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Exciting News - Free Social Media Training Day, 20th June, Lowther Castle

v65oai7fxn47qv9nectxUllswater Association and Cumbria Tourism are offering a free Social Media training day at Lowther Castle. 

The morning is focussing on facebook & twitter for your business, with google+ the main focus for the afternoon. With a free lunch in-between. See programme here.

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Nurture's Christmas Cruise

W 013Join the team for our annual Christmas Members' Lunch onboard a traditional launch on Winderemere.

Tuesday 17th December 2013 - all aboard to depart Ambleside at 1pm.






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Business Feedback Workshop

September 2013 

We are conducted an online survey to find out what you think about EQMs for sustainable tourism in Cumbria. Several businesses joined us at this FREE EVENT where we presented the results from the survey and enjoyed feedback and discussion.

This event was a great opportunity to network with like-minded business, and together we decided what was needed to ensure the sustainability of Cumbria and your business. 


Nurture Lakeland AGM

May 2013

Nurture Lakelands Annual General Meeting celebrated the successes of the previous year and welcomed new board member, Richard Leafe, the chief executive of the Lake District National Park Authority at the Low Wood Bay Hotel. Members also enjoyed sampling the new 'Nurture Ale' the 'pint that protects' via long term Nurture supporters, Jennings Brewery. 


Media Skills Training

April 2013

This training event was delivered by Sheona Southern from Cairn Consultancy and provided the opportunity for members to increase their media skills and confidence. Read more about the advice and tips shared at the training via this blog post


An Evening of Inspiration

Feb 2013

This event inspired new local businesses to become involved in Visitor Giving. People gathered at the Langdale Hotel for a chat, drinks and nibbles, to meet like-minded business owners and hear some inspirational, engaging and motivating words from John Firrell, Executive Director of the Considerate Hotels Association and Nick Lancaster, Operations Director at The Langdale Estate.


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Nurture Lakeland is a part of Nurture Cumbria, a charity registered in England and Wales with the charity number 1130453 and company number 3317259

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