Invitation to join Community-based arts and menopause project

Karen Ross, Professor of Gender and Media at Newcastle University has shared an invitationto participate in a community-based arts-health project which is focused around story-telling the menopause experience and ‘creating’ that experience through knitting, textiles, ceramics, painting or anything else that we can get hold of. 

Gender Equality Peer Educator Vacancies - West End Women and Girls

We are very excited to announce we have received 2-year funding from Paul Hamlyn Act for Change fund to employ two young women as gender equality peer educators. We have two full time posts available and are now taking applications. The role will involve working with other young women and girls to tackle gender inequality and to joyfully Smash the Patriarchy. The deadline for applications is the 31st January 2020.  Please request forms and return completed applications to

Four Nation Approach to tackling Workplace Sexual Harassment

Women's organisations from across the four nations of the UK have come together to collaborate on a project which will tackle sexual harassment in the workplace, funded by Rosa and the Justice and Equality Fund Now’s the Time programme.

Aspire Programme Chester-le-Street

We would like to shout out that there are still places available on the following courses:

  • Updating Your CV 
  • Move on with Maths
  • Sugar Craft Flowers
  • Understanding Alcohol Misuse
  • Change Your Life
  • Health Awareness
  • Explore Local History
  • Goal Setting and Smart Targeting


Our other services will also return for 2020 (no booking/referral required but women do need to sign up as Aspire members):



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