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THIRD SECTOR TRENDS STUDY FINDINGS

20th Sep 2017

The fourth edition of the ground-breaking study of the scale, dynamics and needs of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in North East England has been published. Read more...

AGE UK COUNTY DURHAM BEAT THE SCAMMERS PROJECT

19th Sep 2017

Beat the Scammers is a community information project developed by Age UK County Durham to help older people protect themselves from becoming victims of telephone-enabled crime.  Read more...

SENSING THE SEASONS MINDFULNESS WALKS

19th Sep 2017

Monthly 60 minute guided Mindfulness walks take place through Witton Dene, suitable for most abilities.  Read more...

BEREAVEMENT AND FUNERAL POVERTY RESEARCH

19th Sep 2017

You are invited to participate in a study being conducted relating to bereavement and funeral poverty. The aim of the research is to further understand how the change to Bereavement Support Payment may affect claimants and to consider the adequacy of the support available overall to bereaved families.  Read more...

LATEST ALTOGETHER GREENER NEWSLETTER AVAILABLE

19th Sep 2017

The autumn edition of the Environment Partnership newsletter is now available on the Environment Partnership website.  Read more...

LAST CHANCE TO COMPLETE RURAL COMMUNITY HUB RESEARCH SURVEY

13th Sep 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. Power to Change is a £150 million fund endowed with money from the Big Lottery to address social needs by growing community businesses in England.  Read more...

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS - DELVES LANE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION AND ST JOHNS CHURCH HALL MOORSIDE

13th Sep 2017

Durham Community Action (DCA) is currently delivering community development projects with Delves Lane Community Association (based in Delves Lane Village Hall) and St Johns Church Hall based in Moorside. Read more...

RESTORATIVE HUB VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT - CAN YOU HELP?

12th Sep 2017

The Restorative Hub offers a free Restorative Justice and Community Mediation service to residents of County Durham and Darlington. Read more...

LOCAL CHARITY HOLDS OPEN DAYS IN BARNARD CASTLE FOR POTENTIAL VOLUNTEERS

12th Sep 2017

A North East charity, supporting over 140,000 visitors to North East prisons each year, is seeking new volunteers to help support families and children of prisoners at HMYOI Deerbolt near Barnard Castle. Read more...

STROKE SERVICES IN COUNTY DURHAM CONSULTATION

12th Sep 2017

Healthwatch County Durham would like to hear from you, your family or carers who may have been affected by stroke within the last 12 months. Specifically, they would like to find out about your experiences of hospital discharge and your follow up care. Hearing your views helps them to improve services for the future. Read more...

THE GEN GAME - HELP TO REDUCE YOUR ELECTRICITY USE

7th Sep 2017

Durham Community Action are encouraging people in Chester-le-Street to reduce their electricity use at certain times by using a mobile app for iPhone or Android phones www.thegengame.com.  Read more...

COMIC RELIEF THRIVING NOT JUST SURVIVING: YOUNG MEN AND MENTAL HEALTH

7th Sep 2017

Comic Relief have launched a £1.75 million fund to support vulnerable and disadvantaged young men with mental health problems. Read more...

FUNDING AVAILABLE FROM NORTHERN GAS NETWORKS COMMUNITY PROMISES FUND

6th Sep 2017

Leeds Community Foundation are delighted to be working with Northern Gas Networks to deliver their Community Promises Fund. NGN delivers gas to 2.7 million homes and businesses in much of Yorkshire, the North East and Northern Cumbria and are launching this fund as part of their ongoing commitment to local communities. Read more...

DURHAM AND DISTRICT WOMEN'S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP SEPTEMBER NEWS BULLETIN

5th Sep 2017

The latest news bulletin is now available to download, plus details on Look Good Feel Better sessions. Read more...

EVERYTHING IN PLACE SESSIONS

5th Sep 2017

A new opportunity through Breathing Space at St Michael & All Angels in Witton Gilbert "Come along and explore some of the decisions we might have to make as we grow older" Read more...

UNLOCKING THE DIGITAL POTENTIAL OF THE UK'S RURAL AREAS

31st Aug 2017

Rural England CIC is undertaking a commissioned research project on Unlocking the Digital Potential of the UK's Rural Areas.  A key part of it is an online survey aimed at business owners, directors and managers. Read more...

SUPPORTIVE ARE RECRUITING...

30th Aug 2017

Supportive are currently recruting Home Care Assistants and Volunteer Drivers.  Read more...

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS 2017

30th Aug 2017

72 venues across County Durham are giving free access to mark this years' Heritage Open Days annual celebration.  Read more...

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR COOKERY SKILLS TRAINERS

24th Aug 2017

The Eat Well project is currenlty looking for volunteers in order to fulfill the Cookery Skills Trainers roles which will be based around the Chester le Street area including Pelton and Pelton Fell.  Read more...

POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONERS FOR CLEVELAND AND DURHAM EMPLOYMENT CONSULTATION

24th Aug 2017

The Police and Crime Commissioners for Cleveland and Durham and their criminal justice partners have launched a consultation to gain a greater understanding about employers attitudes to recruiting people who have previously offended. Read more...

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