WE shared the news that Carlisle's Old Fire Station is basking in the glory of its most successful year to date.

The venue's managing director, Carlisle's Will Morgan, expressed delight with the previous year and has outlined plans for an even more ambitious year ahead. 

Here's how readers reacted.

John Hastings said: "I've never been myself but as and when I can, I will attend a show that takes my fancy and one day, I would love to perform my poetry on stage there."

Ladyp Pemberton said: "Well done OFS. Bringing music back to Carlisle."

Amanda Desborough said: "Well done team OFS keep up the good work," while Sharon Bradshaw said: "Doing well Will! Nice for Carlisle to have a decent venue with nice people running it."

Chris Campbell added: "Great venue, I’ve attended many events there, fantastic place and always a great vibe."

Olwyn Gibson said: "Will and Maxine have worked so hard to get The Old Fire Station to where it is today. Well done both of you for your hard work and foresight."

Sean Parnaby said: "One of the best venues in the area," while Richard Pape commented: "Had some brilliant nights here. Very nostalgic as well as it was my workplace fire station for over 30 years so pleased it has been put to good use for the community."

One web user said: "Just shows what the possibilities are when you have someone who knows what they are doing. Well done to Will Morgan and his team."