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Old Year New You with the 1:1 Diet by Cambridge Weight Plan

Why wait until the new year to make the resolution to lose weight when Irene Lawrence from the 1:1 Diet by Cambridge Weight Plan believes your chances of success are increased if you’re motivated before Christmas. “Between the beginning of November and Christmas you could lose at least a stone with our plan. With visible […]

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Charity Quiz Night at ‘Cakes and Ale Cafe’

Carlisle’s brainboxes are urged to get their thinking caps on for this month’s Charity Quiz Night at ‘Cakes and Ale Cafe’. Taking place from 7pm on November 29th the event will raise vital funds for medical aid in some of the world’s most besieged territories. The quiz night is the latest in a series of […]

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Help For Heroes

Remembrance goes far beyond the 11th of the 11th for our ex-services personal.  Anything might trigger painful memories for people who have made sacrifices for their country.  We have compiled a list of organisations, local and national, that are here for you or a family member every day of the year. Forces Link – Carlisle […]

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WCM – PROJECT UPDATE NEWSLETTER – NOVEMBER 2019

CEO Update As you may be aware, Tim Farron, MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale, submitted a request for call-in of the planning decision to the Secretary of State immediately following Cumbria County Council’s unanimous planning committee decision in March. Last Friday, the WCM team received news from Copeland MP, Trudy Harrison, that the request for […]

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Join WCDSSG for their Support and Development conference

West Coast Down’s Syndrome Support Group are presenting the SEND Support and Development conference on the 9th of November at Energus in Lillyhall.  WCDSSG are a local charity who offer support to children, young adults and their families. They are a small group of parents of children who have Down’s Syndrome living in West Cumbria. […]

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Take a bit quiet time at Carlisle Cathedral  

Christmas is a celebration but it can also be a very stressful time for people.  A short walk from the bustling crowds in the markets, shops and arcades is the Cathedral.  Open all day it’s free to enter and welcomes everyone of any faith and of none. So if you feel the urge for a […]

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Underneath the Christmas Lights

The Christmas Light Switch on brightens up a wintery day and is a wonderful way of bringing a whole lot of colour to town on these dark nights.  We have compiled a complete list of Christmas light events in our area. 17 November You’ll hear ‘Stay Another Day’ by East 17 a couple of times […]

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Copeland MP urges constituents to apply for parks funding

Copeland MP Trudy Harrison is encouraging her constituents to apply for funding from a Government pot to revive rundown green spaces or create ‘pocket parks’. Championing the crucial role parks and green spaces play at the heart of our communities, the Government this week launched a £1.35 million fund. Bidding has now opened for the […]

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A Blue Plaque for Britain’s First Black Policeman

It was believed that Norwell Roberts, who joined the Metropolitan Police in 1967, had been Britain’s first black police officer.  However, in 2006 Cumbria Constabulary revealed the employment records of John Kent over 130 years earlier. John Kent held a role in the Maryport police force from 1835 to 1837 before being transferred to Carlisle. […]

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Great events coming up for Oak Tree Animals’ Charity

WALK over fire and glass, scare yourself silly or indulge in a night around the casino table as a north Cumbrian animal charity prepares for a month of excitement. Oak Tree Animals’ Charity, based at Wetheral Shields, has a fun-packed few weeks ahead of it, as the Charity prepares for one of the busiest times […]

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