South Lakes Projects
Funding Received: £772.50 (Phase 3: 1 April 21 - 31 March 22)
Project Outline: Headway South Cumbria is a charity that supports families who have suffered the effects of a brain injury. The charity provides support across the South Cumbria area with groups operating in the Barrow and Kendal areas. Read more here
Funding Received: £2712.00 (Phase 4: 1 April 22 - 31 March 23)
Project Outline: Following on from the success of their Dementia Friendly Walking groups supported by the Tackling Inequalities Fund in 2020, members of the group expressed an interest in developing a social table tennis club.
Several members referred to how they played Table Tennis when they were younger and really enjoyed it. There was a desire to rekindle that youthful spirit and have a go again as many felt this would be a fun and supportive activity. Read more here
Funding Received: £4740.00 (Phase 4: 1 April 22 - 31 March 23)
Project Outline: Ulverston Canoe Club is a small, volunteer led club and registered charity. Based in South Cumbria the club has ready access to the lakes, rivers, and coast, offering a wide variety of paddling and social opportunities.
The club were keen to reach new audiences and attract members by seeking to work more closely with a range of partner organisations within the local community. Read more here