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Major Study of the Charitable Sector in Yorkshire and The Humber Published by Durham University

Yorkshire and the Humber is a big region with a big heart, says a new research report on the charitable sector. Funded by Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the survey of over 1,000 charities shows that there are 341,700 people who regularly volunteer in Yorkshire – giving over 24m hours of work each year. If paid average wages, it would cost £297m to replace them.

The voluntary sector makes a big economic contribution too. Yorkshire’s 10,250 Charities employ 85,000 full-time equivalent staff and the value of their wages alone is £1.8bn.


Our Value, Our Vision

Our Value, Our Vision, is an ambitious and aspirational strategy written and published by members of Hull’s Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise sector. It’s the first strategy of its kind in Hull. It sets out to describe how we can all work collaboratively and improve partnership working between the sector’s organisations and groups and the … Continue reading Our Value, Our Vision


Communication Cited As Main Issue in Hospital Discharge Process

A survey by Healthwatch in the Humber region into the experience of being discharged from hospital has found that communication was the biggest issue. It also recommended that the use of “patient passports” should be considered to help make medical staff aware of patients’ pre-existing conditions.


Sainsbury’s Food Donation Partnership Programme

We (Sainsburys) have over 2,000 Food Donation Partnerships across our stores and depots that receive our surplus food and customer donations.


Free Maths & English Courses

Improve your maths and English achieving a City & Guilds qualification in functional skills.


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Ellesmere Centre Certificate in Therapeutic Work with Children and Young People 2017

This event runs from Saturday the 23rd of September 2017 - 28th January 2018 over multiple sessions.

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