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Currently two Member vacancies exist for Carlisle College’s Board

Do you feel passionate about adding value and supporting learners from diverse backgrounds to unlock their potential through learning? There are two vacancies to join the Board @CarlisleCollege and make a difference!

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Freiraum - SpeakEasy 9th December Carlisle

Freiraum - Speak Easy


An afternoon of poetry and art between Carlisle and Thessaloniki


For several years, the ‘SpeakEasy’ event has been taking place once a month in a local Café in Carlisle. People from different generations and backgrounds regularly come together to present their own texts, poems, stories and music in a lively atmosphere.


Kendal Unity Festival

Kendal Unity Festival © Introduction The Kendal Unity Festival celebrates the strengths and diversity of the people of Kendal by building community cohesion, celebrating diversity, fostering good relations and promoting understanding between and within its diverse communities.

BME People: Equity in Accessing GP Services in Carlisle

BME People: Equity in Accessing GP Services in Carlisle

An AWAZ Cumbria report on barriers to accessing GP service in Carlisle.  This report is the result of a small pilot community-based engagement project commissioned by Cumbria Link, to carry out a qualitative engagement with the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) service users’ of GP surgeries in Carlisle.


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