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DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL - BIG SWITCH OFF CAMPAIGN

19th Jul 2017

Durham County Council, as part of its Carbon Management Plan, identified an opportunity to reduce electricity and gas consumption through an energy saving campaign entiltled The Big Switch Off.  Read more...

NEW CHARITY GOVERNANCE CODE PUBLISHED

19th Jul 2017

The new Charity Governance Code published on 13th July  sets out a range of higher governance standards and measures which charities should be aiming to comply with. Read more...

MESSAGE FROM PCVC RON HOGG: MORE SERVICES FOR RESIDENTS AND VICTIMS DESPITE RECENT FUNDING CHALLENGES

19th Jul 2017

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COMIC RELIEF NEW UK FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - ACTIVE AGEING: CREATING CHANGE IN COMMUNITIES

19th Jul 2017

Comic Relief are launching a £1.5 million fund to engage older people aged 65 and over from ‘harder to reach’ groups to get involved in opportunities which use their skills, knowledge and experience to contribute to their communities. They are looking for proposals which put older people at the centre of the work, designing and developing activities or opportunities which meet their needs, interests and priorities. Read more...

SUGAR SMART CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED FOR COUNTY DURHAM

19th Jul 2017

<span style="\&quot;color:" rgb(29,="" 33,="" 41);="" font-family:="" helvetica,="" arial,="" sans-serif;="" font-size:="" 14px;\"="">A SUGAR SMART campaign has been launched for County Durham and already has pledges of action to help people reduce their sugar consumption from a number of partners including the NHS Foundation Trust, Durham University and several departments at Durham County Council. Read more...

FUNDING AVAILABLE THROUGH DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL'S AREA ACTION PARTNERSHIPS

19th Jul 2017

Each Area Action Partnership (AAP)  has a budget for local projects and investments.  Read more...

FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY ENERGY PROJECTS

18th Jul 2017

Energy Supplier EON has announced that it has launched a new fund to help communities better manage their energy consumption. Read more...

WELLBEING FOR LIFE SUMMER PROGRAMME FOR WEARDALE

13th Jul 2017

There's lots going on! Read more...

HEALTHWATCH COUNTY DURHAM - PHARMACY SURVEY

13th Jul 2017

Healthwatch County Durham are currently working with the Local Pharmaceutical Committee and Public Health in County Durham by collecting the views of the general public about their knowledge and use of services available in their local pharmacies. Read more...

COALFIELDS COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAMME - FUNDING SUPPORT AND PRACTICAL HELP

11th Jul 2017

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has reopened the enquiry survey for the Coalfields Community Investment Programme providing funding up to £10,000. We also offer practical help to organisations/groups operating in the former coalfield areas in England. Read more...

LATEST DURHAM AND DISTRICT WOMEN’S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP NEWS BULLETIN

11th Jul 2017

The July/August 2017 edition of the Durham and District Women's Cancer Support Group news bulletin is now available.  Read more...

OFFICE VACANCY AT BULLION HALL, CHESTER LE STREET

11th Jul 2017

There is an office vacancy at Bullion Hall, located at the far end of the building so that it can feel rather exclusive. The room is 20 square metres, the rent £4126 per annum, (all inclusive) paid quarterly. Read more...

FUNDRAISING PREFERENCE SERVICE LAUNCHES

11th Jul 2017

The Fundraising Preference Service (FPS) is a new website-based service, which aims to rebuild public trust in charity fundraising. Read more...

DURHAM COMMUNITY ACTION BEATS OFF STIFF COMPETITION TO WIN A POWER TO CHANGE RESEARCH GRANT

6th Jul 2017

Durham Community Action, in partnership with Community First Yorkshire, was one of only three organisations to be awarded a research grant from the Power to Change Research Institute’s last application round.   Power to Change is a £150 million fund, endowed with money from the Big Lottery to address social needs by growing community businesses across England. Read more...

ACTIVE DURHAM SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AWARDS FOR COUNTY DURHAM 2017

5th Jul 2017

Nominations are now open for the Actve Duham Sport and Physical Activity Awards for County Durham 2017. Read more...

VOLUNTEERING CELEBRATION EVENT 2017 - THREE CHEERS FOR VOLUNTEERS!

29th Jun 2017

Durham Community Action welcomed around 200 volunteers, nominees and VIP guests to their Volunteering Celebration event at Beamish Museum on 14th June 2017. Read more...

CHILD OUTCOMES RESEARCH CONSORTIUM (CORC) FREE TRAINING

28th Jun 2017

Are you a voluntary or community sector organisation? Looking to impove the support you provide for children and young people? Read more...

CHILD OUTCOMES RESEARCH CONSORTIUM (CORC) NETWORK MEMBERSHIP

28th Jun 2017

Membership of the Child Outcomes Research Consortium (CORC) network is free for individuals and organisations interested in receiving the latest news, research and information on learning events in children and young people's mental health. Read more...

NORTHUMBRIAN WATER - EVERY DROP COUNTS FOR STANLEY, ANNFIELD PLAIN AND THE SURROUNDING VILLAGES

27th Jun 2017

This year, Northumbrian Water is bringing its new water saving campaign 'Every Drop Counts' to Stanley, Annfield Plain and the surrounding villages to help households save water, energy and money.  Read more...

LOCAL CHILDREN'S CHARITY ISSUES URGENT CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

20th Jun 2017

Local children's literacy charity Beanstalk has issued an urgent call for lcoal residents in County Durham to become volunteer reading helpers and change a child's life. Read more...

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