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Lifeskills for Teenagers

This booklet has been designed to help teenagers learn about themselves and gain life skills to channel their motivations to get what they want. It's intended to get them thinking about what they'd like to do and start to plan how to get there. There are also lots of resources to inspire and encourage.It's hard being a young person sometimes and ev...
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Metafit session today!

Join us today for a 40 minute metabolic workout with great music. 2.00 - 2.40pm Zoom ID Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for code  
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Fancy a bit of Metafit?

 Join us on Thursday for 40 minutes of high intensity training. The Metafit session which is a 40 minute metabolic workout that just keeps working!  Enjoy great music and an effective workout.It will run from 2.00 - 2.40pm - on Thursday via ZoomZoom ID Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for code
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Today - chair based exercises

 For those of you who would like to join a short, chair based exercise class then this one is for you.Join us today at 1pm for 40 minutes of gentle exercises and stretches. The session will be held via ZoomZoom ID Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for code 
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Chair based exercises

For those of you who would like to join a short, chair based exercise class then this one is for you.Join us on Thursday at 1pm for 40 minutes of gentle exercises and stretches. The session will be held via ZoomZoom ID Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for code 
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Join Cadas today via Zoom

Join Cadas today at 1pm for their adult drop in which will be held via Zoom.To refer call 0300 111 4002 or 0800 2545658 
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Adult Drop In

 Join Cadas tomorrow at 1pm for their adult drop in which will be held via Zoom.To refer call 0300 111 4002 or 0800 2545658 
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Yoga session today

Join Rachel for an hour of yoga today from 10am - 11am via ZoomFor the Zoom ID Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for code 
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Why not try our weekly Quiz

 Each week we post a quiz - nothing too serious - just a bit of fun. The BBO GCtW team at Cumbria CVS do the quiz each week and share scores - more often than not none of us do very well but its a great opportunity to do something together as a team. Why not join in - and challenge your friends to see who does best - no prizes - just a bi...
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Training company helps people to improve their employability

A South Cumbria training business is playing its part to help people facing multiple and complex barriers to move towards employment.Skills Shop Limited has been running courses for participants in The Building Better Opportunities Getting Cumbria to Work (BBO GCtW) project, which supports people in the Barrow and South Lakes area aged 18 and above...
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Project to help people improve their employability even more vital at this time

A project aimed at helping people facing multiple and complex barriers to move towards employment says the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic mean its work is even more crucial at this time.The Building Better Opportunities Getting Cumbria to Work (BBO GCtW) project supports people in the Barrow and South Lakes area aged 18 and above, who...
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Training company helps people to improve their employability

A South Cumbria training business is playing its part to help people facing multiple and complex barriers to move towards employment.Skills Shop Limited has been running courses for participants in The Building Better Opportunities Getting Cumbria to Work (BBO GCtW) project, which supports people in the Barrow and South Lakes area aged 18 and above...
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How to overcome setbacks

This module from Barclays focusses on the idea of positive challenge for growth and development. It will encourage you to consider how you currently deal with setbacks and how you can take a solution-focused approach to facing challenges in the future.By the end of the module, you will be able to: Consider personal barriers and identify techniques ...
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Be aware of financial fraud

It only takes a convincing phone call, clever letter or persuasive sales patter to let fraudsters get hold of your cash. This guide from Barclays will help alert you to their tricks.https://www.barclays.co.uk/digisafe/financial-fraud/
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Writing a cover letter

This module will explore why sending a covering letter/covering email with a CV is recommended and will provide top tips and examples of how to structure a covering letter.By the end of the module, learners will be able to: Explore and understand why a covering letter/email is needed when applying for a job Understand how to structure a covering le...
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CV - 2 Tailoring applications to roles

This module from Barclays will build upon the concepts of the CV skills 1: Showing your best you module and will help a learner to understand why their CV should be tailored to each job they apply to.By the end of the module, learners will be able to: Explore specific roles that they would like to apply for and understand why their CV should be tai...
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CV Skills - 1 Showing your best you

This module from Barclays has been designed to help adult learners to increase their confidence in producing a meaningful CV to secure an interview for employment.By the end of the module, learners will be able to: Understand why a CV is needed and what it is used for Understand how personal experience can also be used to highlight transferable ski...
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Planning your personal budget

This module from Barclays will help you to identify your sources of income and understand how to create a budget which tracks your income and expenditure.At the end of the module you will be able to: Identify your sources of income Understand how to create a budget that tracks income and expenditure. To find out more and/or to access the module, cl...
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Project to help people improve their employability even more vital at this time

Latest Press Release for BBO GCtW 22/05/2020A project aimed at helping people facing multiple and complex barriers to move towards employment says the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic mean its work is even more crucial at this time.The Building Better Opportunities Getting Cumbria to Work (BBO GCtW) project supports people in the Barrow...
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Try something new today

Why not try something new today (or tomorrow). Please see below a list of activities that are free for you to join 
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