News and events from Carlisle Mencap including real life stories.
High Sheriff at our BBQ
THE High Sheriff of Cumbria, Marcia Reid Fotheringham, was the special guest at a fundraising barbecue organised by Carlisle Mencap on Saturday.
Target Wrestling boost
AN action-packed entertaining night of wrestling has helped raise money for Carlisle Mencap!
Sunday workers wanted
WANT to earn some extra money and have fun as well? We are on the lookout for people to help out with our Active Sundays! Click on 'Sunday Workers Wanted' for further details.
California House reopening!
CARLISLE Mencap celebrated the reopening of its California House centre for adults with a spectacular garden party in the sunshine!
California here we come!
THE latest Carlisle Mencaptivate blog looks ahead to our garden party and reopening ceremony of the California House centre for adults, as well as a look back at Give A Day To The City.
Our Community Heroes!
CARLISLE Mencap's CEO Sheila Gregory has won Person of the Year in The Cumberland News Community Heroes Awards while Rebecca Aitken was Specially Commended in the Volunteer of the Year category.
Carlisle Mencap Give A Day!
CARLISLE Mencap have been doing their bit along with other organisations, groups and businesses across the city by taking part in the annual Give A Day To The City initiative.
Thank you bungee jumpers!
THANK you to all those people who did a sponsored bungee jump for us helping to raise vital funds for Carlisle Mencap - and a special thank-you to our two top fundraising jumpers!
Carlisle Mencap help health and care services initiative
New roles in north Cumbria will enable community and voluntary groups - including Carlisle Mencap - to be more involved in the development and delivery of health and care services.
Alpacy Ever After!
A grand day out! Carlisle Mencap members enjoyed Alpacy Ever After - one of our fabulous May Half-Term Playscheme events - at The Lingholm Estate, Portinscale, near Keswick.
Gosling Sike trip
Carlisle Mencap's Independence Studio members and staff enjoyed a fantastic trip to Cumbria Wildlife Trust's Gosling Sike nature reserve and organic working farm.
Summer Playscheme 2019
CARLISLE Mencap Summer Playscheme 2019 has got some fantastic trips and events lined up this July and August!