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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22 Sep

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 16 September 2020

How have you coped with COVID-19 restrictions? During the pandemic period we have been keeping in regular contact with our Healthwatch Champions. Allan Robinson has been volunteering with us since 2014 and enjoys the face-to-face, interactive elements of our work. Allan has many interests but has had to adjust to life under COVID-19 restrictions. He…

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03 Aug

Key Training – Free On-Line Courses

We are currently offering free on-line courses in: Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour That Challenges Level 2…

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01 Aug

Local community groups invited to take part in online happiness workshops

Community groups in Newcastle are being invited to share their own secrets of happiness by taking part in free, happiness-themed storytelling workshops. The workshops are run by the team behind the new podcast, The Geordie Guide to Happiness. Podcast host and creator, Alex Henry, explains: “We’re interviewing all sorts of special guests, exploring how different…

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05 Mar

Authentically ADHD: navigating you and your family through the world of ADHD

Hello again Our good friend Kirsty Leach has continued to expand her new service, working with some wonderful folks. She also organises vibrant meetings, for families and carers of children with AD/HD, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, in a safe and family-friendly environment – the function room of Gosforth Hotel, High Street Newcastle….

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21 Sep

Insights, self injury peer support group

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The Self Injury peer support group is a space for anyone who self harms or knows someone who self harms and wants to gain a better understanding and access support.  The next North Tyneside group will meet on Saturday 28th September, 10am -12pm at Costa Coffee on Wallsend High Street. See the poster for further…

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