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  1. Get your electric blanket checked for winter Cumbria County Council's Trading Standards and Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service are offering free electric blanket testing sessions across the County.
  2. CDF Minutes 21st January 2015

    CDF Minutes 21st January 2015

  3. Comedy Club - December The Brewery's very own comedy club. December's line-up: Dan Nightingale, Gary Little and Justin Moorhouse
  4. Ja Windermere German Christmas Markets Windermere is hosting a brand new German Christmas Market on 10th & 11th December, there will be a wide range of festive stalls selling fantastic seasonal gifts from knitwear to soaps. There will be delicious food & drinks offerings available all day. There will be live music & on street entertainment. We have asked Santa to come and visit this weekend and he has his very own grotto & reindeers! There is so much to see and do in the area why not make a weekend of it and book accommodation in the area. The festivities will continue into the evening in the bars & pubs in the area.
  5. Cumbria record office Location of Cumbria records office
  6. Going to university

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

  7. CDF Minutes - 18th February 2013

    Minutes of CDF Meeting

    Monday 18th February 2013 at 2pm

    United Reformed Church, Whitehaven

  8. Ways to welfare

    From time to time anybody can find themselves in financial difficulty and in need of a helping hand.

  9. CDF Minutes 18th February 2015

    CDF Minutes 18th February 2015

  10. Felt Garlands For Christmas Using the wet felting technique and some of Marieke's beautiful fleeces and silks, you will create beautiful, unique festive garlands to adorn your house at Christmas. Marieke will guide you through the process and by the end of the day you will have created a festive masterpiece!
  11. Petzl Nightrunner The Petzl Night Runner Grizedale is the 2nd 10k trail run in the series. The start & finish venue is based at Grizedale Visitors Centre which makes it perfect for families and supporters as well as runners. As with all of our Night Running events, fancy dress is actively encouraged and the theme for Grizedale is “Christmas Festivities”. The 10k route goes through the forest so good trail running shoes and a good head torch are required. The course climbs for the first half and then descends back to the finish. The course is heavily marked with reflective signs and marshals. The surface is a mixture of gravel and trail path. The Visitors Centre café is open throughout the evening to ensure all competitors and supporters are well fed and watered. There is also a free 1k children's race with medals for all finishers. Included within your entry is your pay & display parking, bespoke finishers medal, technical race t-shirt & strava competitions.
  12. Market Hall, Egremont

    Located on Market Street off the Main Street , the Market Hall is owned and managed by Egremont Town Council.

  13. Further studying and other options

    Sources of help to plan your studies and future career.

  14. CDF Minutes 25 March 2013

    Minutes of CDF Meeting

    Monday 25th March 2013 at 2pm

    United Reformed Church, Whitehaven             

  15. CDF Minutes 28 May 2013

    Minutes of CDF Meeting

    Monday 28th May 2013 at 2pm

    United Reformed Church, Whitehaven             

  16. CDF Minutes 25th March 2015

    CDF Minutes 25th March 2015

  17. Flats and Sharps Old Fire Station presents Folk Roots and Acoustic. Based in Penzance, Flats and Sharps are perhaps the most talented Bluegrass Band coming out of the UK. Certainly the youngest. Their new album ‘King of Mind’ has been played on BBC Radio Folk on Two and The Bob Harris Show. Last summer, they played ‘Proms in The Park’ in London. This year they are playing the prestigious Cambridge Folk Festival and many other festivals throughout the UK. They tour extensively throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe, headlining many leading Bluegrass Festivals.
  18. Santa Cruise Join Santa and his helpers on board this magical 90-minute cruise through a wintry Windermere wonderland. Aboard a heated modern launch, Santa is there throughout the cruise to join in with the fun and deliver a wrapped present to each child. With Christmas games, music and loads of festive cheer, it's a great cruise that the whole family can enjoy. There is also sherry and mince pies for the adults. To book, simply call 015394 43360.
  19. United Reformed Church Whitehaven

    The church has rooms to hire as well as providing a wide range of services.

  20. Schools and childcare

    Cumbria County Council (CCC) gives information on Copeland and the rest of the county's education services.  Listed below are links to Cumbria County Council's website, and other sites that parents and carers may find useful.

  21. CDF AGM Minutes 23 July 2013

    Minutes of CDF Meeting

    Monday 23rd July 2013 at 2pm

    United Reformed Church, Whitehaven             

  22. CDF Minutes 22 01 14

    CDF Minutes 22 01 14

  23. Luke Jackson Florence Arts Centre tops off a great year of live music with BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nominee, Luke Jackson with support from talented local singer-songwriter Emma Dockeray. It has been a bumper year for live music at Florence Arts Centre in Egremont, with appearances from celebrated local acts alongside established and award-winning touring bands. Their final gig of 2016 is a match of the two with Luke Jackson (who has long been on Florence’s wishlist) and special guest support slot from Whitehaven’s Emma Dockeray. Luke is a singer-songwriter from Canterbury, Kent, who in 2013 was nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for both the Horizon Award for Best Emerging Talent and The Young Folk Category. With a bold, distinctive voice and a sweet, percussive guitar style, Luke is a confident and captivating live performer. His debut album ‘More Than Boys’ was produced by the acclaimed Welsh singer-songwriter Martyn Joseph, and was released in 2012 to great reviews, as was the follow up ‘Fumes and Faith’ in early 2014. In 2015 he released a 7 track EP with his trio, ‘This Family Tree’, which was described in a 5 star Maverick review as ”Two words. Bloody brilliant” and it further reflects his development as both a writer and performer. This year saw the release of Luke’s third long-player, a powerful and impressive collection of songs giving full range to Luke’s beautiful voice and confident musicianship. With comparisons to the likes of Richard Thompson and Jeff Buckley not out of place, Luke has played across the world, recently a spate in gigs in Europe and is no stranger to Cumbria, having played at Carlisle Folk and Blues Club and the Ireby festival over the past few years. This is your chance to see him in the intimate setting of Florence Arts Centre, his rich blend of contemporary songwriting and heartfelt lyrics is going to be a night not to miss. One of the great voices of the new youngsters on the folk scene – and a terrific songwriter too – Mike Harding Florence’s support for local musicians continues with a support slot for the superb Whitehaven singer-songwriter Emma Dockeray; Emma’s exquisite voice and superb skills as a songwriter make her the perfect accompaniment for this night of live music. This year Emma released her eponymous five-track EP featuring her perfectly pitched country and folk-driven pop sings and her gorgeous vocals. For lovers of superb live music, this is a night not to be missed!
  24. Santa Express All aboard! Our favourite 'Santa Express' event returns to the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway for 2016. Come and enjoy a magical journey on-board the 'Santa Express' to meet Father Christmas and explore his Dalegarth grotto. Children will receive a present from Santa and adults get a complimentary tea/coffee/mulled wine a dn a mince pie. Christmas lunches are also available but must be booked in advance when you book your ticket. For more information please visit our website.
  25. Whitehaven Records Office

    Location of the records office and archive centre in Whitehaven.

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