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Children's hospice Jigsaw gets boost from young professionals

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Athletes do Cumbria proud after completing the Brathay 10in10

Runners pushed themselves to the limit of physical endurance when they set out to conquer 10 marathons in 10 days.

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Apprentice team in running for national award

A team of apprentices are in the running for a prestigious award for their campaign launched in memory of an Ulverston schoolboy.

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Runners to tackle UK’s ultimate endurance event

Sixteen people take first of 330,000 steps towards completing 10 marathons in as many days as they pledge to raise £91,000 for Brathay Trust.

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Love a Challenge? Choose Cumbria

Participants in four major outdoor challenges taking place during May are being urged to conquer their career ambitions in Cumbria too.

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Walking With The Wounded aiming for biggest year yet

The Lake District charity challenge returns this May.

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Concert raises funds for Jo’s Appeal

​Talented musicians have raised £100 towards the charity Jo’s Appeal in a concert featuring recitals, monologues and songs from the musicals.

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Team registration for 2017 Keswick to Barrow walk opens

Registration for teams wanting to take part in the 2017 Keswick to Barrow and Coniston to Barrow walks is now open.

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Brathay Apprentice Challenge underway in Cumbria

Apprentices are competing to become the apprentice team of the year in this year's Brathay Apprentice Challenge, run by the Ambleside-based charity.

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College raises charity cash for community at Christmas

Students and staff from across Furness College’s two campuses have raised hundreds of pounds to help others in the community at Christmas.

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Keswick to Barrow committee to give away record-breaking sum to charities

A landmark year for a fundraiser has proven cause for a double celebration, as organisers prepare to give away a record-breaking amount of money.

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Teams complete charity cycle challenge

Teams from Kimberly-Clark and University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) cycled 50 miles for the Tour De Furness.

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Ulverston company supports charity cycle challenge

Ulverston firm Bender UK are supporting fundraisers who are cycling from London to Paris to raise money for the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group.