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Free enterprise training courses for women in Newcastle

The Millin Charity delivers Enterprise Training programmes for women living in Newcastle who are thinking about or in the early stages of self-employment. Through the #ACHANCETOTRADE Project, women will have access to a range of accredited training, one-to-one support, business workshops and trading opportunities, which will help them to develop their business ideas to start selling to the public. 
Click here to read the Millin Charity’s latest newsletter to find out more.  

Benefit Bulletin

This Benefit Bulletin describes the new Universal Credit announcements made in January 2019. 

  • Managed migration to Universal Credit
  • Universal Credit and three or more children
  • Severely disabled people – protected from 16 January 2019
  • Universal Credit paid to main carer
  • Direct payments for rent
  • Monthly payments and treatment of earnings
  • ‘Mixed age’ couples – change from 15 May 2019

 

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Bill bans ‘abhorrent’ quizzing of domestic abuse victims in court - bill published 21st Jan

Landmark draft legislation to be introduced also includes measures to raise awareness and support survivors. Domestic abusers will no longer be able to cross-examine their former partners in family courts under a comprehensive government package of reforms to tackle the issue. The landmark draft domestic abuse bill, published on 21st January after an 18-month delay, will prevent victims from being subjected to the “abhorrent pract

Last chance to see Represent! Voices 100 Years On exhibition – ends Sunday 3 February

Don’t miss your chance to see this crowdsourced exhibition reflecting on those who campaigned for better representation in the past; most famously the suffragists and the militant suffragettes.  This Family Friendly exhibition questions how far we have really come in 100 years, giving a platform to individuals and communities who are still fighting to make their voices heard today.  Listen to our six part 

A few spaces left on RCTN bus to Million Women Rise 2019

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland (RCTN) are organising a return trip to join the Million Women Rise march in London on Saturday 9th March. We will join the march to Trafalgar Square for the Women's Rally, calling for a women's right to be free from violence and fear. 

Coach departure point: Berwick Street, opposite Newcastle Central Station, 6am (we are also picking up at Durham services, please contact us if you would like to join us at Durham)

Return journey will get us back to Newcastle at 11:30pm.

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