READ — JACOB. — The parents of Adrian Read and Holly-Ann Jacob are thrilled to announce their engagement!
— Lots of love and best wishes from both families

Death notices

CHARLTON. ROGER — Passed away peacefully, at home, on Tuesday, 30th March, with his family beside him, aged 81 years.
Much loved husband of Jacqueline, loving father of Simon, Sarah and Fiona, and devoted grandfather and great-grandfather. The funeral service will take place at Distington Hall Crematorium.
Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, made payable to Hospice at Home West Cumbria, or the RAF Benevolent Fund, c/o F. and W. Green Funeral Directors Ltd., 19, Eskin Street, Keswick, CA12 4DQ.

ENGLAND. DEREK. — Passed away peacefully, at home, 4th April, aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband
of Ruth, much loved father of Stephen, Peter, and grandchildren Ellya, Lukas & Fabio. Sadly missed. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Derek in aid of Hospice at Home. Enquiries to Walker’s Funeral Directors, Tynefield House, Penrith, CA11 8HY.

HADFIELD. — Neil, on Saturday, 3rd April, 2021 at West Cumberland hospital, Neil Andrew aged 61 years, dearly loved husband of Joanna and dearly loved father of Catherine and James. Funeral Service in Christ Church, Cockermouth on Monday, 12th April at 11.30am, followed by interment in the cemetery. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Macmillan Cancer Relief. C/O Nelson Chicken 39 Kirkgate Cockermouth.

HAYES. DENNIS. — Peacefully, on Monday, 5th April, 2021, aged 84 years, Den, loving husband of Margaret, dad of Chris and Jackie, and brother of Malcolm, and the late Raymond. Also, much loved grandad, uncle, cousin, father-in-law, friend and sportsman. The funeral service will take place at St John’s Church, Keswick, on Thursday, 15th April, at 1pm, followed by a private family cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, made
payable to Keswick Football, Cricket or Athletics clubs c/o F. and W. Green Funeral Directors Ltd., 19, Eskin Street, Keswick, CA12 4DQ.



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.

Building services

North Lakes Plastering for all your plastering requirements.
Tel: 07926 870225.

Carpet cleaning

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.


Chimney services

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


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]


HEDGELAYING and drystone walling, fully insured. – Tel. (017683) 53676 or 07845 185075

Walts Gardening Services Grass Cutting, Hedge Cutting, Small Tree Pruning, Strimming & Leaf Blowing. Tel: 07909 966955.

Dreams Landscapes. Covering all aspects of garden works from fortnightly lawn mowing to full garden makeover.
Tel: 017687 76535.
Mobile: 07711 897183.
Email: [email protected]

Hicksons Garden House Nurseries – now open. Exceptionally good variety of herbaceous perennials, also hostas, primroses and pansies, alpines etc. 01228 710297. Dalston, Carlisle (opposite church).

Rural Landscapes. All hard landscaping driveways, 3D design, maintenance and makeovers. 017683 89100. www.ruralgardens.co.uk

Robinson’s Gardening, Handyman and Property Maintenance. Get your garden ready for Spring! All jobs considered including pressure washing, leaf clearances, hedge cutting, fencing and decking, raised beds, and all handyman jobs.
Please contact Sam on 07930852776

Legal services

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

Painting and decorating

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

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

Painter & Decorator Interior & exterior, contact Graham Airey for more information or a free estimate. References available. Telephone 07738 474544 or email [email protected]

PAUL LODGE Painter and decorator, interior and exterior. Free estimates. – Tel. 07778 479231. Email: [email protected]

SOPHIES PAINTING AND DECORATING interior and exterior, no job to big or small, free quotation, local friendly affordable. — Tel. 07707 803703

Picture framing

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

Plumbing services

NEED A PLUMBER? – paulrowlandsplumbing.co.uk 07970 842604

Property maintenance

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.

Removals and storage

THE ATTIC. Man with Van. House clearances, small removals and deliveries. Secondhand furniture bought and sold. Tel. 07855 744041 or (01768) 840657


ROOFING, all areas covered. – Tel. Brian Horn, Tel. 07894 919666 or email [email protected]

Slate products

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

Tree services

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.

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 www.derwentcharcoal.co.uk

Windows, doors and conservatories

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

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


VW campervan, Classic T2 Early Bay, dormobile, 1970, £19,999. — Tel. 07803 243567.


PETS LIFELINE urgently needs homes for CATS: Dusty, grey and white tom, aged 7-10 years; Susie, tabbie tortie, 2 years. If you can help, please phone Joyce – Tel. (017687) 73723.


Land wanted

GRAZING LAND WANTED. Around the Keswick area for alpacas and llamas. Anything considered from hotels to private residence, farms. They will make a great addition to any site. Please contact Terry on (017687) 78328 or [email protected]

Room to let. Telephone (017687)75953.

Public notices

Keswick Red Squirrel Group. Please help us to protect our red squirrel population: If you see a grey squirrel in the Keswick area please let us know on [email protected] with a grid reference or as much location detail as
possible. Thank you.

Keswick Ministries. A new car park has opened at Skiddaw Street in Keswick to help ease parking problems in
that area.

The site which has 70 spaces is situated behind the Keswick Convention building in Skiddaw Street, owned by Keswick Ministries. It can be accessed through the gateway by the Convention Centre. The new car park opens on
the 1st April and is operated by local company, Cumbria Parking Services, which manage car parks in Keswick and throughout the UK. The firm will also manage the car parks at the Rawnsley Centre and the Pencil Factory.
Parking on the site is through a permit system for periods ranging from three days (£15) to one year (£350). Payment can be made online or by phone through Parkonomy, www.parkonomy.com or Tel: 0333 313 000

Cumbrian Coal Mine: Everything You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know.
Comic Book – “The Pit and the Polar Bear (1) “ £5 inc p&p Paypal (& contact)
[email protected]

ALISTAIR CORFIELD would like to thank all the hospital staff following his recent stay in the West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, who were simply wonderful to him during his treatment and recovery. As
a former ambulance man of many years, Alistair cannot speak highly enough of the medical professions selfless devotion to duty, and is also immensely grateful to family and friends for their support during his illness. Now in
his ninetieth year, Alistair is pleased to be back home in Keswick, and can now regularly be seen making his way on his Formula 1 mobility scooter, to the Fitz Park Bowling Club of a morning.

KESWICK FOOTBALL CLUB. Monthly draw winners: 1st — Jonathan Vaillant; 2nd — David Clark; 3rd — Danielle Coates; 4th — J. Hall; 5th — Jonathan Vaillant

Items wanted

JOINERS/ woodworker’s hand tools, quality planes, chisels, tool collections, anvils, etc. Most interesting tools considered. – Tel. John on (01768) 865921.


For sale

PRIDE mobility scooter, as new, 4-8mph, £600 ono. Responses via Box number 002, Herald, Penrith.
HARD WOOD LOGS (Sandyriggs Nursery), GOOD QUALITY. Free delivery, fast service. — Tel. 016973 44275 or mobile 07768 440813. www.croftonlogs.co.uk

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

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

We are still open for same day or next day deliveries. Washers/Dryers/Fridge Freezers/ Cookers/Ovens and lots more. PACKHORSE STEEL LTD
Tel: 017687 74709. Email: [email protected]

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


COUNTRY loving gent, mid 70’s, interests are travel, classical music, gardens and dining out, would like to meet mature lady for friendship and outings. North Cumbria and non-smoker. Apply via box number 001, Herald, Penrith.


Room to let. Telephone (017687)75953.



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


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