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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11 May

Latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside

As lockdown starts to ease and organisations start to open up, more volunteering roles are coming on line. You can view all of the latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside in our latest volunteering round-up. New roles added this week include: The North Tyneside Parks Team is looking for Green Spaces Improvement volunteers for monthly volunteering sessions…

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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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19 Apr

New volunteering project for young people in North Tyneside

VODA is working with Phoenix Detached Youth Project to create a new volunteering project for local young people. The project aims to create a space for young people to improve their local community through group projects. If you are or know a young person (aged 14-25) who has a passion for a cause and is…

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19 Apr

North Tyneside Neighbour’s Network – 27 April 2021 1pm to 2pm on Zoom

The Neighbours Network would like to invite you to our next community conversation about key services available to residents in North Tyneside. The Neighbours Network is open to all! Whether you’re a resident, a volunteer, friend or  organisation. It is an informal space for you, your friends and neighbours to hear about services that are important to your community. The…

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08 Apr

Creative sessions – Finding your words

Hello, I’m excited to let you know we have a local writer, Elaine Cusack running some free workshops for us exploring words and creativity.  No prior experience is necessary, just an open mind.  People can attend as many or as few of the sessions as they wish or are able but spaces are limited so…

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29 Mar

Click and Connect

Hello all, I would like to tell you about a social evening, “Click and Connect” we are hosting next month for people with mental health difficulties to get together to connect and make new friends. A lack of social opportunities and increased feelings of loneliness have been identified as key challenges people have been facing…

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26 Mar

North Tyneside Art Studio – We have reopened

Dear all We are pleased to announce that NTAS reopened on Tuesday 16th March 2021. We have  worked hard on our plans to minimise risk and keep everyone as safe as possible and are very happy to see our members returning to the Studio. Please find further details including information about our new online referral…

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