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To one side, the council logo and large text reading 'Nominate NOW' on a bright pink background. To the right, oloured cut out stars above text reading The Gateshead AWARDS 2022. Below a list of supporting charities.

Gateshead is a fantastic place with amazing people. Many people are demonstrating their local pride by going the extra mile to help their community to thrive.

Adults who live in Gateshead can now access free specialist support to help them lose weight and create healthy habits.

The 12 week Oviva Weight Management programme provides individuals with a personalised healthcare plan and one-to-one support from qualified clinicians, as well as access to the Oviva app. 

The app features food, activity and progress trackers, helpful resources and connection to a group chat, giving users the opportunity to share their experiences and support each other through their weight loss journeys.

The free 12-week programme is delivered remotely, offering

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This programme is designed to provide advice and support for people needing help with managing money, designed to empower them to have the confidence to manage their income, make positive decisions with their money, understand the implications of work on managing a budget, as well as the financial support that’s available to them.

Good financial skills remove a barrier and increase confidence, allowing people to focus on other areas of their life, better maintain or gain employment and maintain housing and relationships. The impact of not understanding how to maintain and manage

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The Virgin Money Foundation and Power To Change have launched Leading The Way: A leadership programme for community enterprises.

The Late Shows The Late Shows is an award-winning late-night free culture crawl. The event will take place on Friday 13 May in the Ouseburn only and on Saturday 14 May it will be in venues across
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Together We Move - Bollywood Dancing Get fit, active and healthy! Try one of the most famous, fun, modern dance styles from Indian Bollywood Films, fusing Indian classical dance, folk dance, Bhangra
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TOGETHER WE MOVE - Tại Chi Sessions with Wendy Chan Beginner level: Suitable for all ages and abilities Book a place by contacting via the details listed Supported using public funding by Arts Council
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The qualification provides an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in developing the skills and experience needed to look for a job in youth work.          

The Youth Work industry is currently under-staffed, so this Level 2 Award provides an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in developing the skills and experience needed to enable them to look for a job in a youth work setting.  

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The Level 2 Award in Youth Work Practice includes learning associated with the theory of Youth Work, safeguarding, young people’s development and communication. Through the programme

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With a qualification in Health and Social Care you're already closer to your future job, and will have a better understanding of care work too.                  

This Level 1 accredited training is ideal for anyone who is interested in developing skills in care work to enable them to move into employment in a care setting. No baseline academic qualifications are required to join the course. 

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Participants will gain the right skills and learn the ethos needed for care work. This activity could be a follow-on to Carer Work Experience (participants can ‘top up’ with an

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Get recognised for your volunteering work, or learn about how volunteering could benefit you, with this Level 1 NVQ qualification.                        

Volunteering is also, however, an ideal way to gain a valuable track record and experience in new areas of work, significantly improving employment prospects.  

The Level 1 Volunteering NVQ is the perfect opportunity for anyone who currently volunteers to gain an accredited qualification as evidence of their activities and achievements through volunteering. It is also suitable for anyone interested in exploring volunteering and

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