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Weekly Quiz - What's happening in the news this week?

How often do you keep up with what's happening in the news?  Test your knowledge with this weeks quiz.  Good luck  Microsoft Forms News Quiz Link.https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=gUJrO8lbmU-AXDk4f3htLaM2DMexuUJLk3eKGlRL0LdUOVVPVTRER01LOU5LQTMwNjk0TFdOWEJJNC4u
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Specialist support for refugees, migrants and people from diverse backgrounds helps participants to overcome barriers

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Communications and Marketing boosts profile of the BBO GCtW Project

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Weekly Quiz - Sport

Sport is the subject this week, not my area of expertise and if I hadn't written the quiz I would of done really badly at guessing, Top score from the BBO GCtW team so far is 50%, see if you can beat that.  Good luck  Microsoft Forms Sport Quiz Link https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=gUJrO8lbmU-AXDk4f3htLaM...
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Weekly Quiz - Animal Trivia

This week's topic is animal trivia.  I've thrown in a few more challenging questions, test yourself and have a go.  Good luck everyone. Microsoft Forms Animal Trivia Quiz Linkhttps://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=gUJrO8lbmU-AXDk4f3htLaM2DMexuUJLk3eKGlRL0LdUMTJFNVdMUEhKRTBaS1JUQ0Y4MTJQRVI1RC4u
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Christmas Lyrics Quiz

Last quiz of the year. Why not test everyone's knowledge and host a family quiz over Christmas, either in person or over zoom if you're linking up virtually.  You could ask everyone to sing their answer!!  Merry Christmas everybody and have a wonderful Christmas and New Year from all the BBO GCtW Team Microsoft Forms E...
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November/December BBO GCtW Newsletter

Hi Everyone, here is the link to the BBO GCtW November/December Newsletter so you can keep updated with all the fantastic work taking place on the project.   File Name: Final-Nov-Dec-2020-BBO-GCtW-Newsletter File Size: 381 kb Download File
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Your weekly Quiz

Here it is, your weekly sprinkle of joy 😂 https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=gUJrO8lbmU-AXDk4f3htLaM2DMexuUJLk3eKGlRL0LdUNTI3ME1OVUpSMjdIN1FSMDAyWVVXVE9RRC4u Test your knowledge and see how you go.  Good luck 😊
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Great News!! BBO GCtW receives Emergency Extension Funding

Good News! Good news is always welcomed and especially so as we approach the end of this tough, challenging and difficult year! As lead partner on the Building Better Opportunities; Getting Cumbria to Work (BBO GCtW) project, here at Cumbria CVS we are pleased to share that the European Social Fund (ESF) and the National Lottery Community Fund (TNL...
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Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year!

The BBO GCtW team would like to wish all its partners and participants a very healthy and happy Christmas and a fabulous New Year! It has been great working with you all and we are looking forward to 2021. We finish for Xmas at 12 noon on 24 December and will be back in operation on 4 January 2021 - see you all then!!
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Rachel builds better opportunities

Walney woman has described how the Building Better Opportunities Getting Cumbria to Work project has helped her better understand herself and feel more positive and confident.  In summer 2020 she was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Read her story and find out how BBO GCtW helped her ...
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Eddie's change of career

A Kendal man who was made redundant and was struggling to find another job has praised the Building Better Opportunities Getting Cumbria to Work (BBO GCtW) project for changing his life. Eddie said he would recommend the BBO GCtW project to anyone who was long-term unemployed - read his story and find out why. File Name: Edward-Wilkinson-Case-study...
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Joanne builds a better life !

A woman whose life hit rock bottom due to her alcoholism says the Building Better Opportunities Getting Cumbria to Work (BBO GCtW) project has helped her to build a better life and future. Read how she found support through The Well and went on undertake training which has improved her self confidence and employability.  File Name: J...
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Faten plans her next steps

A Syrian refugee who has now settled in Barrow has described how grateful she is to the Building Better Opportunities Getting Cumbria to Work (BBO GCtW) project for the help it has given to her. Read her full story here:  File Name: Faten-Almregawe-case-study File Size: 431 kb Download File
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BBO GCtW Celebration Event

Please enjoy a video version of our presentation below - slides will move automatically every few seconds:
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Weekly Quiz 30 November

Well, this started out as nutrition and then that went by the by and then forms decided to have a hissy so eventually this is the result, Food!!! Good luck everyone 😊 https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=gUJrO8lbmU-AXDk4f3htLaM2DMexuUJLk3eKGlRL0LdUMEZZOUUxRFRaSFBUSDZKS1NSRUgxSTRZVC4u Have fun 🦀🍗🍵
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Weekly Quiz

Here's another one to test your knowledge. It's becoming a bit of a challenge thinking of new subjects so if anyone has any idea's please don't hesitate to shout out. Good luck 😊 https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=gUJrO8lbmU-AXDk4f3htLaM2DMexuUJLk3eKGlRL0LdUN1ZMR0xJTFBBSkI0Q1dGMllETzk5Q0NLVS4u \ 
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Bi-monthly Newsletter

Please take a little time to read our bi-monthly newsletter and learni more about the project and how it may be able to help you. Happy reading !  File Name: Final-Sept-Oct-2020-BBO-GCtW-Newsletter File Size: 518 kb Download File
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Our participants - households

Our BBO GCtW project participants live in Barrow-in-Furness, Kendal and across the South Lakes. Many of whom of experience complex personal difficulties and barriers including social isolation, addiction, poor mental and physical health and domestic abuse. To date (September 2020), we have supported 44 participants from single parent households.
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Our participants - basis skills

Our BBO GCtW project participants live in Barrow-in-Furness, Kendal and across the South Lakes. Many of whom of experience complex personal difficulties and barriers including social isolation, addiction, poor mental and physical health and domestic abuse. Support has been provided to a range of people facing challenges including over 87 people who...
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