February 28, 2017

Another successful year for Boxes of Hope

Boxes of Hope, Cumbria, the local shoebox charity had another great year with their Shoebox Appeal. 11,040 beautifully wrapped shoeboxes, filled with gifts, arrived in Romania […]
October 24, 2016
Red, White & Blue!

UVHS commemorates the summer of 1916 for Red, White & Blue Day

Pupils from UVHS held a special charity day on October 14th in support of family members of those who serve in the Armed Forces. This year’s […]
October 24, 2016
SHED 1 Distillery

SHED 1 Distillery Launch

Shed 1 Distillery, based in the lovely market town of Ulverston, is Cumbria’s and possibly the UK’s smallest gin distillery. Andy Arnold-Bennett has been a professional […]
October 24, 2016

The Mayors Awards

Those who received the mayor’s awards tend to downplay their contribution to Ulverston, and Pat Appleton is no exception. She says the award is for all […]
October 8, 2016
Tour de Furness

Tour de Furness

Another cracking day for the Rotary Club of Furness and their Tour de Furness cycling event, on Sunday the 11th September 2016. The venue for the […]
October 8, 2016

Ladies of the Lake

Sunday September 11th saw the third successful Ulverston cycling event “Ladies of the Lake”. Based around two routes of 30 and 48 miles, the event focusses […]
October 8, 2016

New Chair of Ulverston in Bloom

Following on from Judy Pickthall’s excellent leadership over an eight-year period, Kim Farr was elected Chair of Ulverston in Bloom at the AGM in September. This […]
October 8, 2016
Global Schools Project Group

COUNCIL CHAIRMAN WELCOMES INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION GUESTS TO CUMBRIA

Chairman of South Lakeland District Council (SLDC), Councillor Sylvia Emmott, welcomed international guests to Cumbria for a global citizenship project on Tuesday 27 September. The project, […]
October 8, 2016

EXPERIENCED SIXTH FORM LEADER APPOINTED

An experienced education professional will lead Barrow Sixth Form College as it moves into an exciting new era as part of the merger with Furness College. […]