10 Dec

Not everyone is lit up at Christmas

The Anti-Stigma volunteers from Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind are campaigning over the festive season to highlight it’s OK not to be OK at Christmas. After the success of last year, #ChristmasinMind is back to help spread support and kindness over the season with daily stories, self-care tips and acts of kindnesses in the local community – our own version…

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09 Dec

Crisis Christmas Carol Service – 14 December 2017

14 December, from 6.30pm at the Cathedral of St Nicholas, Newcastle Crisis is hosting their annual Christmas carol service on Thursday 14 December at The Cathedral Church of St Nicholas, Newcastle. This years’ service will help to mark the 50th anniversary of Crisis as an organisation and refreshments (mince pies and hot chocolate) will be…

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24 Nov

North Tyneside Art Studio (NTAS) What’s On leaflets for December 2017 and January 2018

Hi, Please find 2 What’s On leaflets – one for December 2017 and one for January 2018: Please note that the studio will close for Christmas at 4.30pm on Wednesday 20th December. Will we be open (10am – 4pm) on Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th and Friday 29th December. We will then open fully for the…

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24 Nov

North Tyneside Disability Forum (NTDF) Christmas Party – 8 December 2017

NTDF are holding a Christmas fun day on Friday 8 December from 12 noon to 3pm at their centre on Earsdon Road, Shiremoor. The party will include performances from the Songbirds and Intergenerational Choirs, Festive Signed singers and more. See the invitation for details or email info@ntdf.co.uk.

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15 Nov

Volunteer in 2018

Find out about the range of volunteering opportunities available in North Tyneside at VODA’s New Year Volunteer Recruitment Fair. Saturday 13 January 2018, 10am to 3pm, North Shields Customer First Centre, Northumberland Square, NE30 1QU. Download poster here. Kind Regards Kim Kimberley Rackstraw Volunteering Development Officer Please note I work part-time, usually Mondays and Wednesdays. VODA, Queen Alexandra Campus, Hawkeys Lane, North Shields, NE29 9BZ Tel: (0191)…

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12 Nov

November news from Adult AD/HD Support Groups NE

North East ADHD support group

Hi folks: Profuse apologies for the delay in emailing everyone this month. With regards to the Newcastle meeting that was going to take place in a couple of weeks, I’ve recently been informed that the Ivy Centre where we meet at St. Nicks in Gosforth is in the process of being changed into an extended…

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09 Nov

North Tyneside Social Prescribing Service

A partnership initiative between Tyneside and Northumberland Mind and Age UK North Tyneside What is Social Prescribing? Social prescribing is a mechanism for linking patients with sources of support within the community. These might include opportunities for arts and creativity, physical activity, learning new skills, volunteering, mutual aid, befriending and self-help, as well as support…

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08 Nov

engAGE Community Garden Plan

Hello Would you like to be involved in designing and maintaining a community garden at the Linskill Centre?  Once we are unwrapped from the scaffolding the engAGE project will be adding a new focus to the expanding program – gardens! To get the ideas flowing engAGE volunteers are heading off for two garden design workshops…

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31 Oct

North Tyneside Art Studio (NTAS) What’s On – November 2017

Hi Please find the studio’s What’s On leaflet for November. We’re very excited to be having Helen Pailing working in the studio, with ‘Extraordinary Stitch’ sessions (download poster here). These sessions will be working towards creating an exhibition for the Bridge Gallery on Tynemouth Station, to be installed in January 2018. Steph will be continuing…

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