20 Oct

New NHS ‘HowFit Plan’ launched across Gateshead, Newcastle and North Tyneside

Over 317,000 households across Gateshead, Newcastle and North Tyneside will have the new HowFit (Home Wellbeing and Fitness) Plan instructional leaflet delivered to their homes free of charge in October. The Plan is designed to help people improve their fitness and health during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the aid of a brand new website, HowFit…

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20 Oct

Get active with Age Proud Newcastle

October is the month during which older people worldwide stand proud and celebrate their achievements and the contributions they make to society.  Putting a global spotlight on getting older, the World Health Organisation has this year launched its Decade of Healthy Ageing (2020-2030), looking at how people can fulfil their potential in dignity and equality in…

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19 Oct

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter –18 October 2020

Who knew it was Autumn with all this lovely sunshine!  We hope this issue finds everyone fit and well and ready for some more Covid safe activities including Bike Rides, Paper Quilling and Online First Aid. KEEP LEARNINGHalloween will be a bit different this year so why not decorate your house with these beautiful paper…

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13 Oct

YoungMinds Newsletter – October 2020

Let’s find something to be hopeful about this #HelloYellow We all need hope. It’s what keeps us going when times are tough. But with everything going on this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it may feel harder than usual to find things to be hopeful about. But as our Activist Samantha says,…

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11 Oct

Update from Time to Change – 2 October 2020

Time to Change

World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10 October is a great opportunity to raise awareness and start conversations about mental health. Everyone’s experience of mental health problems is different, and we all deserve to feel safe and supported when talking about our mental health. But too often, mental health stigma leaves people feeling isolated and…

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07 Oct

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 4 October 2020

` Welcome to a jam packed edition of Grapevine! Our new fortnightly edition means we are looking ahead to events throughout October. So why not take part in a community sewing project, try our toffee biscuits and settle down to reminisce about our lovely coastline. KEEP LEARNING Now the active summer challenge is over it’s…

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07 Oct

Age UK North Tyneside winter support services

Age UK North Tyneside has launched a new Winter is Coming campaign to raise awareness of the services they offer that can support people in North Tyneside aged 50+ to ensure that they are taking advantage of the benefits and services they are entitled to. Age UK North Tyneside’s professionally qualified Information and Advice team provides friendly…

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02 Oct

North Tyneside Community Health Champions – Sign Up Today

Do you want to help keep your community safe from COVID-19? VODA is looking to harness the power of our local residents as North Tyneside Community Health Champions to share up to date, trusted health messages with people they know and care about. If you live or work in North Tyneside and want to get…

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02 Oct

Navigating Life in North Tyneside During COVID-19

VODA has worked with North Tyneside Council to create Navigating Life in North Tyneside During COVID-19 magazine, to provide residents with useful advice and guidance to navigate life in the borough during the pandemic. The magazine features information on health and wellbeing, what to expect if you visit a GP or go shopping, how to help prevent…

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