Award-winning North East pub to host first ever charity music festival

Award-winning North East pub to host first ever charity music festival

An award-winning pub in Northumberland is hosting its first ever charity music festival on Sunday 27 August to recognise the anniversary of one of its charity partners.

The Keel Row in Seaton Delaval, which has just recently been awarded the prestigious Britvic ‘Lifting Spirits Award’ for its outstanding contribution to the local community, is hosting the outdoor festival which will feature live music from a number of local bands, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Blyth Star Enterprises’ inauguration as a registered charity.

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National banking giant nominates local charity for prestigious award

National banking giant nominates local charity for prestigious award

A Northumberland-based mental health charity has been nominated for a prestigious national award by banking giant, Barclays.

Blyth Star Enterprises, which provides living support, work experience and day services for people living with learning disabilities and mental health issues has been nominated for a Social Entrepreneur award at the Barclays High Growth and Entrepreneur Awards 2017.

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Innovative new training programme attracts big investment for local charity

Innovative new training programme attracts big investment for local charity

A charitable organisation has been awarded over £22,000 to help establish a new vocational education and training programme in Northumberland.

Blyth Star Enterprises, which provides living support, work experience and day services for people living with learning disabilities and mental health issues, has acquired funding through a number of charitable trusts including The Ridley Family Charity, the Gwyneth Forrester Trust, the Guyll Leng Charitable Trust and the Didymus Charity to help get its woodfuel and woodwork training programme off the ground.

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Blyth Star Enterprises boosted by Asda Foundation

Blyth Star Enterprises boosted by Asda Foundation

A charitable organisation in Northumberland has received a grant for almost £27,000 from the Asda Foundation.

Blyth Star Enterprises has been awarded the funding after receiving support from the Asda Blyth store at Cowpen Road in recognition of the outstanding work they do within local communities across South East Northumberland.

From its headquarters in Blyth, Blyth Star Enterprises operates a number of social care services to help provide support to more than 300 people across the region who suffer with serious, long-term mental ill health and learning disabilities.

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