Family's heartache after Carlisle hotel goes into receivership
Last updated at 11:40, Monday, 28 May 2012
A family face losing everything after the hotel they ran for more than 40 years has gone on the market.
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Having worked at this hotel as a school girl nearly 30 years ago I am very sad to read this. Mrs Lowther (Mary) was the most hardworking person I have ever met and has devoted her life fully to this family business. They do not deserve to lose their business and homes in this way and instead the banks should be looking for alternative solutions. After all a million is nothing compared to some bankers bonuses!
sad news.Local family run businesses are based on aspiration and in the cold light of day are traditional in there ideas.Therfore change is always not in keeping with market demands.I can only wish them well.
maybe this is a stupid idea, but cumbria park, if i remember correctly is approx 32-54 scotland road. ok, thats about 12 houses, and maybe victorias leasure too, thats maybe 1 extra house. these houses are worth about 200,000 each?. i think if i was in this situation i would have tried to convert some of this back to a house/s, if possible. i can see premier or a rich builder buying it up. i know it would have cost money to convert..