What happens when a charity gives £70 to businesses in Cumbria?

We gave 12 Cumbrian businesses £70 and set them a challenge - use it to raise as much money as possible to help young people in, or leaving, the care system. And they did, by arranging events including limerick competitions, beard growing contests, long distance bike rides, tandem challenges, treasure hunts and lots of walking, baking and cake eating.Read more

Cumbrian magician's spell-binding performance to mark our 70th anniversary

Cumbrian magician, Chris Cook, stars at Brathay's 70th Anniversary Ball, at Low Wood Bay, on 12th November. The evening includes music and dance from The Funtime Fankies, and an auction including a chance to spend a day shepherding with fell-running legend Joss Naylor.Read more

Pedal power raises £7K as 10 lap Windermere challenge tested

TEN cyclists from around Cumbria have road tested a tough cycling challenge event, 10 laps of Windermere in 24 hrs, whilst raising £7,000 for Brathay.Read more

Wellbeing programme launched in Calderdale with International Rugby League star Luke Ambler

Luke Ambler Wellbeing have partnered with Brathay to develop the #BeYou programme, which is centred on Health & Wellbeing and born from the needs and wants of young people themselves.Read more

NHS team row Windermere double to raise £3k+ for Brathay

NHS staff from across Cumbria have raised more than £3,000 for Brathay, by rowing and paddling Windermere. The 24-strong team set the record for the Windermere Double Challenge with more money to come in.Read more

Outside the box - why Lakeland MD supports Brathay

Sam Rayner, Managing Director of international kitchenware company Lakeland, explains why he supports Brathay. Sam talks about how a teacher inspired him to 'step outside the box', and why Brathay helps adults and young people to see things differently too.Read more

Appeal in Memory of Martin Campbell

Hugely influential 10in10 supporter Martin Campbell dies after a short illness. With the support of Martin's family we have set up a fund in his memory, donations from which will be used to create opportunities for vulnerable and disadvantaged young people.Read more

Incredible Cyclists take on the Brathay 262

12 cyclists will lap Lake Windermere 10 times, covering approx. 262 miles. A Sunday bike ride it may not be, but 12 brave riders will take undertake this challenge on Friday 9th September 2016.Read more

Brathay launches music project for NEET Young People

On Trax is open to all NEET (not in education, employment or training) young people aged 16-25 in the Sheffield area, offering a chance to learn new skills, take part in a residential in the Lake District and gain a qualification.Read more

Brathay and Sheffield Hospice pilot new service for bereaved youngsters

We are teaming up with St Luke’s Hospice in Sheffield to provide a new support service for young people coping with long term family illness and bereavement.Read more