11 Jun

Early support for young people: Fund the Hubs

The pandemic has sped up a crisis in young people’s mental health that was already growing fast. Hundreds of thousands of young people are struggling with their mental health – and too often they can’t get support when they first need it. The earlier a young person gets support for their mental health, the more…

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10 Jun

Virtual Webinar: Access to inclusive sport in Tyne and Wear for visually impaired people – 16 June 2021 (5:30 pm – 7:00 pm)

The Thomas Pocklington Trust is hosting a webinar on 16th June about inclusive sport for visually impaired people. Visually Impaired and want to know more about accessing sports like blind football, cricket and tennis in Tyne and Wear? Want to hear about the benefits of getting involved in sport? Our Tyne and Wear Sight Loss…

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10 Jun

YoungMinds Campaign: Early support hubs for mental health

Introducing our new campaign for early support hubs: #FundTheHubs Right now, thousands of young people are not getting support for their mental health when they first need it. For many, things will get much worse and they may even reach crisis point before they get help. We think that’s unacceptable. That’s why we’re calling on…

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07 Jun

Northern Pride Festival moves online for 2021

June is Pride month, dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ communities all around the world. It’s usually celebrated with parades and marches but with coronavirus and social distancing still in place, things will be a little different this year. North East festival-goers are invited to show their pride virtually this year, as one of the UK’s largest LGBTQ+…

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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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