26 Oct

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 19 October 2021

Volunteering can help save lives! Volunteering with us can help develop skills, gain experience and make a difference. Volunteers play a vital role in helping people have their say on health and social care. Raj Nair from Heaton is one of our volunteers. He’s a teacher with a passion for healthcare and previously worked for…

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18 Oct

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 17 October 2021

It’s been another busy few weeks for us – we’ve ran bike rides, hosted the Ouseburn Trust who delivered an insightful talk about the Victoria Tunnel and we have been helping some beginners learn to crochet.  With the festive season fast approaching we have a special cards and gift tag workshop to help you get ahead. But…

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26 Sep

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 21 September 2021

Domestic abuse in Newcastle Domestic abuse has a huge impact on families across Newcastle and there are concerns about the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Domestic Abuse Act 2021 introduced several changes to legislation, including that a child who sees, hears or experiences the effects of domestic abuse, and is related…

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24 Sep

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 19 September 2021

We have something for everyone this month! Learn about the Victoria Tunnel, find where Dr Bike’s clinics will be held next and how to get involved with some spooky knitting!  But first, we would like to introduce you to the newest member of our team – David Pearce. He will be looking after the ‘Shedders’…

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08 Sep

YoungMinds Newsletter – September 2021

Getting you the support you need, when you need it:Introducing the new YoungMinds website We’re delighted to announce the launch of our brand new website. Whether you’re looking for mental health support for yourself, or for young people in your care, we have new features designed especially for you. You can now filter content based on…

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06 Sep

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 5 September 2021

Is it officially Autumn, or are we hanging on for a bit more sunshine?  We’ll keep you smiling with plenty to get involved with including a trip down memory lane to the 60s, a visit to the Old Low Light Heritage Centre and keeping your fingers busy for our latest yarn bombing! CONNECTAfter August off,…

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23 Aug

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 22 August 2021

Hello, have you missed us?We have been super busy over the summer organising a jam-packed programme for you in September. This edition is full of things to keep you moving and keep those brain cells active. CONNECTAfter a break and digging in the sun, Howard is back for his online gardening sessions. We would love to see you…

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23 Aug

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 17 August 2021

COVID-19 impact in Newcastle Newcastle City Council is reminding us that it is important to remember that COVID-19 has not gone away. Regionally, case rates remain at a high level and community transmission of the virus continues. While thankfully hospital admissions are not as high as previously, there is a lot of pressure on key…

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06 Aug

Healthwatch Newcastle Newsletter – 27 July 2021

We’re all ears! Have you used health, social care or wellbeing services recently? What works and what you would like to see improve? Your views matter, so please tell us about your experiences in our survey. We will share the results anonymously with service providers so that everyone receives the best possible care. Take our…

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27 Jul

Linskill Community Development Team Community Grapevine Newsletter – 25 July 2021

Unfortunately we aren’t dancing on the beach with a cocktail or two but we will be having a little break over the next few weeks, so this will be our last newsletter until 22nd August. We still have activities running throughout August though, including Tai Chi, Creative Writing, Bike Rides and the Film Club.  You can also…

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