News

FAREWELL TO LIZ!

21st Mar 2019

As Dr Liz Charles, our Project Manager for Food prepares for (semi!) retirement next week, we would like to pay tribute to her time at Durham Community Action - we will miss you Liz! Read more...

THE WOODPILE WORKSHOPS - QUILTING AND JOINERY

20th Mar 2019

The Woodpile in Durham are running some quilting and joinery workshops at their premises in Durham: Read more...

PUMPKIN AND SUNFLOWER GROWING 2019 COMPETITION

20th Mar 2019

Durham County Council’s Waste Strategy Team are holding a pumpkin and sunflower growing challenge. Read more...

CONGRATULATIONS TO FISHBURN YOUTH AND COMMUNITY CENTRE ON £85,000 GRANT SUCCESS

20th Mar 2019

One of the community groups that Durham Community Action has supported with funding advice is celebrating after being awarded £85,000 from the National Lottery Community Fund - securing staff salaries for three years and helping fund new projects and cover operational costs. Read more...

DCA DID YOU KNOW - FUNDRAISING

19th Mar 2019

Did you know large numbers of trust funding and grant applications are unsuccessful because the sender does not read the criteria correctly? Read more...

DURHAM COMMUNITY ACTION SIGNS PLEDGE TO TACKLE SINGLE USE PLASTICS

19th Mar 2019

The region’s largest council and a number of its partners, including Durham Community Action, have signed a collective new pledge as part of an ongoing campaign to eradicate single use plastics. Read more...

SHOTLEY BRIDGE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL SERVICES - PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT EVENTS

19th Mar 2019

The NHS in Durham will be launching an engagement exercise to hear from local people about services that could be provided from a brand new health facility in the North West Durham area – and we want to hear your views! Read more...

OFFICE FOR DISABILITY ISSUES IS LAUNCHING THE REGIONAL STAKEHOLDER NETWORK

12th Mar 2019

On behalf of the UK Government, the Office for Disability Issues is launching the Regional Stakeholder Network. Read more...

SMALL CHARITIES COALITION CHARITY SET UP GUIDE

7th Mar 2019

The Small Charities Coalition have launched a free digital tool to help people set up small charities and register with the Charity Commission.  Read more...

GRANT FUNDING TO IMPROVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN COUNTY DURHAM COMMUNITY BUILDINGS

6th Mar 2019

Durham County Council's Funding and Programmes Team have produced a note which outlines a number of funds that may be appropriate for helping community groups and organisations purchase and install energy efficiency measures for their community building. Read more...

DURHAM AND DISTRICT WOMEN'S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP MARCH 2019 NEWS BULLETIN

5th Mar 2019

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

DCA DID YOU KNOW - SAFEGUARDING

14th Feb 2019

Did you know following National Safeguarding Awareness week in November, our Communities’ Team have received a number of queries from trustees who are concerned that their organisations do not have sufficient policies and procedures in place for safeguarding.  Read more...

CONGRATULATIONS TO GAINFORD VILLAGE HALL ON THEIR HALLMARK 1 SUCCESS

14th Feb 2019

Congratulations to Gainford Village Hall who have recently been successful in achieving the Hallmark 1 quality standard award. Read more...

ALLOTMENTS POLICY CONSULTATION

13th Feb 2019

People are being invited to take part in a consultation aimed at maintaining key green spaces in County Durham.  Read more...

SEPCTRUM ROLLER SKATING CLUB IDDYBIDDYBOX CHALLENGE

12th Feb 2019

Spectrum Roller Skaters took part in the Iddybiddybox challenge this week and raised over £300! Read more...

HONOUR FOR FORMER SOCIAL WORKER WHO HAS HELPED THOUSANDS OF WOMEN

7th Feb 2019

A former social worker who has helped thousands of women in her community has received a British Citizen Award at a prestigious ceremony in London. Read more...

ROOM TO HIRE AT WADDINGTON STREET CENTRE, DURHAM

7th Feb 2019

Due to the recent ending of a tenancy agreement, Waddington Street Centre in the centre of Durham has a room available to hire on the ground floor of the building Read more...

READ THE LATEST #durham19 NEWSLETTER

22nd Jan 2019

Read the latest information on Durham's Year of Culture, a celebration of the county's openings, activities, festivals, events and anniversaries.  Read more...

DURHAM COMMUNITY ACTION JOINS THE NATIONAL CELEBRATION OF RURAL COMMUNITIES

22nd Jan 2019

National charity Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) and their 38 member organisations, including Durham Community Action, are running a week long campaign. Read more...

ACCESS TO GP APPOINTMENTS SURVEY

22nd Jan 2019

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