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Many people living with a long-term health condition find it difficult to attend exercise classes.

Do you want to…

  • help others to stay safe from Covid-19?
  • know the truth about the pandemic?
  • speak directly to experts about Covid-19?
  • help Public Health to make good decisions for the

While our lunch clubs and men's groups are closed, we're delivering two course, freshly cooked lunches in our local community!

  • £6 for two delicious courses 
  • Freshly cooked each day
  • 5 star food hygiene rating from Gateshead Council
  • Delivered hot to your door, ready to eat
  • Free delivery
  • Fully Covid-safe kitchen and delivery service

 

On Mondays and Wednesdays we deliver to the following areas 

  • Bensham
  • Saltwell
  • Meadowcroft Mews
  • Central Gateshead

 

On Tuesdays and Thursdays we deliver to the following areas 

  • Teams
  • Dunston
  • Lobley Hill
  • Whickham

Areas covered

Gateshead Town Centre  and 6 more

If you need essential support during the Coronavirus outbreak, such as help with food or bills, contact us straight away so we can help find the right support for you.

You can also request support for someone else, such as a neighbour or relative.

https://www.gateshead.gov.uk/article/15182/I-need-help 

If you have a health condition that makes you especially vulnerable to coronavirus, the government is advising you to stay at home and take special steps to protect yourself. You can request support if you or someone you care for is extremely vulnerable to coronavirus. The list of

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Track and Trace poster

Northumberland Police have released the following information to make residents aware of potential scams around the track and trace system.

 

If the days seem longer and you feel you'd like a friendly chat, why not give the team here at Equal Arts a call?

We understand the importance of connection and are on hand to say hello and have a catch up. Our volunteers, used to supporting older people during our regular workshops, are only a phone call away.

We can arrange for one-to-one outdoor creative sessions for those who would find it beneficial.

Please get in touch on 0191 261 1619.

 

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Each monthly issue of our new Create at Home pack contains four arts activities for you to try at home. The activities have been devised by the professional artists we work to deliver workshops in cultural venues and care settings.

Packs cost £8 each (P&P included) and can be ordered here.

We're also supporting creative groups to keep connected during Covid-19 with Create at Home alongside digital workshops with artists. Get in touch if you'd like to find out more and join in.

 

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Health guide cover

Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group have produced a health resource guide for patients and members of the public.

Silverline Memories, provides “places to go and things to do” for people living with Dementia in Newcastle & Gateshead. 

Full details are available at: https://silverlinememories.com/whats-on/ 

 

The following activities and services have been moved online. 

Online Forum

We have introduced an online forum which you can find at https://silverline-memories.freeforums.net/.  When you visit the page, you will be asked to register your details. This will allow you to leave posts and to comment on each other’s posts as a way to keep in touch. 

Full details are available at: https:/