The Cumbria Sustainability Network Coordinator would be pleased to help you, please contact [email protected] You can also access help from a number of sources including :  

Cumbria Council for Voluntary Services: Cumbria CVS offers help, advice, training and support to third sector groups throughout Cumbria.  They have lots of really useful guidance on their website:  

Development | Cumbria CVS 

Action with Communities in Cumbria has a particular focus on supporting communities in rural areas: Rural and community development charity for Cumbria – Action with Communities in Cumbria, Penrith, Cumbria (cumbriaaction.org.uk) 

They have many useful resources on their website, including how to set up a new group:  

Setting up a group Cumbria – Action with Communities in Cumbria, Penrith, Cumbria (cumbriaaction.org.uk)