Information for young people



  1. Copeland Apprenticeship Initiative - Carl Stainton

    Apprentice Name: Carl Stainton

    Employer:  Works 4 You Ltd, Cleator Moor

    Course Undertaking:   Amenity Horticulture (Level 2)

  2. Copeland Apprentice Martin Cole

    Apprentice: Martin Cole

    Employer: Blacksmiths Restaurant, Bigrigg, Egremont

    Course Undertaking: Professional Cookery (Level 2)

  3. Copeland Apprenticeship - Albert Newell

    Apprentice Name:  Albert Newell

    Employer: Mill Garage, Frizington

    Course Undertaking: Motor Vehicle (Level 2)

  4. Copeland Apprentice Daniel Hornby

    Apprentice name: Daniel Hornby

    Employer: Citizens Advice Bureau (Millom)

    Course Undertaking: Business Administration

  5. Things for young people to do in Copeland

    A list of groups and activities for young people across Copeland.


  1. 16 or younger and facing homelessness?

    Advice and help for young people facing homelessness or having problems with housing.

The Beacon

  1. Welcome to The Beacon

    Welcome to the new look Beacon Museum. Want to win a free family pass to the Beacon Museum? Complete our survey to enter.


  1. Five per cent notice 2013

    Legal notice that has to be published every year outlining what five per cent of the population is on a given day in February each year. This figure is then used to determine the validity of any petition received by the council to alter its governance arrangements.


  1. Can you and your friends help the environment? Could you get together with some friends to make a difference to the environment?

Community provided content

  1. Health, disabilities and young people

    Sources of help and advice if you are a young person with questions about health and/or disability.

  2. Too young to vote?

    If you're not old enough to vote, don't worry – there are still ways you can get through to the adults who are in charge of the country and the area where you live!

  3. Volunteering, working abroad and gap year travel

    Different options to consider when thinking about your future.

  4. Work and money

    If you're planning to leave school or finishing university, here's some advice to help you find work and manage your money.

  5. Going to university

    Some ideas of where to go for information to help you plan your university life.

  6. Further studying and other options

    Sources of help to plan your studies and future career.

  7. Copeland Youth Council and Youth Forums

    There are two great ways for you to get involved and influence what goes on in your local community.

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