DOREGGER, PETER – Peacefully at home on Wednesday 14th October, aged 93 years. Devoted husband of the late Mary Cynthia, much loved father of Corin and Tessa and beloved Opapa of Saskia and Celia. He will be sadly missed.

SCOON Kathleen Mary – Passed away in the Cumberland Infirmary on Sunday 18th October 2020 aged 91 years. Much loved wife of the late Ken, mother of Janet, Barbara and Roger, nana of Lee, Amelia and James, great grandma of Parthena and good friend to many. Family flowers only. Donations if desired made payable to Friends of the Mary Hewetson Hospital c/o F & W Green Funeral Directors, 19 Eskin Street, Keswick CA12 4DQ.

Thanks for sympathy

ARMSTRONG, James – Cath and family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to everyone who turned out to give Jim such a good send off at Fitz Park Bowling Club last Friday. Special thanks to staff at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, who were so kind and looked after Jim in his final days, also to Clare and the whole team at F & W Green, Funeral Directors. Jim will be sorely missed, but always loved.

TODHUNTER Nancy Christina – The family of the late Nancy Todhunter would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for all their kind expressions of sympathy, cards, flowers and donations. Thanks also to Reverand Andy Murphie for his lovely service and F & W Green Funeral Directors for their guidance and support.


Martin Lawton and Lydia Medus at St Bega’s Church by Bassenthwaite Lake on Friday 25th September. A wonderful day, love from all the family especially those far away.


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.

Ropes and Ladders. Work at Height Specialist. Domestic and Commercial Property Maintenance. Call: 07717 724911 / 01900 826680 Email: [email protected]

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Public Notices

Blencathra Members Draw: £40 J Swainbank; £20 P Thompson; J Lamb £12; M Stevens, A Mattinson R Renaldy, W Woodhead, N Mawbray, R Ewart, J Ostle.

Skiddaw U3A online monthly meeting using Zoom Wednesday October 21st, 10.30am. All welcome. An audience with Liz Stevenson, artistic director of Theatre by the Lake. for Zoom details, contact Tony Marsh at [email protected]. to join, contact Leela Marsh on 72137.


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]

Items wanted

SCRAP — Cookers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, microwaves, boilers, radiators, baths, sinks, stair lifts, gates / posts, guttering, shop fittings, motors, engines, batteries.

• Keswick business
• Fully licensed
• Free collection
• Save on Council fees
• No fridges / freezers / TVs

Items can also be dropped off at Skiddaw Street Warehouse, next to Millbank Garage. —Simon 07789908020, Joe 07881922972.

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

For sale

COMPUTER table, mahogany with shelves, 4ft long x 2ft x 31in high, buyer collects, £50. — Tel. (017683) 54184.

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.


Lady’s Raleigh Pioneer 2, used once, £95. Tel 01931 714567.

For hire

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


GERMAN and French tuition offered by experienced and fully qualified Languages teacher. GSCE and A Level, fully DBS checked. Tel: 07885 503795.

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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