Creative bakes and wondrous stories invited to celebrate International Cake Day Cumbrian children with creative imaginations are invited to get involved with International Cake Day – with a twist. Multicultural Cumbria is inviting school pupils across Cumbria to not only draw and design their own cake in celebration of the day, but to
Supporting People Seeking Asylum It has been a challenging time since April 2022 when the male hotel in Carlisle opened. Laura Cooper our Asylum and Refugee Coordinator has been an essential link with many organisations, by building trust and respect from the residents directly. From the hotel, to dispersal, getting them
Waverly Hotel to Close The Waverley Hotel in Whitehaven to close. This hotel houses people seeking asylum and is one of 50 such hotels to be closed in the UK, Minister Robert Jenrick said in a statement on 24th October 2023 in the House of Commons. Cumbria Crack shares more
Standing Together 14/09/2023 Today we ask all our communities to unite and support each other in the face of division and hatred. We believe our communities should be safe places for all people and those who need help should be given it. Multicultural Cumbria know tensions are rising in Carlisle, and across Cumbria and
Hilltop United FC Hilltop United FC played their first games on Sunday at Hammonds Pond against Border City Greens on Sunday as part of the 'Support through Sport' event organised with Carlisle United EDI, Cumberland Council, Carlisle United Community Sports Trust and Carlisle Refugee Action Group. The teams, made of of men seeking
Persians cooking up a storm Members of our men's diaspora group, Nader and Mohsen cooked up a delicious meal for friends on Friday. We were treated to an amazing meal of barley and vegetable soup with chicken and saffron rice, with Shiraz salad. It was wonderful to see how a meal from their
Iranian footballer welcomed into the city. A member of our diaspora group, Yousef Yousefi has been welcomed by a local football team and is pleased to be able to continue with his passion. The former professional footballer from Iran and a member of the national youth squad now plays with Unisun Social FC.
Barrow Health and Wellbeing Day 11th August 11am - 3pm Barrow Park Band Stand Contact Siona Hartley 07721 629 334 - Siona.Hartley@cumberland.gov.uk This looks like a great event with a variety of activities for everyone. This includes a bike repair workshop for your own bikes through a partnership with Travel Actively, Ulverston Bike Project and
Volunteer Work EDI Lead within Cumbria Scouts. July 2023 to present. District Commissioner Cumbria Scouts – up to June 2023 Our Asylum Seeker and Refugee Coordinator Laura has volunteered to lead the EDI team within Cumbria Scouts.