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© Real Deal Plus 2016 Registered Charity No 1148731 / Company No. 7886315

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Changing Lives in the Community!

Real Deal Plus win Newcastle Building Society’s Cornerstone Award at Linden Hall

Real Deal Plus were honoured to be awarded the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation’s ‘Best Community Project’ award at the recent Newcastle Building Society awards evening.  The awards recognise community groups, volunteers and individuals who go the extra mile helping others.

alteration. The building is now fully operational  and provides vital help and support  to some of the most vulnerable people in the surrounding area.

We have huge numbers of people  using our services every week and these numbers continue to increase week on week as more people become affected by the current economic climate.  Our facilities and services are being used by people of all ages from school children to pensioners.  We are providing food and hot drinks to some of the community’s most vulnerable people, especially those suffering from financial and fuel poverty.  We provide alcohol, drug and relationship counselling and supply furniture, clothing and food parcels to those desperately in need as well as packs of essential items for those who are homeless.

Our facility allows local members of the community a warm place of care and refuge, a listening ear, companionship and direct practical help. The Real Deal team have also visited several schools during the past year, speaking to hundreds of school children and warning of the dangers of alcohol, drugs and gang culture. We currently receive referrals from Ex-Offenders organisations such as ‘Reflex’ and Prison Fellowship to help and resettle ex prisoners.  We hope to be able to offer training and job opportunities as well as qualifications linked to our market gardening & furniture restoration projects which are now well underway.  Our Job Club provides help with Job Search, CV writing and interview preparation.

Ashington Life Centre

 

*VOLUNTEER VACANCIES*

iting volunteers to work in our Community Kitchen.  

The vacancy is to cover Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9am - 4pm and duties will include making hot breakfast sandwiches e.g bacon, egg, sausage etc as well as a variety of toasties all to be available during the day till 3pm.

You will be required to have experience of catering, working to Environmental Health standards and hold a current Food Hygiene Certificate.

Station House, Ashington - the old Police Station and Court House - has been purchased in partnership with Green Pastures (www.greenpastures.net) and is now the headquarters of the Real Deal Plus Charity. The centre has been re-named ‘Ashington Life  Centre’ and has  been  undergoing significant  refurbishment  and

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