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Over the next few days, we’ll be sending out a survey on behalf of Cumbria County Council to find out the views and opinions of Carers in Cumbria.  This survey is important as it will inform future provision of support for Carers.  If you receive a copy of the survey, please do complete and return… Read more

Help & Advice for Carers over the Christmas Period

Help & Advice for Carers over the Christmas Period

South Lakeland Carers will be closed from Friday 22 December 2017 and will re-open again on 2 January 2018. If you experience any difficulties over the festive season you may find the following contacts useful: Adult Social Care: 01539 713378 option 3 or Out of Hours: 01228 526690 Cumbria Health On Call (out of hours):… Read more

25th Anniversary Gala Dinner

25th Anniversary Gala Dinner

This year our Gala Dinner, which will be sponsored by Welbeing, will take place on Friday 24 November at the Castle Green Hotel in Kendal.  There’ll be a delicious three course meal – leek and potato soup, roast turkey and profiteroles with chocolate sauce –  and music from The Seals (back by popular demand).  There’ll… Read more

Thank You to Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons

Thank You to Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons

We were delighted to be the guests of Cumberland and Westmorland Freemasons at Kendal Leisure Centre on 9 September in an evening which saw £120,000 donated to a dozen charities across Cumbria.  We were presented with two cheques by Provincial Grand Master Norman James Thomson and the Marquess of Northampton. The first, for £6,000, came… Read more

Life After School for Young People with ASC – Sat 4 Nov

Life After School for Young People with ASC – Sat 4 Nov

Life After School for Young People with ASC will discuss the experiences of young people on the autistic spectrum as they grow up. Looking at issues ranging from going to college or university, employment, social activities and vulnerabilities and the law. Speakers include those on the spectrum and professionals working with young people on the… Read more

A Grand Day Out!

A Grand Day Out!

There are still some places available for our trip to Wensleydale next week so we’ve extended the booking deadline to Monday 25 September. If you’re a Carer and you’d like to go along, give Marian a call on 01539 815970. We have been fortunate to obtain funding from the Carers Trust for a Carers’ trip… Read more

Voces8 Concert

Voces8 Concert

To celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Provincial Grand Lodge of the Cumberland & Westmorland Freemasons, there will be an evening of internationally-acclaimed choral music from VOCES8 on Saturday 9 September at Kendal Leisure Centre. During the evening, the Freemasons of the Province of Cumberland and Westmorland will be presenting South Lakeland Carers with a… Read more

Defying Dementia Day

Defying Dementia Day

Lancaster University, our partners in the South Lakes Dementia Hub, would like to invite Carers to their Defying Dementia Day on Saturday 16 September at the George Fox Building, Lancaster University. This is a free meeting, aimed at the general public (not just professionals), and is a unique opportunity to bring together everyone in the… Read more