We have developed a series of podcasts featuring different guest speakers and topics to give you a flavour of the work carried out by Durham Community Action and the organisations we work with.
Trustees' Week - November 2023
To celebrate Trustees' Week 2023, we have recorded a series of podcasts to celebrate the individual talents, viewpoints and experiences each trustee brings to their board.
Cree Network - September 2023
This podcast focuses on the Cree Network that consists of 40 Cree groups that operate to support and promote the health and wellbeing of County Durham residents.
Vision for Volunteering - July 2023
This podcast focuses on the power of volunteering, a reflection on Volunteers' Week and the Vision for Volunteering, a ten-year collaborative project designed to create a better future for volunteering.
Energy Efficiency and Climate Action - May 2023
This podcast focuses on energy efficiency and climate action within the voluntary and community sector.
Social Prescribing - March 2023
This episode celebrates Social Prescribing Day and focuses on the role of social prescribing link workers in County Durham and their network.
Village Halls Week - January 2023
This podcast celebrates Village Halls Week (23rd - 27th January); the theme of this year’s campaign will look at how village halls can provide warm, welcoming and inclusive spaces, something which is especially important as the country faces a cost-of-living crisis.
Safeguarding - December 2022
This podcast focuses on safeguarding within the voluntary and community sector in County Durham and the importance of training and safeguarding policies and procedures for staff and volunteers.
Community Growing and Food Network - September 2022
This podcast focuses on the Community Growing and Food Network run by Durham Community Action: what the network is about, its benefits and how to get involved.
Volunteers' Week - July 2022
This podcast follows on from our Volunteer Fair in June and celebrates the success of Volunteers' Week and gives an insight into volunteering within County Durham.
Hallmark - March 2022
This podcast aims to create awareness about Hallmark, a quality standard scheme for village halls and community buildings which aims to support, establish and reward good practice and encourage improvement in established customs and procedures.
If you would like to get involved in our podcasts we would love to hear from you - please contact Katie Baggott by email
The specific views expressed by individuals in the content of our podcasts, case studies and other media are solely their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Durham Community Action or its associates.