On the 2nd May VCH volunteers attended a training event focused on researching the clergy. This event, held at Carlisle Archive Centre, followed the recent launch of the latest task for VCH volunteers, to gather the names of Anglican clergy for each parish.

The fourth CCHT AGM was held on Saturday 5th April at Lowther Castle.

The VCH Cumbria project is now part of the new Regional Heritage Centre within Lancaster University’s History Department. The new Centre had been established in order to develop the University's  activities in engaging with the regional community in the field of cultural heritage.

We are delighted to announce that the full draft article for Kirkby Lonsdale has been completed by Emmeline Garnett. As the first draft of an article for a small town, it represents a major milestone for the project.