Education for all: Mental health charity helps service users gain professional qualifications

Education for all: Mental health charity helps service users gain professional qualifications

A Northumberland-based charity has helped over 60 people living with severe mental health issues and or learning disabilities to achieve professional-level qualifications as part of an innovative in-house training scheme.

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Mental health charity leads project to create natural flood defence at popular Northumberland golf course

Mental health charity leads project to create natural flood defence at popular Northumberland golf course

A Blyth-based mental health charity has joined forces with a handful of other Northumberland based organisations, including the Duke of Northumberland’s Alnwick Castle Estate, to create an environmentally-friendly flood defence at one of the region’s most popular golf courses.

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There and back again… a horticultural adventure with Stakeford Nurseries

There and back again… a horticultural adventure with Stakeford Nurseries

In late September, we took a group of 20 staff and service users from Stakeford Nurseries on the trip of a lifetime to the Eden Project in Cornwall as part of our ‘Next Steps Project’. Our Horticultural Services Manager, Dan, fills us in on the details of their adventure!

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Lloyds Bank staff get stuck in on volunteering day with mental health charity

Lloyds Bank staff get stuck in on volunteering day with mental health charity

They say that money grows on trees, but staff from a local branch of Lloyds Bank have learned that trees can also provide so much more on a recent volunteering day at Blyth Star Enterprises’ Woodfuel Centre.

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Emma Gibson goes the extra (26) miles for Blyth Star Enterprises

Emma Gibson goes the extra (26) miles for Blyth Star Enterprises

At Blyth Star Enterprises, we are always on the lookout for new and innovative ways to generate income to help us to continue to operate our services.

Donations from the public are always a welcome boost and enable us to go above and beyond for our service users to continuously develop our offer and provide new and innovative experiences. This is Emma’s story…

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