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This July we reached for the peaks
On Saturday 9th July, for the first time, People First had a team of hikers taking part in our Keswick Three Peaks Challenge. Our team of 6, all from Borderway Finance Limited,…
Dr Rohhss Chapman says goodbye after a 30-year connection
Dr Rohhss Chapman was one of the founding members of People First back in 1990. She worked with a small group of adults with learning difficulties in an adult training centre in…
Over 100 advocates attend online training
From across the UK, over 100 advocacy professionals came together to attend online training designed to share best practice and champion collaboration. The People First Advocacy…
Celebrating support from former County Council Chair
People First recently welcomed the former chair of Cumbria County Council, Councillor Christine Bowditch to the People First Conference Centre. The visit, was a celebration of the…
Kind-Hearted-Cumbrians Support People First in Carlisle Half Marathon
On Sunday 11th March, for the first time, People First were represented by runners in the annual Carlisle Half Marathon. On your marks... It all started in early 2022 when…
People First return to the Carlisle Skills Fair for 2022
Two years since our last appearance, this January, the People First team were excited to take part in 2022’s Carlisle Skills Fair. Established by John Stevenson MP, the Carlisle…
People First awarded the Advocacy Performance Mark
We are delighted to announce that People First has been awarded the Advocacy Quality Performance Mark (QPM) from the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi).  The Quality…
Thank you boxes from the People First Cafe
In 2021, People First launched a new and unique café based in the heart of Carlisle’s new Northern Centre for Cancer Care. Serving locally sourced food and drink, The People First…
Advocacy: What it is and how it helps
Advocacy is something that people will experience every day, yet many people are unfamiliar with the term. This Advocacy Awareness Week we, in partnership with many other advocacy…