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Eating well for less

Date: April 7, 2020

Category: Public Events

‘ While it’s always important to enjoy a varied and balanced diet, with the current Government guidance around Corona Virus it is essential that you eat correctly, with an eye on adhering to the law and watching the pennies! To help you do this, one of ROAD’s health trainers, Hannah, has put together a few […]

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Managing Anxiety – remembering what you can control

Date: April 7, 2020

Category: Public Events

One of the biggest sources of anxiety is not feeling as though you don’t have control of things in your life. Whether you regularly experience anxiety or not, we’re all in uncertain times during this new, unprecedented, but temporary way of living. It’s easy to obsess over the things you can’t do or change, so, […]

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Covid-19 Community resources

Date: April 7, 2020

Category: Public Events

County Durham Council has created new community hub to help people access and provide a range of support Durham during the Coronavirus pandemic. County Durham Together will help those in need get urgent food supplies, deliveries and general help and guidance through established networks of community or volunteer groups, or from the council itself through […]

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Covid update – We’re Still Here to Help!

Date: April 2, 2020

Category: Public Events

Everyone’s safety is our primary concern, and so, following the Government’s guidelines, we have temporarily suspended all face-to-face appointments. That doesn’t mean our work stops. We are continuing support our participants and others through phone calls and other digital means. Alongside supporting our existing participants, we are doing our best to provide relevant support, advice […]

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ROAD on film!

Date: February 21, 2020

Category: Press Release

The short videos below were filmed and almost entirely produced by ROAD participants as part of their time on the programme. If you would like a copy of the file for use in presentations or to share with colleagues please email us [email protected]

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Film premiere showcases ROAD’s success

Date: January 14, 2020

Category: Public Events

A little slice of Hollywood came to Crook with the premiere of a short film created by participants of Reaching Out Across Durham – a voluntary project to help County Durham residents unlock their potential. The film, which was produced by and features participants on the Reaching Out Across Durham (ROAD) project, shows some of […]

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Christmas lunches across Durham

Date: December 17, 2019

Category: Public Events

No one should spend Christmas alone, so it’s heartwarming to see various organisations getting into the giving spirit by hosting FREE Christmas lunches across Durham, as well as offering food parcels and other support. NORTH DURHAM Free meals for children, 20th December 2019-6th January 2020.  Pact House,                39 Front street, Stanley. DH9 0JE  Pact house […]

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ROAD Holds Third Participant Forum

Date: March 6, 2019

Category: Collaborative Working, Participant Events

Today, ROAD hosts our third Participant forum, inviting a range of ROAD staff across all disciplines and some of the Participants with whom we are working on a day to day basis, helping them to find their potential. It is a fantastic opportunity to get feedback directly from the individuals for whom we strive to […]

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ROAD Staff Volunteer at Tesco’s Food Collection

Date: December 5, 2018

Category: Collaborative Working, Participant Events, Public Events

ROAD’s Partnership Lead, Craig Drummond, and Groundwork Navigator, Alan Foster, helped out at Newton Aycliffe Tesco at their annual #EveryCanHelps food collection. We are very proud that our staff were able to contribute their time and efforts for such a good cause, one that ROAD fully supports. How the Food Collection works This time of […]

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