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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

Young Carers – One to One Support Project

This Project delivers one to one support to Young carers in Copeland. Support Workers work with young carers to create a bespoke programme, providing opportunities to develop strategies that improve and maintain health and well-being, improve family relationships, increase their self-esteem and confidence and give them opportunities to talk about issues relating to their caring …

Copeland Work & Skills Partnership – Apprenticeship Initiative

This was a partnership initiative driven forward by Copeland’s Work and Skills Partnership to develop apprenticeship opportunities for Copeland residents aged 16+ not in employment, education and training (NEET) and unemployed individuals in other age groups. It also supported an additional number of learners with basic skills / skills for life – numeracy and literacy …

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 …

Rosehill Arts Trust Ltd – Rosehill Redevelopment Phase 1

This project delivered the first stage of the physical redevelopment of Rosehill including: • The restoration of the Oliver Messel designed auditorium • Essential renewal and repairs to the fabric, structure and infrastructure of the building • Improved and enlarged customer service and support facilities (e.g., box office, cloakrooms, heating, ventilation and toilets) for public …

Whitehaven Judo Club – Schools’ Outreach Programme

Whitehaven Judo Club delivered a highly successful three year Schools’ Outreach Pilot Programme in schools throughout Copeland from 2013. Over 1,140 children benefitted from judo sessions in 30 different Copeland schools. This project is a continuation of the original pilot programme providing a service to schools in most localities of Copeland. This is achieved by …

Inspira – ‘Ready For Apprenticeships’

The project, which started in September 2018, will increase the apprenticeship readiness of Year 11 school leavers in Copeland. Through a structured programme of apprenticeship focused information, practical coaching and personal skills development, the project will give participants an ‘extra advantage’ and the best possible chance of benefitting from new oppourtunities in the local labour …