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Cheviot Views Editor Vacancy

CHEVIOT VIEWS VACANCY

EDITOR

Volunteer needed to edit and layout the quarterly local newsletter.

Currently, it is laid out using Microsoft Publisher® but this is not essential, as use of Microsoft Word® or any other word processor would be equally suitable.

Support/training is available.

We are looking for someone to fill this vacancy from September 2017.

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Anonymous donation to Fistula Hospital

Fistula Hospital in Addis Ababa

Regular readers of Cheviot Views newsletter will likely know of the work of Beryl and John Parr who regularly raise funds for the Fistula Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

They frequently do this by running a charity shop in Wooler, selling almost anything if it is in a good, saleable condition and, where applicable (e.g. electrics), in working condition. Items such as clothes, household goods, bric-a-brac, toys, tools, sports equipment, children’s things and books are always welcome. Small items of furniture can often also be accommodated and sold. Videos can’t be sold but old vinyl records do sell quite well.

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Nepacs caravan project

Nepacs caravan project supports time for prisoners’ families

Nepacs, a long standing north east charity which supports a positive future of prisoners and their families, is seeking volunteers to help support its Northumberland caravan project.

Staff and volunteers from Nepacs provide a number of services to support friends and families of prisoners, in HMP Northumberland, HMP Frankland, HMP Holme House, HMP Durham, HMP Kirklevington Grange, HMPYOI Deerbolt, and HMP&YOI Low Newton. These services include prison visitors’ centres and tea bars, play sessions for prisoners’ children, family visits, listening support, a youth project, integrated family support and support within the Middlesbrough and Durham courts.

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Local charity seeks new volunteers

Volunteers required!

Local charity seeks new volunteers to work with families of prisoners at HMP Northumberland

Nepacs, a long standing north east charity, which runs the Visitors’ Centre at HMP Northumberland near Morpeth, Northumberland is seeking new volunteers to help support families and children of prisoners.

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Crime reduction awards

Awards for north east work in crime reduction

Probation/Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs), prison officers and others who work with offenders in the North East, including staff working in Tyne and Wear have been presented with awards for their efforts to support rehabilitation and reduce re-offending.

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