Volunteer Heroes!

Posted: 03/08/15

UNSUNG hardworking heroes who volunteer in Redcar and Cleveland have been honoured.

The Redcar and Cleveland Volunteer Development Agency’s (RCVDA) annual presentation event was held in the grounds of Westfield Farm, Dormanstown, with afternoon tea in a marquee - to recognise the work of volunteers across the borough.

Mal Fitzgerald, chief executive of RCVDA, said: “It is important for us to recognise the hard work, dedication and commitment of local people that is happening in our communities every single day of the year.”

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Catalyst Achievement Awards 2015

Posted: 14/07/15

The Catalyst Achievement Awards are held during National Volunteers' Week every year, which celebrates the fantastic contributions of millions of volunteers across the UK. These awards identify those in the area who are working towards making Stockton-On-Tees a healthier, more positive, and better place to live.

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RCVDA Volunteer Awards 2015

Posted: 14/07/15

As part of RCVDA Volunteer Awards 2015, Cleveland Fire Support Network sponsored and supported the Young Volunteer Team (under 21) Award.

The winners of this category were from The Junction. The 'Junctioneers' were: Rebecca Jackson, Mike Wilson, Sophie McCormick and Chloe Petite. 'These 4 young people are truly inspiring. They have dealt with and continue to deal with their own mental ill health, aswell as being young carers who are channelling their experiences to raise awareness for young carers, become peer mentors and support the development of services for young carers.'

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Youth Volunteers

Posted: 21/04/15

Cleveland Fire Support Network supports and welcomes volunteers from the age of 15. We were recently successful in gaining funding from 'YOYO' specifically to promote our youth volunteering. We teamed up with Zetland FM to produce a radio broadcast about our youth volunteers and their experiences with us.

To hear the broadcast please click on the following link:


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