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Vicky Sayle

Meet the Team – Bernie Myers, Life Coach/ Market Yourself Co-ordinator

After attending a work club for help to change career direction, Bernie Myers has come full circle and has become an experienced life coach, project co-ordinator and key member of the Actes project delivery team.  

The Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) sessions she attended over eight years ago equipped her with skills and confidence to secure a role as an engagement worker for those same work clubs, drawing on previous experience in the voluntary sector as well as customer service and people skills.… Read the rest

Staff and Young People celebrate double awards success

The staff at Middlesbrough based charitable trust, Actes, are celebrating their involvement in two Big Lottery Fund youth projects which received accolades at the South Tees VCS Awards.

Talent Match Middlesbrough, a project led by the Prince’s Trust with a number of delivery partners, including The Junction, Middlesbrough Voluntary Development Agency, and Actes, received the ‘Working Together Award’ and ‘Effective Campaign Award’ recognising the work of the Talent Match Middlesbrough Partnership and the effective contribution made by the Talent Match Young People’s  Panel -which consists of young people aged between 18 and 24.Read the rest

New concept clothing bank launches giving Middlesbrough people a fresh start

A brand new clothing bank supplying good quality free clothing has been officially opened in Middlesbrough by Mayor David Budd and members of the Talent Match Middlesbrough Youth Panel.

Actes, a Middlesbrough based charity, has secured funding from the Talent Match Middlesbrough’s Innovation Fund and Middlesbrough’s Financial Inclusion Group to open Trending, a new concept clothing bank aimed at reducing the stigma attached to receiving clothing donations.… Read the rest