30 Jul

The 12th Man FREE 12-week healthy lifestyle programme

The 12th Man is a FREE 12-week healthy lifestyle programme is exclusively for men, aged between 18-65, with a BMI between 28+  who are a resident of North Tyneside. Programmes are taking place at various locations across the borough from August onwards. Throughout the 12 weeks, you will learn about all things related to health and…

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30 Jul

Better Connect: Caring Creatively

Better Connect from Helix Arts is a social prescribing project aimed at connecting 350 young and adult carers in North Tyneside with arts and culture to transform experiences after COVID-19. Giving themselves time out to improve their own mental and physical wellbeing. There’s a whole range of different types of creativity to try; dance, drama, craft, drawing,…

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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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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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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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11 May

Time on My Hands – open call for creative personal reflections on lockdown

Artist Gail Curry, who runs Happy Planet Creative Arts CIC, used her creativity during lockdown to help manage her mental health, as well as to create items that helped her to reflect on the time she spent alone. She is creating an exhibition – Time on My Hands – around this lockdown creativity and is…

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07 May

Click and Connect – May 2021

Hello, Please see the poster for the next Click and Connect which will take place on Wednesday 19th May, 7-8pm.  The social space is aimed at people with experience of mental health difficulties looking to connect with others, feel free to share with anyone you think might benefit. Email me if you’d like to come…

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06 May

Healthwatch North Tyneside News – 30 April 2021

Welcome to Healthwatch North Tyneside’s April eNews. This month you can download the new edition of Living Well North Tyneside and find out where to get Covid-19 rapid tests. Have your say on Accessing GP Services, getting your Covid-19 vaccine and Waiting for Treatment. There’s also the opportunity to become a Healthwatch trustee or volunteer….

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19 Apr

Could you be an Age UK befriender?

Age UK is looking to recruit befrienders who will support an older person by visiting them in their home environment, once the Coronavirus restrictions ease and it is safe to do so. Until then, your friendship will begin on the phone, making it a great way to get to know the person, make a connection…

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