Lancashire SMEs urged to Give An Hour

Business people in Lancashire SMEs are being asked to ‘Give an Hour’ to help young people make career decisions and succeed in working life. Read more

Williamson Park plays host as NCS Graduates raises £300 for Lancashire Mind

Action Day saw over 120 NCS Graduates around Cumbria and Lancashire raise awareness for local issues. Our local youth board created a Family Fun day in aid of Lancashire Mind. Read more

NCS helps young people launch their own social action video on inclusion

Social action is a key part of the National Citizen Service programme. Students from Sandgate School created a video to promote inclusion. Read more

Teens to give back to their community on NCS Action Day

This weekend young people all over England and Northern Ireland are taking part in Action Day. In Cumbria and Lancashire we have over 14 projects and more than 130 young people taking part. Read more

Silentnight becomes first Cornerstone Employer for Lancashire’s Career Hub

The Lancashire Career Hub celebrates their first Cornerstone Employer. Read more

Flexibility key to help lone parents stay above the relative poverty line

Children in one parent families are more likely to be in relative poverty than those in a two parent family. Employers can help - but how? Read more

Apprenticeship event on March 5th for Carlisle young people open for appointments

Interactive Apprenticeship event on March 5th in Carlisle aims to help young people find and secure an apprenticeship. Read more

Local college welcomes over 200 young people starting their NCS journey

Held on the 16th of Feb at Lancaster and Morecambe College, over 200 young people and their parents/guardians attended a 'Meet the Team' event. Read more

Unemployed Cumbrians about to get more help to find work

The Education and Skills Funding Agency has announced leading career management and personal development social enterprise - Inspira, has been awarded the contract to deliver Skills Support for Unemployed in Cumbria. Read more

Becoming an NCS summer staff member can really enhance your future career

Louisa Graham, HR Manager for Inspira talks about how taking a role with Inspira as a summer staff member working on NCS, can really boost people's skills. Read more

High-skilled employer encounter for East Lancashire

Nelson & Colne College host careers fair, great example of inspiring careers activity. Read more

Pre-employment programme saves employers recruitment time

“It is a great way to source suitable candidates,” said Kelly Mahady from UPS. Inspira's pre-employment programme welcomed. Read more

NCS offers opportunities for all abilities

NCS is for all abilities.This group of young people from James Rennie and Ullswater Community College, show just what you can do given the chance. Read more

SkillsFest – the first event of its kind for South Lakes

Taking place on the 17th of November, the Skills event will showcase an array of careers and how to access them. Read more

Choices after Year 11 under the spotlight in North Cumbria

Choices after Yr11 events to be held in Carlisle (6th of Nov) and Penrith (8th of Nov) Read more

Celebration for over £10,000 raised by young people on NCS

NCS Celebration Event awards young people for their commitment to local charities Read more

Young people from Carlisle take part in cultural exchange

Ten young people from Carlisle head to twinned cities Slupsk and Flensburg for a week of social, cultural and educational activities. Read more

Work experience placements needed for unemployed adults in Copeland

Inspira works with Copeland to help at boost job prospects Read more

Pupils given chance to shape their future

Morecambe Community High School pupils given chance to shape their future. Read more