What's Happening

New Spiral supporter - The Francis Scott Trust

Thank you to the Francis Scott Trust for the donation of £5000, this is being used to upscale the 'preventing the effects' project, for staff to support more young people.Find out more about the trust here - https://francis-scott.org.uk/

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Hijacking thoughts about going back to school

Going back to school is not easy! It can trigger all kinds of thoughts like 'will the bullying start again?' 'will I make friends?' 'why do I have to go?'.  When we start to get thoughts like these it can feel like someone is hijacking our brain, this is when the Amygdala (feeling brain) is cut off from the Frontal Cortex (...

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It's a £1000

Some Very Good news came to Spiral today. We have been successful in our bid for a Tesco Community Grant. Voting was held at Tesco stores between 1st October 2023 and Mid January 2023 and proved to be very successful with millions of votes being cast by Tesco Customers across England, Scotland and Wales. Our project came Second and has be...

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Anti-Bullying Week Nov 14th-18th

The anti-bullying alliance was established in 2002.   The first Anti-Bullying Week took place in 2004.  Anti-Bullying Week has a different theme each year. This years anti bullying week theme is REACH OUT.  Whether it's in school, at home, in the community or online, the anti-bullying alliance which has a&nbs...

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Thanks for Donating

Spiral want to say a big thankyou to the Carlisle Business Support Network for generously donating £297 to us. This money will be use to pay for body image training for staff who are working to support young people through a range of issues and challenges concerning their perceptions about their appearance. A recent report by the chi...

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Co-op Community Fund

Spiral has been selected from 9000 applications to be part of the @Coopuk Local Community Fund for the funding period 23 October 2022 to 21st October 2023.   Coop members can choose us as their cause when they shop in Coop stores. If your not a coop member you can easily become one in store-it just costs £1.  Every £1 you s...

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Funding News

Spiral have recently secured funding from the BIG LOTTERY. This is great news. The funding is for three years and will enable us to continue with our services and extend what we offer. The funding is due to us from September 2022 and will secure our work until 2025.  In addition, we have received a grant from Cumbria County Council which will ...

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We're in the Vote

We're in the customer vote for a Tesco Community Grant. It's a scheme which gives community projects like us grants of up to £1,500.  Tesco customers will now vote in the Carlisle Tesco Superstore and the Carlisle store on Victoria Viaduct. Voting will commence in store from first week of October 2022 and continue until Mid January 2023,&...

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Making a difference-Volunteering

At Spiral we have been privileged to have a fantastic set of volunteers who give their time, commitment and dedication to supporting young people in our one to one sessions, as well as helping with social media and website construction and sometimes office administration.  At Spiral we believe in offering an opportunity to support the building...

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