Lancashire and South Cumbria residents urged to take up offer of ‘reassuring’ cancer screening

Lancashire and South Cumbria residents urged to take up offer of ‘reassuring’ cancer screening People in Lancashire and South Cumbria are being urged to accept their invites for a screening programme that helps save thousands of lives every year.​ Cervical Screening Awareness Week 2024 runs from 17 to 23 June, highlighting the importance of attending the… Continue reading Lancashire and South Cumbria residents urged to take up offer of ‘reassuring’ cancer screening


Schools secure science quality mark

Staff and pupils are celebrating after their schools were awarded a prestigious national award for excellence in science. Greengate Junior School and Ramsden Infant and Nursery School, both in Barrow, have received the Primary Science Quality Mark in recognition of their commitment to quality science teaching and learning. The award is given to schools who… Continue reading Schools secure science quality mark


Tune into CandoFM this Friday at 2pm for a Hustings with your local parliamentary candidates

Attention Barrow & Furness! Tune into CandoFM this Friday at 2pm for a Hustings with your local parliamentary candidates. Hear directly from: Adrian Waite (Liberal Democrats) Barry Morgan (Reform UK) Lisa Morgan (Party of Women) Lorraine Wrennall (Green) Michelle Scrogham (Labour) Simon Fell (Conservative) The candidates will be answering the questions YOU submitted to CandoFM… Continue reading Tune into CandoFM this Friday at 2pm for a Hustings with your local parliamentary candidates


Police reveal help for those experiencing domestic abuse ahead of Euro 2024

Police in Cumbria are stressing there is no excuse for domestic abuse – as officers enhance measures to tackle offenders and protect potential victims ahead of Euro 2024. In previous years, there has been an increase in reports of domestic abuse during major football tournaments, when alcohol-fuelled nights out and inflamed emotions arise. Officers have… Continue reading Police reveal help for those experiencing domestic abuse ahead of Euro 2024


Cumbria’s university recognised by Ofsted for quality of apprenticeship provision

The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted) has awarded the University of Cumbria a ‘good’ rating for its apprenticeship provision. Following its recent four-day inspection, Ofsted has adjudged the overall effectiveness of the university’s apprenticeship provision to be ‘good’. The same rating has also been given to all five categories: quality… Continue reading Cumbria’s university recognised by Ofsted for quality of apprenticeship provision


Pupils go around the world in a day

Pupils explored the world from their classroom as part of the first South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust Multicultural Day. They took a journey across dozens of countries including Italy, India, Egypt, Lithuania, Nigeria, Japan and Afghanistan. The children selected the countries to learn more about the heritage and culture of pupils and their families who are… Continue reading Pupils go around the world in a day


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