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ENTRA, short for Ewanrigg and Netherton Tenant’s and Resident’s Association, is a group of volunteers prepared to give up their time own to make the estate a happier and safer place to live. An earlier version existed over fifty years but had lain dormant for some time until, inspired by Colette Small of Home Group, local residents called a general meeting and the new version was born in July 2010. Supported by funding from Awards for All, Cumbria Community Foundation, Neighbourhood Forum and other smaller funders together with the continued support of Home Group, ENTRA’s success has been amazing.

Several awards and taking on the lease of the community centre from Home have established ENTRA as a leading community group in the area and enabled them to create activities and organise events for all ages.

A relationship formed with Rosehill Theatre through their On the Road programme has seen international artists such as classical pianist Phillip Dyson and Scottish tenor Nicky Spence perform in the centre and actress Julie Hesomondhaigh, better known as Hayley Cropper in Coronation Street, performed the Royal Exchange play “Black Roses” to a sell out audience.

Many other community organisations including MIND, Age UK, the WEA, Arts out West and CAB have also taken advantage of ENTRA’s ability to bring large groups of residents together in the centre to promote their services.

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Computer Club – Friday 8 June 2018

8th June 2018
          After another scrumptious breakfast the group get to work.
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Delighted to announce that two of Ewanrigg Local Trust's community led projects...HUG A MUG and WE WILL have both won their categories (innovative Mental Health Intervention and Inspirational Story) at this evening's NATIONAL Mental Health and Wellbeing Awards. An enormous thank you to the Ewanrigg Local Trust, HUG A MUG volunteers, WE WILL volunteers, ENTRA Community Centre, Maryport Health Services our business and community partners and local residents for helping to make these projects happen. Well done to all shortlisted and winning candidates. A humbling evening highlighting the importance of working together to increase mental health support. For more information about HUG A MUG and WE WILL please see And please don't forget WE WILL's motto 'Have the courage to talk. Have the courage to listen. No-one is alone.' Times & Star NHS North Cumbria CCG Britain's Energy Coast Business Cluster BBC Look North ITV Border BBC Radio Cumbria Mental Health Foundation Cumbria Community Foundation Alan Rankin ... See MoreSee Less

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