Women and health

Women's Gardening in Elswick Park

Women only
Every Tuesday - Term time only

Come along to this relaxed and informal session and learn all about growing your own healthy organic fruit and vegetables and flowers in our community garden in Elswick Park.

This is a great opportunity to develop your gardening skills as well as feeling healthier working in the great outdoors! There are also opportunities to get involved with Edible Elswick events on local estates and in the park.

IWD Women in Newcastle - call for pom-poms

A big thank you to everyone who supported the various Women’s 100 activities during 2018. For 2019, we are promoting women-focused activities under the banner of ‘Women in Newcastle’ and will again be organising a range of events and activities in and around International Women’s Day. Our centrepiece action will be on IWD itself and will be focused on the campaign theme of period poverty, comprising a flashmob choir and a direct action which will be ‘decorating’ Grey’s Monument with red pom-poms.

Festival of Women callout

Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums’ ‘Women of Tyneside’ project are hosting a Festival of Women from March-June 2019. TWAM are inviting organisations of share their events and activities so they can promote and celebrate collaboratively through the printed programme which will be distributed across Tyneside early next year. Deadline for submission of information: 15th January 2019.  

Female Offenders Funding Expression of Interest - deadline now!

The Ministry of Justice is offering up to £650,000 in resource funding for 2018/19 for investment in female offender services. Expressions of Interests are invited for projects which could benefit from a resource funding grant, and which meet the funding criteria. Projects must be aligned with, and further the aims of, the female offender strategy, and you need approval from your National Probation Service’s Divisional Director.

7 January - Our Work: Have your say ~ Equality and Human Rights Commission – Consultation closes

The Equality and Human Rights Commission EHRC would like to hear your views about their draft strategic plan (their work plan for the next three years).

"We have set out strategic goals and priority aims in the draft plan. Your views on how we prioritise and achieve these aims are very important to us.

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