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NCS and MFC Foundation Project provides excellent support

NCS and MFC Foundation Project provides excellent support

31 August 2017
Community Campus ‘87 would like to say a big thank you to the National Citizens Service and the Middlesbrough FC foundation for providing us with support and funding with homeless people on a project on Borough Road.
 
Music Taster Day at St Mary

Music Taster Day at St Mary's Centre in Middlesbrough

01 June 2017
On the 21st February 2017 Community Campus 87 facilitated a Music Taster Day at St Marys Centre in Middlesbrough.
 
Teesside University Graduate Intern

Teesside University Graduate Intern

28 February 2017
As part of our ongoing organisational development we are hosting a fully funded graduate internship for 13 weeks.
 
Virgin Money Foundation North East

Virgin Money Foundation North East

06 February 2017
Staff from Community Campus attended the Virgin Money Foundation North East Fund Celebration event at Virgin Money HQ.
 
Teesside University - Exploring Homelessness

Teesside University - Exploring Homelessness

26 January 2017
Helen Cartwright a student at Teesside University approached Community Campus as part of her Journalism course as she wanted to explore Homelessness in Middlesbrough.
 
BSHF Study

BSHF Study

13 January 2017
Community Campus' work has been highlighted in a national case study from the British and Social Housing Foundation.
 
LandAid

LandAid

05 January 2017

LandAid, the property industry charity, brings together remarkable businesses and individuals from across the property industry to support projects that deliver life-changing services to young people facing homelessness.

 
 
Locality Visit to Leicester

Locality Visit to Leicester

23 December 2016
Nik Milnes and Simon Virth went on a Locality ‘See for yourself’ visit to Leicester’s Saffron Heath to see two local community led housing projects that are making a difference to the lives of local people.
 
Locality Conference

Locality Conference

23 December 2016
Carl Ditchburn, Nik Milnes and Simon Virth attended the Locality Conference at York’s Barbican Centre on 8 and 9 November 2016. 
 
Christmas Lunch 2016

Christmas Lunch 2016

22 December 2016
Alex, Apprentice Tenant Support Worker in our Stockton project has put this short film together of our annual Christmas lunch for past, present and future service users.
 
PRINCES TRUST VOLUNTEERS TRANSFORM MIDDLESBROUGH PROPERTY

PRINCES TRUST VOLUNTEERS TRANSFORM MIDDLESBROUGH PROPERTY

22 July 2016
The Princes Trust alongside Stockton Riverside College were tasked with improving a community based project for their ‘team challenge’.  They approached CC87 to offer their skills and complete their challenge.

PICTURE CAPTION: Sarah Thorpe (centre) of UK Steel Enterprise with (clockwise from left) David Richardson,  Team Leader Graeme Ogle, Ryan,  Adam and Samantha  of the Prince’s Trust Team.
 
CAMPUS CHOSEN TO DISTRIBUTE ALI BROWNLEE MEMORABILIA

CAMPUS CHOSEN TO DISTRIBUTE ALI BROWNLEE MEMORABILIA

21 June 2016
Community Campus were honoured to be asked by Middlesbrough Football Club and the family of Alastair Brownlee to distribute the memorabilia fans had left at the Ayresome gates at the Riverside stadium to commemorate the commentators tragic and untimely death earlier this year.
 
MIDDLESBROUGH AND TEESSIDE PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATION BREAKFAST MEETING

MIDDLESBROUGH AND TEESSIDE PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATION BREAKFAST MEETING

17 May 2016
Simon Virth (Service Manager) and Andy Harrison (Care and Repair painter & decorator) attended a Q&A at the Foundation’s breakfast meeting at the Brassiere, Hudson Quay, on 09 March 2016.
 
CAMPUS STAFF TAKE PART IN BIG TEES HOMELESS SLEEP OUT!

CAMPUS STAFF TAKE PART IN BIG TEES HOMELESS SLEEP OUT!

17 May 2016
Neil Evans, Melanie Graham, Matthew Cooke and Simon Virth took part in a homeless sleep out and raised £758.00 for the Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation.
 
DURHAM UNIVERSITY CHARITY CONSULTANCY PROJECT

DURHAM UNIVERSITY CHARITY CONSULTANCY PROJECT

17 May 2016
Carl Ditchburn and Simon Virth (pictured with university students Alberto Nunez and Zongfang Gong) attend Durham University Business School Charity Consultancy presentation.
 
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE MARK SUCCESS

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE MARK SUCCESS

15 April 2016
Community Campus has received re-accreditation to hold the Social Enterprise Mark for a further 12 months (2016/2017).  The Social Enterprise Mark enables social enterprises to prove that they are making a difference to society, communities and the environment through an independent verification process.
 
VOLUNTEERING EXPERIENCE PUTS ACADEMIC LEARNING IN TO PRACTICE

VOLUNTEERING EXPERIENCE PUTS ACADEMIC LEARNING IN TO PRACTICE

29 March 2016
The reason I wanted to volunteer was to get back to working in the community. I previously worked in supported living and I loved my role so much I wanted to experience that again. I chose Community Campus 87 because it provides so many different types of support services. Volunteering with Community Campus 87 gave me the opportunity to experience the various services on offer to their clients.    It also, enabled me to put my degree in to practice working with and supporting young people.
 
CAMPUS EXPERIENCE CHANGES TENANTS LIFE

CAMPUS EXPERIENCE CHANGES TENANTS LIFE

08 January 2016
I am writing this letter to summarise my time and experience with Community Campus 87. Firstly, I would like to thank all of Community Campus staff from the bottom of my heart; for everything they have done for me.
 
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATED IN STYLE AT ANNUAL LUNCH

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATED IN STYLE AT ANNUAL LUNCH

22 December 2015
Community Campus’ annual clients Christmas lunch took place in Middlesbrough and was once again a massive success with over 100 clients, service users and staff involved making the event another very special occasion.
 
Ministerial Visit

Ministerial Visit

01 December 2015
The Organisation was host to a visit from MP Rob Wilson on 29th October 2015.
 
Homeless Link Visit

Homeless Link Visit

12 October 2015
Rick Henderson, Chief Executive of Homeless Link visited the organisation
 
Ten Grand Giveaway Success

Ten Grand Giveaway Success

02 October 2015
Community Campus was recently successful in securing a small grant via the Ten Grand Giveaway from the Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation.
 
Self Help Housing Network Forum

Self Help Housing Network Forum

18 September 2015
On 10 September 2015  Community Campus hosted the Northern Regional Forum of the Self Help Housing Network
 
Social Investment Business Article

Social Investment Business Article

14 September 2015
Our CEO has written an article about the impact of Futurebuilders investment for Social Investment Business.
 
Northumbrian Water Furniture Donation

Northumbrian Water Furniture Donation

13 August 2015
Northumbrian Water have kindly donated unwanted furniture to be utilised by people in a position of hardship and need on Teesside.
 
Tools for Self Reliance Workshop

Tools for Self Reliance Workshop

01 July 2015
Staff from our Trading Company visit the Tools for Self Reliance Workshop
 
Loss of a Dear Colleague and Friend

Loss of a Dear Colleague and Friend

01 July 2015
We sadly lose our Care and Repair Manager
 
140 Mile Cycle Ride to Raise Vital Funds

140 Mile Cycle Ride to Raise Vital Funds

03 June 2015
Members of staff from Northgate Public Services in Hartlepool will tackle the Coast to Coast Cycle ride to raise money for our project in Hartlepool.
 
Campus Receives Food Donations

Campus Receives Food Donations

27 May 2015
We welcome weekly food donations from Greggs The Bakers via the Greggs Foundation and the End of Day Product Collection
 
Big Tees Sleepout

Big Tees Sleepout

24 April 2015
Our Director of Marketing, Victoria Chisholm took part in the recent fifth Big Tees Sleepout, she tells us about her experience
 
Community Campus Hosts Visitors from Hull

Community Campus Hosts Visitors from Hull

15 April 2015
Thanks to our friends and colleagues at the Giroscope Project for coming to visit us on Monday 13 April 2015.
 
Staff Member Takes Plunge for Good Cause

Staff Member Takes Plunge for Good Cause

13 April 2015
One of our construction staff - Andy Shaw, Site Supervisor - is taking part in Super Skydive Saturday in aid of Teesside Hospice
 
Tenant Accepts Keys for New Property

Tenant Accepts Keys for New Property

19 March 2015
We have let one of our new properties to one of our apprentices
 
Apprentice Painter Features in the Local Press

Apprentice Painter Features in the Local Press

11 March 2015
One of our apprentices has shared her experience of Apprenticeships
 
Clients Visit Westminster

Clients Visit Westminster

22 February 2015
Some of our clients were given a fantastic opportunity to meet with MP's who represent the North East at a Parliamentary reception at Westminster and discuss welfare reform, benefit sanctioning and housing.
 
Clients Help Put Together Music Videos

Clients Help Put Together Music Videos

19 February 2015
In February, we started working with Streetwise Opera to put together a series of 3 music videos with local bands in Middlesbrough
 
Attendance At HACT Empty Homes Event

Attendance At HACT Empty Homes Event

16 February 2015
Community Campus attended an event hosted by HACT to celebrate the achievements of organisations involved in the Empty Homes Community Grants Programme
 
Apprenticeships Work

Apprenticeships Work

06 February 2015
Our organisation works with many apprentices and we are often asked to provide examples of how successful apprenticeships have been.  Three of our apprentices have offered to describe their experience of working for our organisation, read on to find out more
 
Join the Campaign to Generate Interest in the Social Enterprise Mark

Join the Campaign to Generate Interest in the Social Enterprise Mark

16 January 2015
In support of generating interest in the Social Enterprise Mark, we are featuring a guest blog from Lucy Findlay, Managing Director of Social Enterprise Mark
 
Former Client Secures Empty Homes Work

Former Client Secures Empty Homes Work

05 January 2015
One of our former clients has gained work as a sub contractor on the Empty Homes Programme
 
Annual Christmas Lunch is a Huge Success

Annual Christmas Lunch is a Huge Success

24 December 2014
The Clients Annual Christmas Lunch took place in Middlesbrough with over 100 people in attendance - including some very special guests
 
Renovation of Property in Hartlepool

Renovation of Property in Hartlepool

18 December 2014
Community Campus works in conjunction with Housing Hartlepool to renovate a long standing empty property
 
Campus Provide Learning Placement

Campus Provide Learning Placement

01 April 2014
Rebecca was a client of Community Campus 4 years ago.  She moved on successfully and has managed numerous tenancies since her time with us.  As Rebecca is now studying towards a degree in Community Studies, she required a placement and contacted Community Campus via Facebook to see if we could help.

Rebecca is now volunteering in our offices in Middlesbrough and Stockton and we are glad to be of assistance to her again.
 
Volunteer It Yourself Project

Volunteer It Yourself Project

07 March 2014
A group of hardy volunteers help to brighten up the office!
 
Teesside University Help Us Resolve IT issues

Teesside University Help Us Resolve IT issues

31 January 2014
Experts from the University have helped us operate more efficiently after resolving some problems with our computer network.
 
Staff Raise Funds for Good Causes

Staff Raise Funds for Good Causes

05 January 2014
As an alternative to our staff sending out Christmas Cards to each other, they choose to donate their money to worthy causes!
 
Our organisation goes out in print!

Our organisation goes out in print!

01 December 2013
Community Campus' Get Moving Project features as a case study for Clinks/VONNE's case studies from the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector
 
NEPO Northern Stars Award

NEPO Northern Stars Award

15 November 2013
Community Campus receive an invitation to attend the Noth East Procurement (NEPO) Northern Stars Awards at the Discovery Museum in Newcastle
 
Volunteer Receives MBE

Volunteer Receives MBE

09 August 2013
One of our core volunteers has receives an MBE for public service to the community
 
Community Campus Hosts Australian Visitor

Community Campus Hosts Australian Visitor

09 August 2013
Daniel Langlands from Anglicare, Western Australia joins us for 3 days looking at good practice in the sector across Europe
 
Welcome to our Patron

Welcome to our Patron

09 August 2013
Welcome to our First Patron - Professor Graham Henderson CBE DL
 
Middlesbrough Homeless Football Club Event

Middlesbrough Homeless Football Club Event

09 August 2013
Our Clients win the Middlesbrough Homeless Football Club Event
 
 
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