Fundraising events frenzy!

We've got some fantastic fundraising events coming up as Carlisle Mencap's 50th anniversary year reaches an exciting finale!

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Latest News

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.

The Mayor of Carlisle Jessica Riddle visited the stand 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.

History project

The Indpendence studio have started work on their history project.

Highly commended

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.


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