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07 April 2011

CFN Conferenece - Only one week left to book your Early Bird tickets

This is just a reminder about the Early Bird Rate for CFN’s Conference in Newcastle upon Tyne in June.


25 March 2011

2011 CFN Conference - Book Now!

This year we are taking the conference to the North East where the three local community foundations are working in partnership to host the event.


23 February 2011

Credit Union becomes the Prince Bishops Community Bank

A County Durham based credit union has been renamed the Prince Bishops Community Bank in a bid to become more user-friendly to the public.

23 February 2011

Pockets full of green fingers at youth projcet

Members of a Cramlington young people’s project are showing off their green fingers thanks to a five-figure grant from a local developer.

09 February 2011

Charity donates relief to elderly

PACKS containing items to help combat cold weather have been distributed.

07 February 2011

Sunday lunch treat thanks to Appeal

ELDERLY and vulnerable people have enjoyed a free Sunday lunch thanks to a campaign to help people through the cold weather.

24 January 2011

New heights reached by visually impaired children at Rock Antics

Children with vision impairments were given the opportunity to reach new heights at the Rock Antics climbing centre on Sunday.

22 January 2011

Elderly benefit from assistance of East Durham's Snow Squads

Snow Squads across East Durham have come to the aid of the elderly and vulnerable this winter.

18 December 2010

Emergency relief packages for the elderly

EMERGENCY winter packages are to be distributed to vulnerable elderly people in Darlington thanks to a charitable donation.


17 December 2010

Generous donation made by new fund

THOUSANDS of pounds have been awarded from a new charity fund to groups that help the elderly and vulnerable.