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Women’s Community Matters At The Races

On Monday 30th May we attended Cartmel Races. We had two gazebo’s one on the course side and one on the Paddock side. This gave us great access to the race goers and opportunities to share information about the centre and services we offer, and jus
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Coniston2Barrow Walk

This year we entered two teams in the Coniston2Barrow Walk. After the previous difficulties of Covid in 2019 & 2020 this was a great achievement. We did enter a team in 2021 but this was significantly reduced as the event was hosted in September
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Staying Sane In Lockdown

Since the Covid-19 pandemic we have been in and out of lockdown, with different rules imposed on us all the time. We have spent the whole of 2021 in lockdown, unable to socialise or see family and friends. I myself have struggled massively and I know
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Lockdown and children!

Lockdown has been one long nightmare which at the moment seems to be never ending, nobody has the answers we are seeking and all of a sudden parent are home-schooling children while trying to work or maintain the home, adding pressure to an already b
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Homeworking during Covid-19

Covid 19 has brought along many challenges for us all and many changes that we are all having to get adjusted to. One of these for me is homeworking and balancing family life. Waking up to your alarm going off and knowing that you only have to take a
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Women’s Community Matters Barrow receives the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Women’s Community Matters, based in Barrow in Furness have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. Women’s Community Matters provides a ‘one-stop shop’ women’s
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Barra Culture is awarded £1.93 million

Barrow will be the next UK destination for culture Barra Culture is a brand new programme for Barrow, due to get underway on 1st November this year.  The Barra Culture team is made up of local people and organisations who love Barrow and what it mea
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International Women’s Day

Women’c Community Matters is excited  to announce the launch of The Changing the World Together Team’s Calendar, celebrating ‘Women who Changed the World’ coinciding with International Women’s day. Taking place Wednesda
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We are Recruiting

  Job Vacancy at Women’s Community Matters Women’s Community Matters is a one stop shop delivering women specific services with love, care, compassion and kindness. We are looking to recruit the right woman to the following post: Project Wor

Building Better Opportunities

The Getting Cumbria to Work: Barrow and South Lakeland project seeks to provide support and work with individuals who are facing multiple and complex barriers to employment and who are furthest removed from the labour market. It will help them to mov
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