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Midsummer Music

Midsummer Music “Where words fail, music speaks” (Hans Christian Anderson) On Saturday 25th June at St Mary Magdalene, Hayton, some of Northern Cumbria’s best professional and amateur musicians will come together to celebrate midsummer with a programme of beloved, well-known, classical works and light-hearted jazzy pieces.  This time last year we still didn’t know whether […]

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Beacon lighting celebration outside Carlisle Castle

Beacon lighting celebration outside Carlisle Castle at 10pm on Thursday 2 June Carlisle is proud to be part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacons on Thursday 2 June 2022. Carlisle City Council is playing its part in the lighting of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacons in the first special event celebrating Her Majesty, The Queen’s 70th […]

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Young creatives invited to new career festival

Young creatives invited to new career festival Well Whitehaven is inviting artistic young people to ‘Creative Pathways’ – a new festival set to inspire people aged 14 to 21 to pursue a career in creative industries. The event will host three industry workshops on July 1 at Whitehaven Rugby League Club – with sessions running […]

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COMMUNITY CANCER SERVICE URGES PATIENTS TO ACCESS VITAL SUPPORT

SPECIALIST WEST CUMBRIA COMMUNITY CANCER SERVICE URGES PATIENTS TO ACCESS VITAL SUPPORT ON THEIR DOORSTEP A pioneering West Cumbrian community nursing project is up and running and urging anyone affected by cancer to reach out and receive the vital care and support that is available to them. The Macmillan Community Cancer Nursing Service (MCCN) – one of […]

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‘Reach Out’ Health and Wellbeing Event heads to Workington

Workington Town Council is holding a free health and wellbeing ‘Reach Out’ event in Vulcan Park on Saturday 14th May from 11:00am to 4:00pm.  Supported by The National Lottery Community Fund, ‘Reach Out’ coincides with Mental Health Awareness week and will bring together businesses, charities, organisations and individuals who all have something to offer in […]

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GDF events focus on what matters to local people

Mid Copeland GDF Community Partnership is holding a series of events to talk about what a Geological Disposal Facility could mean – with experts answering questions on the subjects which matter most to local people. Following feedback from three weeks of drop-ins held in March, these larger scale events will focus on the areas people […]

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Skills Hub Cumbria

Skills Hub Cumbria – A NEW consortium of Cumbria’s colleges and university aims to be at the forefront of tackling the skills gap in the county. Skillshub Cumbria is a collaboration between Carlisle College, Furness College, Kendal College, Lakes College and University of Cumbria to put the needs of employers at the heart of the […]

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Shop at Oak Tree Animals’ Charity

Shop at Oak Tree Animals’ Charity Oak Tree Animals’ Charity is a wonderful charity based in Carlisle. Founded in 1909 by Francis Cox who was campaigning for better working conditions for pit ponies. Today it has grown and expanded and the fantastic team now helps hundreds of animals year after year. In recent years they […]

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Lakes College – Ready. Respectful. Potential.

Lakes College – Ready. Respectful. Potential. Lakes College aims to be truly life-changing for Cumbrians – and has a track record of doing just that over the past two decades. The college has been serving the community for more than 20 years at Lillyhall and for many years as West Cumbria College before that. What […]

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Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service donate fire engine to support Ukraine

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service donate fire engine to support Ukraine Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) will be joining a convoy of fire and rescue service vehicles to set off for eastern Europe on Tuesday 3 May to support firefighters working on the frontline in Ukraine. Cumbria FRS are donating a fire engine and […]

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