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10 Jun 2013Gateshead A former council nursery, which has been closed for two years, is reopening this summer following a deal with Groundwork North East.
10 Jun 2013North East Mrs Ella Neale is going back in time with volunteers from Groundwork North East in a project to recognise the work of the ‘lumberjills’ during the second world war.
06 Jun 2013Hamsterly Colliery The official opening ceremony of a new wheeled sports facility was held on Saturday 18th May in Hamsterley Colliery and was well attended by members of the local community despite the very wet weather.
23 May 2013Jarrow A keen group of artistic volunteers came together to transform an unappealing underpass in South Shields into a user friendly space. The underpass crosses the busy John Reid Road, but had become a dank and unpleasant route for pedestrians.
23 May 2013 Many students are progressing onto education, training and employment.
22 May 2013Hebburn Give and Gain Day is a national volunteering event managed by Business in the Community, and this year over 35,000 volunteers will be participating across 24 countries.
15 Apr 2013Durham Recently the Employment and Skills team had their first review after gaining the matrix Standard Accreditation in 2010 and were successful, even though the matrix Standard has recently become more rigorous and challenging. In fact, 25% of the organisations that have already been reviewed against the new Standard, have not been successful.
15 Apr 2013Gateshead Groundwork North East with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Your Heritage Programme are looking for volunteers to play their part in an exciting new project in Gateshead.
15 Apr 2013Delves Lane Young people from Delves Lane were at Westminster this week to showcase their work in a major new community-led approach to work with young people.
15 Apr 2013Darlington Groundwork North East has announced that it has some initial funding to carry on providing out-of-hours play provision in the Darlington area.
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