Archives for April 2009

Earthquake in Ulverston, Cumbria

The earth moved for inhabitants of the Lake District fringe market town of Ulverston in Cumbria today as an earthquake hit. Measuring in at 3.7 on the Richter scale, the tremor was severe enough to cause noise and shaking in buildings, but no damage is known to have been caused. Rumours that the newly erected […]

Laurel and Hardy Statue Unveiling in Ulverston

We don’t often highlight upcoming events on Discover The Lake District but make an exception for the forthcoming unveiling of the new Laurel and Hardy statue sculpted by Graham Ibbeson. Mr Ibbeson seeems to have carved out a career for himself producing sculptures of deceased comedians, having previously immortalised Eric Morecambe in Morecambe, Benny Hill […]