Category Archives: Causes

He’s Dunnery it again!

Rachael Grealish reports on the annual charity fest that supports the CKDCF HE’S toured the world, had a string of hit records and had his talent loved throughout generations, but…

Our country deserves a national health service – not a notional one

Revd Richard Lee There was a Public Meeting in Whitehaven last month, concerning the tempo and quality of the Acute Clinical Services provision in the West Cumberland Hospital. Whatever the…

Recognition to ten outstanding volunteers!

Recognition has been given to ten outstanding volunteers for exceptional commitment to the conservation of wildlife in Cumbria. Stella Cookman, from Seascale, was honoured for her longstanding commitment to Cumbria…

Time for a new cycle of Tanzumbrians!

Though there were some sad goodbyes at the end of the last Cumbria-Rungwe Community Link outward trip in summer, positive prospects have once again on the horizon as the cycle…

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Tour de even Moor-er!

Roaming reporter, Rachael Grealish, takes on the task of telling us what it’s like to take part in a Sportive. BRADLEY Wiggins would have had a run for his money…

Swimming round Britain for 24 years!

Rachael Grealish meets up with Gay Eastoe as she finishes the equivalent of swimming around Britian. Local mum-of-four, Gay Eastoe, 60, has a gained a list of accomplishments a mile…

Jon’s poised to have a crack at world record

Rachael Grealish reports on a world record attempt by Sella Park chef John Fell that no one will be able to scotch! THERE’S been some strange, quirky and simply amazing…

Turning the past into an opportunity!

Rachael Grealish tours they former Whitehaven YMCA as it undergoes redevelopment. THE YMCA in Whitehaven is to undergo a major revamp over the next 12 months in order to create…

Our reporter discovers her own Watergate conspiracy!

Atta girl! Rachael demonstrates her commitment to Egremont 2Day by taking on the ice bucket challenge! THE #IceBucketChallenge has taken Cumbria by storm these past few weeks as it seems…

Northern Ireland has lessons for those working on Gaza conflict

Alan Alexander tries to make sense of the madness taking place in Gaza GAZA: no one can have missed the blood, injuries and helplessness of the Palestinians as Israel punishes…