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All the sites listed have been visited by us and have been included for either their information/fun content or we have found them to save money and offer good service. If you have found a site that is interesting or fun, we want to know. If you have found a site that will save money or offers a good deal we really want to know.

Colleges in Carlisle
Shopping
Travel
Fun sites
Saving money on utilities
Carlisle related sites
Banking

Colleges in Carlisle

http://www.thinkatcarlisle.co.uk - a guide to the colleges and amenities available to potential students in Carlisle.

http://www.cumbria.ac.uk - Cumbria Institute for the Arts (Formerly Cumbria College of Art and Design).

http://online.unn.ac.uk/faculties/carlisle/index.htm - University of Northumbria - Carlisle Campus.

http://www.carlisle.ac.uk - Carlisle College

http://www.ucsm.ac.uk - St. Martins College

http://www.tap.co.uk - (Course finder) is a site dedicated to finding the right academic course for you.

Shopping

http://www.bookbrain.co.uk - a fantastic site for finding the book you want with a great price comparison feature.

http://www.virgin.com - offers a wide range of money saving products and services.

http://www.goldfish-guides.com - offers price comparison of electrical goods for sale on line.

http://www.shopsmart.com - offers price comparison of books, CDs and DVDs. I have used this often and it is good.

http://www.cd-wow.com - outside special offers I believe this is the cheapest place to find CDs on the net. If they have it, it will cost 8.99 including delivery.

http://www.ansacart.com - offers cheap ink jet cartridges and office goods.

http://www.contacts-direct.co.uk - gives you cheap contacts by post. You will how ever need a current prescription which your optician must give you by law.

http://www.hot-headz.com - Will supply you with the hottest chilli sauce in the world. It livens up any sad meal.

http://www.leatherman.co.uk - You know those little tools that can do anything.

http://www.the-badger-bureau.co.uk - they designed this site you know.

http://www.boysstuff.co.uk - Toys for the boys.

http://www.cowpieclocks.com - Yes, real American cow pats made into clocks.

http://www.absinthe4u.co.uk - This is where you can buy the stuff that Van Gough was drinking when he cut off his ear. It is still illegal to buy in most of Europe.

http://www.redfoxsac.co.uk - Interested in scuba diving, have a look at this local clubs site.

Travel

http://www.gobycoach.com - Whether you are traveling in the UK or Europe.

http://www.kames-hotel.com - Ok so a friend has a hotel on the west coast of Scotland. Expect to walk, sail and get drunk in the bar after a good meal.

http://www.5minutesaway.com - is gathering together a vast list of petrol stations, pubs, restaurants, garages, etc. which are only 5 minutes away from the motorway. Don’t pay those extortionate service station fees.

http://www.petrolbusters.com - Where to get cheap petrol.

http://ukbus.u-net.co.uk - Station Master - another coach booking site

Fun Sites

http://www.friendsreunited.com find out what all your old school/college friends pretend they are up to.

http://www.kentaikarate.co.uk - Learn Karate for self defence and help build confidence, improve fitness and discipline. Beginners welcome.

http://www.palmerproductions.com

http://www.shazam.com - If you hear a song/tune you like in the pub or on TVand don't know what it is, just dial 2580 on your mobile and you will recieve a text back with the name of the song. Charges apply but it really works.

http://www.uk2.net - Is a good site for looking up web names and availability.

http://www.beer.com - Maybe a little American, but has lists of British ales and sites.

http://www.rotten.com - Many disturbing pictures from across the world and DEFINITELY not for the squeamish.

http://www.mateinastate.com - The name says it all.

http://www.twilight3d.com/humour/temp - This happened in a real airport.

http://www.priceless420.com - Lots of drunk people having their picture taken.

http://www.irn-bru.co.uk - Is marketed as the ultimate windup site. It's OK so check it out.

http://www.interactiveunderwear.com - Two very strange Americans will wear and model the underwear you send them.

http://www.boddingtons.com - I like the stuff.

http://www.fucking.at - No this is not a smutty site but a town in Austria.

http://www.destroy-a-toy-land.co.uk

http://www.crazy-bitch.com - You do not want to get on the wrong side of any of these people. It may also give you some ideas.

http://www.bananalotto.co.uk - Free lottery. Takes two minutes and you could win 1,000,000.

http://www.freeuklottery.com - Another free lottery site.

Saving Money on Utilities

http://www.talksense.com - will give you the cheapest phone calls. This is done by monitoring all the suppliers and charging you the cheapest rate. It will however cost you 20 for the box, but this is credited to your account.

http://www.energysaver.com - checks your gas and electricity bills against its data base and tells you which companies will give you a better price.

http://www.servista.co.uk - can lump together all your utilities and charge a competitive price.

http://www.virgin.com - offers a wide range of money saving products and services.

Carlisle Related Sites

http://www.karlsquizzes.net/turf - Karl hosts a pop quiz at the Turf (Next to the Sands Centre) every Tuesday at 9pm.

http://www.club-xs.com - for the nightclub on West Walls and not to be confused with http://www.club-xs.co.uk through which you can book glamour models for photo shoots.

http://www.cumbria-online.co.uk - a very comprehensive site covering everything in the County.

http://www.skiddle.com - A night life and music review site covering Carlisle and Preston.
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http://www.cumbria.gov.uk - is the County Council site. Full of local info and civil service jobs.

http://www.propaintball.co.uk - Run around the countryside and shoot your friends.

http://www.cumberland-sausage.net - A fantastic taste of Cumbria through an original recipe for Cumberland Sausage.

http://www.mood-bars-food.co.uk - The award winning entertainment venue and restaurant on Botchergate.

http://www.madeincumbria.co.uk - Says it all really.

http://www.laserquest.co.uk - Run around a warehouse and shoot your friends.

http://www.hhking.co.uk - for more houses to rent from the estate agent H & H King Ltd.

http://www.warnervillage.co.uk - Warner Village Cinema film times, reviews and online booking.

http://www.struts.co.uk - for fancy dress hire, dancing supplies and all sorts of party decorations

http://www.carlisle-races.co.uk - for a fun day out and information on the current racing fixtures.

http://www.vouvray.demon.co.uk/wallfoot - Relates to a rather nice hotel on the outskirts of Carlisle called The Wallfoot.

http://www.yatesonthe.net - Yates wine lodges.

Banking

http://www.carpetbagger.com - gives information on up and coming windfalls and where you may still be able to qualify.

http://www.alliance-leicester.co.uk

http://www.nationwide.co.uk

http://www.lloydstsb.co.uk

http://www.halifax.co.uk

http://www.firstdirect.co.uk

http://www.rbs.co.uk

http://www.co-operativebank.co.uk

http://www.smile.co.uk

http://www.egg.com

http://www.cahoot.com

http://www.northernrock.co.uk

Have a site that you feel is worth including here, send me an email and I'll check it out.


   
 
   
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
   
   
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