RIGG — Andrew and Clara are happy to announce the birth of Lena Emilia, born 23rd October 2020 at The West Cumberland Hospital. A welcome sister for Theo and Marco.

Ruby wedding

MATTINSON, Joyce and Eric — Congratulations on your Ruby Wedding Anniversary, 1st November. Love from all the family xxx


CLARK, ELIZABETH HILDA — on Saturday 24th October 2020. Dearly loved Mum of Tina and Nigel passed away peacefully in the loving care of the staff at The Millfield. Elizabeth was much loved and will be sorely missed, by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, cousins and friends. RIP lovely lady. The funeral service will take place at Carlisle Crematorium on Monday 9th November. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Osprey Watch made payable to Forestry England c/o F & W Green Funeral Directors Ltd, 19 Eskin Street, Keswick, CA12 4DQ.

DAVIES, HILARY — Aged 81 years. Passed away peacefully on 22nd October. Much loved partner of Des, mother of Antony, Sarah, Caroline and Timothy. Deeply loved mother in law, grandma, great grandma and friend to so many. A drive past will leave Millfield Gardens at 11.30am, along Penrith Road and Southey Street on Wednesday, 4th November followed by funeral at St John’s Church and private cremation at Distington. No flowers by request please but donations in lieu to Mary Hewetson Hospital.

MATTINSON, WILLIAM (Bill) — Peacefully on Monday 26th October, aged 90 years. Beloved husband of Ada and loving father of Peter and Ann. 2 Culgarth Avenue, Cockermouth CA13 9PL.

MINTO, WILLIAM CLARK. Passed away peacefully on October 19th 2020 at Ipswich Hospital, aged 86. Private family service to be held, but donations if desired may be sent to Prostate Cancer UK or Keswick Mountain Rescue Team c/o Tony Brown Funeral Services, New Cut, Saxmundham IP17 1EH.

STEER, JANE LESLEY — Beloved wife of Colin, mother of Greg and Lindy passed away peacefully at home on Monday 19th October. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, made payable to MS Society c/o F & W Green Funeral Directors, 19 Eskin Street, Keswick CA12 4DQ.

In Memoriam

CROZIER, Stan — 2nd November 2010. Loved and remembered always. Fiona, Alison and Gary.


FOOTWORKS PODIATRY CLINIC – Full range of treatments including biomechanical assessment, at peaceful riverside clinic. Please call 017687 74744 or email [email protected] for further information. 

PRECISION TREE SERVICES – Delivering a professional service in all aspects of Tree Care and Stump Grinding. Certified and insured. Please contact Paul Livesey: 24hr 07730276279, Office 017687 80558. All work is carried out to BS3998 standard.

28 Main Street, Keswick, 017687 74844.
A wealth of experience in all types of floorcoverings, domestic and contract work undertaken. Massive selection of carpets/vinyls and laminate flooring. Professional and friendly service — Email: [email protected]

“CORRIE’S” Homecare Service. Home handy lady offers: garden mainteinance, painting and decorating, small jobs and occasional cleaning. References available. No obligation quotes. — Tel. 07885 503795.

DESIGN, PRINT, FINISHING AND DIGITAL COPYING — McKanes Printers, 1 Southey Yard, Southey Street, Keswick, CA12 4EF Tel: 017687 80574, email: [email protected]

TOM MATTINSON – Painting and decorating, interior and exterior, fully qualified. Tel: 017687 90053. mob: 07971530178.

PICTURE FRAMING – Come and see Sally at Derwent Frames for all your picture framing requirements. — Unit 7, High Hill, Keswick, Tel: 017687 74244.

[email protected] Tel: 07761 334787.

Paul Lodge — Painter and decorator, interior and exterior. Free estimates. — Tel: 07778 479231. Email: [email protected]

NLG Building & Plastering Tel: 07926 870225.

LAKELAND Slate Co. Quality memorials, worktops, hearths and signs. — 017687 74695.

Border Floor Ltd est. 1995
• Dust Free floor sanding
• Wood Floors including parquet supplied and fitted
01228 595500 [email protected]

Gibbons Chartered Accountants – Contact Mark Stanger, Russell Thwaites or Tony Hindmoor for a free, no obligation initial consultation. Lakeland Office 2 Europe Way, Cockermouth. Tel 01900 822162.

KESWICK SUPERGLAZE, superior quality PVCu windows, doors and conservatories. Free estimates. — Phone Craig, Keswick 74268.

MATT HINDE Home renovations and maintenance Kitchen and bathroom specialist. Tel: 07789 512708 or visit Facebook.

Container storage – Castletown area, Penrith. 20ft x 8ft £30 per week. Call now: 07778 471603.

Painter & Decorator — Interior and exterior, contact Graham Airey for more information or a free estimate. References available. Tel: 07738474544. email: [email protected]

Oglethorpe & Broatch solicitors. 6 Borrowdale Road, Keswick. Call 72125.

SB Property Maintenance & Handyman Services. Block paving, decking, fencing, guttering, Joinery, plumbing, tiling, laminate flooring & painting & decorating. Small jobs welcome & all guaranteed. Phone Stu, 07879332374 Special rates for O.A.Ps.

KESWICK WINDOWS for high quality UPVC windows – doors – conservatories. — Tel: Kevin Pepper 017687 75614 or 07801 365 073.

B.E.DECOR Painting and Decorating. Internal and External. High Quality, Reliable, Professional. 017687 85120 or 079086 40607. www.

CHIMNEY SWEEP, NEIL BEATY — HETAS and Stove servicing registered. 10 years experience, CCTV camera available. — 017687 79085 / 07835 976030.

Dry stone walling Contact Jezz Goldsmith. Telephone: 017687 72156.

DERWENT CHARCOAL & TREE SERVICES All aspects of tree work undertaken. Tree surgery, tree stump grinding, fully qualified and insured, free quotations. Not V.A.T. registered, reliable and tidy.

Tel: 017687 75288 07763 311030

CUMBRIA CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING. Commercial and domestic, fully trained and insured. All work done to the highest standard. — For a free quote contact Graham Airey, 017687 71414/ 07738 474544.

Need an electrician? J. C. Electrical Services. From a fuse to a full rewire — Tel: 07437 050190.

JOHN HUNTER ROOFING CONTRACTORS Lakeland Slate and Tiling specialists, Firestone, Flat Roofing Approved Contractor, Lead Work, Velux Windows. Over 30 years experience. Free Quotations.—Tel: 07808 953985.

PB GUTTERING SERVICE. — Cleaning and repairs. — Peter, Tel. 07519 988107 or (01768) 210115.

ROOFING. — Specialists in all types of roofing. Storm damage, re-roof, repair work, chimney work, lead work, dry verge and guttering, felt roofing, fibreglass flat roofs (20 year guarantee) and gutters cleared. Call us now for your no-obligation quote. — Peter, PB Roofing. Tel. 07519 988107 or (01768) 210115.


MERCEDES-Benz 190 SL W121 BII Oldtimer. First registration 06/1956. Convertible, exterior colour red, original black leather interior, 77kw/105hp, 63.470 km, petrol, manual. Excellent condition, rust-free, no scratches. German vehicle with German documents (left hand drive). £47,500. Email [email protected]

Public Notices

Keswick Cricket Club Draw October: 1st No. 103 (£25) Peter Baker, 2nd No. 37 (£15) Doris Bell, 3rd No. 84 (£10) Doug Lowther, 4th No. 118 (£5) Geoff Benson.


PETS LIFELINE urgently needs homes for CATS: Holly, tabbie and white; Willow, tabbie, both 12 years; Tigger, 7 month tabbie female; Alice, 7 month black female; black and white tom and black and white female, brother and sister, approx. 41⁄2 months. KITTENS: 2 black and white feral. — If you can help please phone Joyce on 017687 73723

Building materials

SLATES wanted, all kinds, on or off roofs, small or large quantities. Will collect, cash paid. Also supply exchange and fit box profile sheeting. — Tel. 07769 917881.

Items wanted

COLLECTOR buys military collectables, antique weapons and medals. — Tel: 01768 890143.

GARAGE/Outbuilding storage required, Keswick Area. — Tel: 07710 097089.

JOINERS/woodworkers’ quality handtools, quality planes, chisels, tool collections, anvils etc. Most interesting tools considered. John, tel 01768 865921.

To let

ROOM to let £75 per week. — Sally Lankester – 017687 75953.

For sale

 GARAGE Sale at Latcrag, Threlkeld, CA12 4SF on Saturday 31st October. 10am – 4pm. Surplus household items in good condition, also 70 LPs of 60’s Country music. Everything cheap for quick sale. — Tel: 017687 79256.

MANGAR Archimedes battery powered bath lift/chair for sale, used for approx. four months, £100 ono. — Tel: 07484 757275.

HARD WOOD LOGS (Sandyriggs Nursery), GOOD QUALITY. Free delivery, fast service. — Tel. 016973 44275 or mobile 07768 440813.

BEDS. A wide selection of beds, bedroom furniture, headboards and rugs. The chosen supplier for many holiday lets, Floorchoice, 28 Main Street, Keswick (above Joules). — Tel: 017687 7484

MOBILITY scooters and wheelchairs available for sales, service, hire, repair. Other daily living aids available to order.—Please call in and discuss your requirements, Keswick Motor Company, Lake Road, 017687 72064.

HARDWOOD logs, locally produced. Dumpy bag £55, full tipper £200, half tipper £100 (Ford Transit). Price includes delivery and stacking. — 017687 79130 / 07770 625752 E: [email protected]

HOUSE COAL, £6.50, smokeless ovoids £8.50 per 20kg, best quality, free delivery, pre-packed, clean and efficient. — 07768 440813.

LOGS: seasoned, hardwood or softwood, full loads,half loads and dumpy bags. Tel 07974024606. 

HOUSE COAL, £6.50, smokeless ovoids £8.50 per 20kg, best quality, free delivery, pre-packed, clean and efficient. — 07768 440813.

MIRROR Dinghy, complete. Collection by buyer, £100.00 O.NO. – Tel: 017687 72339


HAY, straw and silage for sale; also crop wanted. — Tel. 07771 987063


LOG SPLITTERS, tractor-mounted, vertical model £795 plus VAT. — Peter Dobinson, Tel. (017684) 84206 daytime or 07765 464938 after 7pm.

For hire

Car hire from Keswick Motor Company. Starting from £39 a day. Call 017687 72064 Mon-Sat 8.30am to 5.15pm.


RAY’S SCHOOL OF MOTORING. — Car and trailer tuition. Funding available for farmers. — Tel: (01524) 762692.


GARDEN clear up, hedge cutting, tree cutting and pruning. All rubbish taken away. — Peter, Tel. 07519 988107 or (01768) 210115.


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