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.

Knife Crime Awareness Event

26 February 2020 - 9:30am to 1:00pm

Middlesbrough Council is hosting an event to raise awareness of the effects that knife crime can have on families and how early intervention can help to change this culture by working with parents, carers and professionals. It will help them fully understand the risk factors and the dangers of young people being exposed to gang culture and carrying knives.

To book email workforcedevelopment@middlesbrough.gov.uk


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Find a Funder Workshop

9 March 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Find a Funder Workshop

Learn how to get the most out of the Find a Funder website. Get ideas for funding activities, projects and works your organisation wants to undertake and meet other Voluntary and Community Sector staff and volunteers working for change in Middlesbrough.

The session will be led by Sharon Barker from Middlesbrough Council and John Atkinson from MVDA.


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Protect your organisation from Internet attack

18 March 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

How safe is your organisation?

Cyber Security for Voluntary Organisations:

10am Wednesday 18 March in the downstairs hall at St Mary’s Centre, 82-90 Corporation Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2RW

What will the session cover?

The session will be broken into three main parts;


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