Cumbrian charity Family Action have been declared Charity of the Year in the 2021 Third Sector Awards.

The charity supports some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged families and individuals in our society.

David Holmes CBE, CEO said: “We are delighted to be recognised as Charity of the Year in the Third Sector Awards 2021. This award is testament to the incredible energy, commitment and resilience of all our staff and volunteers at Family Action. The pandemic challenged us all in so many ways, yet as an organisation we faced the challenge together, became stronger together and increased our support for children and families across the country.”