10 Aug

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 9 August 2020

This week test your local knowledge with our fun quiz, explore the works of Evelyn de Morgan and get your fingers dirty by helping us in the garden. TAKE NOTICE North Tyneside Art Studio are running an online session, as part of their Drawing from the Past series, on Monday 17th August. Exploring three paintings by the extraordinary…

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07 Aug

Healthwatch North Tyneside – Share your health and care experiences during Coronavirus

We want to hear your views and feedback on your health and care experiences during the coronavirus outbreak. As lockdown restrictions ease and NHS and other health and care services plan their delivery, we want to make sure local people’s voices are heard to help improve services for everyone who uses them. The information you…

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07 Aug

VODA’s Good Neighbours new volunteer buddy scheme

As part of North Tyneside’s COVID-19 recovery, VODA has created a new Good Neighbours volunteer buddy scheme to help support beneficiaries to take their first steps back out into the world. The roles include: Garden Gate Buddy Shopping Buddy Walking Buddy Each role has been created to support people with specific elements of their emergence…

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03 Aug

Key Training – Free On-Line Courses

We are currently offering free on-line courses in: Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour That Challenges Level 2…

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03 Aug

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 2 August 2020

Another week of mixed weather but don’t worry we have lots to keep you busy again. You can help us in the Linskill garden, have a go at tennis or join us on a bike ride. TAKE NOTICE Charly is delighted to say that all the tickets have been sold for the summer social but we…

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01 Aug

Local community groups invited to take part in online happiness workshops

Community groups in Newcastle are being invited to share their own secrets of happiness by taking part in free, happiness-themed storytelling workshops. The workshops are run by the team behind the new podcast, The Geordie Guide to Happiness. Podcast host and creator, Alex Henry, explains: “We’re interviewing all sorts of special guests, exploring how different…

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31 Jul

Be Your Best

Download a flyer for a new Encompass initiative to support people with their employability and career success here. Many thanks Helen Please note I work Tuesday to Friday Helen Collins Development Worker – Encompass Linskill and North Tyneside Community Development Trust, Linskill Centre, Linskill Terrace, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE30 2AY T: 0191 257 8000 Xt…

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31 Jul

Applying for disability benefits during the coronavirus pandemic

Test four of our five tests asks the UK Government to provide a financial safety net to protect people with mental health problems from falling into poverty. A crucial part of this is making benefits assessments more accessible. Assessments can be stressful for anyone, but for those of us with mental health problems, being forced…

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