News

COVID-19 DATA PROTECTION AND VOLUNTEER GROUPS

6th Apr 2020

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COVID-19 RESPONSE FUNDING PAGE UPDATED

2nd Apr 2020

Please keep an eye on our COVID-19 Response Funding page as we are constantly updating the information.  Read more...

COVID-19 ADVICE FOR COMMUNITY BUILDINGS

27th Mar 2020

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COVID-19 GUIDANCE FOR VOLUNTEERS

20th Mar 2020

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COVID-19 IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON INSURANCE AND PROTECTING COMMUNITY BUILDINGS

19th Mar 2020

In light of COVID-19, Allied Westminster, the UK’s largest provider of insurance for village halls and the principal supporter of ACRE's Advice Service for Village Halls, has put out some information and guidance to help people stay informed and keep buildings safe and secure. Read more...

COVID-19 MESSAGE FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JO LAVERICK

19th Mar 2020

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COVID-19 GUIDE FOR VOLUNTEER INVOLVING GROUPS

18th Mar 2020

The Volunteering Team at DCA have put together a Good Practice Guide aimed at volunteer involving groups who are responding to increase in spontaneous volunteering from people wanting to support the most vulnerable in their community.  Read more...

COVID-19 CONTACTING YOUR FUNDERS

18th Mar 2020

As you may be aware, funders including the County Durham Community Foundation and the National Lottery Community Fund have issued statements this week assuring flexibility with grant holders anxious about delivering on agreed outcomes. This helpful reassurance flags up an issue likely to be faced by many organisations affected by coronavirus. Read more...

NORTH EAST VCSE SECTOR - SUPPORTING EACH OTHER IN RESPONDING TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

18th Mar 2020

VONNE and the North East Local Infrastructure Organisations, including Durham Community Action, have set up an online community via Knowledge Hub to provide a platform for VCSE organisations to communicate with each other and share information and resources as we work through these challenging times.  Read more...

COVID-19 ADVICE FOR VOLUNTARY AND COMMUNITY SECTOR ORGANISATIONS

17th Mar 2020

Following the news that coronavirus (COVID-19) has now been confirmed as a pandemic, it's important we all take steps to prevent the spread of the illness and support our staff and clients through any concerns.  Read more...

LAUNCH OF SOCIAL TECH 2020

4th Mar 2020

VONNE is excited to launch Social Tech 2020 in partnership with Consult & Design. Read more...

DURHAM AND DISTRICT WOMEN'S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP MARCH 2020 NEWS BULLETIN

3rd Mar 2020

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

CARE FOR YOUR COAST FUNDING INFORMATION EVENT

26th Feb 2020

Do you want to get outdoors, try new things and make a positive impact on the natural world around you? Read more...

DCA DID YOU KNOW - PUTTING PEOPLE IN THE LEAD

26th Feb 2020

Did you know that putting people in the lead when you’re applying for grant funding makes a stronger case for your cause? Read more...

COALFIELDS COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAMME (ENGLAND) - UPDATED WARD LIST FOR NORTH EAST ENGLAND

11th Feb 2020

The areas covered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust's Community Investment Programme England have recently been updated.  Read more...

NEW VCSE PARTNERSHIP TO CREATE A 'SAFER CULTURE NORTH EAST'

28th Jan 2020

We are delighted to be part of a new partnership between local infrastructure organisations that has been formed to help charities across the region to protect vulnerable people and will allow us to offer greater support around safeguarding to groups across County Durham. Read more...

CANNEY COMMUNITIES HOUSING NEED SURVEY

28th Jan 2020

Durham Community Action are supporting the CIC Canney Communities to undertake a Housing Needs Survey.  Read more...

VILLAGE HALLS WEEK 2020 - EVENTS ACROSS COUNTY DURHAM

16th Jan 2020

There are a number of events taking place across County Durham to celebrate the ACRE Network Village Halls Week 2020 which runs from 20th - 26th January and is an annual, national celebration of rural community spaces and the people whose time and dedication keep them going.   Read more...

WADDINGTON STREET CENTRE AWARDED THE TRUSTED CHARITY MARK LEVEL 1

16th Jan 2020

"Waddington Street Centre has recently been awarded the Trusted Charity Mark (TCM) at Level 1.  We’re absolutely thrilled about this and want to share a little bit about our reasons for going for it and the process we went through. We thought that might help others to decide if it would be right for them. Read more...

DCA DID YOU KNOW - SETTING UP A NEW GROUP

16th Jan 2020

Did you know Every week Durham Community Action deals with enquiries from people looking to set up a new small group. Sometimes the groups have been running informally for a while, are beginning to look for a little more funding and find that they now need to become more formal. Other times, people come to us because they want to provide a new service which they feel is missing in their community and are unsure how to go about it. Read more...

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