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Welcome to the May 2018 edition 

News Highlights

  • Have your say - The 2018 National Rural Crime Survey - read more
  • New Charity Commission welcome pack for trustees - read more
  • Read the Spring Growing Durham newsletter - read more
  • Grants available - Derwent Valley Partnership project call out - read more
  • CDC Enterprise Agency Business Blast events - read more



Two weeks to go - celebrate Volunteers' Week

County Durham Volunteering have organised a number of events during this annual week of celebrating volunteering including a Volunteers' Fair, and Volunteer Celebration Event. Read more



Stalls available at Volunteers' Fair on 1 June

Would your organisation like to pronmote your current volunteer opportunities at our Market Stall event in Durham City? Read more 


Durham Community Action is recruiting!

We have an exciting new full time Training Specialist position available to provide leadership and delivery of both accredited and non-accredited training activities for community groups and volunteers. Full details can be found on our website here



Further Introduction to GDPR Workshop 

Due to popular demand, DCA are running a further workshop next Tuesday 22nd May from 10am - 12noon at Coxhoe Village Hall. Places are limited and cost £5 per person. To book your place please click here




Save the Date - Share and Learn Meet the Funders

Thursday 12th July 10am - 3pm Bowburn Community Centre
We are running a free event for representatives of voluntary and community groups across County Durham with an opportunity to speak to funders and attend workshops on how to write a successful fundraising bid and community fundraising. Bookings will open shortly, visit our website for more details


Share and Learn Meeting - Health and Safety for Community Organisations and Businesses

Tuesday 12th June 10am - 12noon Bowburn Community Centre
Have you recently reviewed your Health and Safety Policy?  Had a recent Health and Safety Audit? Come along to find out about current legislation and good practice from our speakers Peninsula and Vital Fire Solutions and discuss your experiences. Book your place here



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