Blog

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29 Mar 2018, 15:58
Working as we do locally with service users in the gardens at Westmorland General, Sandgate, Stramongate and St Mark’s Primary schools is always an inspirational time.
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29 Mar 2018, 15:30
What a lovely invitation I received recently to attend the plaque unveiling of the “Friends Of Westmorland“ recognising the hard work over the 70 years of fundraising to the value of 2 million pounds!
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12 Feb 2018, 14:55
Congratulations to our team and the staff and students at Stramongate Primary School, who have achieved the RHS School Gardening Awards Level 5!
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25 Jan 2018, 10:37
We as a small local charity are looking to replace our treasurer after our current ambassador is stepping down after 5 years of supporting us.  
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18 Jan 2018, 16:47
Over the past five years we have been working on the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Project in many locations with community volunteers children, young people and adults.
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8 Jan 2018, 16:18
Chestnut Community Events is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.
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19 Dec 2017, 14:55
Episode 4 of Sam's Vlog, in which he shares the preparations that he and some of our other ambassadors have been making for Christmas!
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15 Dec 2017, 09:52
As part of our Social Action funded by Cumbria Community Foundation our young people are gathering and making items for the fabulous Christmas Tree Fest at Kendal Parish Church.
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15 Dec 2017, 09:44
A huge thanks to Santander for awarding us with their Discovery Grant, that has funded the Happy Holidays stress busting tips.
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15 Dec 2017, 09:07
In December 2015, our office in the Kendal Sea Cadet unit was flooded when Storm Desmond hit Cumbria. Thanks to the Cumbria Community Foundation, we've made an amazing recovery.