22 Sep

Disability North launches ‘Ability North’ project

The Ability North Project offers series of free personal training programmes funded by Sport England to be provided to disabled people across the North East of England. The aim is to provide an opportunity to help people improve their health, fitness and wellbeing whilst building confidence to continue to keep active throughout the COVID-19 pandemic…

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22 Sep

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 16 September 2020

How have you coped with COVID-19 restrictions? During the pandemic period we have been keeping in regular contact with our Healthwatch Champions. Allan Robinson has been volunteering with us since 2014 and enjoys the face-to-face, interactive elements of our work. Allan has many interests but has had to adjust to life under COVID-19 restrictions. He…

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15 Sep

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 13 September 2020

It’s another busy week with lots to get involved with both outdoors with the brand new gardening group at Battle Hill to an afternoon art talk in Linskill with paintings from Tynemouth Fine Art. TAKE NOTICE We’re welcoming the return of Page Turners Book Club back to the Linskill Centre this month. The group will be…

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14 Sep

Take on your own Memory Walk this September

Defeating dementia starts with a single step Memory Walk may look a little different this year, but completing your own walk is a fun and flexible way to make a real difference and every pound raised is one step closer towards life-changing dementia breakthroughs. Whether you complete it on your own, with your household or…

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10 Sep

Update from Time to Change – 10 September 2020

Time to Change

With children and young people heading back to school and university this month, we’re encouraging parents and carers to talk about mental health. We recently learnt that less than a third of parents have spoken to their child about their mental health since the start of the summer break. That’s why we’ve created a brand new…

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08 Sep

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 6 September 2020

Find out how many miles our 1st Linskill’s Active Summer Challenge completed. Join the photography club at Marden Quarry, get fit with Christina, get your bike checked by Dr Bike and remember your school days. TAKE NOTICE Welcoming the return of our popular photography group, we have 3 local meet-ups in September, 2 of which can…

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08 Sep

Domestic Abuse – New Report and Article

Women’s Aid released a new report this week, A Perfect Storm – The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on domestic abuse survivors and the services supporting them. The report shows how domestic abuse has worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic and examines the impact on survivors; how abusers are using the pandemic as a tool of…

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06 Sep

Update from the Employers Team at Time to Change – 24 August 2020

Time to Change

Employer guide on responding to coronavirus Mind have designed a guide to support organisations to tailor existing workplace interventions to support the mental health of their staff during the coronavirus pandemic. The guide provides practical examples and recommendations that can be adapted to workplaces of any sector or size. Download now >   Reaching Out New…

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