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Showcasing businesses and services in Cumbria and for Cumbria all in one.


Company: Eden Paving and Driveways

What they provide:

Eden Paving and Driveways is a reputable Cumbrian business specialising in the installation of high-quality driveways and paving, as well as crafting bespoke outdoor garden structures like fire pits. They are known for transforming outdoor spaces into beautiful, calming oases, catering to both domestic and commercial clients. With a strong presence in locations such as Bowness-on-Windermere, Penrith, Ambleside, Carlisle, Brampton, and Keswick, they have garnered a significant following and positive reviews for their work. Their commitment to excellence is evident in their detailed craftsmanship and the value they bring to enhancing the aesthetic appeal of any property.



Company: Mbd Coaching and Amal Loring Counselling

What they provide:

MBD Coaching Services offers personalized coaching services aimed at fostering freedom, choice, and empowerment in individuals’ lives. Through a combination of coaching, counselling, and mentoring, MBD helps clients overcome past challenges and release blocks that no longer serve them. The focus is on achieving good mental health, a positive mindset, and financial security, which together provide the foundation for making empowered decisions about time, energy, and money. This holistic approach enables clients to live a fulfilled life with peace of mind and greater happiness.

Website: MBD UK (

Company: Wild Soul

What they provide:

Wild Soul, a Cumbrian based holistic and soul-led wellness practice providing the following:




WILD SOUL CREATIVITY All materials are natural,  eco-friendly, sustainable and zero waste.



Website: My Wild Soul | Nature based yoga and creativity in The Lake District

Company: Lakes Sandwiches

What they provide:

Lakes Sandwiches offers a high-quality alternative to mass-manufactured, processed foods. They pride themselves on using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients from cheeses to chutneys, supporting the community by creating jobs and partnering with local food producers.

Website: Home – Lakes Sandwiches

Company: Brandreth Foods

What they provide:

Brandreth Foods offers homemade, nutritious meals delivered to customers’ doors. Inspired by the founders’ personal experience with elder care, the company provides a range of frozen dishes, including desserts and seasonal specialties, made with local ingredients. They emphasize convenience, recyclable packaging, and personal service, aiming to nourish both body and soul.

Website: Home – Brandreth Foods

Company: Copper Tree Growth Partners

What they provide:

Copper Tree Growth Partners is a consultancy firm specialising in commercial management, sales strategy, and business development. With a focus on driving growth and maximising revenue, Copper Tree provides tailored solutions to help businesses achieve their growth objectives. Led by Founder Eve Halliday, Copper Tree combines expertise with a passion for empowering businesses and their teams to enable growth.

Website: Home (

Company: M&M Business Support

What they provide:

 M&M Business Support provide premium Virtual Assistant services that will help you run your business

  • Admin tasks like email inbox management
  • Pricing research to compare the market for products you purchase
  • Maintenance and supplier liaison to help look after your property
  • Operational reviews to identify opportunities to save you time and money
  • Accounts admin chasing overdue invoices
  • Marketing jobs such as competitor research

Website: Virtual Assistant UK | M&M Business Support (

Company: Cumbria Access & Maintenance Solutions

What they provide:

Cumbria Access & Maintenance Solutions is a tight-knit family business born from a love for heights and a commitment to safety. Founded by a duo of seasoned climbers, Cumbria Access & Maintenance Solutions specializes in rope access and elevated work solutions, serving local neighborhoods with precision and care. Despite its modest size, the company is renowned for its professionalism and community engagement. Each project is approached with a personal touch, emphasizing safety and client satisfaction above all else. Cumbria Access & Maintenance Solutions isn’t just a business; it’s a trusted partner in reaching new heights safely.

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Company: Lakes Estates

What they provide:

Lakes Estates is a trusted local estate agency based in Cumbria, Lake District, specialising in the sale and letting of premium properties.  Their services include property valuations, and they boast a track record of excellence in handling high-quality properties. The agency prides itself on its dedicated professionals who provide expert guidance through every step of the property transaction, ensuring a positive experience for their clients. They also keep their clients informed with the latest property news and updates, emphasising their commitment to the local community and the real estate industry.


Company: Umbria Green Heart Ltd

What they provide:

Umbria Green Heart is a purveyor of the finest food and wine from Umbria, known as the Green Heart of Italy. They offer a selection of premium Italian culinary delights that can be purchased online through their website. Additionally, for those who prefer a more personal shopping experience, Umbria Green Heart’s products are available at local markets in Cumbria, where customers can enjoy the vibrant atmosphere and direct interaction with the sellers. Whether online or in-person, Umbria Green Heart brings a taste of Italian tradition to the UK.


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Company: Cowork.Ulverston within Ulverston Business Centre

What they provide:

Ulverston Business Centre (UBC) is a dynamic hub located in the heart of Ulverston Town Centre, offering a range of high-quality, flexible office accommodations. Catering to the evolving needs of modern businesses, UBC provides a variety of spaces from vibrant coworking areas to private offices suitable for up to six people. The centre is designed to support people-focused enterprises, fostering a professional environment where businesses can thrive. UBC’s facilities include two meeting rooms and communal kitchen areas, complementing the office spaces. They have a total of 30 rooms.

Website: ULVERSTON BUSINESS CENTRE | Ulverston’s Town Centre Hub

Company: Arcade Pet Store

What they provide: All things pet! Located in the heart of Penrith at 16 Devonshire Arcade, Arcade Pet Store is a longstanding and family-run business that offers a wide variety of pet treats, accessories, and products as well as seasonal gifts and cards.

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Company: Thea’s Lakeland Walks

What they provide: Thea’s Lakeland Walks is an award-winning dog day care service located at High Hesket Business Park in Carlisle. They offer a variety of pet care services, including dog day care and pop-in visits, but do not provide overnight boarding. The business prides itself on being environmentally conscious, DBS checked, canine first aid trained, and insured. Services are available in Cumbria and surrounding areas, and they ensure all client information is kept private and secure. The business operates Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6 pm.


Company: K C Pet Treats

What they provide: K C Pet Treats (Cumbrian based company) who offers a wide range of natural dog treats, including bully sticks, beef biltong, and mixed meaty treats. Additionally, they cater to bird owners with products like caged bird seed. Customers can purchase treats in bulk quantities, such as 1kg boxes or packs of multiple items. The store also provides specialized selections, including curated treat boxes for dogs, ensuring a mix of flavours and textures.

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Company: Twinkletoes of Penrith

What they provide: Twinkletoes of Penrith is a family-run business that specialises in offering high-quality baby and children’s wear at competitive prices. They pride themselves on providing a wide selection of products coupled with friendly and reliable customer service. As authorised stockists for several notable brands, they aim to present unique quality products that are not commonly found in everyday shops such organic baby clothes.


Company: Black Cat Distillery

What they provide: Award-winning Black Cat Distillery specialises in producing small batch, hand-crafted artisan gins with unique flavour profiles from a variety of botanicals. Their offerings include their award-winning Spicy Gin, Fruity Gin with pink peppercorn and pomegranate, Savoury Gin with Mediterranean herbs, and Christmas Gin with festive spices. They also conduct gin workshops and have a shop for their products. The distillery is inspired by historical tales and engages in charitable initiatives, such as fundraising 3 Dads Walking for the Papyrus Charity through their special gin releases.

Website: Blackcat Distillery – Blackcat Distillery

Company: Able Admin

What they provide: Business and Virtual Assistant support for SMEs and neurodiverse business owners. They help small business owners to concentrate on the tasks they enjoy whilst knowing the background administration is being completed. They also have a team with different specialisms ranging from bookkeeping, social media management and graphic design.


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