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White Ribbon Event – Halton - 1st December 2016

Our refuge team based in Halton held an event to commemorate White Ribbon Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) on 1st December 2016, with activities for all the family.

Changing Lives’ Halton team organised a successful White Ribbon Event on 1st December 2016, which was attended by local councillors, organisations, and the community.

The event was to mark White Ribbon Day, which is held on the 25th November each year and raises awareness of violence against women and raises money to…

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GAP/MAP Outreach Team Present at Multi-Agency Safeguarding Event - 16th November 2016

Changing Lives' GAP/MAP Team joined North Tyneside Safeguarding Adults and Northumbria Police to present a session topic on Sexual Exploitation and Sex Work at the North of Tyne Multi-Agency Safeguarding Event on Wednesday 16th November.

This was the largest event of its kind North of Tyne, organised jointly by the Adult Safeguarding Boards from Northumberland, North Tyneside, Newcastle and Northumbria Healthcare Trust.

PC Beth Burn (Northumbria Police), Paula Shandran (Senior Social Worker, NTC) and Ian Fiddes (Senior Practitioner, GAP/MAP) presented throughout the day as part…

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Changing Lives Features on Cathy Come Home Anniversary Panel - 14th November 2016

Changing Lives is part of a panel looking at the influence of Ken Loach's Cathy Come Home, five decades after its release. The special screening of the TV drama is being hosted by Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle city centre, and is free for all attendees.


To mark the release of Ken Loach’s triumphant new film I, Daniel Blake, Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle are taking a look at Loach’s landmark drama about the tragedy of homelessness with a live panel discussion asking whether things have gotten worse 50 years on….

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Special Screening of I, Daniel Blake for Changing Lives’ Clients - 30th October 2016

Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle is holding a special screening of award winning film I, Daniel Blake for people in the North East region facing similar issues to those depicted in the film. This special screening will be followed by a Q&A with some of the actors from the film.

The Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle is putting on a special production of I, Daniel Blake at the Tyneside Cinema on Sunday 30th October at 12.30. The film is set in Newcastle and deals with issues of poverty, challenges with the benefits system and people who are generally buckling under…

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