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Sutton Centre re-opening

16 January 2020 - 11:42am

Cleveland Fire Support Network are now looking with the help of local residents developing groups and services to utilize the space available within the Sutton Centre. This will allow all local residents to now have use of the building and attend groups of their choice. Why not call in and get involved and see the possibilities on offer.

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Preparing for upcoming Time to Talk day

8 January 2020 - 6:32pm

The mental health awareness day ‘Time to Talk’ is on Thursday 6th February 2020 and VCOs are encouraged to start planning their activities now.

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Campaigning during elections – rules for charities

2 December 2019 - 9:54am

We are in the thick of another General Election. There have also been Local Government and European Union elections earlier in the year. It feels like a good time to provide a clear set of guidelines to help charities that are lobbying or campaigning for change on particular issues to check their activities remain within the law.

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Linx to raise awareness of hate crime in youth during Hate Crime Awareness Week

3 October 2019 - 2:58pm

Linx detached youth work project will be delivering a wide range of activities to raise awareness of hate crime in Middlesbrough's young people during Hate Crime Week 2019. Linx runs a range of open access youth sessions across Middlesbrough. The dates, locations and times of these are as below:

Monday 14th October 

Grove Hill Junior Group – 10-13-year olds

Time: 5pm-7pm

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Latest on local asylum accommodation transition situation

10 September 2019 - 7:10pm

Over the past weeks and months, you may have heard that the provision of asylum accommodation is undergoing major changes. The impact of the transition has already been felt by communities across Middlesbrough and is likely to continue, so here we look at what has changed and highlight some issues for VCOs to be aware of.
Jennifer Laws from Asylum Matters has provided this update.

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