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Competition launched to find enterprising young West Cumbrians

6th December 2022

Called Positive Enterprise, the competition is open to young people living in Allerdale or Copeland and aged between 14 and 25 to help bring their enterprising ideas to life. The … Continue reading “Competition launched to find enterprising young West Cumbrians”

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Cumbria community cost of living crisis grant

28th November 2022

Community groups and organisations across Cumbria are being offered financial support to help relieve the hardship of people who are experiencing financial struggles. The current cost of living is forcing … Continue reading “Cumbria community cost of living crisis grant”

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Giant artwork created with 300 blankets to highlight the Winter Warmth Appeal

14th November 2022

Three hundred blankets were used to create this giant image of a pensioner trying to keep warm. The 24ft long artwork beside Hadrian’s Wall used 300 blankets – one for … Continue reading “Giant artwork created with 300 blankets to highlight the Winter Warmth Appeal”

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Winter Warmth Appeal launched as experts warn of tough winter ahead for Cumbria’s older people

3rd November 2022

Health and care leaders in Cumbria are warning that older people are facing one of the toughest and potentially most deadly winters on record. The soaring cost-of-living crisis means this … Continue reading “Winter Warmth Appeal launched as experts warn of tough winter ahead for Cumbria’s older people”

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Creating Warm Spaces across Cumbria

24th October 2022

Community groups and organisations across Cumbria are being offered financial support to help people keep warm over winter. Working in partnership with Cumbria County Council, Cumbria Community Foundation is offering … Continue reading “Creating Warm Spaces across Cumbria”

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VACANCY – Age Friendly Coordinator

14th October 2022

Post: Age Friendly Coordinator We are one of the county’s leading grant makers, providing much needed financial support to local community groups and initiatives that make a big difference to … Continue reading “VACANCY – Age Friendly Coordinator”

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