Charity Commission updates

New charity investigation: Life Line Missions The Charity Commission (‘the commission’), the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has opened a statutory inquiry into Life Line Missions, registered charity number 1085504. The inquiry was opened on 11 November 2015. The announcement was delayed due to operational reasons and information gathering. Life Line Missions…

UK Online at BLISS on TUESDAYS

UK Online sessions have been Expanded at BLISS! We’ve added Tuesday mornings to our schedule to accommodate the increasing demand. Our hours are now: Monday 10-12.00 Noon Tuesday 10-12.00 Noon! & Friday 1-3.00pm These are ‘Drop-In’ Sessions – just come when and for how long you can! The courses include: • Basic I.T. • Health…

Volunteer of the month

Yvonne Tatum: Volunteer at South Tyneside CVS Yvonne began volunteering at South Tyneside CVS in 2009 and dedicates her time once a week. Having never used IT equipment before Yvonne is now comfortable in using a computer on her own. She is always willing to give new tasks a go and having done so Yvonne…

Power to Change – Community Business Fund Opening Soon

Power to Change is providing the new £10 million Community Business Fund to support the development of sustainable community-led enterprises across England to help more people respond to local need and opportunity, and change the places in which they live for the better. Grants of between £50,000 and £300,000 will be available over three funding…

NEW CLUB LAUNCHES IN SOUTH SHIELDS TO HELP JOBSEEKERS

A new Club, where jobseekers can get advice and support on finding work is being launched in the All Saints Community Centre, located in Stanley Street, South Shields. The Club will give people in Shields the chance to meet others looking for work, build new contacts, share job hunting experiences and get advice on interview…

Carers Event

Carers Event for people with learning disabilities and their carers When: Monday 6th June 2016, 10 – 12 noon Where: South Shields Central Library This event is to look at good paid care and support in South Tyneside – and how we can make it better for everyone. The event will include: • Presentations •…

Maintenance / Cleaner required

Are you bored with the same old routine? Do you like doing odd jobs? Then why not volunteer with South Tyneside CVS Maintenance / Cleaner Location: South Tyneside CVS, 27 Beach Rd, South Shields, NE332QA Job Type: Voluntary Main activities / tasks; these will be dependent on need but could include: • Painting – Inside…

Group of the month

Stroke Association is the leading charity in the UK changing the world for people affected by stroke. In the last 20 years the number of people dying of stroke has halved while the number of major strokes has decreased by 40 per cent. More people than ever are benefitting from cutting-edge treatments and making full…