WOW What a Time To Change! Rachel Holliday Marks Milestones

The country may still be in partial lockdown, but there is a feeling of resilience and hope as more milestones are reached at Time to Change (West Cumbria) Project CIC. As for everyone, Covid -19 has created challenges for Rachel Holliday and her team, but they will ride this storm, just as they have overcome many obstacles along the way. It is seven years since Rachel Holliday set this up to tackle poverty, disadvantage, and homelessness in the area. Having experienced being homeless in her teens and in a downward spiral with no money, education or hope, she realised on …

Women Out West Book Reviews Cumbria Patricia Sharkey

101 Women Who Changed Our World by Julia Adams

Discover the lives of 101 Trailblazing Women and the remarkable things they achieved,,,Beautifully Illusrated and packed with bitesize biographies of Activists, Leaders, Athletes, Artists, Explorers and Innovators from the celebrated to the overlooked.It was interesting to read how they all overcame the odds, defied expectations and shattered stereotypes.. Their stories are sure to inspire Women and encourage them to dream big…Written in a friendly and accessible style this book includes quotations, fun facts and colourful Illustrations which bring the lives of these inspiring women to life ..Spanning across history and from over the globe, These Women include:Marie Curie,Ann Frank,Boudicca,Cleopatra,Hillary Clinton,J …

WEA Courses online

Free training workshops from WEA

WEA Courses: Fiona Donaldson is Delivering free training workshops from the WEA via Zoom which may be of interest to you. Workshops will run for 2 hours and they are FREE. Thursday 18/6/20 – Introduction to Holistic Therapies C3844477 – 11.30am Tuesday 23/6/20 – Stress Buster C3844478 – 7pm Thursday 25/6/20 – Introduction to Relaxation C3844479 – 7pm Tuesday 30/6/20 – Walk your Way to Better Health C3844480 – 9.15am Thursday 2/7/20 – Recognise your own Potential C3844481 – 7pm   If you know the course details click the link highlighted in orange circle above All participants must log onto …

Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Big thank you to Rachel Suddart for reviewing “Becoming” by Michelle Obama. Don’t forget that if you would like to read one of the books in the picture at the bottom of the page, let us know via Facebook messages or comment below and we’ll get a copy to you as soon as we can. It will really help us to know what books to recommend to our wonderful women out west here in Cumbria 🧡 “I LOVED this book! It took me a few goes to get started as I’m not a fan of hardback books – I don’t …

Whats on this week at WOW 24/01-30/01

We would love to see you this week at WOW here is what we have coming up, All ladies welcome! Fit For All 1-2 Friday Yoga 2-3 Friday Creative Writing & Book Swap 1-3 Monday Arts and Crafts 1-3 Tuesday Midweek Special Topic *Making our own Dream Catchers* 1-3 Wednesday Social Night *Movie Night, Grease 2 and Supper* 6-8 Wednesday Class Cookery 10-12 Thursday All are welcome to these activities, just turn up and spread the word.  If you would like more information contact reception on contactus@womenoutwest.co.uk or 01946 55010  

Whats on this week at WOW 10/01-17/01

We would love to see you this week at WOW here is what we have coming up, All ladies welcome! Fit For All 1-2 Friday Yoga 2-3 Friday Creative Writing & Book Swap 1-3 Monday Arts and Crafts 1-3 Tuesday English Upskilling 10-12 Wednesday *Requires Booking* Midweek Special Topic *Skills For You are joining us this week* 1-3 Wednesday Class Cookery 10-12 Thursday Job Shop 1-3 Thursday All are welcome to these activities, just turn up and spread the word.  If you would like more information contact reception on contactus@womenoutwest.co.uk or 01946 55010        

Check out our WOW December newsletter!

WOW December Newsletter We would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We have had a wonderful few months since we opened and we are looking forward to seeing you in the New Year. We are going to shut on Friday 20th December for 2 weeks and we will open again on Monday 6th January. In an emergency a member of staff can be contacted on 07539 780 431. http://mailchi.mp/43fefaccdfd6/wow-december-newsletter-413259