February 2020

Life in a Beginner’s Action Language class: ‘My Teacher is Joking. With a J.’

28th February 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , |

Libby has been volunteering as a teacher for Action Language since 2008 and increasingly specialises in Beginners' classes, which she loves. Action Language provides free English courses in Newcastle and Sunderland city centre to refugees, [...]

Song writing sessions bring joy to InterAction Drop-in

24th February 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , |

Music and singing are well known for boosting your wellbeing, so it’s been wonderful to welcome Sam and Wakanda from Citizen Songwriters to the InterAction Drop-in for a series of three songwriting workshops. Local musician [...]

January 2020

Hilary set to swim 22 miles in 12 weeks for Action Foundation

31st January 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , |

Action Language volunteer Hilary Bennison is pulling on her goggles and plunging into her local pool this weekend to make a start on her 22 mile fundraising swimathon, which she aims to complete over the [...]

LUSH Newcastle treat Action Foundation beneficiaries with soap donation

28th January 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , |

The Action Foundation offices are smelling particularly sweet after a generous donation of 100 soaps from the Newcastle branch of ethical cosmetics brand LUSH. InterAction Manager Kate Townsend went to collect three huge bags of [...]

InterAction launches new Health Pop-ups giving vital access to local services

22nd January 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The InterAction team have introduced new monthly Health Pop-up sessions at both their CastleGate and West End Library Drop-ins this month. Stalls were set up by a mixture of health services who came along and [...]

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