20 Nov

SAINT – Ideas for New Action in 2019?

Hi All SAINT are keen to start some new projects in the New Year and are actively looking for volunteers with social action ideas. Contact either Josie or Sarah by email. Josie.Robinson@voda.org.uk  or Rebecca.Southern@voda.org.uk Download flyer here. What is the SAINT project? The SAINT project aims to support local people into social action who face…

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20 Nov

Mind Campaigns on Welfare and Benefits

You may have heard that last week Amber Rudd was appointed as the new Work and Pensions Secretary. The person in that role has the power to make a huge difference to the lives of people with mental health problems. Whether it’s the roll-out of Universal Credit or problems with PIP, we know that right now…

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17 Nov

Tyneside Winter Wonderland – Friday 30th November to Sunday 2nd December

Tyneside Winter Wonderland is back for a third year of festive family fun over three days! Entry to the Tyneside Winter Wonderland is FREE (please note some activities will incur a small charge) Pre-booking is recommended for Santa’s Grotto and the Children’s Christmas Party – tickets available from reception or call 0191 257 8000.

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17 Nov

Christmas Wrapping Volunteer Opportunity – 18 December 2018

For the fourth year running, the North Tyneside Council is working with community and voluntary organisations and churches to bring together people to make Christmas extra special. As part of the campaign, the Linskill Centre in North Shields is holding a volunteering Present Wrapping Day on Tuesday 18 December, 10am to 12 noon. Presents will…

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17 Nov

#iwill Unfold

#iwill Unfold is a mental health campaign that uses online and offline media to engage individuals and groups into a conversation about positive mental health, based on the concept of unfolding feelings and thoughts. The steering group decided to create a website and social media channels as a means of sharing people’s mental health experiences,…

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13 Nov

Remembering the Past Project: Exploring the Engineering Achievements of our Area – 10 December 2018

Good Morning, A lovely opportunity to come along to the Linskill Centre for an illustrated talk from the Remembering the Past Project: Exploring the Engineering Achievements of our Area. Tickets are £3 and include a welcome drink and mince pies. To book a place contact Claire: claireh@linskill.org 0191 257 8000 Download flyer here. Hope you…

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08 Nov

Weekend Friends

Weekend Friends is our peer support group that meets on the 1st and 3rd Saturday each month for people who find weekends difficult.  It’s a friendly group, please do drop by for a cuppa and a chat!  They now meet from 11am to 1pm at Costa Coffee, Wallsend High Street, NE28 8JA. Download flyer here….

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05 Nov

Beginners Sequence Dancing Taster Event – 22 November 2018

Hi,   This sequence dance taster is aimed at people who would love to dance but do not have a dance partner. The event will hopefully give people the opportunity to meet others interested in dance (potentially partner up) and find out about a course starting in the new year. Download poster here. Kind Regards,…

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05 Nov

Adult AD/HD Support Groups NE Meetings in November 2018

North East ADHD support group

Hi Folks MEETINGS IN November Newcastle: Monday 19th November 6 – 9pm Thanks to the support of the NTW NHS Mental Health Trust, we now hold our Newcastle meetings in the Committee Dining Room, St. Nicholas Hospital NE3 3XT Access is straightforward: go into the main Clock Tower reception, turn left down the corridor, 2nd…

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