News

VILLAGE HALLS WEEK 2020 - JOIN THE CELEBRATION!

17th Sep 2019

Village Halls Week is a national celebration of village halls and community buildings, their volunteers and the services they offer their communities.  Read more...

DCA AUTUMN TRAINING BROCHURE LAUNCHED!

12th Sep 2019

We are delighted to launch our new training brochure with a wide range of introductory courses and community development workshops taking place between now and Christmas.  Read more...

ASPIRE WORK WITH DURHAM SAVERS TO HELP PEOPLE 'SWITCH AND SAVE'

12th Sep 2019

Aspire, a not-for-profit organisation based in Chester le Street, have seized the opportunity to work with Durham Savers, a Durham County Council supported initiative that enables and encourages people to ‘switch & save’ by changing their energy providers Read more...

DURHAM COMMUNITY ACTION WINS NATIONAL LOTTERY FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY HUBS PROJECT

5th Sep 2019

Durham Community Action is celebrating after being awarded £200,286 of National Lottery funding to deliver a three-year Community Hubs project. Read more...

COUNTY DURHAM LOCAL SAFEGUARDING ADULTS BOARD 2018/19 ANNUAL REPORT

29th Aug 2019

The County Durham Local Safeguarding Adults Board 2018/19 Annual Report is now available to download.  Read more...

IMPORTANT NEW LAWS PROPOSED FOR VOLUNTEERING AND CHARITIES

28th Aug 2019

The Government is currently consulting on new laws which could mean significant changes for charities and volunteering.  Read more...

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

27th Aug 2019

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

THE PRINCE'S COUNTRYSIDE FUND'S INSPIRING NEW GUIDE HELPS TO GET RURAL COMMUNITIES UP AND RUNNING

1st Aug 2019

The Prince’s Countryside Fund – a charity founded by HRH The Prince of Wales to help the British countryside to flourish – has launched their Village Survival Guide, a vibrant manual filled with tips and advice on how to build a strong community. Read more...

DCA DID YOU KNOW - INSURANCE

18th Jul 2019

Did you know that charity trustees have a legal duty to protect their charity's assets and resources? Read more...

FUNDING ROUND UP FOR JULY

18th Jul 2019

We have lots of funding updates for you this month from the Virgin Money Community Anchors Fund, Co-op Foundation Space to Connect Fund, LNER Customer and Community Investment Fund and the 2020 GSK Impact Awards. Read more...

MEET THE FUNDERS 2019 DRAWS IN THE BIGGEST CROWDS YET!

18th Jul 2019

Durham Community Action held its third very successful Share and Learn Meet the Funders event at Spennymoor Town Hall on 16th July. Read more...

ALTOGETHER GREENER SUMMER 2019 NEWSLETTER OUT NOW

25th Jun 2019

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

BREATHING SPACE PROJECT CELEBRATES FUNDING SUCCESS

20th Jun 2019

Durham Community Action have supported Breathing Space, a church project that seeks to help the community make fuller use of the church and its grounds as a way of promoting wellbeing, to be successful in being awarded nearly £80,000 in Big Lottery Grant which will enable the project to continue its work for a further 3 years. Read more...

DCA DID YOU KNOW - LICENSING

18th Jun 2019

Did you know that if you are running any form of community event or activity you may need a music licence or additional insurance? Read more...

COUNTY DURHAM GIVES GENEROUSLY!

18th Jun 2019

Peter Samsom, a well known member of the Growing Durham team at Durham Community Action, has taken a personal challenge upon himself. Read more...

DCA JOINS IN WITH BLIND AWARENESS NEW AGE KURLING COMPETITION

18th Jun 2019

On 5th June, two teams from DCA joined in the Blind Life in Durham annual Blind Awareness New Age Kurling Competition - a fun fundraising event held at Wolsingham Community Sports Centre.  Read more...

THIRD SECTOR TRENDS IN THE NORTH 2019

18th Jun 2019

We would like to invite you to take part in this 10 year study of the voluntary and community sector which is now running right across the North of England. Read more...

STOP LOAN SHARKS COMMUNITY FUNDING 2019 - 2020

18th Jun 2019

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) has funding available for groups that want to raise awareness of the issues of illegal money lending.  Read more...

COUNTY DURHAM CELEBRATES VOLUNTEERING AND DRAWS IN THE CROWDS

13th Jun 2019

During a special week of activity to mark Volunteers’ Week, Durham Community Action was delighted to host representatives from forty voluntary and community groups from across County Durham for a Volunteering Celebration at Spennymoor Town Hall on 4th June. Read more...

OFFICE SPACE TO RENT IN DURHAM CITY

12th Jun 2019

Alington House Community Association in the centre of Durham city <span style="\\&quot;font-family:" arial,="" sans-serif;="" font-size:="" 10pt;\\"="">have 2 office spaces available from July 1st. Read more...

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