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E-Bulletin 2024 ISSUE 17 – 24 May     

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FUNDING

1. Dulverton Trust Fund

Grants of £500 – £5,000 for small organisations (income of under £200,000) who support youth opportunities, general welfare, conservation and preservation.

If your activities promote community cohesion, develop supportive communities and provide social activities you can apply.
The next deadline is 16 August 2024.

2.  Healthy Heart Grant (North) 

Grants up to £15,000 for small, registered charities or CIC’s with an annual income of less than £1 million for adult community projects in North England. Funding for new community projects that focus on promoting healthy hearts and reducing the risk factors associated with heart diseases. Projects must focus mainly on one or more of the following: healthy eating, physical activity, smoking and/or alcohol consumption.
Deadline: 5 June 2024.
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3. Bentley’s Advancing Life Chances Small Grants Programme

Grants up to £500 for small grass roots organisations and charities that are working with vulnerable, disadvantaged and under-represented communities and focus on:

  • Access – Remove the barriers and improve access to services, education and employability.
  • Empowerment – Development of the life skills that enable people to be more self-confident, successful and thrive in life.
  • Quality of Life – Provide support to live a healthier life both physically and mentally.
  • Better Future – Safeguarding the environment, improving nature-deprived areas, drive improvement to “place” and boosting community spirit.

Will fund areas local to Bentley locations – including Leeds, and the towns and villages in the surrounding 20 miles.
Next deadline 21 June – but apply as soon as possible as the fund may close early due to demand.

4.  Eat It Up Grant Fund 2024

This fund is to fuel innovations that reduce edible food waste, ensuring food serves its purpose – to be eaten.

This year 6 projects will each be awarded £60,000 to develop their ideas over a 12-month period. Applicants need to either have projects that have been tested and are ready to scale-up or projects that are in the earlier stages of planning, with a concept ready to test.
Deadline 14 June.

5. Arnold Clark Community Fund

Registered charities and other not-for-profit groups and organisations can apply for:

  • Cost of Living Support –work directly supporting those most affected by the cost-of-living crisis, such as foodbanks, accommodation, poverty relief
  • Our Communities Support – funding to projects embedded in the communities in which Arnold Clark operates
  • Gear Up for Sport – 150 sports kits given away each month to support youth sports teams across the UK. Any youth team with up to 30 members aged 4 to 15 years can apply.

Applications are reviewed when they are received. Applications are expected to be accepted until the end of December 2024.

6. Morrisons Foundation

Registered charities can apply for grants of up to £10,000 for specific projects that help to improve people’s lives and meet one of the following objectives:

  • Tackling poverty and social deprivation.
  • Enhancing community spaces, facilities and services.
  • Improving health and wellbeing.

Will fund capital or project delivery and must wholly fund the project.  Priority to smaller charities with an income of less than £1 million, though applications will be considered from larger charities. Apply any time.
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7. The UKSPF Digital Inclusion Programme for 2024/2025 

The aim of this programme is to increase digital inclusion support across North Yorkshire through new digital inclusion projects and offers, developing sustainable digital hubs across the county, upskilling volunteers and employees to become digital champions within these hubs.

The programme will support public and voluntary sector organisations to develop a digital hub, where the need is evidenced. It will enable organisations to access capital funding to purchase equipment, support with infrastructure, revenue funding for start-up costs and volunteer co-ordination and access to free training to upskill volunteers, or existing staff, to be digital champions.

Grants of up to £20,000 are available. Visit Digital Inclusion Programme | North Yorkshire Council for further information, guidance and application form.

Advice and support are available for this programme in conjunction with Community First Yorkshire.  Please contact UKSPF@yorknorthyorks-ca.gov.uk if required.

8. Shears Foundation

Grants of £2,750 – £5,750 for charitable organisations who are working in the priority areas:

  • The development of culture and the arts.
  • The development and provision of educational opportunities for adults and / or children.
  • Protection, preservation or enhancement of the natural environment.
  • Creating stronger / better / more sustainable communities.
  • Promoting health and medicine, with an emphasis on research or education.

The Foundation will support project and core costs, including staffing and operational overheads.
Next deadline 31 May 2024.

9. Heck Community Fund

The Heck team, based in Bedale, can provide financial support, volunteer their time or provide products and prizes for your community events.
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10. Pilgrim Trust Young Women in Mind Programme

Grants of between £60,000 and £100,000 spread across three years (10 to 12 projects will be supported) for mental health services that support young women with existing and increasingly entrenched mental health problems.

Their mental health needs may not have been formally diagnosed but will have a clear impact on their ability to cope. Will fund: project delivery costs; staff costs and fees; core costs and advocacy, learning and evaluation costs, etc.

Funding is for projects where at least 80% of the participants of the work fall within the 16-25 age band. There is a two-stage application process.
The deadline for Stage One applications 8 July 2024.

11. Proud to Pitch In

Grants up to £4,000 for grassroots sports clubs and community organisations to deliver activities within local communities across the UK – beneficiaries must be aged 18 or over. Open to applications all year but the scheme closes on 1 November 2024.

12. Foyle Foundation Small Grants Scheme

The Foyle Foundation will complete its grant giving programme in 2025, and will stop accepting new applications on 31 January 2025. Projects need to be completed before the end of 2025.

Applications for £2,000 – £10,000 accepted from charities (annual turnover less than £150,000) with a priority of local charities still active in their communities delivering services to the young, vulnerable, elderly, disadvantaged or the general community.

13. Givestar Adventure for Good Grant 2024

A £20,000 pot, available to support adventurous fundraisers in realising their philanthropic endeavors. Successful applicants will access a share of the funding to cover various expenses such as acquiring specialist gear, funding travel expenses, securing accommodation, or obtaining necessary equipment such as cameras.
Deadline 31 May.
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14. Wise Music Foundation

Financial support for people experiencing hardship, distress and illness, with a focus on children, the homeless and people living in poverty.

As well as education, cultural activities and arts & heritage, the Foundation often helps with health issues, overseas famine relief, food banks and other worthy causes.
Next deadline 31 May 2024.

15. Yorkshire Children’s Charity Grants for individuals

Funding to support families with children with additional needs who need a grant for specialist equipment, whether for play or items such as specialist baths and hoists, however big or small.

16. Get Grants Free Introduction Workshops

A series of FREE 60-minute workshops, with an opportunity to come together with like-minded people and share successes, experiences, and support with UK-wide fundraisers. All attendees will be entered into a prize draw to win one of 3 free places on the full course!

The next workshop is Introduction to Using Data
Thursday 6 June 2024, 11am – 12pm  exploring the importance of including a range of data in your funding applications to improve your chance of success.

17. Two Ridings Drop-In: What other support is out there for you?
Wednesday 5 June, 2-3pm

Find out what funding and support that is out there for charitable groups in our region.

There is always time at monthly Drop-Ins to connect and chat with other community advocates in a safe and inclusive space for everyone.
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NEWS, INFORMATION & RESOURCES  

18. Mayor meets York and North Yorkshire community groups

Voluntary and community groups have met with York and North Yorkshire’s new Mayor, David Skaith.
Our HADCA CEO Frances Elliot went to the meeting and agreed with Alison Semmence and Jane Colthup, chief executives of York CVS and Community First Yorkshire respectively, who said: “We’re really pleased that within his first ten days of office, our York and North Yorkshire Mayor was so keen to meet with representatives of the VCSE sector to discuss how we can work together for our local communities.”

19.  June’s month of community

With Volunteers’ Week, Small Charity Week, the Big Help Out and more taking place next month, take some time to celebrate, learn, share, connect and promote what you do!
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20. General election 2024: What charities should be doing

Some suggestions from NCVO:

  • Use the opportunity to get your voice heard
  • Remember legislation could be passed quickly
  • Check the rules so you can campaign with confidence
  • Think about how to engage after the election. 

21. North Yorkshire and York crisis services connected to NHS 111

On 30 April, Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) successfully connected their crisis services to NHS 111.

This means that from now on, anyone experiencing a mental health crisis in North Yorkshire can access urgent support 24/7 by calling NHS 111 and selecting the mental health option.

The current freephone crisis service number (0800 0516 171) will stay active to ensure those familiar with it always get the support they need. During this time, a person will get the same service and support whether they call via NHS 111 select mental health option or the 0800 number.
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22. Gift Aid Rules for charities: The definitive guide to Gift Aid for charities

In the tax year ending April 2022, it was reported that Gift Aid brought an additional £1.3bn into the sector. Last year, the HMRC revealed this figure had increased to £1.6bn. Yet despite all this, as much as £560 million of Gift Aid could still be going unclaimed each year.

23. Update on the Humber and North Yorkshire VCSE Collaborative Expo

Last month the Expo looked at the VCSE sector’s involvement in the design and delivery of health and care in our region. Discussions explored the challenges facing health and care, and offered reassurance that the VCSE sector is an essential partner within the integrated care system.

24. NHS booking system open for spring COVID-19 vaccinations

The local NHS is encouraging eligible people to come forward before the end of June for the spring COVID-19 vaccination.

People at increased risk from severe illness can get the vaccine, including those aged 75 or over, people with a weakened immune system or who live in an older adult care home.

25. Running a charity : Mental health and wellbeing

How to support mental health and wellbeing at work – for yourself and your team.
Know your responsibilities, recognise whether stress is an issue for your organisation, create a supportive working environment, support your own mental health and wellbeing at work or while volunteering and recognise if you’re experiencing a mental health problem.

26. Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week (20 – 26 May) 

There are estimated to be more than 4 million people living with type 2 diabetes in the UK, and millions more are at risk of developing the condition. An increasing number of these people are under 40. Finding out your risk of type 2 diabetes only takes a few minutes. It could be the most important thing you do today…

TRAINING, LEARNING & EVENTS

27.  Community Energy Ambassadors online training courses

Free places available for staff members or volunteers who support vulnerable households. The content of this course has now been formally certified for CPD purposes. Be equipped to support others around their energy bills and reducing costs.
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28.  North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (NYSCP) Developments in Safeguarding Masterclass Webinar
5 June 2024, 12:00 to 13:00

This masterclass will highlight the important role that volunteers and those who work in the VSE community hold in the partnership and in the safeguarding of young people.  The session will also be the launch of a new and exciting campaign; highlighting key safeguarding messages for those in the VCSE community and beyond.

LOCAL NEWS, ACTIVITIES & SERVICES 

29.  Carers’ Resource Mental Health Carers Group
Second Friday of every month, 10am-12noon at the Carers’ Resource office in Grove Park Terrace

For unpaid carers in the Harrogate District who are supporting someone over 16 with a mental health issue.
The group’s next get together is on Friday, 14 June, during Carers Week, and this will be a picnic in Harrogate’s Valley Gardens 10.30am-12.30pm. Friends and family are welcome to this event. Tea and cake will be provided, but please bring your own picnic and blanket/chair.

To join the group or find out more please contact Stephanie Flint – email sflint@carersresource.org or call 07512 321244.

30. Harrogate Neighbourhood Plan Open Meeting – help shape a vision for Harrogate
Tuesday 4 June, 7pm
West Park United Reformed Church

Local people are being consulted about what matters to them, so that that information feeds into planning decisions.  The steering group is keen to involve as many people and organisations as possible.

There will be a discussion about the ideas shared and how the needs of the community can be addressed with the Plan.
Read the Information Pack here.

31. Harrogate Neighbours Community Hub Opening  
3 June, 1:30 – 5pm
16 High Street, Starbeck

A new, friendly space for people of all ages to find information and socialize.

Go along on 3 June to meet the team, enjoy a hot drink and cake.

32. Volunteering opportunities of the week with Harewood House and Pinewoods Conservation Group

Harewood House, an historic house, accredited museum and major tourist attraction are looking to grow the number of House Ambassadors who volunteer at weekends. The role of a House Ambassador involves chatting with visitors, for many of whom it is their first visit. You’ll learn and share all about the history of Harewood House, its collections and the people who have lived there.
There are morning and afternoon shifts, approximately 2.5hours long, travel costs are reimbursed, and you’ll be offered full training and support.
Curious to find out more? Register for a no-obligation drop-in event for new volunteers on Sun 2 June at 11 am by emailing volunteer@harewood.org.

Do you love the outdoors and the opportunity to get muddy? As a Pinewoods Woodland Working Group Volunteer you would be joining a keen and friendly group of volunteers engaging in a variety of tasks including ride and footpath management (cutting back vegetation), habitat improvement, removing non-native invasive weeds, planting with native trees and woodland plants. Training and advice on the use of tools is provided. Sessions are on the first Sunday morning of the month.

33. Masham Wellbeing Group – An Introduction to Meditation
Tuesday 28 May, 7pm.

Experience various short meditations, led by local meditation teacher Josie, in a peaceful riverside setting, weather permitting.
Contact Kirsty  kirsty@mindinharrogate.org.uk or on 07305 049296 to attend.

34. Skills Bridge Open Day 
Thursday 30 May, 10.30am – 1pm
North Barn, The Old Stables HG1 2AN

Educational programmes are for young people aged 19-25, with an EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan)  and offer personalised study routes to employment. Learners can experience a mixture of work experiences in the café and chocolate factory, as well as with external organisations.

The Open day is an opportunity to take a tour, find out about supported internships, work experience opportunities, courses and services, meet staff and local employers whom the team work with.
There will be coffee, cake, and Harrogate Chocolate Factory chocolate!

35.  Starbeck’s Big Help Out
15 June – join a team at 10am and/or 1pm.

You are also welcome to take a picnic and join in a community lunch.

On the day there will be three main activities you can get involved in:
• Washing Street Furniture: benches, bus stops, signs etc.
• Weeding on the High Street (bring a kneeler & hand trowels if you have them)
• Litter picking (High-Viz Vests and litter pickers will be provided)

St Andrew’s Church Hall will act as a hub on the day and will be the place where you can join a team, collect equipment and grab a cuppa!

All ages are welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult.
Please wear sturdy footwear and bring gardening or rubber gloves if you have them.
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Local voluntary and community sector job opportunities

Opportunities to work with HADCA member organisations and our partners will appear on our HADCA website

Resurrected Bites Charity – Chief Executive Officer (Closing date 24 May)

Healthwatch North Yorkshire – Business & Projects Support Officer (Closing date 28 May)

Ripon YMCA – Youth Work Team Leader  (Closing date 30 May)

Ripon YMCA – Youth Worker (Closing date 30 May)

Community First Yorkshire – Health Outcomes Delivery Lead (Closing date 31 May)

Shelter – Charity Shop Manager (Closing date 2 June)

Horton Housing Association – Part Time Support Worker (Closing date 9 June)

North Yorkshire Citizens Advice & Law Centre – Advice Session Supervisor (Closing date 10 June)

If you would like your opportunity to appear you can  Add a Job to our website. This is a free service for HADCA member organisations.

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To the best of our knowledge, the information contained in these updates is correct at the time of circulation.  HADCA cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions.  
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E-Bulletin 2024 ISSUE 14 – 3 May     

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FUNDING1. THE LOCAL FUND for the Harrogate District approaching deadline Not long now to apply for a grant of £200 – £3,000 for activities and services that support people, keeping them connected to their community and with each other. Projects should also provide long term benefit to local people and the communities they live in.
The fund addresses needs of local people around issues like:

  • inequality and hidden poverty
  • loneliness and social isolation
  • health and wellbeing

The fund also provides support with essential running costs so community organisations can keep their doors open.
Deadline: 13 May 2024.

2. Physical Activity, Sport and Active Travel FundAccess to be physically active, and the benefits that it brings, are not the same for all of the population. The purpose of this fund is to support groups and organisations to improve or extend their reach to a wider section of their community.

The fund is a strand of North Yorkshire Council delivery of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund managed by North Yorkshire Sport.

Funders are typically looking to fund ideas ranging between £3k and £20k. Having some match funding is helpful but definitely not essential.
Final applications need to be submitted by 31 May 2024. All projects will need to be completed and the money spent by 31 March 2025.

3.  Sport England Movement Fund

New fund offering £160 million over the next four years, replacing the existing Small Grants Programme and Active Together fund. The new Fund will offer crowdfunding pledges, grants and resources, from £300 to £15,000, to provide physical activity opportunities aimed at community groups, local clubs and grassroots organisations.

4.  Cancer Innovation Grants 2024/25

The Cancer Innovation Grants form part of the Cancer Alliance’s aim to build a culture of cutting-edge cancer innovations, in line with the NHS Long Term Plan. From small, grass-roots projects to larger-scale innovation schemes, the Cancer Alliance is encouraging the development or adoption of innovative approaches to cancer that target local priorities for improvement, with a focus on (but not exclusive to) tumour sites with the highest volume of late stage diagnosis.

Applications are open to both statutory and voluntary organisations, primary and secondary care organisations, patients, voluntary, community and social enterprise groups and organisations, plus wider system stakeholders. Collaboration is encouraged across organisations and sectors.
Applications must be submitted by 5pm on 31 May 2024.

5.  Screwfix Foundation

Grants in the region of £5,000 for registered charities and not for profit organisations which help those in need due to financial hardship, sickness, distress or other disadvantages in the UK.

The funding is to support projects that relate to the repair, maintenance, improvement or construction of homes, community buildings and other buildings.
Next deadline 10 May.

6.  Pet Foundation Preventing Pet Relinquishment

Funding to projects which aim to keep pets with their owners and out of rescue. This includes projects providing emergency pet fostering for people facing crisis, subsidised veterinary care, neutering schemes, and pet food banks.
One-off grants or up to three years of funding, to a maximum of £80,000 per year.
Deadline 31 July 2024.

7. Pets Foundation Pets Assisting People

Funding to charities who help children and adults through the provision of specially trained assistance animals, or through the provision of structured animal assisted learning and therapy.
One-off grants or up to three years of funding, to a maximum of £80,000 per year.
Deadline 28 June 2024.

8. Triangle Trust 1949 Fund

In 2024 funding for not-for-profit organisations working with vulnerable young women and girls who have been in the criminal justice system or who are at a high risk of entering it. Grants of up to £80,000 over two years will be made in 2 rounds:

  • Spring round is for proposals wanting to work with young people who already have a criminal conviction (deadline: 23 May 2024).
  • Autumn round is for proposals focused on targeted work with high-risk young people on the edge of the criminal justice system.
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9. Paul Hamlyn Foundation: Migration Fund

Supporting not-for-profit organisations working towards the Foundation’s vision of a world in which everyone is free to move and no one is forced to move.
A world where:

  • respect, care and interdependence underpin our relationships with one another
  • differences of opinion and perspectives provide opportunity for reflection and growth, and
  • shared learning allows us to both shape our future actions and to stop us from deepening and consolidating harm.

Grants of up to £60,000 per year for three to four years or £50,0000 per year for five years are available to support core costs and specific programme costs.

Priority to organisations led by migrants and diaspora communities; that work with historically underfunded groups and regions; with an annual turnover under £500k. The first step is to request an enquiry call with the Foundation.

NEWS, INFORMATION & RESOURCES  10. Triple dividend: How workplace volunteering can make us happier, healthier and more productive

Workplace volunteering has the potential to boost productivity, improve employees’ wellbeing, and generate billions for the UK economy, according to a new report by Pro Bono Economics (PBE).

The report found that net productivity gains of between £1.6 billion – £2.8 billion could be unlocked for the UK economy by expanding workplace volunteering opportunities. The benefits also have the potential to positively impact on communities, at a time when they are in need of extra support.

11. 5 things national politicians could do to boost civil society

Jay Kennedy, DSC’s Director of Policy and Research, outlines five key areas that the next Government should focus on. Civil society, with charities at its core, has to be part of the solution.

12. Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 13 to 19 May

This year the theme is “Movement: Moving more for our mental health”.

Movement is important for our mental health. But so many of us struggle to move enough. We know there are many different reasons for this, so this Mental Health Awareness Week the aim is to help people to find moments for movement in their daily routines. Going for a walk in your neighbourhood, putting on your favourite music and dancing around the living room, chair exercises when you’re watching television – it all counts!

Volunteering keeps you active! How about joining our Community Fit crew?

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13. Loneliness Awareness Week, 10 – 16 June

Ahead of the week there is a series of online sessions during May to introduce this year’s theme, ‘Random Acts of Connection’ and explore how you can get involved.

Get some practical ideas and inspiration for how you or your organisation can get involved through events, fundraising and activities. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet other potential organisers, share ideas and ask questions.

14. A new Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT) patient portal to manage health

HDFT are sending an email or SMS text to 68,000 patients inviting them to sign up for the patient portal, Patients Know Best (PKB), which is free to use and is accessed via the NHS app.

Patients who sign up will initially be able to access most of their outpatient appointments at Harrogate District Hospital online.

Over the coming months, additional features such as the ability to request cancellations and amendments to appointments will be rolled out.

TRAINING, LEARNING & EVENTS15.  Safeguarding for Trustees and Management Committees
5 June, 10-11am online

Safeguarding: it is everyone’s responsibility to protect people from harm or abuse. It applies to every charity or community group – not just those who work with children or adults at risk.

If you are a trustee or on a management committee, you have a responsibility to prioritise the safety of anyone who comes into contact with your organisation or group whether they are beneficiaries, volunteers, staff or visitors.

This live interactive workshop will develop your confidence in safeguarding matters and ensure that you are up to date with the latest good safeguarding governance.

16.  Free NCVO Webinar: Delivering a successful merger
Tuesday 21 May, 10:00 – 11:15

Mergers have always existed in the voluntary sector. But in these challenging times, they could be more useful and impactful than ever before.

This webinar invites you to step into an alternate reality. One where leaders embrace the value of better organisational mergers and are celebrated for navigating them strategically and courageously when the need and opportunity arises.

17.  Free Cancer Champion Awareness Sessions

1 in 2 people will develop cancer at some point in their life. Being aware of the signs and symptoms of cancer and detecting it early can save lives.

The Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance’s free virtual 90-minute cancer awareness sessions can teach you about what signs and symptoms to look for, cancer prevention, the national cancer screening programmes, and much more. There are various dates in May – find out more here.  You can also request a face to face session.

LOCAL NEWS, ACTIVITIES & SERVICES 18. Volunteering opportunities of the week with Carers’ Time Off and the Summer Reading Challenge

A few hours ‘off’ a week can be a lifeline and can really help a carer continue in their caring role. Carers’ Time Off volunteers provide respite, new conversations, experiences and laughter.  Volunteer Befrienders may visit the cared for person at home or go out and about for a walk or visit museums, libraries, cafes, shops or garden centres. There is a particular need for volunteers in Ripon, Markington, Bishop Monkton Pateley Bridge, Boroughbridge and surrounding villages. If you would like to know more you can contact naomievans@carersresource.org

Every year, young people aged between 13 and 24 become Summer Reading Challenge Volunteers, encouraging children aged four to 11 to read six library books over the summer holidays. Volunteers register children onto the challenge, help them to choose books, talk to them about the books they have read and assist with library activities. It’s a chance to learn new skills, gain work experience, improve confidence and have fun along the way. Spaces are limited so please check with your local library.

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19.  Free ‘Born to Move’ classes for children and young people during May

These classes are to encourage young people to get active and improve their health and well-being in the run-up to summer.

There are classes for six to seven-year-olds and eight to 12-year-olds at Harrogate on Fridays from 5pm and Knaresborough on Saturdays from 10.30am

20.  Self-care toolkit for teens

A portable collection of items, books and activities for individuals or groups to share at home, in the library, or out in the community. The boxes and their contents aim to promote and encourage young people to practice self-care and enhance mental wellbeing.

You can borrow a kit from your local library for up to three weeks. If a kit is not available, you
can reserve it free of charge.

21.   Ripon Poetry Festival competition time

Feeling creative & hopeful?
You’ve got until the end of July to be inspired & to submit your poems – serious or funny, solemn or silly! Poems can be on any subject but a suggested theme is hope – and we all need hope for a positive future.
There are 3 categories: Adults, 12-18 years and under 11s.

Local voluntary and community sector job opportunitiesOpportunities to work with HADCA member organisations and our partners will appear on our HADCA website

Saint Michael’s Hospice – Shop Manager (Cold Bath Road) (Closing date 5 May)

Horton Housing Association – Support Worker (Closing date 5 May)

Citizens Advice – Witness Service Deputy Team Leader (Court Services) – York and North Yorkshire (Closing date 12 May)

Jennyruth Workshops Ltd – Workshop Supervisor – Woodwork Department (Closing date 15 May)

Harrogate Homeless Project – Volunteer Coordinator (Closing date 17 May)

Resurrected Bites Charity – Chief Executive Officer (Closing date 24 May)

If you would like your opportunity to appear you can  Add a Job to our website. This is a free service for HADCA member organisations.

To the best of our knowledge, the information contained in these updates is correct at the time of circulation.  HADCA cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions.  

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