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Tuesday, 07 July 2015

Keswick to Barrow 2012 presentation

A MAGNIFICENT 2,488 participants took part in the 46th Keswick to Barrow walk on May 12, plus 316 in the Coniston to Barrow – raising a record £310,291 for good causes. The cash was handed out at a presentation at Abbey House last night

South Walney Infant and Nursery School £100
For wellington boots for the children working in the school allotment

St Bernard’s Catholic High School Learning Support £150
To buy specialist reading books for reluctant boy readers in our learning support department

Abbey Road Baptist Church £200
For more tables for clubs, societies and groups that meet at the church hall

Coniston Football Club £200
To buy a strimmer for the club

Royal National Lifeboat Institution £200

South Lakes Search & Rescue £200

Ulverston Amateur Operatic Society £200

Motor Neurone Disease Association £220

Bluebirds Study Centre@Barrow AFC £250

Broughton Under Fives Nursery & Playgroup £250

Lake District Calvert Trust £250

Morecambe Bay Hospitals Charity £250

Samaritans Of Furness £250

St John’s Hospice £250

1st St Peter’s Ireleth with Askam Brownies £300
To buy equipment for pack holiday

2nd Ireleth with Askam Rainbows £300
For crafts, activities and a Rainbow sleepover adventure

3rd Duddon (Askam & Ireleth) Scout Group £300
For a computer projector, speakers and screen

Aqua Babes £300
To pay for Aquacise classes for ladies who have, or have had, breast cancer

Askam & Ireleth Community Centre Ltd £300
For safety flooring to enable the area to be used by children

Askam Village School PTA £300
For guided reading books, maths games, PE equipment and computer software

Askam Youth Action £300
For arts and crafts, toys and table tennis table

Cambridge Primary School £300
For toys

Coniston First Responders £300
For pagers that alert responders to a call out

Cumbria Action for Sustainability £300
For DraughtBusting service

Drop Zone Youth Projects £300
For activities and options for young ex- offenders to cut down risk of re-offending

Duddon Sports Junior Football Club £300
For new under-seven team in the Barrow and District football league

Emmanuel Christian Centre £300
For new equipment for toddler group

Friends of Frizington Nursery School £300

Grizebeck Village Hall Committee £300
For more tables for events such as weddings and christenings

Little Acorns £300
For equipment for activities

Millom Rugby League £300
To improve toilet facilities and footpath for disabled guests

North West Blood Bikes – Lancs & Lakes £300
For insulated blood bags/boxes and reflective jackets etc, to aid the continuing provision of supplying blood, breast milk, medical and documentation out of working hours to hospitals in the North West

Our Lady & St James’ RC Church Millom £300
Towards £5,000 repair work on Sanctuary wall of the church

Riversiders Trust £300

South Cumbria PRU £300
To work with Bevan House residents

St Mary & St Michael Church Great Urswick £300
To extend use of Parish Room in village of Great Urswick and catchment area

St Pius X Catholic Primary School £300

Tilly and Toms Day Nursery Ltd £300
To develop an outside play area for the children who attend our nursery

Trinity Church Centre £300
The church steeple is in need of repair and the cost will be in the region of £5,000

Ulverston Walking Festival Group £300
For publicity a web site, banners, posters, walking leaflets and car stickers

Walney Island Community First Responders £300
For replenishment of call out high viz clothing and upkeep of equipment and training aids

World Owl Trust £300
For a wooden gazebo to help with fundraising at the centre

Alice’s Escapes £350

Friends Of Captain Shaws Association £350

Millom School £350

Sight Advice South Lakes £350
For specialist software called Voiceye which will allow us to create information that can be read by smart phones.

Sumatran Tiger Trust £350
To fund patrol teams to ensure that illegal logging and poaching does not occur

1 Voice Communicating together local branch 1 Voice Lakes and Bay £400
To subsidise places for families of children who use communication aids on a trip to the Bendrigg Trust outdoor activities centre in June

A590 Youth Theatre Group £400
To help young people learn new skills through dance, drama and music

Haverigg Primary School £400

Wildcats Wheelchair Sports Club £400
For our weekly wheelchair multi-sport sessions for children with a disability

Bardsea Malt Kiln £450 To replace two fire doors in the main hall.

Cerebral Palsy Cumbria £450
For pop up boards and publicity

Fell Pony Society £450

Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland £450
For palliative care to patients who wish to remain at home

Sandside Lodge School £400
For refurbishment of our sensory room

Speakability Kendal £450
For new computer equipment

Waberthwaite C of E School £450

West Cumbria Rape Crisis £450
To provide art therapy

Abbeyfield Barrow in Furness Society Ltd £500
For redecorating and refurnishing a lounge at Millennium House

Age UK West Cumbria £500
For our Growing Friendships Garden project at Bradbury Centre

Arthritis Care Hydrotherapy Group, Barrow £500
For hydrotherapy pool treatment for branch members with arthritis.

Barrow Citizens Advice Bureau £500
For volunteers’ travel

Barrow Digital Photography Club £500
For a laptop

Barrow RespectAbility Project for Age UK Barrow £500
For Barrow RespectAbility project

Casualties Union £500
For training aids

Citizens Advice South Lakeland £500
For recruiting, training and supporting volunteers

Copeland Amateur Swimming Club £500
To raise around £10,000 to purchase a new electronic timing system

Copeland Citizens Advice Bureau £500
For the purchase of two additional computers for the Millom office.

Coronation House £500
For renewing rear boundary fence

Cumbria Mental Health Group £500
For upgrading or replacing computers

Dalton Methodist Church £500
For drop in social gatherings

Headway South Cumbria £500
For trips and activities

Kendal Sea Cadets £500
For dining tables

Kidsafe (UK) £500
For cyber bullying prevention workshops to year 5 and 6 pupils in Cumbrian Primary Schools

Lindal & Marton Primary School £500

Manna House £500
For new equipment for Skills Cafe.

Mayors Fund £500

Pennington Nursery £500
For toys/bikes/shed for our children to enjoy outside play.

Silverdale Street Activity Group £500
To upgrade the lounge area

South Cumbria Dyslexia Association £500
For classroom rental for one to one tuition of dyslexic children in Barrow

Stepping Stones £500

Alzheimers Society £550

Animal Refuge Furness £550

Animal Welfare Barrow £550

Barrow and District Dial a Ride £600
For wheelchair Unwin Webbing Restraint Systems

Barrow Romania Action Group £600
For improvements to one of the orphanage buildings

Centre for Complementary Care Eskdale £600
For refurbishing premises

Friends of the Adventures Youth Club £600

Furness Breast Cancer Support Group £600
For publishing events programme

Morecambe Bay Hospitals Charity £600

Askam & Ireleth Responders (AIR): £650

Bonus Swimming Club for the Physically Disabled £650
For pool hire to enable physically disabled people from Furness and district to benefit from access to the swimming pool.

Cancer Research UK £650

College House Day Nursery: £650
For equipment for sensory room

Duddon Canoe Club £650
To buy 2 racing boats.

Feature Youth Club £650
For equipment

Gosforth & District First Responders £650

James Rennie Parent Teachers and Friends Association £650

Morecambe Bay Hospitals Charity £650

Seascale Sports Hall Trust £650
For sports and play equipment

11th Barrow the Beacon Scout Group £700
For a new storage shed

1st Dalton Guides £700
To offer all the girls the opportunity to attend camp this year

6th Duddon Dalton Methodist Scout Group £700
For lockable storage units

Ann Hood Music Award £700
To help sponsor music students

Askam ARLFC Youth £700
For sports equipment and coaching courses

Barrow & Districts Society for the Blind Limited £700
For team of welfare officers who help 500 visually impaired clients

Barrow Army Cadet Force £700
For a team building trip

Barrow Celtic FC £700
For the community playing surface at Newby Terrace football pitch

Barrow Community Trust £700
To support our work promoting philanthropy in the area

Barrow Deaf Club £700
To support profoundly deaf BSL (British Sign Language) signers

Barrow Island ARLFC £700
For extension to club house

Barrow Operatic and Dramatic Society £700
To encourage young people to become involved

Barrow Round Table £700

For community projects

Coniston Mountain Rescue Team £700
For Swift Water Rescue equipment

Coniston Sports and Social Centre
For an Automatic External Defibrillator

Cumbria Youth Alliance £700
For employment and training for young people

Duddon Inshore Rescue £700
For a VHF radio course

Friends of Newbarns School £700
For school funds

Friends of Seascale School £700
For a new Maths Scheme

Furness Branch of Parkinsons UK £700
To fund monthly therapy sessions at Ulverston Health Centre.

Furness Lions Club £700
To aid those less fortunate

Furness Multiple Sclerosis Society £700
For therapies to help members

Furness Stroke Support Group £700
For specialised transport.

Great North Air Ambulance Service £700

Guide dogs for the Blind (Grange) £700
To train Guide Dogs

Haverigg Inshore Rescue Team £700
For a new GPS and an AIS for tracking the lifeboat via computer

Hawcoat Park Junior Cricket section £700
For equipment for juniors, aged 8 to 16 years

Hawcoat Park Youth Rugby £700
For new teams at Under-nines, Under-10s, Under-12s and Under-14s

Kids Out South Cumbria £700
To take 80 children and 20 helpers on a day out in the Lakes

Langdale/Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team £700

Lowick Community Hall £700
To replace the draughty floor in the main hall (estimate £4,000)

Making Space (Barrow-in-Furness) £700
For activities for carers and service users

Maryport Rescue £700
For new pagers with back up text

Millom & District Community First Responders £700
For defibrillators and equipments

Millom Bike Group £700
To The Pride of Cumbria Great North Air Ambulance Service

North West 4x4 Response £700

Riding For The Disabled Furness Group £700
To support the group

Rotary Club Of Barrow £700
To assist some smaller charities

Rotary Club of Furness Peninsula £700
To support local charities

South Copeland Disability Group £700
For insurance, licences, room hire, stationary

SSAFA Forces Help Cumbria: £700
To equip caseworkers and other volunteers with fleeces for winter

St James’ CE Junior School: £700

St Mary’s Hospice £700

Submariners Association - Barrow Branch £700
To support military and ex-service charities and provide welfare provision for local widows

The Birchall Trust £700
To increase counselling and therapeutic art and play sessions available for local children affected by rape and sexual abuse

The Bluebell Foundation £700
To provide services free of charge

Tuesday Handicapped Club £700
To help pay for a new minibus

Ulverston Inshore Rescue £700
RYA intermediate and advanced powerboat training during 2013

Alice’s Escapes £750

British Heart Foundation (Barrow Branch) £750

Help For Heroes £750

St Mary’s Hospice £750

Barrow District Scout Association £800
To make safety improvements to the district buildings (HQ in Park Drive and the hall at Urswick camp-site)

Hawcoat Park Sports and Social Club £800
Towards cost of New Kitchen.

Lakes Leisure £800

Lindale Village Playground Fund £800

Millom Recreation Centre Ltd £800

To provide crash mats for new Millom Gymnastics Club, that Millom Recreation Centre are about to start (the first in the town for 20 years)

Ulverston & District Disabled Club
Funding towards the annual members’ trip to Thornton Cleveleys.

Barrow Rotary Club Trip to Calvert Trust £850
To help send two local people with disabilities to attend a week of activities at Calvert Trust Centre

Great North Air Ambulance Service £900

13th Barrow (Trinity ) Guide Unit £950
For Blackpool trip or to an activity centre to do kayaking or climbing

CancerCare North Lancashire & South Lakeland: £950

BAE Systems First Aid Corps: £1,000
To help with running costs

Barrow Sea Cadets £1,000
For new specialisation of communications systems

Barrow Senior Citizens Section Committee £1,000
To buy equipment or materials to run the groups.

RUMIC Foundation Trust £1,000
The award money will be donated to children’s services in Barrow.

Vicarage Park Church of England Primary Association, Kendal:

CancerCare North Lancashire & South Lakeland £1,100

Morecambe Bay Hospitals Charity £1,150

Duddon Dragons Explorer Scout Unit £1,200
Purchase additional lightweight camping and backpacking equipment as the unit has doubled in size since last year

Furness Prostate Cancer Support Group £1,200

The Duddon & Furness Mountain Rescue Team £1,200
For a new Automatic External Defibrillator

The Karl Hatt Junior Fund: £1,250

Spring Mount Christian Fellowship £1,350
For a new minibus

Duddon & High Furness Scouts Xenolith ESU £1,400

Rosemere Cancer Foundation £1,400
For complimentary therapies for cancer patients

Mind in Furness £1,500
For transport costs for the partnership project with the National Trust

St John Ambulance £1,500
For a new defibrillator

Askam KidZone £1,600
For new equipment and to help cover running costs

Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue Team £1,700
To replace an old vehicle with a Toyato Hylux

Bay Search and Rescue £2,000
For a Rescues from Vehicles in Water course for eight team members

Croft Care Trust £2,000
For a large patio area with raised flower beds

Dowdales School £2,000
To run and maintain a minibus

Great North Air Ambulance Service £2,000
To support on-going running costs

Huntingtons Disease Association - Cumbria Branch £2,000
To support sufferers of this devastating genetic disease and their families

HEFF – Hospital Equipment Fund for Furness: £2,500
To buy volumetric pumps for Furness General Hospital children’s ward

National Autistic Society – Furness Branch £2,500
To support families of children and young people with autism

Barrow & District Disability Association £2,800
Eden Valley Hospice £3,000
To provide the best facilities for the adults and children who have terminal or life-limiting illnesses

St Johns Hospice £3,000
To buy new beds in-patient units

Viking Hoard Fund – Dock Museum £4,000
To help secure Viking Hoard for Furness area

Cumbria Police £4,734
To provide speed monitoring signs

Dystonia Society Furness & South Lakes Group £4,900
To provide some social and support activities for people with dystonia

North West Air Ambulance £5,000
Each rescue costs the North West Air Ambulance charity about £2,500

Help For Heroes £5,700
Practical support to wounded, injured and sick Service personnel, veterans, and their families

Alzheimers Society £6,400
To maintain advice and services

Furness Motor Neurone Disease £7,500
To hold training and awareness days

Macmillan Cancer Support £9,000
Helping people in financial difficulty as a result of cancer

Alice’s Escapes £11,400
For complimentary holidays for families with a seriously ill child

St Mary’s Hospice £13,500
Creating a sensory space

Cancer Research UK £20,000
Develop and test new, more effective treatments for cancer

Multiple Sclerosis Society £135

Direct Rainwater Intervention Project £150

Cardiac Risk in the Young £200

Pulmonary Hypertension Association £200

World Horse Welfare £200


St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice £250

Alex House Friends Group £300

SSAFA Bereaved Families Support Group £300

East Anglain Air Ambulance £350

Kirkwood Hospice £350

Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance £350

Support our Soldiers £350

The Childrens Hospital Charity £350

Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust Charitable funds Trust fund £400

Caudwell Children £400
To take a young boy and his family to Florida

Farleigh Hospice £400

Pancreatic Cancer UK £400

When You Wish Upon A Star £400

Anthony Nolan £450

Jack Marshall Brain Tumour Fund £450

Lymphoma Association £450

Saint Michaels Hospice £450

Step by Step A School for Autistic Children £450

Wellbank Preschool £450

Chronic obstuctive pulmonary disease support group £500

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research £500

Phoenix Hospital Radio £500

Rock FMs Cash for Kids £500

Seafarers UK £500

St Giles Hospice £500

Trinity Hospice & Palliative Care Services £500

Footprints Orphanage £550

St Catherines Hospice (Lancashire) Limited £550

The Stroke Association £550

Kirkwood Hospice £600

St Andrews Hospice £600

Support our Soldiers £600

Scottish Association For Child With Heart Disorders £615

COPS – Care of Police Survivors £700

Foodcycle £700

Meningitis Trust £700

The Guillain-Barr Syndrome Support Group £700

2nd Thurso Scout group £750

Bath Opportunity Pre-School £750

Derby & District RSPCA £750

Everyman Male Cancer Appeal £750

Heart Link £750

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research £750

Lymphoma Association £750

North Highland Cancer Information & Support Centre £750

Thurso Youth Club £750

Yorkhill Childrens Foundation £750

Halton Haven Hospice £800

St. Andrews First Aid £800

Autism Initiatives £850

Stepping Stones Nigeria £1,000

The Clarence Adoo Trust £1,000

Cardiac Risk in the Young £1,050

Multiple Sclerosis Society (Trafford branch) £1,050

Nepalese Childrens Trust £1,100

Scope £1,100

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity £1,150

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Charity £1,200

NSPCC £1,242

National Autistic Society £1,300

Sarcoma trust £1,300

Multiple Sclerosis Society £1,400

British Heart Foundation (National) £1,500

Soldiers Sailors Airmen & Families Association (SSAFA) Lichfield & Tamworth £1,600

Teenage Cancer Trust £1,700

Trinity Hospice & Palliative Care Services £1,750

BLESMA – British Limbless Ex-Service Mens Association £1,800

The Christie charity £1,900

Cancer Research UK £1,975

Cardiac Risk in the Young £2,000

Crohns and Colitis UK £2,000

Syria Relief £2,000

League Of Friends To The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital £2,050

The PBC Foundation £2,100

Women’s Cancer Fund 0479 £2,350

353 ltd £3,100

Willowbrook Hospice £3,400

Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group £5,100

Connor Whipp Fan Appeal Fund £6,000

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Thank you K2B - the additional computers will enable us to recruit and support more volunteeers who in turn help us to support vulnerable people in our communities in Copeland.

Posted by Copeland Citizens Advice Bureau on 6 December 2012 at 17:03

Thank you very much K2B, this will help us to improve toilet facilities and footpath for disabled guests.

Posted by MILLOM RUGBY LEAGUE on 27 November 2012 at 14:03

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