26 Feb

Managing Mental Health and Stress – Free online course from FutureLearn

2 weeks, 3 hours per week Supporting you to thrive at home during the coronavirus outbreak. Our mental health is as important as our physical health, and it can fluctuate on a spectrum from good to poor. Work-related stress and mental health problems often go together and the symptoms can be very similar. In this…

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26 Feb

Northern Pride Festival moves online for 2021

North East festival-goers are invited to show their pride virtually this year, as one of the UK’s largest LGBTQ+ events moves online. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, organisers of the Northern Pride Festival, sponsored by Barclays, have made the decision to postpone their physical event and UK Pride status until 22 – 24 July…

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24 Feb

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 21 February 2021

Spring is in the air and we have another busy couple of weeks ahead of us. Meet the animals and their keeper from Northumberland College Zoo, be astounded by local magician Ryan Phelps or get involved in International Women’s Day and Fairtrade Fortnight! Our wonderful Woollies have been at it again! Last week, just in…

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23 Feb

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 16 February 2021

Making a difference — influencing at a national level Thank you to everyone who took the time to tell us about their experiences of health and social care last year through our ‘Because we all care’ survey. For those who don’t know, this was a joint piece of work with Healthwatch England, local Healthwatch and…

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08 Feb

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 7 February 2021

What has happened to the weather? Don’t worry though, we still have tonnes to keep you busy including the first of a series of talks with Kielder Observatory who are exploring the Jewels of the Universe. Closer to home why not explore North East birds through the eyes of local artists. Plus, if that wasn’t…

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07 Feb

Supporting adult carers – 25 February 2pm to 3pm online

Are you a professional who provides support to carers who live or care for someone in North Tyneside? Join the North Tyneside Carers’ Centre for this free and informal session and you will hear more about the challenges that adult carers are facing during this difficult period. Contact training@ntcarers.co.uk or call 0191 643 2298 to book.

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07 Feb

NEW home-schooling toolkit to support families with autistic children

The North East Autism Society has launched the toolkit as a valuable addition to a suite of online resources developed throughout lockdown. The toolkit, created by the Family Development Team at NEAS, comes in the form of a downloadable booklet, packed with tips, ideas, and useful information.

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