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Bright Stars seeks more charities and third sector partners to teach primary schools about business

Charities across Cumbria are being asked to work with local primary schools to help them create a campaign to ‘make a difference’ as part of the Bright Stars 2021 programme which teaches young children about business.


New ProjX brief for 2021!

The ProjX work experience programme is designed and delivered in partnership with a range of local business partners and funded by Sellafield Ltd.  The project brief for 2021 will ask the students to focus on the site of the former Opera House in Workington.


Dream Placement Placement Week 2021

February half-term will be a life-changing week for more than 30 Cumbrian 16-18 year olds taking the opportunity to learn about leadership and career opportunities within employers ranging from international engineering and construction companies to the office of a local MP and a Michelin-starred restaurant.


January Newsletter

Find out about the diverse range of programmes we offer in the workplace and how they work together, meet the newest members of our team and book on to our new short courses.


#CanDo Grant – funds Leading Change Programme

The Centre for Leadership Performance are pleased to announce receiving funding for their Leading Change project from the Cumbria Community Foundation’s #CanDo and Transforming West Cumbria programme which is funded by Sellafield Ltd.


Business Skills, Bonding and Fun!

The six-week Business in Your Hand programme delivered by The Centre for Leadership Performance and funded by Sellafield Ltd . This programme took place between September and October 2020 at the Phoenix Youth Club in Cleator Moor.


Dream Placement Development Event

We are looking forward to be welcoming back the successful Dream Placements students for to our virtual 2021 Development Event.


Work Awareness Programmes 2021

We are now in the process of offering schools across West Cumbria places on our exciting and unique work awareness programmes, ProjX and Elements, for 2021!


Bright Stars 2021 postponed

Following the announcement from the Government, the new Lockdown restrictions mean that the arrangements and timelines for Bright Stars 2021 have to change.


Cumbrian MP’s back Bright Stars Campaign

Five Cumbrian MPs this week delivered personal messages of support to primary school pupils taking part in Bright Stars 2021 to congratulate them on taking part and encourage them to ‘Make a Difference’.


December Newsletter

As this year draws to a close, it is likely that we will all be glad to see the back of 2020, a year like no other, full of uncertainty, challenge, fear and sadness. At the same time, this year has also seen great examples of leadership; people and communities pulling together to support one another in times of greatest need, businesses and schools embracing new technologies and finding new ways to create connections.


Leader 2 Leader- Places available!

We are excited to announce that Leader 2 Leader cohort 12 starts in January 2021!


Leader 2 Leader- Bursary applications now live!

We have teamed up with Sellafield Ltd and One AIM to provide bursaries for local leaders to enable them to take part in an eight-month development programme. Bursaries are available for leaders from small business and third sector leaders in Copeland and Allerdale.


Dream Placement Students Selected

We are excited to announce, that following on from the online interviews that took place at the Selection Event last Thursday (3rd Dec), 33 exceptional students have secured Dream Placements with our Host Companies.


Richmond Hill/Beacon Hill – Industry Project STEM IN A BOX

Last week saw the start of a new exciting project for CfLP working across both a primary and secondary school to support the Young Generation Networks STEM in a BOX idea.


Dream Placement Online Selection Event

On Thursday 3rd December 80 Dream Placement applicants and representatives from 20 different host companies attended the Virtual Selection Event.


Cumbria Future Leaders 24th November Newsletter

NEW! Cumbria Future Leaders Newsletter. Find out about the upcoming online entrepreneur event, Hello Futures upcoming Expo and e-learning courses and the latest opportunities around Cumbria on our noticeboard.


Bright Stars 2020 Virtual Celebration

Business-smart primary school children from across Cumbria took part in a Covid-safe virtual celebration of their achievements in Bright Stars 2020.


Dream Placement Online Development Events

On Thursday 5th Nov 60 Dream Placement applicants attended the first of our exciting and interesting development events as part of their Dream Placement 2021 experience.


Cumbria Future Leaders Online Event

Are you 16-25 and live in Cumbria? Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Register for the Cumbria Future Leaders event.


Bright Stars seeks more charities and third sector partners to teach primary schools about business

Charities across Cumbria are being asked to work with local primary schools to help them create a campaign to ‘make a difference’ as part of the Bright Stars 2021 programme which teaches young children about business.


New ProjX brief for 2021!

The ProjX work experience programme is designed and delivered in partnership with a range of local business partners and funded by Sellafield Ltd.  The project brief for 2021 will ask the students to focus on the site of the former Opera House in Workington.


Dream Placement Placement Week 2021

February half-term will be a life-changing week for more than 30 Cumbrian 16-18 year olds taking the opportunity to learn about leadership and career opportunities within employers ranging from international engineering and construction companies to the office of a local MP and a Michelin-starred restaurant.


January Newsletter

Find out about the diverse range of programmes we offer in the workplace and how they work together, meet the newest members of our team and book on to our new short courses.


#CanDo Grant – funds Leading Change Programme

The Centre for Leadership Performance are pleased to announce receiving funding for their Leading Change project from the Cumbria Community Foundation’s #CanDo and Transforming West Cumbria programme which is funded by Sellafield Ltd.


Business Skills, Bonding and Fun!

The six-week Business in Your Hand programme delivered by The Centre for Leadership Performance and funded by Sellafield Ltd . This programme took place between September and October 2020 at the Phoenix Youth Club in Cleator Moor.


Dream Placement Development Event

We are looking forward to be welcoming back the successful Dream Placements students for to our virtual 2021 Development Event.


Work Awareness Programmes 2021

We are now in the process of offering schools across West Cumbria places on our exciting and unique work awareness programmes, ProjX and Elements, for 2021!


Bright Stars 2021 postponed

Following the announcement from the Government, the new Lockdown restrictions mean that the arrangements and timelines for Bright Stars 2021 have to change.


Cumbrian MP’s back Bright Stars Campaign

Five Cumbrian MPs this week delivered personal messages of support to primary school pupils taking part in Bright Stars 2021 to congratulate them on taking part and encourage them to ‘Make a Difference’.


December Newsletter

As this year draws to a close, it is likely that we will all be glad to see the back of 2020, a year like no other, full of uncertainty, challenge, fear and sadness. At the same time, this year has also seen great examples of leadership; people and communities pulling together to support one another in times of greatest need, businesses and schools embracing new technologies and finding new ways to create connections.


Leader 2 Leader- Places available!

We are excited to announce that Leader 2 Leader cohort 12 starts in January 2021!


Leader 2 Leader- Bursary applications now live!

We have teamed up with Sellafield Ltd and One AIM to provide bursaries for local leaders to enable them to take part in an eight-month development programme. Bursaries are available for leaders from small business and third sector leaders in Copeland and Allerdale.


Dream Placement Students Selected

We are excited to announce, that following on from the online interviews that took place at the Selection Event last Thursday (3rd Dec), 33 exceptional students have secured Dream Placements with our Host Companies.


Richmond Hill/Beacon Hill – Industry Project STEM IN A BOX

Last week saw the start of a new exciting project for CfLP working across both a primary and secondary school to support the Young Generation Networks STEM in a BOX idea.


Dream Placement Online Selection Event

On Thursday 3rd December 80 Dream Placement applicants and representatives from 20 different host companies attended the Virtual Selection Event.


Cumbria Future Leaders 24th November Newsletter

NEW! Cumbria Future Leaders Newsletter. Find out about the upcoming online entrepreneur event, Hello Futures upcoming Expo and e-learning courses and the latest opportunities around Cumbria on our noticeboard.


Bright Stars 2020 Virtual Celebration

Business-smart primary school children from across Cumbria took part in a Covid-safe virtual celebration of their achievements in Bright Stars 2020.


Dream Placement Online Development Events

On Thursday 5th Nov 60 Dream Placement applicants attended the first of our exciting and interesting development events as part of their Dream Placement 2021 experience.


Cumbria Future Leaders Online Event

Are you 16-25 and live in Cumbria? Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Register for the Cumbria Future Leaders event.