News

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...

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...

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...

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