AGM and Conference 2023 – taking the pulse of Health in Cumbria

Our AGM and Conference took place on 29 November, at Kendal Rugby Club. Nearly 100 attendees gathered to hear about our activity during 2022-23 and to participate in our conference: Health of the Sector and Health in the Sector. We were joined by guest speakers, whose expertise and presentations provided a fascinating and thought-provoking insight […]

2022-23 Annual Review – rising to the challenges

We’re delighted to be publishing our 2022-23 Annual Review. Covering the period from April 2022 to March 2023, it features reports on a huge range of activity across the year. Our Chief Executive, David Allen, describes the period as containing many challenges, including the aftermath of the pandemic, continued social isolation, increases in ​NHS waiting […]

Over 10,000 people to benefit from local funding in Barrow to tackle loneliness

We’re excited to part of the new Furness For You partnership, increasing volunteering and tackling loneliness in the area. The partnership is a collaboration between 10 different organisations that are dedicated to focusing on reducing chronic loneliness across Barrow-in-Furness. Funded by the Know Your Neighbourhood Fund, together, the partnership will tackle isolation and increase community […]

Funding from UK Shared Prosperity Fund to help support voluntary organisations

Cumbria CVS are delighted to have been awarded £259,151 by Westmorland and Furness Council from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. With our unique knowledge and experience of supporting the third sector and partnership working, we will deliver this project by recruiting Development and Volunteering Officers. They will provide a person-centred, asset-based approach to volunteering and […]

Health and Wellbeing News, Events and Opportunities – November 2023

Welcome to Cumbria CVS’s Health and Wellbeing News, Events and Opportunities for November 23. This page will be updated regularly, so we are delighted you have landed here today and hope that you will keep coming back for updates during the month. To catch up on our News, Events & Opportunities from October 2023, click […]