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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, c...
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The Well Activities

Remember that The Well have a range of exciting activities for you to take part in  - please see the daily schedules below: 
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Weekly Quiz .....and the topic is....dogs!

Join our weekly fun filled quiz and test your knowledge on your four legged friends! Have fun!! https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=gUJrO8lbmU-AXDk4f3htLaM2DMexuUJLk3eKGlRL0LdURTlENVhRS1I2OFpKRkczSE9SSDBLUUhNOS4u
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Your Weekly Quiz

Here's your weekly quiz - enjoy! https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=gUJrO8lbmU-AXDk4f3htLaM2DMexuUJLk3eKGlRL0LdUNTAxS0JCMEU0MFQxUlpIOVRVMFdFR0M5Ti4u
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BBO GCtW - Let's Cook!!

LET'S COOK Starting this week (week commencing 4 May 2020): BBO GCtW participants and their families only Are you interested in trying new foods?Would you like to learn some new skills in the kitchen? Learn to cook new and exciting dishes on a budget. Sign up to our free activity, food and recipe will be provided direct to your door on a weekly bas...
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Meaningful Music

As part of meaningful May each day we will post something that you can do: to help create a happier, kinder world and to help yourself too. Today's is: "Tell someone about why your favourite music means a lot to you" These monthly calendars are available in a number of other languages. Please follow the link below to find these: https://www.actionf...
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Meaningful May

As part of meaningful May each day we will post something that you can do: to help create a happier, kinder world and to help yourself too. Today's is: "Let somone know how much they mean to you" These monthly calendars are available in a number of other languages. Please follow the link below to find these: https://www.actionforhappiness.org/calen...
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Taking a (positive) step...

As part of meaningful May each day we will post something that you can do: to help create a happier, kinder world and to help yourself too. Today's is: "Take a step towards one of your life goals, however small" These monthly calendars are available in a number of other languages. Please follow the link below to find these: https://www.actionforhap...
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Meaningful May

Join us in Meaningful May and take small steps every day: "Start where you are; Use what you have; Do what you can"
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Join us for some Virtual Activities!

The well are offering a number of virtual activites for participants: Wednesdays 10am Yoga with RachelThursdays 1 - 1.40pm  Chair Based ExercisesThursdays 2 - 2.40pm  Metafit  These classes are free and avilable via ZOOM. For log in details please contact Ged at the Well on 07922 222670​
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A recipe for success! Meat and Potato Pie

Here's one a participant made yesterday - Meat and Potato Pie For the pastry 225g plain flour, 100g butter, diced, pinch salt Sift 225g plain flour into a large bowl, add 100g diced butter and rub in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in a pinch of salt, then add 2-3 tbsp water and mix to a firm dough. Knead the...
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How to stay safe and well

Please find below some easy read information in relation to Coronavirus to help you stay safe and well.
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Being More Resilient at Home

Whether self isolating or scoially distancing, being at home all day can be challenging and so it is important that we stay physically and emotionally strong - please see the post below for some top tips on how best to do this.
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Helping in your Local Community

If you are interested in helping in your local community, Cumbria CVS and Cumbria County Council have developed a pack which covers all essential considerations including support, insurance protective equipment and much more. Please take a,look at this useful guide   Download PDF File Here
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COVID19 Scams

It is essential that we are all aware of current scams operating during this crisis.  These can take a variety of forms and it is important that we are vigilant and take time to consider what people are offering. If it sounds too good to be true then it probaly is. No-one ever lost money by putting the phone down or not answring an email. ...
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Inspira is Digitally Open!

Inspira in Barrow is digitally open for Careers advcie and help. If you are 18+ and unemployed or have been made redundant, we can help you find work in key sectors. For help and/or advice call 01229 824 052 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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Get Active with Active Cumbria

We're all now spending more time at home and that means many of us are thinking about how we can get, or stay, active. Official advice is to follow the guidance on social distancing and avoid non-essential travel - including working from home if you can - which means our routines are changing. But staying active is more important than ever right no...
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Creative Isolation - a network of opportunities

This network is focused on bringing people together with social, cultural and community assets -but with more people socially and physically distancing themselves, the network is now sharing more home-based, creative ways to support mental health during these unique and uncertain times. This website has links to lots of activities and opportunities...
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Ten today?

A set of fun, 10-minute workouts intended to easily fit into your day that help get you stretching and moving at home. You can find audio or video workouts on the 10 Today website. https://10today.co.uk/tune-in/
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Wellbeing and Mental Health during COVID19

This new guide will help you to be better placed to look after yourself and others:www.every-life-matters.org.uk.  
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