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Cumbria Society and Culture

After the Conflict - Cumbrian War Memorials

An exploration of memorials in the county, with photos and comment.

Airfields Then and Now

A guide to the airfields that existed in the Lake District with photographs.

Bendrigg Trust

A residential activity centre specialising in high quality courses for disabled and disadvantaged people, of any age or ability.

Churches Trust for Cumbria

Features a church directory plus advice on the day to day running and conservation of Cumbria's churches.

Cumbria Amenity Trust Mining History Society

Explores industrial mining location and contains details of activities, projects and exhibitions.

Cumbria Community Foundation

Offers grants to groups addressing priority needs across the county; provides advice for donors and grant applicants, with news, resources, and contacts.

Cumbria Local History Federation

Provides a forum for the county's history and related societies and a means of cooperation county-wide activities. Includes an events listing, details of members, and online resources.

Cumbria Local Safeguarding Children Board

A statutory mechanism for ensuring coordination and effectiveness in safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, and promoting their welfare. Describes their role, with resources for children and young people, parents and carers, and workers.

Cumbria Railways

Dedicated to the lost railways of Northern Cumbria which have all closed during the last century. Includes articles, maps and old photographs.

Cumbria Vernacular Buildings Group

Open to individuals and groups that have in an interest in Cumbria's rich building heritage.

Cumbria Young Farmers Clubs

Offering meeting and social event information for young farmers clubs in Cumbria.

Cumbria Youth Alliance

Strategic infrastructure body for the voluntary youth sector in Cumbria. Includes information on training and current projects.

Fell Pony and Countryside Museums

Two virtual museums that explore the history of the Fells Pony, and celebrate the life of Cumbrian country people in bygone days.

Friends of Cumbria Archives (FOCAS)

Formed to assist the Cumbria Archives Service in transcribing, packing and sorting records; includes details of membership, current projects, and links.

Nenthead Chapel Restoration Project

Aims to restore the Chapel and create a vibrant new café and community space in the centre of the village.

Russell W Barnes

Features extensive historical data and photographs of World War II defences throughout Cumbria.

Time to Change (West Cumbria) Project CIC

A community interest company established by Rachel Holliday with the aim to help tackle homelessness in West Cumbria.

Ulverston and Rural Furness Labour Party

Highlights Labour Party activitiy within this constituency, and gives information about councillors, party officers and newsletters.

West Cumbria Domestic Violence Support

The overarching aim of this charity is to break the repeat cycle of domestic abuse in all its forms, and to help make positive changes in people’s well-being. Works across a large rural area, and offers a range of services including the provision of advice, information, guidance as well as one-to-one and group support.

Young Cumbria

Supporting young people and voluntary youth work across Cumbria.

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