Over 1200 young people from Cumbria and North Lancashire will complete their NCS Adventure this summer

As the summer heats up, over 1200 young people from Cumbria and North Lancashire head out on their National Citizen Service. Read more

Festival season sees 37 West Cumbrian’s employed with local security firm

Mayor and Councillor join in the celebration to send off newly employed West Cumbrian security guards, as they start the festival circuit. Read more

‘Jobs In Our Community’ event encourages Year 6 to start thinking about careers

As they prepare to leave primary school, over 600 young people in West Cumbria are inspired to think about their future career. Read more

Plans underway to celebrate Employability Day

Find out how Inspira, the leading careers management company, is celebrating the fourth Employability Day on the 28th of June. Read more

Over 600 primary aged children set to attend Jobs In Our Community event

This year's Jobs In Our Community event - engaging primary aged children with local employers - will take place on the 19th of June. Read more

Employer-led programme for unemployed Cumbrian’s hailed as a success

Evaluation of programme designed to get unemployed people back in to work, has been positively praised for the dramatic improvements in confidence, self-esteem sense of direction for participants and genuinely caring staff. Read more

More temporary staff needed for Inspira's summer of fun

Inspira employs an additional 140 staff members over the summer.The Company still has 20 roles to fill, find out why they need the staff and the type of people they are looking for. Read more

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