing. From the employer’s point of view, successful work in this area invariably sees a reduction in sick absence and an increase in productivity throughout the organisation.
Michelle Masters Consultancy provides you with all the marketing skills, techniques and tools you need to reach your ideal customers and make sure your business grows and flourishes.
More Handles employs people with over 20 years of experience in the industry. We've taken all of this experience and channelled it into our online store and our Carlisle based store. Both arms of our business are efficient and well stocked. We're round the corner from one of our biggest suppliers. If they're in stock then we are – so no need to fret about a long delivery time.
My Way Code is a personal development programme in development through 2015. It is planned to be based online and in mobile app to utilise many forms of interactive technology in use today including animation, video, game-play, surveys, podcasts… With the innovative interactive technology in the programme can help people take time out to look at life, how to best manage it and define their way. The My Way Code App will help them use their learning in fun innovative ways to track their desired outcomes. As a project looking to create technology to provide new ways to engage people with looking after their mental health my hope is to do this innovation locally. Read more on our membership page
Nevis Environmental are an environmental consultant providing practical advice and support to energy, infrastructure and construction projects across Cumbria, Lancashire and Southern Scotland from our Carlisle base.
Maddy Prior formed North Cumbria Creative Arts (NCCA) with 6 directors in December 2014 with the aim of developing and promoting local talent from north Cumbria, through sponsorship, training, mentoring and live performance at the Stepping Stones festival, now in its 5th year. This festival at Kirklinton Hall provides a spectacular showcase for artistic talents and NCCA is now also supported by the Arts Council as part of their 'Art is for Everyone' campaign.
Carlisle based Van Hire specialists priding ourselves on delivering an outstanding service using quality rental vehicles at competitive rates.
Discover how our team can add value to your business, streamline your recruitment process while supporting the future of your business. We will deliver not only the best candidates every time but exceptional service.
Oak Tree Animals’ Charity is at the heart of the community. Helping hundreds of animals each year, we find loving new homes for cats, dogs and horses, promote responsible pet ownership through education and outreach activities and work with individuals who need support.
The Old Fire Station is an exciting new arts and entertainment venue providing a variety of spaces for live performances, workshops, exhibitions and meetings. Tickets are on sale at the Carlisle Tourist Information Centre and on their website. Sign up to e-newsletters and follow them on Facebook and Twitter for news and events.
Your Partner for Business. Online Systems have been established since 1992 and we have grown to become the region’s leading provider of communication solutions. Our team of over 35 staff are specialists in telecoms, data and mobiles. Online Systems have been providing businesses in the north & throughout the uk with reliable & cost effective communications solutions.
Palace Cycles has been established in Botchergate, Carlisle for over seventy years. Over that time we've expanded on our commitment to working with our customers to help them get maximum enjoyment from their bicycling.
Our aim, at Paramount, is to build a long-term business relationship with each and every client and to offer a completely professional, yet personal approach to all your legal costing needs.
Image is everything! PixL offers highly creative & imaginative photography to help promote your company. A professional photographer for over twenty years, Linda has built up a reputation for providing dynamic imagery that captures the passion and vibrancy of businesses across the north of England.
It’s all about YOU! You will benefit from our fully qualified 25 years experience. We look after your project as if it were our own as we are fully insured. We also provide you with planning, electrical and plumbing services through vetted, qualified and trusted local professionals. We guarantee precision, value, reliability every step of the way from concept through to completion. Customer satisfaction is our priority.
Peter McCall was elected as Police and Crime Commissioner in May 2016 for a four year term of office. The role of a Police and Crime Commissioner is to be voice of the people and hold the police to account. They are responsible for the totality of policing in Cumbria.
PPM was founded in 2002 as a customer service organisation that delivers responsive repairs, voids, planned works and adaptations services to the social housing, wider public sector as well as private clients (B2B and B2C). Customers, and in turn our clients, sit at the very heart of what we do. If we do our work well, to high quality standards, and look after customers we will achieve great things for our clients and in turn ourselves.
As a Partner Practice of St. James's Place Wealth Management, I provide a range of Wealth Management services to Private Individuals, High Net Worth & Businesses in Cumbria and beyond.
You may remember the name Williams & Glyn. It’s part of the RBS Group and was known as the ‘alternative bank’ when it was last on the high street nearly 30 years ago. It introduced a number of new ideas to British banking, was famous for customer service and built a loyal following. Over the next 18 months RBS Carlisle will once again be known as Williams & Glyn. Being part of the local community is a key commitment of the new Bank and Carlisle Ambassadors is a great example of this.
Riverside is one of the UK’s leading social housing and regeneration organisations owning or managing around 55,000 homes from Irvine to Ipswich, with around 2,600 staff and a turnover of £292 million. We have a track record of transforming lives and revitalising neighbourhoods dating back to 1928. We provide supported housing for elderly, homeless and vulnerable people, in addition to general needs affordable properties for rent and shared ownership.
Rotary is a worldwide network of inspired individuals who translate their passions into relevant social causes to change lives in communities. Our motto, Service Above Self, exemplifies the humanitarian spirit of the 1.2 million Rotarians worldwide. When you join Rotary, you can be sure that the enormous sense of achievement that you'll experience helping your local community, and even communities around the world, will be matched only by the fun that you'll have doing it! Read more about us here
Saint & Co is a firm of Chartered Accountants, Taxation Experts, Independent Financial Advisers and Professional Business Advisers specialising in helping business owners throughout Cumbria and South West Scotland to increase performance, improve bottom line and to be more successful Because we recognise that nobody understands your business or personal affairs like you do, you will find our approach to be very personal We dedicate one partner to each client, irrespective of size. In this way, you are assured we take the time to really understand the needs, challenges and opportunities you face, both in business and in life. Read more in our full listing
Salon Elysee, based in St Cuthbert’s Lane Carlisle, has been established for over 31 years and is highly regarded as one of the area's premier beauty salons. Our aim at Salon Elysee is to offer a welcoming and relaxing environment in order for you to unwind and de-stress.
CREATING BEAUTIFUL, SASSY AND STYLISH SPACES FOR EVERYONE.. Sassy Property Styling offers you a tailored service with a wide range of contemporary and traditional designs to suit your budget and timescale. If you're too tired or simply don't have the time and inspiration, we are here to help... Looking to sell a property , recently moved into a new home or need a commercial looking property makeover?
SeavorChartered are a firm of Accountants that enjoy helping business owners take control of their finances, while minimising their tax liabilities. Business owners have never faced more challenges; the increase in the minimum wage and ever competitive job market, the introduction of Making Tax Digital, the impact of Brexit, continuous tax changes…
Solway Communications has equipped Carlisle with an exceptional quality telecommunications network with guaranteed capacities - read more in our full listing
Stand Out Events is a new and exciting event management company based in Cumbria offering event management, entertainment hire and creative marketing solutions. Our aim is to help set you apart from the crowd and provide effective results to maximise your business potential.
The team at Story Homes are committed to building homes they would be proud to live in themselves tomorrow and in 50 years time.
We are an established and award winning family run business dedicated to making your special event, extra special. We can transform any venue into a breathtaking event, making it one to remember for all your guests and clients. No event is too small or too big, we've catered anything from 20 to 250 guests.
System People are an established Cumbrian based company, who for over 15 years have been providing bespoke business solutions and support to individuals and companies.
The Halston Aparthotel brings a whole new experience to the Great Border City of Carlisle, offering luxury, city centre, self-catering accommodation, a popular and highly rated bar & bistro, a fully equipped spa and extensive function and events facilities in the magnificent setting of one of Carlisle’s most celebrated Edwardian buildings.
This is my film make films using the power of audio, photographs and film to tell your story. Read more in our full listing
Thomas Graham & Sons Ltd, steel stockholders & industrial supplies since 1892. Thomas Graham & Sons Ltd. is one of Cumbria’s largest steel stockholders and industrial supplies merchants, locally employing nearly 150 staff in four branches across the North West of England, supplying to companies all over the United Kingdom. From first contact, through to after sales care, our staff ensures that the customer is getting the right product at the right price. Read more on our main page
TicToc Cumbria is a charity fund to raise awareness of the FREE Heart Start training available to anyone and raising funds for public accessible defibrillator machines in our community.
Discover, explore and enjoy award winning Tullie House, Carlisle, where historic collections, contemporary art and family fun are brought together in one impressive museum and art gallery.
Ultimate is a company providing a flexible yet affordable approach to your Security and Fire Safety solutions.
The University of Cumbria works in partnership with the business community to help support innovation, enterprise and skills development in our local economy. We have worked with over 1,000 businesses on consultancy projects, contract research, tailored training, student placements, internships, leadership development and graduate recruitment solutions. Give us a challenge and we’ll give you an innovative solution.
Warwick Mill now stands as North Cumbria’s premier business address providing a unique mix of meetings rooms, industrial space, serviced and non serviced offices. With excellent transport links, superb connectivity and first class service we take the hassle out of running meetings and premises leaving you free to build your business. Our commitment to ensuring the future of Warwick Mill is seen in our use of sustainable energy including electricity turbines using the former mill race, solar panels and biomass boilers as well as our investment in facilities for cyclists and our proximity to public transport. Call or visit us today to discover why we are the perfect place to do business.
Watchtree Nature reserve is a truly inspiring place for both wildlife and people. Discover the many trails and enchanted woodlands, watch amazing birds from the hides, explore the cycle tracks or learn about the reserves rich history and wildlife with your school or group. Nature Reserve: walks, orienteering trails, bird hides and cafe etc. OPEN DAILY 9am – 4:45pm
Welplan has been operating since 1960, and we have been providing a workplace pension scheme since 1988. Welplan has a proud heritage in the building engineering services industry. Originally set up to meet the needs of employers in this industry alone, we are now open to any employer of any size, in any industry. Over the years we've grown our product range, and adapted it to meet the needs of employers. As a result, we now offer a range of pension and benefit solutions, and help over 500 employers provide peace of mind and financial security for their employees. Read more...
World Health Innovation Summit is a platform for all to share and inspire ideas that can help improve health and social care around the world. Our first summit is in Cumbria March 2016 and we have further summits planned in London and Austria in 2016 with Brazil, India and Ghana scheduled for 2017. Our strapline is "Together, We Inspire"