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Newcastle support workers go above and beyond

July 8, 2020

News

Newcastle support workers go above and beyond

From establishing innovative new projects to transforming outdoor spaces, our staff teams in Newcastle have been going the extra mile for the people they support.

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Friendship and dating service supports people in Newcastle virtually

May 22, 2020

Press Releases

Friendship and dating service supports people in Newcastle virtually

Luv2meetU Newcastle has transformed its programme into a virtual timetable to keep people connected during the pandemic.

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Heroic support worker saves a life with first aid actions

April 6, 2020

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Heroic support worker saves a life with first aid actions

Kevin, an Hft support worker from Newcastle, saved the life of someone he was supporting when he performed an abdominal thrust.

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Support worker in the running for national healthcare award

September 10, 2019

News

Support worker in the running for national healthcare award

We're delighted that one of our support workers has been shortlisted for a Health Heroes award in recognition of her outstanding support.

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Accessible allotment group embarks on new venture

April 18, 2019

Press Releases

Accessible allotment group embarks on new venture

Newcastle's Happy Diggers allotment group is set to provide a range of seasonal fruit and vegetables to a local business.

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Life is for dancing

March 9, 2018

Leisure

Life is for dancing

When Natasha first met support worker Margaret in early 2017, the one activity she wanted to do above anything else was dancing.

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Hft has launched a new Luv2meetU service in Newcastle!

February 15, 2018

News, Friendship & Dating, Everyday Life

Hft has launched a new Luv2meetU service in Newcastle!

Luv2meetU is Hft’s friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities and the launch of a new branch in Newcastle has been a huge success.

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Friendship agency for people with learning disabilities launches at event in Newcastle

Friendship agency for people with learning disabilities launches at event in Newcastle

A friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities across Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside is celebrating its launch with music, food, party games and pool on Monday 29 January.

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Joyce learns to write

March 13, 2017

News

Joyce learns to write

Joyce has been supported by Hft Newcastle for the last 12 years. Thanks to her support worker, her literacy skills are coming on in leaps and bounds.

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