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Do you have an elderly neighbour or is there someone living on your street you are concerned about? Give the person our contact details so they can get in touch with us so that we can provide them with the support that they need.

 0191 477 3559 or email us at infoandadvice@ageukgateshead.org.uk 

 

What we are doing…..

Coordinating a trusted community volunteer scheme for people to turn to for help. This will involve picking up shopping, getting urgent supplies, arranging prescriptions/deliveries, offering to do online shops for people, having friendly telephone chats

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We want to make sure that everyone is safe when they are self-isolating. Here are some things to think about if you are offered, or need, support:

  • Try to use a family member, friend or neighbour who you know and trust. If not, try to use existing and trusted community and voluntary groups.
  • Not sure? Don't answer the door
  • If you're not sure about an offer of help, ask the person to leave details and talk to someone you trust about it.

If you do not have support from a trusted person or organisation and you need help, or feel unsafe, you can

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Gateshead council are looking for volunteers to help people in need. 

register at: www.gateshead.gov.uk/staysafe 

Coronavirus translated resource

Doctors of the World UK are really pleased to be able to share with you Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for patients in 34 languages, which were produced in partnership with the British Red Cross, Mi

Gasbags North east are looking for a new treasurer.

The overall role of a treasurer is to maintain an overview of the organisation’s financial affairs, ensuring its viability and ensuring that

Gasbags North East are looking for a new secretary. 

The role of the secretary is to support the chair in ensuring the smooth functioning of the Management Committee. In organisations without paid

Heritage, Bird & Sculpture Walks can be arranged for free by appointment for groups of up to 20 people.  Please contact us at info@friendsofsaltwellpark.co.uk for more information.

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Bensham  and 2 more

 

Foundations Furniture, Gateshead's community furniture charity, is appealing to local people across Tyne and Wear to donate any beds and mattresses they no longer want or need to support local