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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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OAK TREE ANIMALS’ CHARITY HELPS IN THE COMMUNITY

OAK TREE ANIMALS’ CHARITY PROVIDES COMMUNITY HELP DURING THE LOCKDOWN All of us, no matter who we are, are feeling the effects of Covid-19 on our lives. At Oak Tree Animals’ Charity the challenges are many, but they have a vital role to play supporting the community and animals in their region through this period. […]

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Whitehaven Rugby Union pull together for the NHS

Whitehaven Rugby Union have raised over £2000.00 for the NHS in less than a week with  the launch of their Charity NHS Rugby Shirts. The idea for launching the NHS logoed WRUFC shirts was pulled together by current player/committee member, Jordan Mattinson and Youth Chair Glynn Thomson. Jordan said ” We know people are going through […]

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Celebration for the nation this VE Day

Under normal circumstances, we would kick start this upcoming three-day weekend with a range of VE Day celebrations on Bank Holiday Friday.                  Victory in Europe Day celebrates was 75 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the Second World War in Europe with the […]

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Cumbria’s Virtual Festival hailed a Success…

Cumbria’s Virtual Festival hailed as a success and due to return soon… With over £5,700 raised for Hospice at Home West Cumbria during Cumbria’s Virtual Festival, organisers Liam Moorhouse and  James Cowan are planning on bringing it back and this time it’s over two days, May 23rd & 24th.     On Sunday 26th April, […]

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Doorstep Portraits Prove to be a Hit…

Doorstep Portraits raise plenty of smiles and funds for West Cumberland Hospital…   In a bid to raise funds for West Cumberland Hospital, one local West Cumbrian photographer, Hollie Dalton from Ex.Posures Photography has launched Doorstep Portraits covering the Whitehaven area. A simple yet great idea where Hollie would pop round, snap you and yours […]

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Virtual Festival Aims to Raise the Roof and Funds

A virtual festival is coming to Cumbria this weekend in aid of Hospice at Home West Cumbria… On Sunday 26th April a whole host of local talent is set to grace the virtual stage as organisers promise a night of fun and a fantastic array of entertainment. On the evening viewers will be treated to performances […]

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Enter the Cumbria Wildlife Trust Photo Competition

Why not make the most of the weather and take part in our garden wildlife photography competition? Whether your outside space is a window box or a few acres, we’d love to see the wildlife you’re enjoying on your doorstep. We may be in lockdown, but the flowers are in bloom, bees are buzzing, insects […]

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