Past Projects

Whitehaven Community Trust ‘Move On’ Accomodation

In 1991, The Whitehaven Youth Trust (formed in 1990) became The Whitehaven Community Trust, reflecting the widening activities of the organisation to encompass the needs of the community as a whole. Whilst running projects that cater for the whole community, the core area of expertise lies in work with young people in particular The Supported …

Egremont Cricket Club – ‘Facility Upgrade’

Egremont Cricket Club has been transformed into a modern fit for purpose clubhouse facility with the completion of a £242,000 building project with the assistance of £80,000 funding from the Copeland Community Fund. Secretary of Egremont Cricket Club, Michael Williams said “Working in partnership with the Cumbria Cricket Board and English Cricket Board, Egremont Cricket …

St. Bees Priory Parochial Council – Old College Hall Restoration Project

The project restored and renovated a Grade 1 listed hall for use for music and drama rehearsal and performance, lectures and conferencing, arts exhibition and a permanent history display . The original building was the Priory chancel (13th century) which was restored to be a lecture theatre for the Theological College in the early nineteenth …

Lake District National Park Authority – Romans in Ravenglass

The project is a community based archaeological investigation focusing on understanding more about the Roman Heritage of Ravenglass, including the Fort, Bath House and Civilian Settlement (Vicus). The work was to be carried out by volunteer groups including members of Muncaster Parish Council, Ravenglass Village Forum, Local History groups, Lake District National Park Archaeology Volunteer …

Millom Network Centre – ‘Providing and Facilitating Business, Educational and Community Services’

The staff of the Millom Network Centre aimed to develop a service hub, thereby bringing more vocational training to the people of South Copeland, supporting new business development, meanwhile helping existing businesses with their sustainability. Paul Stewart, Centre Manager said: “Since the project started in April 2012 with the support of Copeland Community Fund, MNC …

Ennerdale Community Hub – ‘ Fox and Hounds Community Pub’

The community of Ennerdale has been given more than £100,000 from the Copeland Community Fund to bring the village’s facilities back to life. Earlier in the year residents bought shares in the Fox and Hounds pub, which had been closed for five months, renovated it and reopened it as a community pub. Now the aim …

Millom Town Council – Millom Christmas Illuminations

Friends of Millom Station formed in May 2009 and are committed, skilled, experienced and hardworking volunteers whose purpose is to promote and develop environmental improvements in the public space which is clean, sustainable and accessible with benefit to the wider community. The aim of the project was to introduce well designed landscape and public art …

SASRA – ‘Seascale Community Gym’

Local residents across Seascale and surrounding areas have celebrated as funding for a new community fitness centre at the Windscale Club in Seascale was secured in 2011. A partnership between community residents and SASRA raised £160,000. Work to renovate an underused room in the club and turn it into a modern fitness facility started in …

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