Rachel Holliday, founder and CEO of Time to Change, has won an award for her pioneering work in West Cumbria. She was named as Inspirational Woman of the Year at the Enterprise Vision Awards. The EVAs recognise outstanding female entrepreneurship in the North-West, and the glittering ceremony was attended by more than 650 guests at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.
My dear friend Rachel Holliday, a very special lady in my life (she’s the C.E.O of Calderwood House and Women Out West) rang me in the Summer of 2019…This was in the preceding months before the doors of WoW were officially opened. “Patricia” she said “WoW needs you. I want you to be our Receptionist and establish an Office Space in Wow’s New Centre at Haig Pit Enterprise Park”. What could I say apart from “Yes of course I will”. Rachel’s enthusiasm, energy, kindness and empathy to help and support others was my inspiration and I became therefore the Founder …
Women Out West are launching a new service this week to support women in West Cumbria who are over 55, feeling isolated or lonely, and in need of friendship during these challenging times of Coronavirus.
Here is the Women Out West December Newsletter. You can flick through it below or view by clicking here. If you would prefer to view or download a copy in PDF please follow this link. We have added the relevant links in to both formats. Thank you to everyone who has supported us this year. We are so grateful to everyone of you who has worked, fundraised, volunteered and so much more through a challenging year for all in this time of Covid. Wishing you a peaceful Christmas and all the very best for 2021. Rachel and #TeamWoW xx
I thoroughly recommend this book to every social worker, police officer and every project worker in our sector. If you have been a victim of an attack, and you have blamed yourself, read this book. It certainly shines a new light on to this taboo subject”
As the Women Out West Centre develops, we will be posting news here on updates and events. In the meantime, you can see our drop in times to find out more during June, and also it would be wonderful if you could fill in our Questionnaire here if you have ideas on how you can help us and / or we can support you!