Student volunteering and getting to know each other at Brathay


Sixteen students from Lancaster University enjoyed a productive day of well-being and mindfulness activities followed by working in the grounds at Brathay Hall.Find Out more

Sedbergh School pupils tackle Yorkshire Three Peaks to raise funds for us


Our ‘Transforming Young Lives’ appeal boosted by Sedbergh School pupils’ Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge.Find Out more

Bag a bag to support us!


UK outdoor retailer, Mountain Warehouse, has designed a range of 5 canvas tote bags, with 100% of the profits from each bag sold going to local charities around their stores across the UK and Republic of Ireland. Find Out more

Students to celebrate successful first year of learning whilst helping their community


Brathay Hall is the venue for a celebration for 17 aspiring leaders helping communities in Barrow, Workington, Whitehaven, Aspatria, Carlisle, Brampton, Kendal, Morecambe and Lancaster whilst studying a Degree in Social Enterprise Leadership.Find Out more

New Lake District webcam gives viewers window on Windermere


From it's location on Brathay Hall in the Lake District our webcam takes in the stunning view across our lawn, rolling estate, and the Northern end of Windermere.Find Out more

In memory of Pauline King


Jenni MacDuff remembers our friend and colleague, Pauline King, who played such an important role with young people in Bradford.Find Out more

Special achievement award for Cumbria’s Anne Bland


The achievements of a Staveley woman, linked to our marathon, have been recognised by Joss Naylor MBE. Anne Bland was presented with a Windermere Marathon Special Achievement Award by the event patron and fell running legend.Find Out more

Deciding what to do with Matt Campbell’s fundraising money


Matt Campbell’s untimely death, just five weeks ago, has led to donations in excess of £367,000 to support our work with children and young people. This is a significant sum of money and one that we must use well. Find Out more

BBC Children in Need funding secured for ‘Feel Good, Function Well’ project in Barrow


We have been awarded £28,512 from BBC Children in Need to support young people in Barrow with poor mental health.Find Out more

Young People to tell story of town’s multi-cultural history


Thanks to a £2,900 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, young people from Barrow will be making a film and capturing the town’s diverse voices in a project to celebrate the multicultural history of Furness.Find Out more