You’re Sweet Enough: Diabetes Awareness

Thursday 7th April 1:30pm to 3:00pm Central Library, South Shields This event is to raise awareness around diabetes and find out how you can reduce your chance of developing Type 2. There is also the opportunity to find out more about our diabetes project called “You’re Sweet Enough”. To book your place please contact Carole…

There is still time…

There is still time for runners to go the extra mile this weekend (Sunday 20 March) when one of the country’s biggest fundraising events returns to South Tyneside. The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile is taking place on The Leas, starting at11am and finishes 1pm. Sprinters and willing walkers choosing to complete the challenge over one,…

Mark Ellwood

Mark Ellwood (Volunteer of the month) Mark began volunteering at South Tyneside CVS in 2008 and dedicates his time twice weekly. Mark has built up positive relationships with staff and other volunteers in the organisation. During his time at CVS Mark has picked up many administration skills and has met interesting characters along the way….

Group of the Month

Street Angels is a voluntary community group from all walks of life who work with South Tyneside Council and Northumbria Police, to patrol the night time economy of South Shields town Centre on a Saturday night. Their role is to assist in the health and wellbeing of all members of the public, liaise with Northumbria…

Place Changer Spring Clean-Up 2016

Following the success of the Autumn Clean Up Campaign which took place in November 2015 and which involved 170 volunteers stepping forward to help improve their local community, the South Tyneside Council for Voluntary Service is pleased to announce that it is working with Groundwork South Tyneside and South Tyneside Homes to co-ordinate a Spring…