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 2022 walk day is the May 7th

The Walk Day In Case of Emergency (ICE) phone number has changed. It is now 0777 888 4020. The new number will be printed on lanyards and route cards.

Approved charities

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When entering a team for the walk, team co-ordinators will be able to to nominate up to three of the charities and good causes listed below to receive the donations made on behalf of the team.

Charity Name Charity Number Biography
Sarcoma UK

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Sarcoma UK is a national charity that funds vital research, offers support for anyone affected by sarcoma cancer and campaigns for better treatments. It is the only cancer charity in the UK focusing on all types of sarcoma.

Our mission is to ensure everyone affected by sarcoma receives the best treatment, care, information and support available and to create the treatments of the future.

Save Grange Lido

Grange Lido is a very rare Art Deco swimming pool in a spectacular position in South Lakes looking over Morecambe Bay.

The Lido is a much loved community asset which has a place in the hearts of people locally and across the country. Since closure 25 years ago, it has been threatened with being filled in and desperately needs some TLC.
We are progressing imaginative proposals to transform it into a vibrant community owned leisure facility with a restored 50m pool at its heart. Our plans can become reality with support from you, our community and Council.

Save the Children

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Save the Children works in more than 120 countries, including the UK. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.

Our vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation.

We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Scotty's Little Soldiers

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Scotty’s Little Soldiers is a charity dedicated to supporting children & young people who have lost a parent whilst serving in the British Armed Forces.

Inspired by the experience of Army widow Nikki Scott following the death of her husband Cpl Lee Scott in Afghanistan in 2009, the charity is currently providing assistance to hundreds of bereaved Forces children around the UK.

Support offered to the children includes fun activities such as holiday breaks and group events, personal development assistance through educational grants and access to professional bereavement counselling

Our mission is to #HelpTheirChildrenSmile.

Seascale Badminton Club

We are a badminton club giving support and coaching to young people.

Sedbergh Playgroup

1060957

We run a Playgroup for 2,3 and 4 Year old children

SHINE for Autism

SHINE for Autism is a community led initiative driven by dedicated local parents, carers and professionals.  Our main aim is to create an autism friendly community by developing knowledge and understanding of autism, leading to unconditional acceptance and integration in our community. We hope to achieve this by:

- Providing resources, support and information for individuals with autistic spectrum disorder and their parents/carers.

- Providing the opportunity for parents/carers to meet in order to develop a mutual support network and enable sharing of skills, experience and knowledge within the group.

- Organising recreation facilities and opportunities for individuals with autistic spectrum disorder to develop social networks, friendships, peer groups and self-esteem.

- Providing workshops, online forums and 1:1 support for parents/carers to gain knowledge and strategies to enable them to support individuals with autistic spectrum disorder.

- Raising public awareness of the issues affecting individuals with autistic spectrum disorder and their parents/carers both generally and in relation to their social exclusion through fundraising and public training/awareness.

- Providing small grants to local schools/individuals to provide support/equipment for autistic individuals.

Siiboo

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We are a small family run charity who support a nursery school and other organisations in The Gambia. We have supported the school for over three years,maid teachers salaries, paid school fees for all of the children and provided school equipment and uniforms. We also support local hospitals and clinics by shipping hospital beds and equipment including wheelchairs, baby essentials and medicine.

Sir John Barrow School Parent Teacher Association

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Advance the education of pupils in the school by
-developing effective relationships between staff, parents and others associated with the school.
-engaging in activities or providing facilities or equipment which support the school and advance the education of the pupils.

south copeland disability group

1145225

We are the voice of the disabled and elderly people of the community of South Cumbria.

We fight for their rights, and entitlements, issues that effect their entrances into public buildings, on to buses and trains.

Representing them for benefit assessments or tribunals, help filling in their forms.

We approach authorities and represent and submit their issues.

Campaign for dropped kerbs, parking spaces, home walk-in-showers, stair lifts, grab bars, ramps, the same within public buildings.

We need to provide a meeting place for monthly meetings, which will provide a safe environment, and access

We offer to be a third party for complaints against police treatment and hate crimes

South Cumbria Breastfeeding Support

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South Cumbria Breastfeeding Support’s aim is for every mum and baby to have the breastfeeding experience that they want to have. We know that having good support throughout her breastfeeding journey makes a big difference to a mum. From social support and encouragement, to skilled support with breastfeeding challenges, we’re here to help mums reach their own breastfeeding goal, whatever that might be.

South Cumbria Musical Festival

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We hold an annual competitive music festival in the Coronation Hall in Ulverston to give mainly children and young people the opportunity to perform in public in front of professional adjudicators.

South Lakeland Hydrotherapy Trust

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Our charity supports the health and well-being of local communities through the provision of hydrotherapy services at Sandgate Hydrotherapy Pool in Kendal. The Pool caters for people from across our region with short term needs (e.g. recovering from accidents or surgery) as well as those with long-term disabilities, providing a valuable service in what is recognised as a centre of excellence in this field.

South Lakes Maidens

We are the home for women and girls cricket in Furness and the south Lakes

Spinal Muscular Atrophy UK

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SMA Support UK is the only charity providing emotional and practical support to families and individuals affected by Spinal Muscular Atrophy across the UK. We also fund research into treatments and an eventual cure.

Spring Mount Christian Fellowship

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We are church meeting at Salthouse Pavilion on Roose Road, Barrow-in-Furness, working with and in the community.

St Columba's PTFA

We are a newly formed group of parents, teachers and friends of our lovely primary school. We are trying to raise funds to help enhance the experiences and education our children have whilst part of the school.

St Johns Hospice

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St John’s Hospice has been providing care and support to patients and their families across North Lancashire, the South Lakes and parts of North Yorkshire since 1986. We care for and support adults with life limiting conditions. The hospice is dedicated to ensuring that every patient enjoys the highest quality of daily life and to ensure we put local patients and families at the heart of everything we do to ensure that on the journey towards end of life we provide the right care in the right place at the right time.
We aim to achieve the best possible quality of care for patients with an advanced progressive illness and we do this through the provision of our three main services; In Patient Unit, Day Hospice and are Hospice @ Home community nurses.
Unfortunately to provide this care St John's hospice currently has to raise over 5.2 million pounds a year of which only 1/3rd is provided by the NHS leaving a shortfall of 3.4 million pounds.

St Josephs PTFA - Greater Manchester

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St Joseph’s PTFA is a voluntary group which organises many events over the school year to raise money to be spent helping to support the children’s learning and environment.

St Marys Hospice

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Steve Prescott Foundation

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The Steve Prescott Foundation (SPF) is the legacy of former professional rugby league player Steve Prescott MBE who passed away in 2013. The SPF supports The Christie, The Rugby League Benevolent Fund and The SPF Special causes fund. The SPF fund allows those hospitals, researchers and surgeons who deal in Pseudomyxoma related conditions and multi visceral transplantation to apply for grants to the Trustees of the SPF who will ensure that the money will have a direct and significant effect on people's lives. The donations we receive really do make a difference to people’s lives.

Stroke Association

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We are the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke. We rely on your support to provide vital services, campaign for better stroke care and to find better treatments.

There are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK with 100,000 strokes happening in the UK each year. That’s one stroke every five minutes.

Even though you are now twice as likely to survive a stroke compared to 20 years ago, stroke is still the fourth single largest cause of death in the UK.

We know we need to change how people think about stroke and challenge the myths surrounding it. We push for greater awareness of stroke and its warning signs and campaign for better stroke care.

We believe:
-strokes can and should be prevented
-everyone has the right to make the best recovery they can after stroke
-research has the power to save lives and ensure people make the best recovery they can.

These beliefs drive us forward to change the world for people affected by stroke.

Submariners Association - Barrow Branch

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We fund and support local and national service and ex service charities and improve the lives of ex service families locally.

Swarthmoor Junior FC

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Local football club for junior age group under 7 up to under 16 age groups.

Teenage Cancer Trust

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Around seven young people aged between 13 and 24 are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. They need expert treatment and support from the moment they hear the word ‘cancer.’ We’re the only charity dedicated to making this happen.

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The Alkaptonuria Society

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Alkaptonuria, also known as AKU or Black Bone Disease, is an extremely rare genetic condition, which can cause significant damage to the bones, cartilage and tissues of those affected. AKU normally only affects one in every 250,000 people worldwide. AKU is a recessive condition that is caused by a mutation of one chromosome, this means that if two people carry the faulty gene, their child still only has a 25% chance of developing AKU.

It causes a build-up of toxic acid in the body that eats away at the patient's bones, cartilage and tissue, turning them black and brittle – a process called ochronosis. This leads to a variety of life-changing disabilities. Patients develop early onset osteoarthritis, which leads to joint replacements and extreme pain.

The Birchall Trust

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The Birchall Trust is a registered charity providing therapeutic support to people whose lives have been affected by sexual abuse and rape in South Cumbria and North Lancashire. The main service it provides is one-to-one counselling delivered by specialist counsellors and therapists for adults, young people and children over the age of 4. This includes pre-trial therapy for those individuals going through a criminal justice process. Support and information are also provided to partners and other family members to enable them to help their loved one on their journey of recovery.

A variety of training opportunities are provided in the local community which focus on raising awareness and prevention. Working in partnership with a range of organisations, training is provided to vulnerable young people as well as to professionals.

The Birchall Trust has been working in the local community for the last 28 years and has established an excellent reputation for its specialist knowledge and expertise. It operates from a set of shared values that ensure service users are treated with respect, understanding and compassion.

The charity was founded by Christine Birchall in 1991 and was initially called the South Cumbria Rape and Abuse Service. Christine was inspired to set up the service after she watched a BBC documentary highlighting the lack of support for victims of rape and sexual abuse. Christine set about gaining qualifications in counselling and set up a local support service, running from an attic room in Kendal with £300 and a telephone contributed by British Telecom. The service was initially run by Christine supported by two volunteers.

From these humble beginnings the charity has developed significantly over the years. After initially having its main base in Kendal, the charity moved to 60, Hartington Street in Barrow in 2000 where it has had its main offices and counselling rooms for the last 19 years. Following Christine’s death in 2006, the organisation decided to change its name to the Birchall Trust. This was not only to recognise Christine’s work but also to give the charity a more palatable and dignified name which was well received.

In 2010 the charity expanded into North Lancashire and now has 5 counselling/therapy rooms in Barrow, 2 counselling/therapy rooms in Kendal, 1 counselling room in Lancaster and 7 counselling/therapy rooms and an office space at a Community Hub in Morecambe.

THE BIRKETT - SMITH ANIMAL SANCTUARY

1152016

Who Are We And What Do We Do..
I started the Birkett-Smith Animal Sanctuary six years ago on my smallholding in Dorset and formalised as a registered Charity two years after that in 2013. We are now the largest Sanctuary and Rehabilitation centre of it's kind in the UK. Here at The Sanctuary we provide forever homes for domestic, farm and wildlife animals. Most have behavioural issues, are aggressive, old, disabled, human scared etc. So we basically take in the animals that stand little or no chance of gaining homes let alone the security of a forever home and our experience now encompasses neurological disability and dysfunction, deafness, blindness and partial paralysis. Our 200 animals include dogs, cats, pigs, sheep, horses, all farm birds, emus and even a seagull! We are also one of the the very few UK sanctuaries that will take aggressive and fear aggressive dogs as we have a no kill policy full stop. We rehabilitate these animals as much as we can over time to enable them to achieve a happy life here at the sanctuary. I'm not classed as a rescue but I am a rescuer and that is the other side of our sanctuary.

At the end of 2014 I noticed that there was a huge gap in the system, dogs needed somewhere to recover. The poundies and the failed rescue dogs needed another option for another chance and in most cases a last chance. They needed a chance at living, a chance at rehab in order to be able to go into a home, some for the first time, some to start over and this is where the idea for SOS Havens was born. I had the space, I had the ability and the passion and I was already rehabilitating our sanctuary dogs so I extended my reach and opened the sanctuary to UK rescues. The SOS Havens give them a place of safety and a place where whatever their reactions they are accepted. A place where whatever their issues they are given time, time to link in and to enable them to face the world again but a new world under the protection of their rescues with lifetime RBU after rehab.

There are few dogs that can't be re-homed in time, there are some that could be but are safer due to their strength or issues to not go back into a domestic environment simply because thier safety can't be guaranteed but there are many more that can safely move into foster after rehab and continue their journey to their forever sofa. Unfortunately most of these dogs are beyond the remit of normal rescues and sadly many of them are put to sleep before they get the chance to mend. I work with these damaged dogs, along side my own sanctuary dogs to install faith in them and glue them all back together with love and care until they are whole again and to show the world that it is possible to undo what others have done to them. They leave here with new skills and thier rescues gain the knowledge needed to help them move onto the next step in thier journey. The SOS Havens have become a last chance for many, the final hope.

Due to the nature of the animals we have, their care can be intensive and very costly and it all takes time and volunteers and without our Birkett - Smith Family this would not be possible. So please support us in any way you can as we continue to grow and save lives and join us with our fundraising and projects as slowly one by one we take in animals to safety.

Joy Keys xx

The Brain Tumour Charity

1150054

We are committed to having the biggest possible impact for everyone affected by a brain tumour, to defending the most amazing part of the human body, so that the diagnosis of a brain tumour is no longer a death sentence.

We fight brain tumours on all fronts through research, awareness and support to save lives and improve quality of life.

We fund pioneering research to find new treatments, improve understanding, increase survival rates and bring us closer to a cure.
We raise awareness of the symptoms and effects of brain tumours, to reduce diagnosis times and make a difference every day to the lives of people with a brain tumour and their families.
We provide support and information for anyone affected to improve quality of life.

The Christie charity

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The Christie charity provides enhanced services over and above what the NHS funds. Gifts from the public make a huge difference to the care and treatment that The Christie is able to provide to our patients and their families.

The Eric Twiname Trust

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The Trust was established in 1980 in memory of Eric Twiname, a renowned Cumbrian dinghy sailor, journalist and author. Eric started his sailing career at Bassenthwaite Sailing Club. Its aims are to perpetuate Eric’s diverse sailing interests, principally those that arose out of his teaching and coaching of young dinghy sailors. To that effect its primary objective is for the provision of funding or equipment that will assist those in full-time education at schools and universities in the United Kingdom to sail or yacht race, the emphasis being directed towards youth. The trust has provided funding to Sailin Clubs throughout the Lake District.

The Haven

1082850

The Haven is a charity based in Ashby-de-la-Zouch in Leicestershire which provides counselling support for those who need it. The Haven is a charity so can provide low cost but good quality counselling.

The Kepplewray Trust

1015762

The Kepplewray Centre is an inclusive residential outdoor activity centre that offers adventure for all. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to experience outdoor adventure no matter what their ability. We tailor activity sessions to the needs and abilities of the participants and offer accommodation in an accessible building on the edge of The Lake District National Park.

The National Trust

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The National Trust was founded in 1895 on the simple and enduring idea that people need historic, beautiful and natural places. They offer us perspective, escape, relaxation and a sense of identity. The natural world also gives us fresh air, clean water and clear seas.

We look after coastline, woods, fens, beaches, farmland, moorland, islands, archaeological remains, nature reserves, villages, historic houses, gardens, mills and pubs and one of the world's largest art collections. We rely on the support of our members, donors and volunteers to restore them, protect them and open them up to everyone to explore:
- 775 miles of coastline
- Over 248,000 hectares of land
- Over 500 historic houses, castles, ancient monuments gardens and parks and nature reserves.
- Close to one million objects and works of art
The health of the countryside, protection of heritage and the wellbeing of people living in towns and cities is where the National Trust started. Looking after the places in our care now and in the future is our first responsibility, but our strategy over the next 10years is also about how we rise to the big challenges of the 21st century and how we work with others to …

- Play our part in restoring a healthy, beautiful, natural environment
- Offer experiences that move, teach and inspire
- Help to look after the places where people live

The Porthole Community

The concept of The Porthole is to provide a Music and Arts and Community Venue environment for community groups, groups of isolated older people, groups of vulnerable young people and Youth Clubs with a Drop-in Cafe with affordable meals and place to meet up.

The inspiring public spaces on offer where community groups can take place will be used to reduce isolation and loneliness and encourage greater community participation.

One of our objectives is to help secure the future of the building for the enjoyment of the community of Barrow Island and the wider Furness area.

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Trust

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The Pulmonary Fibrosis trust is a UK charity run entirely by patients and carers to provide practical emotional and financial support to people living with PF.

The Reconciliation Ministries (TRM)

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The Mission of TRM is to raise an army of people, liberated in Spirit, soul and body. Living in accordance to his divine will and purpose for their life. Reigning as Kings and ambassadors of God in the world.

The Rotary Club of Furness Charitable Trust

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The Rotary Club of Furness raises money through various fund raising activities, Street /Shop Collections ,Concerts, Raffles ,The Tour d Furness Bike Ride, Marshalling at events , etc, and then distributes it within the community by supporting local charities, projects and other needy causes .As part of a national and international organisation our charity work reaches across the globe

The Woodland Trust

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The Woodland Trust is the UK's largest woodland conservation charity. Established from humble beginnings in 1972 by our founder Kenneth Watkins OBE, we now have over 500,000 members and supporters and more than 1,000 sites covering over 26,000 hectares, all over the UK and all open for free public access. We protect and campaign on behalf of this country’s woods, plant trees, and restore ancient woodland for the benefit of wildlife and people. Our vision is a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. In Cumbria we have been working across the landscape to build partnerships with landowners large and small, helping them to plant trees and hedgerows to make the landscape more resilient in the face of climate change, flooding and species loss.

Tigerlily Trust

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Tigerlily Trust - local registered charity that supports bereaved families who lose their child at any stage during pregnancy, or later in childhood. They are dedicated to helping parents come to terms with their loss and provide much needed resources for parents both immediately following their loss and ongoing support throughout their journey, ultimately promoting a healthy pathway towards healing. They work within the Morecambe Bay NHS Trust area providing tangible remembrance items for bereaved parents, support groups and one to one support across the bay.

Ulverston & District Disabled Club

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the club has been running for 26 years and has grown into a good and friendly club. since i took over as secretary for the past 10 years plus my main aim is to get enough money from organizations such as yourselves to provide them with 6 free trips a year which has so far been successful. we meet every week and have tea & biscuits and a game of bingo.

Ulverston Amateur Swimming Club

We are a competitive amateur swimming club; coaching & teaching swimming to children & adults from the age of 7 upwards.

Ulverston Cricket Club

Ulverston is a small, friendly, community, cricket club, founded in 1849
We play our cricket at Priory Road in Ulverston.
We have two adult teams playing in The North Lancashire and Cumbria League and four junior teams in the Barrow and Furness District League. We are a ClubMark accredited club.
New players of any age and ability are always welcome.

Ulverston Inshore Rescue

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To provide an effective Rescue Service for any human,animal or boat in peril on the sea or sands of Morecambe Bay. To search for missing persons. To provide emergency support for events. To assist emergency services as requested to do so. To help residents in times of flooding.

Ulverston Orienteering Club

Ulverston Orienteering Club is the Orienteering Club which was formerly run by UVHS. It is a Club for young people up to the age of 19 who want to progress with the sport of Orienteering. The Club sends teams to the Cumbria Schools and British Schools Orienteering Championships every year and every two years has had members selected for the World Schools Orienteering Championships - the most recent of those competitions was in April 2017 where 12 members of the Club were selected to represent England in the WSOC in Palermo, Sicily. The Club fund raises to provide training, kit and competition costs for its members.

Ulverston Resilience Group

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Ulverston Resilience Group provides community support throughout the LA12 postcode area, including help for those affected by Covid-19, providing volunteers for events, and assisting the emergency services when responding to major incidents, such as flooding.

Ulverston Tri Club

Ulverston Tri Club is a triathlon based in Ulverston offering triathlon training sessions and events to all abilities at locations in Ulverston and Barrow.

Unique Kidz and Co

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Unique Kidz & Co, founded in 2009 by two mums, is an OFSTED registered childcare service for disabled children, young adults and their families. Unable to find suitable childcare for their own disabled children, Jane & Denise created the charity which originally provided afterschool and holiday clubs for children aged 5-18. The charity has now extended it's services to include '4Ever Unique', which provides daytime support for young adults aged 16-25 and runs from its own building in Morecambe.
It is our mission to provide children with disabilities with the same opportunities as other children in a fun, friendly and stimulating environment.

Urswick Playground Association

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Urswick Playground Association maintain the village playground, pay annual insurance and for safety checks and fund raise for new equipment.

UVHS Circles Social Group

The Circles Group is a club that is run for a selection of our more socially vulnerable SEN students on a Tuesday night after school. The aim of Circles is to build confidence and self-esteem within the student and to challenge them to cope with new social situations, with support. This allows them to develop strategies and understanding of how to deal and live in the wider community and move forward in their day to day lives.

Some of the activities that we do with the students include visits to a local coffee shops, the cinema, Conishead Priory and Ford Park. In school we do Yoga with a local instructor, craft and cooking activities, Sign Language, team sport activities and lots more.

At the end of the summer term we finish the year with a one night residential at a local Outdoor Residential Educational centre. This visit allows the students to be involved in activities which involve teambuilding interaction and trying new opportunities to build their own self esteem in a safe and secure environment suited to their individual needs.

Vickerstown PTA

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Friends of Vickerstown aims to enhance the time pupils spend at Vickerstown School, and to support the staff, by helping to provide the best facilities and equipment (e.g. IT, SEN, learning resources) for the education of the children.

We put on treats and activities for every child to enjoy and aim to make school the best experience it can be for everyone.

Watchtree Nature Reserve Ltd

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Watchtree is a wildlife haven and community asset for all. The 205 acre reserve features habitats designed and maintained to attract native fauna and flora.
Throughout the reserve are a network of accessible trails and cycle paths which encourage visitors to explore. The watchtree wheelers provide a vast array of different cycles, tricycles and adapted cycles - the main objective of the fleet being to enable people who could not usual enjoy the simple pleasure of riding a bike.
The team at Watchtree is made up of dedicated employees and passionate volunteers. The reserve itself welcomes over 60,000 visitors per year.

Westmorland Red Squirrels

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Red squirrel conservation in SE Cumbria, including removing threats to their survival and public education in the need for urgent action to prevent their extinction.

Westmount Tennis and Bowling Club

This is a "Not for profit" Community Sports Club it has been in Barrow for around 60 years. Comprising of 2 bowling Greens and 3 Tennis courts and approx 70 members most of which are senior citizens. The club is looking to modernise it's facilities and attract all ages and capabilities.

Wetheriggs Animal Rescue & Conservation Centre

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Animal rescue and conservation charity, with lots of our volunteers having special needs of various sorts.

Xenolith Explorer Scout Unit

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Our Aim
The aim of Scouting is to contribute to the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potentials, as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities.

Our Vision
To be the explorer scout unit that delivers a challenging and exciting programme to meet the requirements of the Chief Scout Awards, Queen Scout Award and Explorer Belt and provides its members with the opportunity to experience local national and international events.

Youthability Youth Services

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We provide a variety of youth services for young people with disabilities in the Furness area. Our aim is to assist young people on their social and emotional journey to adulthood

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