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Annual General Meeting & Community Led Housing Event - 30 Oct 2019
ACT AGM and Community Led Housing Event at Crosby on Eden Parish Hall on 30th October. The event will include a key note address from The Right Reverend James Newcome Bishop of Carlisle, information on the new Community Led Housing Hub, and examples of communities who are succeeding in addressing local affordable housing issues in their community. There will also be a discussion on the opportunities and challenges for policy makers, communities and people in housing need in rural communities.
ACT Gazette Autumn / Winter 2019 - 4 Nov 2019
The latest ACT Gazette newsletter is available to read now. Visit ACT Gazette and take a look.
Kind Cumbria Day - 13 Nov 2019
On the 13th November it is World Kindness Day, so as part of the #KindCumbria campaign we’ll be encouraging people to think about random acts of kindness and celebrating this on 13th November with our own very special ‘Kind Cumbria Day’. Read more to find out how you can get involved.
Community Resilience Network and Flood Groups Network Meeting - 18 November 2019
Community Resilience Network and Flood Groups Network Meeting, 1th November 5pm - 8.30pm, including supper at Stoneybeck Inn, Penrith. Read more for details and how to book a place.
On the 13th November it is World Kindness Day, so as part of the #KindCumbria campaign we’ll be encouraging people to think about random acts of kindness and celebrating this on 13th November with our own very special 'Kind Cumbria Day'. Read more to find out how you can get involved.
The census rehearsal is in full swing and residents are being urged to complete their questionnaires online or at a community hub in Carlisle. The rehearsal will enable the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to test some of the systems and processes it has put in place ahead of the digital-first 2021 Census.
Join our dedicated team of community development staff. You will predominately be working with communities in Allerdale and Copeland. Flexible 22 - 28 hours per week – starting salary of £23,836 per annum, pro rata. The office is based in Penrith with options to work from home after probationary period.
The application date to enter has been extended to 5pm on 14th October 2019.
ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) is holding a community innovation competition in memory of a past colleague. Geoff Brown worked with ACT for over 25 years, many of those as the Manager of the very successful Fells and Dales LEADER programme. He was also well known for his knowledge about Herdwick Sheep.
A one off celebration of community innovation in memory of our colleague Geoff Brown who was a renowned innovator and worked for, and with ACT for many years. This £100 award will be made to a project in recognition of the work of a team or individual that has in the year 2018/19
ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT) launched the new Cumbria & Lancaster Community Led Housing Hub at an event in Glenridding Village Hall last week (Thursday 18 July). Speakers included Jo Lavis of the National Community Land Trust Network and Phill Roberts of Keswick Youth Centre Services.
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