Tag Archives: outward bound

Minister joins in celebration of voluntary sector

The Minister for Civil Society, Brooks Newmark, visited various organisations for volunteers in the district. Mr. Newmark, MP for Braintree, Essex, was in Cumbria to hear more about achievements in the third, or voluntary, sector, and events were held at the Outward Bound centre, Howtown, and, at Cumbria Council for Voluntary Service and Cumbria’s Third […]

National Citizen Service sends young people out on Outward Bound adventure.

On Monday June 30 we waved goodbye to four teams of 16 and 17-year-olds as they boarded the coach destined for Ullswater Outward Bound Centre. The following Monday we did the same as another 44 young people set off. As the schools break up for summer, thousands of 16 and 17-year-olds are starting their National […]

Chance to have the best Summer ever with the National Citizen Service

Teenagers have the chance to snap up places on this summer’s National Citizen Service (NCS) – a scheme that has led to a Cumbrian organisation creating 60 new jobs. The scheme offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 15, 16 and 17-year-olds at a greatly reduced cost, due to government backing. The personal development programme runs over […]

Summer of a lifetime starts for over 700 young Cumbrians

Young people from all over the North West are preparing to head out on the Summer of a life-time with National Citizen Service. Approximately 2500 teenagers will be on the programme, with over 750 from Cumbria alone. Delivered by Inspira, and now in it’s fourth year, NCS has been designed to help 16 and 17 […]