News and events from Carlisle Mencap including real life stories.
Carlisle Mencap's role in UK awards
CARLISLE Mencap is delighted to have been chosen as an award partner for a national event that aims to reward those who stand up to hate crimes across the UK.
Looking cool in the gym!
Our keep fit enthusiasts are going through a purple patch at the Border City Crossfit gym thanks to some smart new gear!
Media focus on EPAtS success
Carlisle Mencap has been at the forefront of a pioneering scheme called EPAtS - and it has attracted a lot of interest in the media!
Anniversary bench unveiled
Carlisle Mencap marked the day 50 years ago that the charity was founded by unveiling a commemorative bench at The Grace Little Centre,
Tackling hate crime
To mark Learning Disabilities Week 2018, we thought it would be timely if we highlighted again these two excellent, poignant films about tackling hate crime.
Major health and wellbeing initiative
Carlisle Mencap was among the third sector groups at an important meeting organised by Cumbria CVS' Cumbria Action for Health team about Integrated Care Communities (ICCs) in North Cumbria.
Good day at the Gala
Thanks to Upperby and Currock Carlisle city councillors, Carlisle Mencap was able to use their stand at the popular Upperby Gala on a gloriously sunny Bank Holiday Monday at Hammond's Pond.
Transforming California House
We still need £60,000 to help pay for our transformation of California House.
The Indpendence studio have started work on their history project.
Our Independence Studio were pleased to win a high commended award in the national Crimebeat awards
Sainsburys' Big Bike Ride
Like cycling? If you do, you can get involved in the Sainburys' Big Bike Ride on 11th September.
We visited the House of Commons
Emma David and Sheila visited the houses of Commons last week.