We support, promote and develop voluntary and community action in Middlesbrough.


We advertise events and training of interest to clients, staff and volunteers of voluntary organisations in Middlesbrough.  We can advertise your event or training on our website for free.

An event for potential first time trustees in the Tees Valley

27 June 2017 - 4:45pm to 7:30pm

The Tees Valley needs more trustees.

There are in the region of 2500+ charities and not for profit organisations working across the Tees Valley all of which need outstanding governance to thrive. Come along to this free event to find out more about trusteeship and how you and your local community can benefit.

Outline Programme


Arrivals, registration and refreshments


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IDC Elderly Community Meal

28 June 2017 - 11:30am to 2:00pm

IDC is running its third Elderly Community Meal at the Trinity Centre, James Street, North Ormesby, TS3 0LD on Wednesday 28 June. This is a free meal where all sections of the community are welcome to eat together, speak together and make new friends. The meal takes place from 12 noon until 2pm, please arrive at 11:30 am.

To book your place please email naaila@idcnortheast.org or phone 07376 634469.


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Voices for Volunteer Co-ordinators Forum

5 July 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This is an opportunity for people who look after volunteers, whether as their paid job or as a volunteer themselves, to come together to share information, discuss good practice and network.

Come and join us to:

  • Share information, outcomes and learning from our Volunteer Week celebration
  • Explore the use of social media to promote volunteering with a chance to ask questions and clarify doubts
  • Meet other people working with volunteers

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Creating Community Journalists

11 July 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Ageing Better Middlesbrough has teamed up with Capture Films to develop an exciting new project to produce news that works for the whole of Middlesbrough. Whether or not you have experience in writing, filming or sound recording, we’d like you to come along.

We are hosting an open session at St Mary's Centre to tell you all about the project and so we can begin to understand who would like to get involved with us. This will be a one year project with all the training and support you might need to succeed.


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