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Dens, Daisies & Discoveries takes learning Outside

Dens, Daisies & Discoveries takes learning Outside Primary School Teacher, Josie Carding, has left the classroom, to take learning outdoors. After teaching in an inner city, Carlisle school, Josie has taken the leap to set up her own business ‘Dens, Daisies & Discoveries’, in order to get children more active and reconnected with the natural […]

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New Support Service for over 55’s in Millom and surrounding areas

“Giving our older generation the opportunity to live fulfilled and independent lives, through providing personalised advice and support”. Copeland Age and Advice Service (CAAS) recently announced a formal launch of its brand new, not for profit, Social Enterprise in Millom. The service provides a home visiting service to provide information, advice and guidance to over […]

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Harraby Theatre – Rockets and Returning Heroes

Harraby Theatre – Rockets and Returning Heroes Harraby Community Theatre’s 2020 programme is shaping up as an action-packed affair. Their season kicks off with local heroes Rue and The Rockets on 29th February.  The band are celebrating 60 years in show business and are one of Britain’s longest established acts.  Consisting of the three Slater […]

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Communities Celebrating Together at the Carlisle Culture Bazaar

Carlisle Culture Bazaar is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and the two-day event will take place from 16 – 17 February at the Richard Rose Academy.  Organisers aim to bring minorities together to share similarities and celebrate their differences. It’s also a great opportunity for local people to experience the food, dance, music and […]

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Carlisle Celebrates Music and Drama

Established in 1896 the Carlisle Music and Drama Festival is the second oldest of its type in the country. It runs from Monday the 9th of March until Saturday the 14th in St Cuthbert’s and St George’s United Reform Church and brings performers together from Cumbria, the Border Region and the North East. The festival […]

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A Whitehaven Cafe is Bringing Veterans Together

When Emma Weaver went into partnership with Denver and Sharon Watson in Truly Scrumptious Cafe in Whitehaven she was always planned to offer free meetups for armed forces veterans. “My husband Chris served 26 years in the Royal Artillery and he used to attend a breakfast club in Darlington.  He found it beneficial and always […]

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The Big Freeze – Golden Sands New Years Dip

Images by Mike McKenzie Not everyone fancies a midwinter dip in the Solway… but then not everyone is part of the Golden Sands Polar Bear Club.  They are back for their 22nd charity swim this New Years Eve and invite everyone to take a plunge in Whitehaven Harbour to see 2019 out in style. The […]

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The Samaritans are always there

Call them on 116123 Samaritans have run a service in West Cumbria since 1967 and their primary purpose is to provide support for those in distress and who may be suicidal.  Most callers are not suicidal but have problems and issues they struggle to cope with. Christmas is often a time when there is more […]

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Copeland Age and Advice Service (CAAS) – Help When it Matters

With over 120 referrals in their first month, the launch of Copeland Age and Advice Service (CAAS) highlighted how desperately needed the service is in our area. Cleator Moor based CAAS covers the whole of Copeland and is a not for profit, Social Enterprise that provides information, advice and guidance to over 55’s in relation […]

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Copeland MP Trudy Harrison to host third Skills Fair

Copeland MP Trudy Harrison to host third Skills Fair. School leavers and jobseekers searching for their dream career are invited to Trudy Harrison’s Copeland Skills Fair. The MP is looking forward to holding the annual event which is aimed at raising aspirations and demonstrating to young people, jobseekers and those looking to re-train, the opportunities […]

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