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Past Projects

Santon Bridge Village Hall – Hall Rejuvenation

Santon Bridge Village Hall was in desperate need of an upgraded heating system. Even on a reasonably warm spring day the main room was so cold it got into your bones and winter was even more uncomfortable. The village hall committee fully investigated a range of heating/insulation options and had selected which is the best …

South Whitehaven Youth Partnership (S.W.Y.P.)

A new youth organisation, South Whitehaven Youth Partnership, has been developed to meet the needs of young people in South Whitehaven (Woodhouse and Mirehouse). The project will deliver neighbourhood youth work to children and young people ages 8 to 25. Youth led programmes and informal workshops will offer personal development opportunities and accreditations. Jacq Cardy, …

Distington Community Amateur Sports Club

The club is the hub of the local community with lots of social activities for all ages and was in a poor state of repair as there had been little improvement since it was built in the mid 80’s. Funding was requested to carry out improvements to provide a modern, sustainable, accessible and fit for …

Every Life Matters – Suicide Safer Copeland

Every Life Matters was founded in November 2018 by a group of individuals either personally affected by suicide or from the local Third Sector with a specific interest and expertise in suicide prevention. Their aim, to take a fresh, innovative and long term approach to suicide prevention and suicide bereavement support in Cumbria. A key …

Signal Film – Copeland Digital Arts

Copeland Digital Arts is a programme of workshops, courses, events and community exhibitions in partnership with Copeland venues, community groups and schools. The aim is to inspire, engage and upskill those most in need within Copeland. This includes improving skills and life chances, developing confidence, pride and enjoyment in life and transferable ICT skills for …

Copeland Age & Advice Service (C.A.A.S)

From being made redundant and highlighting a gap in service provision Becky and Lesley have set up CAAS as a Community Interest Company. To carry out full holistic assessment of need for the over 55s. Providing individuals with Information, Advice and Support. To help individuals to retain or regain their health & independence within the …

Home to Work Ltd. – Skills 4 You

The project enables Skills 4 You leaners to actively engage in real life work settings by working within workshops creating up-cycled and hand crafted items which can then be sold at market stalls to the public. Karen Jones, Managing Director at Skills 4 You “We aim to encourage thinking differently, to problem solve and stop …

Copeland Youth Providers Network – Development Worker

The aim of the Youth Providers Network is to support neighbourhood youth work providers who deliver direct face-to-face youth work within Copeland. The network have worked in partnership on projects that have benefitted young people locally including Friday Night Project where young people attended Friday Night Provision with the overall aim of reducing anti-social behaviour. …

Ennerdale Hub Ltd – The Gather Long Term Sustainability

The Gather is a cafe, shop and community space owned by Ennerdale Hub Ltd. The Gather’s previous manager left at the end of February 2018. This role was part paid (10 hours per week) from revenues and part paid from the Power to Change fund. The remainder of the role was undertaken by volunteers when …

Active Cumbria – Whitehaven Parkrun

Parkrun is extremely popular throughout the UK and has been the inspiration from getting many people from inactivity to activity. Whitehaven Park Run launched on 30th June 2018, stretches 5 kilometres from Whitehaven Cycle Track to Moor Row, out, and back, using the C2C cycle path, and takes place every Saturday.

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