What’s On This Week at WOW?

Why not come and join in with the activities on this week at WOW. We have arts and crafts on Tuesday 22nd October from 1-3pm, you are welcome to bring your own project or just turn up and use our paints, pens, wool, etc. All welcome, you can just turn up. On Wednesday 23rd October from 1-3pm there is an introduction to a course we are going to run at WOW. It is called ‘The Key’ and helps develop work readiness and build confidence. If this interests you please come along! On Wednesday 23rd October from 6-9pm we have our …

Peer Support Worker and Project Worker Wanted at WOW

Hi – Please find attached some detail regarding two vacancies we have at our Centre.  If you would like further information on either of these, please contact me via my email address and I will send out further information and an application form.  Please note that I will treat all approaches in the strictest of confidence and within the new GDPR guidelines.  Appointments will be made subject to satisfactory references being received and an advanced DBS clearance.  The closing date is the 11th of October.  My email address is angie.dean@womenoutwest.co.uk

Fun at Cumbria Pride 10th Event at Carlisle Castle 28th September 2019

I had a really great day yesterday representing WOW  at  Cumbria Pride, the 10th event of its kind, and this year it was at Carlisle Castle.  The organisers had obviously worked hard as the event was flawless from the start and even the sun shone!  Nothing – even rain- could have dampened our spirits though, as we set up our stalls and prepared to march around the City Centre.  Sellafield Ltd kindly allowed me to share their space alongside my WiN Cumbria and NI colleagues, with our WOW banner and leaflets.  Once set up, we headed across the main road …

Born Survivor by Rachel Holliday

Several months ago I agreed to take part in Born Survivor with the team of Responsive. Now the last time I did anything as hideous as this was in 2015 when I took part in Hell on the Harbourside. A 2K horrific ordeal….running, climbing through mud clambering over walls etc. I hated it. It was awful. I refused to speak to my best mate for weeks afterwards for dragging me round. So what made me think a 12K course would be a good idea? I don’t know. I say “Yes” to these things and figure out the details at a …