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A hard-hitting and visually stunning multimedia installation looking at adolescents suffering with chronic illness has been presented to the public this week at the University of York, and will run until the 9th October.
Hagge Woods Trust are sending a call out for volunteers to contribute to Escrick’s exciting conservation project; the creation of a new 25-acre woodland, the largest public woodland space in the district.
Localgiving.com, the UK’s leading online platform for small charities and local community groups, and the Peter Sowerby Foundation announce the launch of a £12,000 match fund campaign for rural charities in North Yorkshire
From witnessing people taking strike action against building their own homes to working on introducing amphibious buildings to York in some sort of Noah’s Arc kinda fashion – Architect Phil Bixby has had an insanely interesting career.
We’ve long expressed our ambition to make the most of our platforms to give something back, and the appointment of our first Community Manager is an important step towards hopefully making a real difference.
A new scheme designed to put long-term unemployed people in York back into work has been unveiled.
As we mark the first day of Volunteer Week we take a look at a great volunteering opportunity to make a difference with Two Ridings Community – a local grant giving charity whose goal it is to tackle the issues affecting the most vulnerable people in the locality.
City of York Council are inviting bids for ward grants from local voluntary groups to help finance new and exciting ideas for improving the lives of York’s residents.
CYC’s Cabinet will be asked to take the next step and approve funding to take eight innovative, digital projects forward as part of the Super-Connected Cities (SCC) programme, at a meeting on 4th June 2013.
Two Selby villages have received £20,000 to help transform and add new community facilities for young people – including a revamped community centre and scout group as well as a new look youth club.
Safer-community projects could benefit to the tune of £20,000 as a new grant scheme has been introduced by North Yorkshire Police.
Asking strangers for money has never been cooler – as local, independent TV producers have successfully raised more than £1,000 to help them put their new, exciting drama, the Coop, to screen, via crowdfunding website Kickstarter.
It takes a supreme amount of courage, strength, and determination to turn the grief that life can bring into something positive. But York’s Penelope Worsley provides an inspiring example of how it is possible.
City of York Council and the local NHS Trust’s staff are set to go head-to-head to see who can notch up the most miles as they ditch their wheels and take to the pavement during National Walk to Work Week.
Poverty-tackling charities, voluntary-organisations and not-for-profits are being asked to help City officials source solutions to gaps in the existing City of York Council’s anti-poverty programme.