07 Jul

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 4 July 2020

In this edition of Grapevine get your knitting needles ready, be part of a Tyneside linguistics project and take a trip to the Shiremoor Treat.   TAKE NOTICE  As it’s pride this month and so many parades and celebrations have been cancelled, why not try a Rainbow Walk instead? This is one of my favourite mindfulness practices.  I…

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30 Jun

Online Threat Material: Guidance for Parents/Guardians

Dear All Download some useful information relating to Cyber security and online hate here; this is particularly relevant at the moment . We have seen an increase in social media usage with young persons being locked down due to Corona virus restrictions and this useful guide helps to identify warning signs that carers and parents…

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29 Jun

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 28 June 2020

In this edition of Grapevine we will give you an overview of where the centre’s are in terms of re-opening and have guidance to help your mental health as we come out of lockdown. TAKE NOTICE  Many thanks to everyone who commented on our recent survey about returning to the centres. We were impressed by the…

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25 Jun

Free resources from Time to Change

Time to Change

1 in 8 young people will experience a mental health problem; that’s roughly 3 students in every classroom. It’s time to change how we talk about mental health.  Last month we launched our Action Plans – a range of free resources about mental health for five different areas of the school community. Hundreds of schools and…

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23 Jun

Time to Change Employers Newsletter – June 2020

Time to Change

Working From Home Wellness Action Plan The Wellness Action Plan (WAP) is a useful tool to help us identify what keeps us well and what impacts our mental health.  This revised WAP is designed to support you when you’re working from home during the COVID-19 outbreak. As we all adapt to new ways of working…

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23 Jun

Looking after your mental health as we come out of lockdown

For many of us, the gradual easing of lockdown brings longed-for opportunities (even if at a social distance) – to see friends, play sports, resume contact with family in ‘real space’ or get back to work that we value.   But for many of us, even the happy, much anticipated changes can be difficult for our…

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21 Jun

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 21 June 2020

In this edition of Grapevine you can ‘Meet us at the Oxford’, get your fingers green and book your FREE ticket for a crafty afternoon. A big THANK YOU to everyone who has already completed our survey regarding re-opening centres. If you haven’t had your say yet, you have until Monday 22nd June. Click here to complete…

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19 Jun

Golden Bridge Pen Pals

AGE UK North Tyneside has teamed up with Golden Bridge, a new project from Newcastle University’s Student Union to help end loneliness. The Golden Bridge volunteers want to be modern day pen pals either via email or good old fashioned handwritten letters, with people who are isolating or shielding at home alone and would like…

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19 Jun

Holding Hearts COVID-19 Bereavement Support Service

This new project from Holding Hearts CIC focuses on supporting parents and carers to support children with their grief during lockdown at home. This National Lottery funded service also offers the potential for 1:1 therapy or group therapy for the child if this is needed and when safe to do so. Read more here.

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