Neuro Key Contribution to Government Publication

Neuro Key based in Middlesbrough is a signposting and campaigning Charity dedicated to improving the lives of people living with a neurological condition.

Founded in 2005, they work with local NHS organisations, charities, networks and forums to ensure we maintain up-to-date information on the services available in the region.

They have been a key contributor to the Governments Disability Action Plan which sets out the immediate actions the government will take in 2024 to improve disabled people’s everyday lives and lays the foundations for longer-term change.

You can read the report here.

February Bulletin Live

The Safeguarding Children Bulletin from HSSCP (February 2024) is now live.

You can view it here.

If you would like to receive the HSSCP newsletter directly into your inbox please email your details to to be added to the distribution list for safeguarding children newsletters and training updates.

You can follow HSSCP on Twitter @HSSCP1



Getting Together Matters

Volunteering Matters has a new project offering creative activities and support for over
50s to reduce isolation by phone, post and online. UK Wide.

  • Telephone only service groups to engage those people not yet
  • digitally connected.
  • Online activities for others to engage with other people & reduce
  • isolation.
  • Opportunities for older people to volunteer & run their own online
  • groups.
  • Wellbeing exercise & falls prevention online groups

Read more here


Charity Pig Racing Night!

Come and experience an unforgettable evening filled with excitement and laughter at the Wolviston Village Community Centre. Get ready for an action-packed event that will leave you on the edge of your seat!

On Sat Feb 24 2024, starting at 19:30, Iron Guidance Charity invite you to witness the most thrilling pig races in town. These adorable little piggies will be racing to support a great cause, so your presence will make a huge difference!

As a thank you from the charity, everyone that joins us will be given a free raffle ticket with a chance to win a brand new Schwinn Bike worth nearly £200!

This event is a fantastic opportunity to come together as a community, have fun, and contribute to a charitable cause. All proceeds will go towards supporting those in need, making a positive impact on their lives.

Tickets available on Eventbrite 

TSAB Newsletter

Please click below to view the February 2024 edition of our newsletter:

This edition features:

  • Changes to our E-Learning System – Important information for all users
  • Good News Story – Thirteen Group
  • Safeguarding Adult Review Report and Learning Resources – Bernadette
  • Diabetes and the links to Safeguarding Adults Reviews
  • ‘Spotlight On’ Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Week


Libraries: February Half Term Activities

Join Stockton Libraries this half term for a range of craft activities, 3D pens and digit toy play sessions!

All activities are suitable for ages 4 to 11 years, unless stated otherwise. Children 10 years and under must be accompanied by ad adult at all activities.

View the full programme of events here. 

All activities are free but places must be booked due to limited numbers:

Dogs Trust sessions

Wednesday 21 February

Ingleby Barwick Library, 11am – 12pm

Billingham Library, 2 – 3pm

Join Susie from Dogs Trust for a fun and interactive workshop on how to look after and enjoy living with your dog. Suitable for ages 7 – 11 years.

See more here.

All activities are free but places must be booked due to limited numbers:

Poetry with Kate Wakeling

Monday 19 February

Stockton Central Library and Norton Library, 10.30 – 11.30am

Kate Wakeling will be joining us online for a fun and interactive creative poetry session. Including readings from her poetry collections Cloud Moon and Moon Juice.

All activities are free but places must be booked due to limited numbers:

Struggling with trying to live Gluten free? Do you want to meet up with some like minded individuals and help each other along the way. Grab your diaries and pencil in the following dates!

Thursday 8th Feb, 10.30am: Elmwood Tea Rooms.  A dietitian from the N Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust is coming along to tell us more about their service and answer general questions.

Thursday 15th Feb 7pm: The Other Room, Station Road, Eaglescliffe.

Thursday 7th Mar, 10.30am: Elmwood Tea Rooms

Make sure you follow the group on Facebook:

Look at the website:

Or drop them an e-mail:

AMALAwellness Updates

Whether you are looking for support to be more active, manage anxiety and stress, or work on your physical mental and social wellbeing – the team at AMALAwellness can support you on your journey.

We are a socially conscious, local, grass-roots Community Interest Company with wellness at the heart of our mission.


Our team teach Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi Chuan and Chair Based Yoga and Exercise classes across Teesside.
We specialise in:
Yoga for Beginners & Improvers
Yoga for Older Adults (50+)
Tai Chi for Beginners & Improvers
Meditation, Breathwork and Relaxation for Beginners and Improvers
Applying Evidence Based, Scientific and Philosophic Practices

We also specialise in:
Supporting older adults (50+), those with long term health conditions and those with limited mobility to keep moving, be active and look after their physical and mental wellbeing.
Our AMALAwellness community is ever-growing across Teesside.

See timetables and more information online here.


Is your home safe from fire?

Fire Safety Check Tools

Cleveland Fire Brigade can check the safety of your home by using their new Home Fire Safety Check tool (click on the image). They also offer Safer Homes Visits, their friendly staff will visit your home or call you to provide advice, make any necessary recommendations and can provide smoke alarms.

To book your Safer Homes Visit contact your local fire station or the team on 01429 874063.

If you have an emergency and are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired you can text them on 07718 999999.  

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