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A Helping Hand for Our Furry Friends at Oak tree Animals’ Charity

A Helping Hand for Our Furry Friends at Oak tree Animals’ Charity There were many challenges over the last few months for Oak Tree Animals’ Charity who had a vital role supporting the community and caring for animals in desperate need of help. From their Wetheral base, Oak Tree’s Small Animal Team worked hard to […]

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Two projects set to transform Whitehaven Harbour

Two projects are set to transform Whitehaven harbour. Funded through Sellafield Ltd’s social impact, multiplied programme, the projects will open up the West Cumbrian coastline. Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners are behind the first project, a multi-million pound programme to make Whitehaven the tourism capital of the Cumbrian coastline. The £3.6 million coastal activities centre called The […]

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Songs for Stan! Live stream concert this Saturday featuring Alfie Boe

Carlisle has united as a community to help finance treatment for a two-year-old boy, Stan.  A Just Giving campaign has raised well over half of the £500, 000 needed to send him to Singapore for life-saving treatment. When Stanley’s cancer-T cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia returned for the third time, the family were told there was […]

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Animal Charity plans for reopening of site and Charity Shop

Oak Tree Animals’ Charity at Wetheral Shields is delighted to be opening their site to the public from 17 th June, during the hours of 1.00pm – 4.00 pm, Wednesdays- Friday and 11.00-4.00pm at weekends. There will be social distancing measures in place and plenty of hand sanitizers placed around the site to comply with […]

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Hollywood comes calling to St Bees Community Radio

St Bees Community Radio is excited to welcome their next guests, conductor and composer Gavin Greenaway and his son Callum Greenaway to the radio on Monday 15 June. Gavin is well known across the music and film industry for his collaborations with Hans Zimmer, as well as conducting music for blockbuster films such as Gladiator, […]

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West Cumbria Mining Need Your Support….

West Cumbria Mining need Your Support and are inviting you to get behind them so as to finally get the Green Light and forge ahead… In what has been a roller coaster of a ride lasting four years, the West Cumbria Mining team are once again asking local people to voice their support before June […]

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Cumbrian Actor Is Entertaining Hundreds and Raising Thousands

One Cumbrian born, Hollywood actor is determined to brighten up as many faces as possible, as he continues to serenade hundreds and raise thousands for charity. Billy Walker, of Workington, is a professional actor and singer who like many has been out of the usual work during the Coronavirus pandemic and Billy noticed that there […]

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Cumbria’s Virtual Festival is Back and Raising the Roof

After the huge success of the first “Cumbria’s Virtual Festival”, organisers Liam Moorhouse, James Cowan and Stuart Fleming have been working hard to bring viewers yet another amazing line up Not only will you enjoy some amazing local acts, this time the lads have cast the net far and wide to bring regular and popular […]

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Shine A Light on Neurofibromatosis returns for 2020

May 17 is World Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day when Iconic buildings and landmarks around the world will show their solidarity with those affected by supporting the ‘Shine a Light on Neurofibromatosis’ campaign and lighting up blue on the day.   In the UK alone there are 36,000 people living with the genetic disorder Neurofibromatosis.  There are two […]

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VE Day in Workington

Residents of Workington are being encouraged to participate in the national VE Day community celebrations from the safety of their own homes. Friday 8 th May marks the 75 th anniversary of the end of war in Europe and is an opportunity to honour the sacrifices made by the WWII generation. Communities are being asked […]

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