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Reach Out INGS has been nominated


Reach Out INGS has been nominated for the ‘Engaging with the Young Award’ as part of the Hull Neighbourhood Network Awards 2018. The award aims to recognise and commend projects engaging with young people to bring about positive changes for them and the areas that they live and play.

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Welcome to Newground Joanne!


Joanne Dootson has started with us as a Volunteer Engagement Officer at Rhyddings Park, Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire.  The park has recently benefitted from a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) project which has refurbished the coach house and glass house, created a kitchen garden and made many improvements to the park on a wider basis including the restoration of many beautiful original features.

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Offshoots hosts UCLan students


Offshoots in Burnley hosted a number of UCLan students this Thursday 20th September.  The students worked on various volunteer tasks throughout the day, including helping with removing some old raised beds and tidying up some of the other areas on site. As usual, the heavens opened and all the students were dripping wet by the time they had finished, but happy at their achievements when they…

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What's on at Shadsworth Hub


Over the next few weeks, we are running a number of activities at our base Shadsworth Hub, Blackburn, for local residents and tenants.

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Blackburn residents celebrate Starts at Home Day


Tenants at one of our Blackburn with Darwen supported housing schemes have been talking about the support they receive as part of events to mark Starts at Home Day.


Towneley Heritage & Woodland Day


The annual Towneley Heritage and Woodland Day is being held in Towneley Park on Sunday 9th September 12-4pm. As usual Offshoots is a big part of the festival.

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