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Community Foundation report reveals why people are going hungry in North East England

The Community Foundation has released its latest Vital Signs report focusing on why families are going hungry in North East England, and what local people and businesses can do to make a difference through giving and philanthropy. With rising costs of living, the report states low income is a...

The Community Foundation has released its latest Vital Signs report focusing on why families are going hungry in North East England, and what local people and businesses can do to make a difference through giving and philanthropy. With rising costs of living, the report states low income is a...

South Shields Football Club Foundation health and wellbeing programme receives major boost from Port of Tyne

South Shields FC Foundation and Port of Tyne are delighted to announce a new partnership that will be a major boost to health and wellbeing in South Tyneside. The Port will become the Foundation’s main activity partner, providing financial support for the creation of a diverse activity programme that...

UNW celebrates most successful Employment Taxes event yet

UNW reminded guests that for all their Employment Taxes needs, they’ve got a friend in Lee, as they hosted their Toy Story-themed Employment Taxes and Law Update. On May 1, UNW’s Employment Taxes team, Lee Muter and Rebecca Kemp, were joined at Tyneside Cinema by guest speaker Chris Maddock,...

Port of Tyne say the Tyne is right

Offshore wind could provide 30% of Britain’s electricity generation by 2030, and the Port of Tyne is perfectly placed to support this growing renewable sector. Announcing that the ‘Tyne is right’ to utilise its location, within 100 nautical miles of Dogger Bank, Hornsea, Seagreen and Sofia, the Port of...

Port of Tyne funding to support veterans and families across North Tyneside

A North East mental health charity, Anxious Minds, has received a vital funding boost from the Port of Tyne Community Action Fund at the Community Foundation to help support its work to deliver mental health projects for veterans and their families across North Tyneside. Anxious Minds is a volunteer-led...

BeaconHouse Events celebrates a milestone anniversary

The thriving North East Events Agency is celebrating five years in business this year. It’s an exciting year of substantial growth for the company, with 10 new client wins so far this year. Founded in 2014 by directors Sarah Thackray and Catherine Coulter. The first day of business happened...

May Partnership Update

Business Leaders’ Briefing The start of May saw the second partnership event of the year. We held a Business Leaders’ Briefing at Newcastle University for representatives of our gold and silver partners, on the topic of the ‘ageing economy’. As with our Partner Update Meeting in February, this event...

Ubisoft and UTC work together to add a new dimension to video games

Students are adding a new dimension to video games playing for people with physical impairments through an interactive project with a leading international developer. Learners at the new North East Futures University Technical College (UTC) in Newcastle, thought up solutions to support people who struggle to play electronic games....

Four local heroes added to the Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside Walk of Fame

The heroes, nominated by people in Tyneside, had their names cast in bronze plaques which will be fixed in place permanently by the River Tyne. Their names were revealed at a special ceremony in Newcastle’s historic Guildhall on Monday 13 May. The nominees were: Kaylee Davidson-Olley, Britain’s longest surviving...

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