13 Jan

Volunteering opportunity – Live Well With Cancer community café

Live Well With Cancer is looking for volunteers to work in their community café. No experience is necessary as barista training will be provided, however, experience working in hospitality would be an advantage. The café currently operates 9.30am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday and they need volunteers who can cover a full or part shift….

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12 Jan

Get involved with North Tyneside VODA’s Good Neighbours Project

Are you looking to try something different and make new connections in 2024? The Good Neighbours project offers flexible opportunities to help someone in North Tyneside that fit around you. Tasks include: 🛍️ Helping with shopping/prescription collections 🌻 Garden tidy-ups 🔨 DIY and odd jobs 👥 Being a buddy 🚚 Moving furniture 💬 Happy to…

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05 Jan

Linskill’s Community Grapevine – 5 January 2024

We start by sharing some wonderful news! Two of our Cycling Volunteers, Bill Goldsmith and Dave Henderson, have been awarded a Spirit of North Tyneside Award for their contribution to keeping the borough Safe and Secure. As well as helping with our cycling programme through Dr Bikes and led rides, they have also been supporting the charity Welcome…

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29 Dec

Linskill’s Community Grapevine – 22 December 2023

  We kicked off our ‘Handmade Christmas’ programme on the 21st November, 14 festive events later we welcomed 242 participants. That’s 240 plus coffees made and who knows how many mince pies consumed! Our aim was to offer a range of activities, at affordable, subsidised prices, which would allow as many people as possible to enjoy…

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08 Dec

Linskill’s Community Grapevine – 8 December 2023

Thank you to everyone who came to our first Community Programme Christmas Fair. Every penny raised from sales will go back into our community programme. Our amazing volunteers need a special mention too – they made, sold, demonstrated and helped out on the day – without them it wouldn’t be possible. Finally, we raised £150…

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01 Dec

Linskill’s Community Grapevine – 24 November 2023

We REALLY appreciate the time you give to filling out our evaluation forms. Our programme is often supported by funders and we need to show them, and our board of Trustees, what we are doing with their support. We always send out the same questions, regardless of the activity, so sometimes it might seem a bit odd…

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01 Nov

Linskill’s Community Grapevine – 27 October 2023

Make sure you save the date for our Homemade Christmas Craft Fair on Thursday 7th December. Not only will you be able to pick up bespoke, handmade items produced by our community groups, but you can also enjoy a cuppa and festive treat whilst watching the following craft demonstrations from our amazing volunteers. 11am   …

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15 Sep

Linskill’s Community Grapevine – 15 September 2023

  The Scribblers enjoyed a fabulous book launch on Monday. If you didn’t manage to get along, don’t worry, you can pick up your copy from Linskill Reception – it costs just £4 and will go a long to supporting our enthusiastic and very talented writers.   Don’t forget the Woollies sale, we look forward…

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08 Sep

Linskill’s Community Grapevine – 1 September 2023

Did you spot any of our Linskill Riders on Sunday 27th August as they took part in the Great North Bike Ride? Six members cycled 60 miles from Seahouses to Tynemouth for charity. Powered by bananas, ham and pease pudding sandwiches and a Caramel Wafer or two, they cycled through mixed weather and were cheered home by…

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