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New leaflet to stop mate crime happening to vulnerable people

12 March 2020 - 11:57am

'Mate' crime and terrorism can happen to vulnerable people is the key message in a new leaflet aimed at young people and adults with a learning disability. It's been developed by the Community Safety Team and Adult Social Care at Middlesbrough Council. It gives signs to look out for and advice on what to do.

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Carers in Middlesbrough to get better information and signposting

5 March 2020 - 4:43pm

We are in the process of developing a coordinated website under the branding 'We Care You Care' which will provide easy to navigate information and advice for carers and professionals. The website will signpost people to the services and activities available locally for carers and provide local and national news and policy relating to carers in an accessible format.

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Children wanted for focus group on strategy

25 February 2020 - 10:14am

Children North East is being commissioned to develop a Working Together Strategy for the North East and North Cumbria Child Health and Wellbeing Network.

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Craft Island (RVS) - great new arts and crafts group

17 February 2020 - 2:36pm

The Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) have launched a new friendly arts and crafts group to help you to meet other people from the local community.

Whether its to make lovely things or just for a cup of tea, a biscuit and a good chat. No experience necessary!

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Advance notice of funding - Supporting Working Carers in Middlesbrough

22 November 2019 - 2:13pm

On behalf of the Middlesbrough Carers Strategic Partnership, MVDA expects to publish a new funding opportunity imminently to support working carers. It is anticipated that the funding will be in the form of one grant award of up to £50,000 over a 12-month period to one or more voluntary organisations working together to support carers in any firm, company or organisation in Middlesbrough.

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