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APPLY FOR A TESCO BAGS OF HELP GRANT FOR YOUR PROJECT

2nd Aug 2018

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CHARITY AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION RULES: CHANGES TO THE LAW

2nd Aug 2018

From 1st August 2018 charity automatic disqualification rules have changed. These include new disqualification reasons for trustees and some charity senior manager positions (chief executives and finance directors - and those in equivalent roles). Read more...

ACTIVE DURHAM SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AWARDS 2017-18 NOMINATIONS OPEN!

2nd Aug 2018

Exceptional work is happening in our communities to support local people of all ages and abilities to access sport and physical activity, and these local events seek to recognise the talent and commitment of individuals, coaches, volunteers, clubs and schools for their contribution over the year. Read more...

DCA STAFF CELEBRATE ACHIEVING ADVICE AND GUIDANCE QUALIFICATIONS!

1st Aug 2018

Seven of Durham Community Action's staff team have successfully achieved their Level 3 NVQ Certificates in Advice and Guidance.  Read more...

LOW-COST LAPTOPS AND PCS OFFERED TO CHARITIES

26th Jul 2018

Registered charities in County Durham are being offered low-cost laptops and PCs as part of a council-run recycling scheme. Read more...

FUNDING AVAILABLE FROM THE CLOTHWORKERS' FOUNDATION

26th Jul 2018

The Clothworkers’ Foundation awards capital grants to UK registered charities and not-for-profit organisations with an annual income of less than £15m through their Main and Small grants programmes. Organisations must demonstrate that the majority of their work fits with one or more of our programme areas which are set out below. Read more...

ST GILES CHURCH, DURHAM - OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT

24th Jul 2018

The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of St Giles Church, Durham are delighted to offer a 342 sq ft. first fllor office available to lease in St Giles Church, Gilesgate, DH1 1QQ.  Read more...

SHARE AND LEARN MEET THE FUNDERS EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS!

19th Jul 2018

Durham Community Action held a very successful Share and Learn Meet the Funders event at Bowburn Community Centre on 12th July. Read more...

CDCF MICRO GRANTS PROGRAMME

19th Jul 2018

Are you a small voluntary or community group and looking for some funding? CDCF (County Durham Community Foundation) have a Micro Grants programme which aims to provide grants from £250 up to £1,000 to groups to support projects that only require small amounts of funding.  Read more...

GDPR TOOLKIT AVAILABLE ONLINE

19th Jul 2018

North Tyneside VODA have produced a GDPR toolkit for charities, voluntary organisations and community groups, targeted at groups without paid staff. Read more...

FOOD DURHAM WINS NATIONAL GOOD FOOD AWARD

18th Jul 2018

Food Durham has become one of just a handful of cities to win a prestigious Sustainable Food Cities award.  Read more...

VOLUNTEERS DAY - ST PATRICK'S CHURCH HALL, CONSETT

11th Jul 2018

The Rotary Club of Derwentside are organising a volunteers day on Saturday 22nd September in St Patrick's Church Hall, Consett, 11.30am - 4.00pm. Read more...

NEW WEBSITE WILL HELP GROUPS FIND FUNDING

11th Jul 2018

A new website is offering a helping hand to voluntary groups, community organisations and sports clubs looking for new sources of funding. Read more...

HEALTHWATCH COUNTY DURHAM - GP ACCESS SURVEY

5th Jul 2018

As a result of a public vote Healthwatch County Durham has been asked to look at the different ways in which GP surgeries across the County are managing their appointment systems, comparing triage systems, where a GP will call patients back for a telephone consultation versus the care navigation system, where trained staff talk to patients and signpost them to the most appropriate professional or service.   Read more...

DURHAM AND DISTRICT WOMEN'S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP JULY/AUGUST NEWS BULLETIN

3rd Jul 2018

The latest news bulletin is now available to download.  Read more...

ALTOGETHER GREENER SUMMER 2018 NEWSLETTER OUT NOW

3rd Jul 2018

The Summer edition of the Durham County Council Environment Partnership is now available to download.  Read more...

HEALTHWATCH COUNTY DURHAM WELCOMES SUPPORT FOR NEW MUMS

19th Jun 2018

Healthwatch County Durham is pleased to hear the Royal College of Midwives commit to supporting women however they choose to feed their babies – something new mothers in County Durham have said they want from local services.  Read more...

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR COUNTY DURHAM ENVIRONMENT AWARDS

19th Jun 2018

Eco-friendly businesses, volunteers and great green projects are being urged to put themselves forward for awards recognising those who look after their local environment. Read more...

CELEBRATING COUNTY DURHAM'S VOLUNTEERS

14th Jun 2018

Durham Community Action was delighted to host over 200 volunteers and guests from across County Durham for a Volunteering Celebration at Durham Cathedral on 6th June.  The Volunteer Celebration was part of a special week of activity to mark Volunteers’ Week which ran from 1-7 June. Read more...

INVITATION TO FREE SPORT AND YOUTH JUSTICE PRACTITIONER ENGAGEMENT DAY

7th Jun 2018

You are invited to a FREE Sport and Youth Justice Practitioner Engagement Day, Wednesday 20th June, Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre, DL5 4EH.  Read more...

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