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TV presenter swaps motorbike for mountain bike

Date: Tuesday 30th June 2015
Left to right: Joe Whitaker, Antony Penny, Guy Martin and Ian Proud.

MOTORBIKE racer and TV personality Guy Martin was described as "a man true to his word" when he joined Penrith cyclists for the final leg of a sponsored off-road coast-to-coast ride.

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Footpath opening ceremony packs a punch

Date: Monday 29th June 2015
John and Elaine Parkinson walk on the new footpath between Unthank and Skelton accompanied by giant Punch, Judy and Baby puppets.

A FOOTPATH between Unthank and Skelton was officially opened amid a carnival atmosphere as 130 people of all ages walked the route.

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Eden communities fly flag to show support for Armed Forces Day

Date: Friday 26th June 2015
With the Armed Forces Day flag outside Penrith Town Hall are Malcolm Temple (Eden Councils armed forces champion), Mike Tonkin (council chairman) and representives from the council and Penrith RAFA and Royal British Legion branches, and ex-servicemen and guests.

PEOPLE from Eden participated in flag-raising ceremonies in Penrith and Appleby on Tuesday as part of a countrywide series of events to recognise the country’s armed forces which culminate in National Armed Forces Day on Saturday.

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