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Debt advice: who can help?

A church in Eden is offering an advice service to help people who are in debt.

Penrith Methodist Church has joined forces with the charity Christians Against Poverty, one of a number of organisations that can help:

The Penrith chapter of Christians Against Poverty can be contacted free on 0800 328 0006


Full report: New base for Kendal homeless charity

A charity that helps vulnerable people in the South Lakes could shortly be moving into a new home courtesy of their local church.

Manna House in Kendal works with the homeless and those with social or mental health problems and has been looking for new premises of their own for some time, and it seems a solution has now been found.

Ryan Dollard reports:

Nether Hall to become new home for Manna House

Kendal Parish Church is gifting Nether Hall to Manna House, through its charitable Kirkland Trust

Planning applications are now being submitted enabling a change of use.

Manna House is a registered charity providing advice, advocacy, training and a drop-in support centre for the residents of South Lakeland including those who are vulnerably housed, homeless, lonely or generally needing help.

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