CUMBRIA WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD:
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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
Lynne Thornton was named as winner of The Cumbria Life Lifetime Achievement Award. Lynne has worked tirelessly to ensure that autistic children – she is the mother of two – have the best possible education. Lynne campaigned with tenacity, dedication and humour to raise both awareness and funds; her efforts culminated in the establishment of [...]
The Cumbria Life Lifetime Achievement Award this year, was presented to Patricia Turnbull, who has recently stepped down from her role as Chair of the Cumbria group of RABI...
Inspired and inspiring Sally Beamish, a landscape historian, was named as the winner of the Cumbria Life Lifetime Achievement award for 2016. Cumbria has many and varied treasures...
Pauline Charnley has lived on the Four Groves housing estate in Barrow in Furness since 1978. Determined to improve the lives of residents, she set out to address the estate’s problems...
Hazel Relph from Borrowdale was named as winner of the Lifetime Achievement award in recognition of a lifetime dedicated to upland farming. A fine ambassador for Hardwick meat...
Renna Kellaway MBE
Renna Kellaway has enjoyed a glittering musical career as a pianist and chamber musician, performing worldwide. She and her husband, Sir John Manduell spent their honeymoon...
Jan Hawkins has lived in Cumbria for 40 years, raising her own four and 16 foster children, and during all that time, she has fund-raised - medical equipment for ambulances...
Born into a medical family, it was perhaps unsurprising that Tina Walker trained as a nurse. A founder member of West Cumbria Hospice at Home enabling the terminally ill to have palliative care...
The winner of the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award was Margaret Burrows who grew up in wartime Barrow, one of nine children. While working as an adult education teacher...