Latest stories from North East England

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The Kindness Project
 
 

05 June 2019 | North East England

Charity is helping trans and nonbinary people across Teeside for more than a decade.
 

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Me and my bus buddy
 
 

14 May 2019 | North East England

Pioneering scheme links vulnerable youngsters up with responsible adult so they can access public transport.

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Downright Special
 
 

14 May 2019 | North East England

Charity helps families and children with Down syndrome reach their potential
 

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Here come the girls
 
 

02 April 2019 | North East England

Inspiration football coach Milly encourages girls to play football.
 

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Heroes helping extend the blue line
 

02 April 2019 | North East England

Volunteer service works alongside ambulance service to save lives.
 

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On tune
 
 

06 March 2019 | North East England

Music charity gives youngsters chance to shine.
 

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Go with the flow
 
 

13 February 2019 | North East England

Inspirational teenagers launch charity to help women.
 

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Turning a corner
 
 

14 December 2018 | North East England

Community shop has raised over £155,000 to change lives in South Tyneside.
 

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Daisy Chain is our second home
 

14 December 2018 | North East England

Charity offers children and their families affected by autism a safe space and so much more.

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Sanctuary in the city
 
 

12 December 2018 | North East England

Charity offering a hub of wellbeing in North Shields.
 

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Knitting a community together
 

21 November 2018 | North East England

From worry monsters to trauma teddies, how one group of ladies mend hearts.
 

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Daft As A Brush Brian on 7,000-mile charity trek
 

6 November 2018 | North East England

Quest to raise £4million to help cancer patients and their families.
 

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Remembering Richard and helping others
 

6 November 2018 | North East England

Annual football match is a tribute to tragic pal, and also raises money for charity.
 

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Hensioner Owen on how keeping hens helps him cope with wife’s dementia

6 November 2018 | North East England

HenPower clucked into our lives last year when the amazing organisation won the Pride of the North East TSB Community Partner Award

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The football club helping recovering addicts on and off the field

24 October 2018 | North East England

Teams are made up both of former addicts and those who are still fighting their demons.
 

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Marching on together
 
 

24 October 2018 | North East England

Brass band is thriving thanks to dedicated Hugh.
 

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The extraordinary pub that honours veterans with a vast memorial of thousands of poppies

24 October 2018 | North East England

Inspirational landlady Julie Cooper is behind the astonishing memorial that has left many veterans who have come to see it in tears of gratitude.

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The pies have it - how a Bake Off with a difference is boosting men’s mental health

10 October 2018 | North East England

Men’s Pie Club is bringing men together, helping defeat isolation and depression

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Wonderful, down to earth people who can’t do enough to help others

10 October 2018 | North East England

The friends who have built a one-stop shop to give local families a helping hand
 

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Saved shop keeps the village spirit thriving
 

28 September 2018 | North East England

In Humshaugh, the shop is at the heart of village life in every sense
 

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The breakfast club for everyone
 

28 September 2018 | North East England

How community cafe is feeding the homeless and giving volunteers a boost
 

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Cooking up a storm at the community shop
 

28 September 2018 | North East England

Andy teaches families how to rustle up tasty, nutritious meals for under a fiver
 

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Pride of North East Awards 2018
 

11 January 2018 | North East England

Nominations open for the TSB Community Partner Award
 

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Hen-sational HenPower
 
 

12 May 2017 | North East England

How HenPower, winner of the TSB Pride of the North East Community Award, has empowered the elderly and brought communities together

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