09 Mar

SAINT Social Action Taster and Birthday Celebration – 26 March 2019

  The Social Action in North Tyneside (SAINT) project is celebrating it’s second birthday this month with a birthday party and social action taster at the Linskill Centre on 26 March. Come along between 1pm and 4pm for a variety of exciting volunteer taster activities. gardening, crafts, sensory activities, local heritage, stories and of course cake!…

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04 Mar

International Women’s Day – 8 March 2019

Newcastle CVS has created a news page with all the events they have been informed of so far. If you know of an event that you would like them to add to this list, please email information@cvsnewcastle.org.uk. International Women’s Day 2019 – what’s on   Events and Activities in North Tyneside Is your organisation planning…

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23 Feb

Mind-Craft Therapeutic Social Group – weekly from 8 March 2019

Mind-Craft Therapeutic Social Group, Friday 8 March, 12pm to 3pm. Healthy Awareness, alongside VODA as part of its SAINT project, is starting a new therapeutic social crafting group to allow people to keep their hands busy in a safe and supportive environment. The weekly sessions will be held at SomeOne Cares, 3 Amble Close, North…

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12 Jan

Volunteer knitters wanted for new SAINT project

Volunteers from VODA’s SAINT (Social Action in North Tyneside) project are looking to involve individuals, knitting groups and any other interested community groups in a project that helps children to cope with traumatic experiences. Northumbria Police’s ‘Trauma Teddies’ scheme involves police officers giving a teddy to young children they meet during their daily patrols or…

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23 Oct

October SAINT News

Hi Social Action is a great way to create a community focused volunteering project with a small group over a short period. We’re currently looking for more people to support with the projects we’re running, but also keen to hear new ideas for projects in North Tyneside! Download SAINT News here. Groups or individuals can…

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01 Jun

SAINT’s allotment looking for volunteers


VODA’s SAINT (Social Action in North Tyneside) project supports people who face barriers to get involved in volunteering. As part of the project, we have taken on a small plot at Whitley Bay Community Allotment. This volunteering opportunity is perfect for individuals who might not have enough time for their own allotment, know little about…

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20 May

Social Action in North Tyneside (SAINT)


What is the SAINT project? The SAINT project aims to support local people into social action who face barriers to volunteering. VODA will engage and support people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties, learning difficulties, poor physical health, long term unemployment or social isolation. The purpose of the project is to empower individuals to…

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