incorporates the community websites of Dalston,
Caldbeck and Cummersdale,
as well as the Dalston
Show and the Mungrisdale
Writers. Other community sites may be added to the group
in due course. As with all of these community based websites,
it is hoped that as many people as possible will feel moved
valley is rich in history and, over time this community
site will provide an insight into the past. The River Caldew
is some 30 miles in length running through very rich agricultural
land on the Cumbrian Plain before joining the River Eden in
Carlisle. Down through the ages the banks of the River Caldew
have been studded with industrial activity including mines,
mills, breweries, as well as modern factory complexes such
as Nestle in Dalston and Pirelli in Carlisle.
From time to
time we will feature places of great interest. Once such place
is Skiddaw House. AT 1550 feet above sea level, and a good
three miles from the nearest road, the former gamekeeper's
and shepherd's residence is set among the wild Back 'o Skiddaw
fells and is a landmark for weary walkers. You can find out
more about Skiddaw House by clicking here.
You can pin-point its exact location by clicking here.
is supported by local business who can advertise here and
run special sponsorships to promote their products. alongside
are some of the many businesses that support the Caldew group
of community websites. By clicking an ony of these links you
will be taken to the advertiser's webcard. Click
here for more information about advertising on the Caldew.org.uk
Statistics If you have ever wondered if community
websites are well used. Have a look at the January 2007 statistics
for the Dalston community webiste by clicking
here. With approaching 12,000 visitors in January 2007
the Dalston site provides excellent exposure for the site's
advertisers. The month's page analysis shows that the most
popular pages were business related.
is very much in its infancy and is intended to grow rapidly
as more material is provided.