Cumbria County Council awarded £139k in government funding to expand new digital tool

Cumbria County Council has been awarded £139,000 to support the scaling up of a digital tool which helps to identify vulnerable households during a crisis. The innovative new tool, VIPER, was created by Cumbria County Council’s Digital Team in 2022 for regional and national partners within the Cumbria Local Resilience Forum (such as Emergency Services,… Continue reading Cumbria County Council awarded £139k in government funding to expand new digital tool


£250,000 funding to support older adults in Cumbria to be more active is announced

A funding pot of £250,000 to support a programme to provide older adults in Cumbria and particularly those with or at risk of long-term health conditions, new and improved opportunities to be more active has been announced. Active Cumbria, part of Cumbria County Council’s Public Health Team, is managing The Reconditioning Fund and is one… Continue reading £250,000 funding to support older adults in Cumbria to be more active is announced


£250,000 funding to support older adults in Cumbria to be more active is announced

A funding pot of £250,000 to support a programme to provide older adults in Cumbria and particularly those with or at risk of long-term health conditions, new and improved opportunities to be more active has been announced. Active Cumbria, part of Cumbria County Council’s Public Health Team, is managing The Reconditioning Fund and is one… Continue reading £250,000 funding to support older adults in Cumbria to be more active is announced


Simon Fell MP welcomes £33,075 funding boost for Barrow-in-Furness to support domestic abuse victims

  Simon Fell MP has welcomed the Conservative Government’s decision to give councils £125 million to provide vital support services for domestic abuse victims in 2022-23, taking the total support to date to £330 million. This funding will play an important role in funding healthcare, social workers and benefits, interpreters, immigration advice and other specialist… Continue reading Simon Fell MP welcomes £33,075 funding boost for Barrow-in-Furness to support domestic abuse victims


PCC secures additional £600,000 from MOJ for young victims of domestic abuse

  Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Peter McCall secured £600,000 from the Ministry of Justice Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse Fund and has commissioned Victim Support to develop a new service for children and young people affected by domestic abuse in Cumbria.   The Children and Young People Domestic Abuse service is due to start… Continue reading PCC secures additional £600,000 from MOJ for young victims of domestic abuse


PCC secures critical funding enabling victims to access quicker support

  Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Peter McCall successfully bid for £70,000 from the MOJ Critical Support Fund, who awarded £38,414 to Women’s Community Matters and £31,500 to West Cumbria Domestic Violence Support/The Freedom Project, to help victims of domestic abuse receive quicker access to vital support. The MOJ’s Critical Support Fund was made available… Continue reading PCC secures critical funding enabling victims to access quicker support


Salthouse Road area of Barrow made safer following Government funding

Salthouse Road and surrounding streets in Barrow-in-Furness have received multiple crime prevention security measures following a successful bid to the Government’s Safer Streets Fund. The £436,994 bid awarded to Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Peter McCall, aims to tackle burglary, robbery and theft in crime hotspots. The PCC is working in partnership with Cumbria Constabulary,… Continue reading Salthouse Road area of Barrow made safer following Government funding


Businesses across Barrow urged to apply for Discretionary COVID-19 Funding ahead of deadline

  JUST days remain for businesses across Barrow to apply for discretionary grant funding to help support them through restrictions caused by coronavirus. The Additional Restrictions Grant is a one-off cash payment for businesses impacted by the ongoing pandemic that don’t qualify for the Coronavirus Restrictions Grant (Closed). The money does not have to be… Continue reading Businesses across Barrow urged to apply for Discretionary COVID-19 Funding ahead of deadline


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