07 Jun

Virtual volunteering information event (North Tyneside) – 9 June 2021

Wednesday 9 June at 3:30pm If you’re interested in finding out what volunteering opportunities are available across North Tyneside then you are welcome to join us on for a virtual cuppa and a chat with the likes of VODA, The Carers Centre, Age UK North Tyneside and Citizens Advice. This is a chance to hear…

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04 Jun

‘Safe to be me’ – resource guide from Age UK

Age UK

This resource guide offers practical advice on providing the kind of service in which older lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people can feel safe to be themselves. This resource is written for anyone working or volunteering in health, social care or the voluntary sector who would like to support older people who are LGBT….

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04 Jun

Carers Week: Make Carers Visible and Valued – 7 to 13 June 2021

The national Carers Week campaign raises awareness of caring, the issues that carers face and the contribution they make.  It also helps people who don’t identify themselves as carers to get recognition and support. As a result of the pandemic, support for carers is needed more than ever and this year Carers Week is all about helping to Make Caring Visible…

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01 Jun

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 30 May 2021

Our latest programme is full of ideas to keep you busy over the summer, whatever it has in store for us. The ‘Summer Challenge’ is back in July, along with a new route to our favourite giant piece of cutlery! PLUS we have all your usual favourites like Art Appreciation, the Film Club and online…

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31 May

Healthwatch North Tyneside News – 28 May 2021

A round up of the latest information on Covid-19 testing and vaccinations in North Tyneside, local guidance, and have your say about GP access and issues facing carers in our surveys. Look out for Healthwatch staff and volunteers who are helping out at the vaccination centres. Here is our engagement officer Amanda lending a hand…

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24 May

How do you feel about lockdown easing?

Lockdown has been so tough for so many, and lots of us will be feeling relieved that restrictions are gradually being lifted. From seeing friends and family to being able to go out, you may feel that there is much to look forward to. However, we also know that many are feeling anxious, reluctant, or…

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21 May

LGBT Patients’ Experiences of Primary Care Survey

This survey asks about your experiences of accessing healthcare services from your GP, dentist, pharmacist and optometrist. It aims to build a picture of current healthcare provision by primary care services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people. The findings of this research will be turned into a report which will be used to…

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19 May

Helix Arts Neighbours and Strangers Project

Please see a flyer for a new project being delivered by Helix Arts.  Helix are looking to engage participants in a creative spoken word piece about connection during the pandemic in collaboration with local artist Alex Woolley.  Please contact Elizabeth Kane from Helix arts if you or someone you know would like to contribute (details…

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18 May

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 16 May 2021

The weather may be mixed but don’t worry we have lots to keep you busy. Join us online and explore the night sky with Kielder Observatory or look back at a selection of home movies with Remembering the Past.  We welcome back more in venue activities this week too so why not watch a film with friends, try…

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17 May

YoungMinds Newsletter – May 2021

Supporting a young person with gaming and mental health Young people tell us that for them, gaming can be so much more than just a game. It helps them relax, connect with their friends and feel part of a community. That’s why we’re delighted to announce that we’ve partnered with Celebrity Esports to launch More…

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