22 episodes

This is the Durham Community Action podcast, celebrating all things to do with the voluntary and community sector in County Durham.
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Durham Community Action Katie Baggott

    • Business

This is the Durham Community Action podcast, celebrating all things to do with the voluntary and community sector in County Durham.
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Village Halls Week 2024

    Village Halls Week 2024

    This year's #VillageHallsWeek is celebrating everything village halls can do to ‘go green’.
    We spoke to Auckland Youth and Community Centre about their recent Investors in the Environment bronze accreditation and Croxdale Community Association about the impact of their community garden.
    Interviewees include: Business Development Manager at Auckland Youth and Community Centre John Wiseman & Croxdale Community Association trustee and treasurer Lynne McIvor.

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    • 9 min
    Welcome Spaces

    Welcome Spaces

    This podcast episode focuses on the welcome spaces fund, a fund available to organisations in County Durham to host free weekly community spaces that aims to keep people warm, allow people to socialise and also receive advice and support.
     
    We will discuss what welcome spaces are, how you can apply for the £3,000 grant and the impact the fund has made to a local community building in County Durham.
     
    Interviewees include: Naomi Stevens, Senior Fund Manager at County Durham Community Foundation and Kath Merrington, development worker at Ferryhill Ladder Centre.

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    • 7 min
    Trustees Week 2023

    Trustees Week 2023

    This podcast episode celebrates Trustees’ Week as we celebrate the individual talents, viewpoints and experiences each trustee brings to their board. 
     
    We will discuss why having a diverse board of Trustees makes such an impact, the importance of demystifying myths surrounding the role of a Trustee and advice if you’re thinking about becoming a Trustee. 
     
    Interviewees include: Jan Worters (Chair of Durham Community Action), Elaine Kilgannon, Linda Bird and Sarah Banks (Trustees at Durham Community Action), Emily Burns (Trustee at County Durham Community Foundation) and Terry Murray (Trustee at Citizens House).


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    • 9 min
    Horden Minewater Project

    Horden Minewater Project

    Durham Community Action chat to Graham Easterlow at East Durham Trust about the Horden Minewater Project.
    A former County Durham coal mine could be used to grow food and support local businesses in Horden. The feasibility study will explore various ways to use heat from the mine water and examine the infrastructure already installed.



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    • 4 min
    Cree Network

    Cree Network

    This episode of the Durham Community Action podcast focuses on the Cree network, that consists of 40 Cree groups that operate to support and promote the health and wellbeing of County Durham residents.
    We chatted to service users at RT Projects, Just for Women and Dene Valley Community Partnership about what the Cree means to them and the impact it has had on their health and wellbeing.

    The specific views expressed by individuals in the content of our podcasts, case studies and other media are solely their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Durham Community Action or it’s associates.

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    • 20 min
    Whorlton Village Hall

    Whorlton Village Hall

    Durham Community Action chat to Chris Connolly, chairman of Whorlton Village Hall about how the Hallmark process, community building energy efficiency grant and help from a local trade company has made an impact to their village hall and local community.
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    • 6 min

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