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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...

NOMINATE A GROUP FOR THE QUEEN'S AWARD FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE

5th Jun 2018

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. Read more...

DURHAM AND DISTRICT WOMEN'S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP JUNE 2018 NEWS BULLETIN

5th Jun 2018

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

READ THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE CHARITY COMMISSION

29th May 2018

Charity Commission News is a quarterly newsletter providing essential information for charity trustees and their advisers.  Read more...

CALLING ALL CRICKET FANS - A BRILLIANT VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY!

23rd May 2018

The Cricket World Cup is coming to Chester-le-Street in 2019, with three high profile international games, including Sri Lanka vs South Africa on 28th June, Sri Lanka vs West Indies on 1st July and England vs New Zealand on 3rd July. Read more...

CHANGES TO AAP SUPPORT FROM DURHAM COMMUNITY ACTION

22nd May 2018

Durham Community Action have been supporting the Area Action partnerships (AAP’s) across County Durham since their outset and will continue to do so in the future albeit in a new way of working. Read more...

VOLUNTEERS' FAIR - STALLS STILL AVAILABLE

17th May 2018

A small number of stalls are atill available if your organisation would like to attend our Volunteers' Fair on 1st June and promote any volunteer oppotunities you may have.  Read more...

CELEBRATE VOLUNTEERS' WEEK WITH COUNTY DURHAM VOLUNTEERING!

16th May 2018

County Durham Volunteering have organised a number of events during Volunteers' Week which takes place from 1st - 7th June every year, and is an opportunity to celebrate volunteering in all its diversity and say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK.  Read more...

GRANTS AVAILABLE - THE DERWENT VALLEY PARTNERSHIP PROJECT CALLOUT IS NOW OPEN!

15th May 2018

The Derwent Valley Partnership Board has a budget of £75,000 available, and applications are invited for projects from community & voluntary or not-for-profit organisations and groups.  Read more...

COUNTY DURHAM VOLUNTEERING CELEBRATION 2018

9th May 2018

County Durham Volunteering Celebration 2018 will celebrate the work of volunteers from across County Durham.  Read more...

BUSINESS BLAST MAY 2018

8th May 2018

CDC Enterprise Agency are running a range of events between 21st and 25th May.  Read more...

TURN2US FREE WORKSHOPS IN DURHAM

2nd May 2018

With the support of Comic Relief Turn2us are running FREE workshops in Durham to help you support people in financial hardship using their tools.  Read more...

NEW WELCOME PACK FOR CHARITY TRUSTEES

1st May 2018

A new welcome pack is available for charity trustees which focuses on the main duties of the role.  Read more...

COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES IN COUNTY DURHAM

1st May 2018

Local NHS health commissioners have awarded the contract to deliver community services across County Durham and Darlington for the next five years to one provider County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust.  Read more...

HAVE YOUR SAY, MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD - THE 2018 NATIONAL RURAL CRIME SURVEY

24th Apr 2018

Local residents have a brand new opportunity to have a say about rural crime in the 2018 National Rural Crime Survey, launched today. The survey is now available at www.nationalruralcrimenetwork.net and is open until Sunday 10 June 2018. Read more...

3 TOWNS PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES SUMMER HOLIDAY ACTIVITY GRANTS

24th Apr 2018

Funding of £8,000 from 3 Towns Partnership is available for activities for children 0-19 years during the summer holidays in 2018.   Read more...

HEALTHWATCH COUNTY DURHAM: CERVICAL SCREENING - YOUR FEEDBACK

24th Apr 2018

Earlier this year Healthwatch County Durham asked women in County Durham to share their experiences of cervical screening (smear tests) with them Read more...

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