On Tuesday 11 December, Cumbria Alcohol and Drugs Advisory Service (CADAS) are holding their first ever Charity Bake Off. Competition is bound to be tough as we know that we’ve got some wonderful bakers among our supporters but don’t let that put you off. We’ve got three categories – professional, amateur and under-18 – and it only costs £5 to enter. Prizes include a signed picture of Noel Fielding, a […]

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We’re beginning to get really excited about this year’s Christmas Auction at St George’s Church on Thursday 6 December. There’s a real buzz around celebrating the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service and moving to our new home. Thank you to our hugely supportive local businesses who are donating all sorts of generous prizes. If you’d like to help us collect those prizes or set up on the day – or […]

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We’re delighted to announce the appointment of three new Trustees this autumn – Sarah Playforth, Judith Robinson and Keith Talbot. They all live locally and strengthen the expertise and experience of the board. They join Colin Greaves (Chairman), Marilyn Molloy (Vice Chair), Tony Wade (Treasurer), Fiona Nelson, Paul Rodman and Marilyn Wadsworth on the Board. Read more about the team here.

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The sixth Kendal Winter Shelter begins on Monday 19 November at the Salvation Army. It will rotate around six Kendal church venues until Friday 10 March, offering welcome, warmth, good food and real friendship to those who need it. About 100 volunteers will take part in running the Shelter this year and many others will cook, bake and donate supplies and supermarket vouchers to help the Shelter function. Everyone is […]

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