News

BROADENING ITV TYNE TEES' CONTACTS NETWORK

22nd Nov 2017

Durham Community Action have had a request for ITV Tyne Tees who are looking to develop and update their contacts netowrk to be more socially diverse. Read more...

SANTA BRAVES BARBER FOR FESTIVE FAIR!

22nd Nov 2017

Santa Claus had a close(ish) shave in Bishop Auckland this week. A reliable source from the Man Cave Barbershop said he was in town promoting the Community Festive Fair at Bishop Auckland College. Read more...

REACHING OUT ACROSS DURHAM (ROAD) PICK N MIX SESSIONS

21st Nov 2017

Weekly sessions are starting at the Glenholme Centre in Crook as part of the Reaching Out Across Durham (ROAD) project which aims to offer support to those 25 + who want to start finding their potential.  Read more...

LOCAL CHARITY HOLDS OPEN DAYS FOR POTENTIAL VOLUNTEERS IN THE DURHAM AREA

16th Nov 2017

A North East charity, supporting over 137,000 visitors to north east prisons each year, is seeking new volunteers to help support families and children of prisoners at HMPs Durham, Frankland and Low Newton in Durham. Read more...

DURHAM COMMUNITY ACTION FINDS COMMON GROUND WITH VOLUNTARY AND COMMUNITY SECTOR CONFERENCE

16th Nov 2017

Shotton Hall in Peterlee welcomed over 100 delegates to a conference organised by Durham Community Action that aimed to help organisations ‘find common ground’ in dealing with complex issues faced by the voluntary and community sector. Read more...

YOUTH SOCIAL ACTION FUND THROUGH CDCF OPEN UNTIL 10TH DECEMBER

15th Nov 2017

The Youth Social Action funding programme through the County Durham Community Foundation is now open until 10th December. Read more...

THE HIGH SHERIFF AWARDS 2018 PROGRAMME IS OPEN FOR NOMINATIONS!

15th Nov 2017

The scheme is supported by the Sir James Knott Trust, County Durham Community Foundation and the current High Sheriff, Mrs Caroline Peacock of Bishop Auckland, who serves from one year from April 2017.  Read more...

NORTHUMBRIAN WATER EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEERING THROUGH JUST AN HOUR

15th Nov 2017

Northumbrian Water encourage their employees to support community and charitable organisations through their employee volunteering scheme Just an hour. This scheme allows employees to give a minimum of 15 hours every year to support causes close to their hearts. Read more...

VOLUNTEERING KITE MARK SUCCESS FOR COUNTY DURHAM CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU

14th Nov 2017

Congratulations to County Durham Citizens Advice Bureau (CDCAB) who have achieved the County Durham Volunteering Kite mark which demonstrates that the organisation meets standards to overcome barriers to volunteering, and recognises the value of recruiting and retaining volunteers. Read more...

NEW DATA PROTECTION ADVICE LINE FOR SMALL ORGANISATIONS PREPARING FOR GDPR

14th Nov 2017

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) launched a dedicated advice line on 1st November to help small organisations prepare for a new data protection law. Read more...

DOWNLOAD OUR ANNUAL REVIEW FOR 2017

14th Nov 2017

Following our AGM on 10th November, our 2017 Annual Review is now available to download. Read more...

ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT BECOMING A CHARITY TRUSTEE FOR THE FIRST TIME?

14th Nov 2017

Take the first step by joining us at one of three forthcoming events! Read more...

CHECK OUT THE LATEST VOLUNTEERING NEWSLETTER!

9th Nov 2017

The latest County Durham Volunteering newsletter is now available to read. Read more...

FREE LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUR COMMUNITY GROUP

8th Nov 2017

You are invited to take part in 'The Gilesgate Lumiere Lantern Parade' - free lantern making workshop for your community group. Read more...

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

8th Nov 2017

The November edition of the Durham and District Women's Cancer Support Group News Bulletin is now available. Read more...

OPEN CALL FOR KYNREN - VOLUNTEER AS A FAMILY!

31st Oct 2017

Kynren are welcoming curious individuals and keen families who are thinking about volunteering for them to a tour behind the scenes.  Read more...

THE CHARITY GOVERNANCE AWARDS 2018

31st Oct 2017

The Charity Governance Awards 2018 recognise and reward charities achieving great governance. Read more...

FOOD PRODUCERS GIVEN SUPPORT TO GET THEIR PRODUCTS TO MARKET

31st Oct 2017

FOOD producers from across County Durham are being given a direct route to take their products to market.  Read more...

SPOOKY CELEBRATIONS FOR DELVES LANE VILLAGE HALL FOLLOWING BIG LOTTERY SUCCESS!

31st Oct 2017

Delves Lane Village Hall hosted an intergenerational Halloween Party recently to celebrate being awarded £8,638 from the Big Lottery Fund. Read more...

LOCAL CHAMPIONS OF HEALTH AND WELLBEING CELEBRATED AT ROYAL SOCIETY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AWARDS 2017

31st Oct 2017

County Durham were celebrating this week after a double win at the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Awards.  Read more...

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