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Fancy yourself as a sporty sponsor?

See below for interesting publicity opportunity:

Young Cockermouth rally driver Richard Barnard, 26, is looking to finish of the 2014 rally season in style by securing a podium finish on the final round of the prestigious Manx Rally Championship, the Pokerstars Rally on November 7th and 8th. Before that he will be competing on a smaller single venue special stage rally as a shakedown for the main event.

Plans for festive event underway

Please see the letter below (which some of you may have received already) about the planned Cockermouth by Candleight event planned for Monday 8 December. Hope you can get involved. Contact Kate, who's looking after the promotion of the event, at 07930 473 971 or kate@blueshadowmarketing.co.uk

Dear Trader

Eat, drink, work your socks off and be merry!

It's nearly time for the biggest weekend of Cockermouth's calendar - Taste Cumbria 2014, taking place from the evening of Friday 26 September, through to the night of Sunday 28 September. Last year 30,000 people basked in amazing weather, wandered through the Main Street producers' market, ate gorgeous grub in the Market Place food court, shopped, ate, drank, met up with family and friends, and generally loved all the town had to offer.

Treat yourself - and help the Kirkgate Centre!

Friends of the Kirkgate invite you to:

Auction of Promises & Amazing Offerings

Friday 19 September 7.30pm

Ever fancied chilling in a villa in Menorca; having a song written for you; learning to fish, dance, make pottery; drive a convertible BMW for a weekend?

Sponsorship opportunities

Cockermouth's Richard Barnard will be competing on the prestigious International Rally Isle of Man in a few weeks.

FSB opens car parking discussions

Please see invitations below from the Federation of Small Businesses.

Dance and dine at Taste Cumbria

As part of this year’s Taste Cumbria food festival, a fabulous fundraising ball is being held in the grounds of the Trout Hotel on the evening of Sunday 28 September. The event is being organised by Cockermouth & District Chamber of Trade and Allerdale Borough Council with all proceeds going to two local good-causes:

Bumper Taste Cumbria Raffle

Tickets are on sale now for the 2014 bumper Taste Cumbria raffle - organised by the Chamber of Trade and Allerdale Borough Council's Town Centre Manager Joe Broomfield. All the proceeds will go to Grub Club, the educational outreach part of Taste Cumbria, and the Cockermouth-based Riversmeet community co-operative.

Michelin-starred chef Simon Rogan has offered dinner for two at Rogan & Company in Cartmel as the raffle’s top prize – and there’s a wealth of other goodies up for grabs too:

Last chance to enter the 2014 CN Business Awards

Thea deadline for entries in the 2014 CN Business Awards is August 8. There are loads of categories and, as well as the prestige if you're shortlisted, you'll get some great publicity. Visit www.cnbusinessawards.co.uk for full details.

 

Taste Cumbria - tickets selling well

Tickets are selling really well for the 2014 Taste Cumbria food festival. It takes place from the evening of Friday 26 September to Sunday 28 September. Full details at www.tastecumbria.com

Two of the Simon Rogan pop-up restaurant sittings are already sold out, and the comedy and music nights in the Trout marquee are going really well - despite the comedians and band not even being announced yet!

Details of the chefs, masterclasses, demos and traders will be released over the coming weeks. 

 

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