Posts Categorized: News

It’s back again….our FREE 10K family walk.  Residents and visitors are invited to join Elected Mayor Norma Redfearn CBE; for a scenic, family walk along our beautiful coastline. Each walker will receive a free gift. When: Saturday 31 August 2019 Where: The Parks Sports Centre Howdon Road North Shields NE29 6TL Time: 10.30am – 1.30pm… Read More

This summer we’re celebrating cycling! Cycling is growing in the borough and the council is committed to promoting a better cycling environment – investing in improvements, learn to ride training and regional schemes to promote active travel. Whether pedalling for fun or as an alternative to the car, cycling is low impact, lifts your mood,… Read More

Stop Smoking

Stopping smoking is one of the best things you’ll ever do for your health. Get started with free expert support, stop smoking aids, tools and practical tips. Click here for details Alternatively you might want to visit one of our selected pharmacies across North Tyneside, where you’re four times more likely to quit with support… Read More

Every Mind Matters

Having good mental health can help us feel better, sleep better and support us in doing the things we want to do. It can also help us have more positive relationships with those around us. At One You ‘Every Mind Matters’ you will hear from people working through their own mental health problems, as well… Read More


What is VODA?  VODA is a registered charity (number 1075060) and company limited by guarantee (number 3703221) that provides support, advice, training and information to volunteers and voluntary and community organisations operating in North Tyneside. Based at the Queen Alexandra Campus in North Shields, VODA works to support and develop the voluntary and community sector… Read More

Dry January 2019

Reasons to ‘Try Dry’ New year, new you – do Dry January and feel healthier and happier as: you sleep better your skin improves you lose weight More money in your pocket (the average person spends £50,000 on booze in their lifetime) Get healthier – through giving up alcohol for a month you do your… Read More

Do you want to get fit? Get healthy? Exercise correctly and get your BMI (Body Mass Index) down? This  could be for you! A new approach to weight loss and could be the only approach you’ll need from now on. It includes a 12-week membership to our specialised beginners classes, with gym and swim opportunities… Read More