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Make Memories this Easter at Fletcher’s Funds Family Fun Day

Fletcher’s FUNd – a small local charity set up in memory of a special little boy, Fletcher Fisher, from Carlisle – invites the whole family to their Family Fun Day this Easter. The charity’s second annual Family Fun Day will take place on Monday 2 April (Easter Monday) at Caldew Secondary School in Dalston. The […]

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New Voyage for Whitehaven as Tall Ship Makes Town its Next Port of Call

The town is about to embark on a new adventure as the Tall Ship Pelican prepares to dock in Whitehaven harbour. The arrival of a magnificent tall ship in Whitehaven harbour will make waves over the Easter weekend and it is set to become a regular appearance. Originally named ‘Le pelican’, the ship was built […]

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Free Family Fun at Moorclose Community Centre

Workington Town Council will be hosting a family fun day at Moorclose Community Centre on Saturday 31st March 2018 from 1pm – 4pm. This will be the first of four fun days the Council will be putting on in 2018 and will include spring crafts, storytelling, birds of prey, sports, chalk art, face painting, glitter tattoos, and […]

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Join To Dig And Help Preserve Local Landmark Jane Pit

Residents of Workington are being invited to take part in an archaeological excavation at local landmark Jane Pit, to help unearth more about the town’s past while also contributing to its future. Originally built in 1844, Jane Pit is a distinctive local landmark and an iconic reminder of the town’s industrial history. In the 18th and […]

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Funding available For Workington in Bloom

Grants of up to £500 are available for community gardening or environmental projects in Workington. The fund has been made available by Workington Town Council in support of the ‘Workington in Bloom’ project. Workington in Bloom aims to make the town brighter and more environmentally-friendly by planting and improving floral displays, encouraging biodiversity, and supporting […]

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New date for Oddsocks’ performance at Workington Hall

Oddsocks will bring fun and laughter to Workington Hall once again on Friday 29th June 2018 with a performance of Romeo and Juliet.  The original date advertised of 1st September clashed with other touring commitments, so get this new date in your diary to ensure you don’t miss out! Attendees will be encouraged to bring blankets, seats, […]

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Successful fundraising at Mayor’s Civic Dinner

 The Mayor of Workington, Cllr Ann Bales, raised a total of £1,009.50 at the Civic Dinner for her chosen charities – Cystic Fibrosis Trust and Team Isla.  The moneyraised came from ticket sales, raffle and donations. The Civic dinner, which was held on Friday 23rd February at Hunday Manor Hotel, was attended by 62 people who […]

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World champion to Host Swim Masterclass at Better, Workington Leisure Centre

Olympic silver medallist and two-time world 10 km open water swimming champion Keri-anne Payne will be hosting a swimming masterclass at Workington Leisure Centre on Saturday 17th March 2018. The session will see 40 children from both Workington and Cockermouth Swimming Clubs enjoy a masterclass pool session followed by a Q&A with Keri-anne Payne herself, where […]

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Carlisle Lake District Airport Unveils Airline Partner

Travellers can look forward to flights connecting Carlisle and the Lake District with the South East of England, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland from June 4, with Carlisle Lake District Airport (CLDA) unveiling Loganair, Scotland’s Airline, as its airline partner today. Loganair will operate eight flights per-day across the working week and a total of […]

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Keswick to Threlkeld 5km Challenge Launched

The Lake District Foundation has launched a special 5km challenge to raise funds to reconnect the Keswick to Threlkeld railway path. The Lake District Foundation is inviting everyone to get involved in their latest fundraising initiative, no matter where you are in the world. This is a call to all lovers of the Lake District […]

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