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Case Study: Thanks to the Connecting Cumbria Programme, the arrival of Fibre Broadband has provided a boost to the success of The Tipsy Filly

Connecting Cumbria has made a great deal of progress since starting back in 2013, with the majority of properties in Cumbria now able to access superfast broadband. They continue to expand services to as many communities as they can.

With the arrival of fibre broadband in the village of Waverton it has helped The Tipsy Filly to boost their business.

The Tipsy Filly is a bar with a difference – once a horse trailer this mobile bar provides cocktail masterclasses at events across Northern England and Southern Scotland.

Entrepreneur Helen Askew started the business in 2017 and since then has brought ‘fizz, fun and friends’ together with her famous cocktails at weddings, festivals, fetes and corporate functions.

Helen said: ‘To begin with, the Tipsy Filly offered a bar service but when we saw how overwhelmingly popular it was, we decided to branch out and host our own cocktail master classes’. . .

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