Sandcastle Challenge 2017

Sandcastle Challenge 2017

We were originally known as the Poor Children’s Holiday Association which sent children from inner city Newcastle & Gateshead on fresh air trips away from the grime of the city, sailing down the river on small boats to the clean air of the north east coast for a...

It’s time we talked about aspirations

I’ve heard teachers complain, ‘the trouble with kids round here is they don’t have any aspirations.’ I’m never sure what they mean. Is it – ‘You can’t blame me for bad results it’s the kids, they don’t want to learn’; or – ‘These kids will never amount to anything –...

Open Day!

Open Day!

We'd love you to come and see what we do! We are holding an open day at our West End Youth Enquiry Service (WEYES) Project on Thursday 30th March and invite you to come along and see first hand what we do with your support. Our West End Youth Enquiry Service (WEYES)...

Spotlight On…

Spotlight On…

Our second Spotlight On…blog features Leigh Elliott, our Deputy Chief Executive. My journey to Children North East I started working when I was sixteen in the social work department at St Mary’s Psychiatric hospital in Stannington (near to the site of the PCHA TB...

Inside Children North East

Inside Children North East

The next instalment of our Inside Children North East blog, we ask Leigh Elliott about a week in her role as Deputy Chief Executive. My role as Deputy Chief Executive within Children North East (CNE) has many different demands on my time and no day is ever the same....

Our new project helps children see their separated parents

Our new project helps children see their separated parents

Our new service aimed at supporting separated families to arrange contact with children has been inundated since its launch in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne. Since becoming a Registered Child Contact Centre in the middle of 2016, we have supported 34 families and...

Children North East 2017 Golf Day

Children North East 2017 Golf Day

Tuesday 9 May 2017 We'd love to have your support and for you to join us for a relaxing day of golf at Close House.  You can have a taste of one of the very best courses in the country, which will see the biggest golfing event in the region's history when it plays...

Run the Simplyhealth Great North Run for #TeamCNE 2017

Run the Simplyhealth Great North Run for #TeamCNE 2017

Sunday, September 10, 2017 For our 125th year, our #TeamCNE did amazing!  Help us make our 2017 team even better! The Simplyhealth Great North Run is the world's most popular half marathon, with 57,000 runners taking part in 2016 from in excess of 100,000 applicants....

We celebrate players of People’s Postcode Lottery at Gala

We celebrate players of People’s Postcode Lottery at Gala

The evening of 24th January saw us attend the 2017 People’s Postcode Lottery annual Charity Gala where it was announced that £66.3 million was awarded to charities and good causes in 2016 - thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery. We are one of 69 charities...