3 August 2017 - 11:51am
Every week at the ARC in the centre of Stockton on Tees young women of varying backgrounds and nationalities come together to celebrate their diversity, learn about different cultures and get fit in the process.
Whilst five miles across town in Coulby Newham, a diverse group of young men, including asylum seekers, travellers, offenders and ex-offenders, come together to improve their health and well-being, and in some cases get their lives back on the right tracks.
2 August 2017 - 3:04pm
19 July 2017 - 1:10pm
13 July 2017 - 10:40am
I was somewhat surprised to receive an email from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) a couple of weeks ago inviting me to join the 24th UK Human Rights dialogue in Beijing. The theme for this year is women’s rights, and as China is in the process of implementing a new ‘Anti-Domestic Violence’ Law, the UK Government were seeking a best practice example of service delivery to share - and came to Middlesbrough to find it.
6 July 2017 - 3:55pm
Arrived to work this morning to find all systems down, colleagues are off work and my meetings cancelled. I’m sat at my desk desperately trying to think out of the box... How will I achieve what I want to when all the things that usually enable me are not helping? I’ve busied myself tidying and updating my “To Do” List. This has only panicked me more, I need to get on.