THE Thompson family of Whitehaven lost two sons, Joe and Billie, in World War One. A third son, John, was badly injured but survived and returned home.
GOSFORTH Village Hall hosts the annual Cumbrian art exhibition over the August Bank Holiday weekend – giving art lovers the chance to buy original work.
A JAMAICAN poet will be reading at Cleator Moor Library next Wednesday. Kei Miller, pictured, teaches creative writing at The University of Glasgow and his poems are described as “beautifully musical and possess an incantatory power’’.