Lockdown Quiz – Results and answers!

There were sixteen submissions, most of them from individuals and some from couples.  The spread of representation from our groups was very wide.  To judge from messages received, participants found it challenging, informative and enjoyable…

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Dr Ron Davie

Dr Davie died at the Cumberland Infirmary on 31st December 2019 after a short illness. He had celebrated his 90th birthday only a month earlier. Ron had a distinguished career as a child psychologist before retiring (from full-time work at least) to Caldbeck in 1995. From the start he and

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CLHF Trustees update

At its meeting on 6 November the Committee of CLHF agreed unanimously that the two independent Trustees of the Federation, Jill Wishart and Jane Platt, be accorded honorary membership of the Federation.  Their appointment as Trustees, together with the Chairman of the Federation, Peter Roebuck, stems from the Charity Commission’s

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Cluster meeting feedback

The CLHF held four cluster meetings in June with member groups, one in each quarter of the county.  The meetings were found to be very valuable and provided much food for thought. The Editor of Local History News has commissioned an article from CLHF summarising the process and outcomes of the

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Updated Guide for Speakers

The CLHF has previously provided member groups with a Guide to Good Practice in creating and delivering a programme of speakers. Now, after further consultation ,with member groups, this Guide has been updated (see the introduction to the Directory of Speakers on our Resources page). The British Association for Local

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CLHF AGM & Annual Convention

Many thanks to the Helena Thompson Museum for hosting our event this year and fitting us in to their building with such ease!  Particular thanks to Tricia who dealt with problems arising on the day with particular skill, and to the clever man in charge of the museum’s car park

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