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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.


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.


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.