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SHARP - shiney advice and resource project

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AQS Award

ShARP has obtained the AQS mark for our Advice Service.
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investor in people

Awarded in 2017, Shiney Advice and Resource Project (ShARP) are proud to announce our successful assessment for the award of Investors in People as of 19th April 2017. View more here





SHARP - Focusing on our Community


  • Advice and guidance
  • Access to training
  • Employment support
  • Children’s activities
  • Services for older people
  • Community development

Our Updated Privacy Notice for 2019

For information on how we collect, process and hold your personal information please refer to our updated Policy Notice for 2019

ShARP will be closed between 2.30pm - 4.30pm this afternoon for staff training. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

We're celebrating Living Wage Week as an accredited Living Wage Employer. @LIVINGWAGEUK #LIVING WAGE #LIVINGWAGEWEEK LIVINGWAGE.ORG.UK


All prizes have been claimed - congratulations to the lucky winners!

1ST PRIZE - 326-330

2ND PRIZE - 446-450

3RD PRIZE - 341-345

4TH PRIZE - 261-265

5TH PRIZE - 516-520

6TH PRIZE - 516-520

7TH PRIZE - 541-545

8TH PRIZE - 336-340

9TH PRIZE - 301-305

10TH PRIZE - 441-445

11TH PRIZE - 381-385

12TH PRIZE - 511-515

Our Electronic Village Hall will be out of use on Wednesday morning 13th November 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sunderland College Adult Education. Free courses at ShARP on Monday mornings 10am-12pm. Develop your English. Improve your Maths Skills. For more information or to enrol, just call in and speak to Alison. Alternatively, contact Alison Wake on 5116000 ext: 03011 or email alison.wake@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk

A MASSIVE THANKYOU to everyone who attended our MacMillan Coffee Morning. It was good to see friends both old and new! We raised £157.51 for MacMillan Cancer Support! - every penny raised means MacMillan can help more people with cancer live life as fully as they can.

Community School Clothing Scheme UPDATE: The Cramlington Hub is no longer trading.

Community School Clothing Scheme. Specialise in FREE preloved school uniform. Our school department is a free service to all northeast parents. For more information, contact on 07913707573 or visit Community School Clothing Scheme Facebook page.

Illegal Money Lending Team Information. Stop Loan Sharks. Intervention. Support. Education. Call our 24/7  confidential help line - 0300 555 2222. #stoploansharks   reportaloanshark@stoploansharks.gov.uk

Free Advice and Digital Support with Universal Credit. Are you ready for Universal Credit? The ShARP advice worker can help. Come along to the drop-in sessions at ShARP (Tuesday 10am-12 pm and Wednesday 2pm-4pm) or Hetton Hub (Wednesday 10am-12pm). For more information please call ShARP on 01913856687 or John Walls (Digital Inclusion Officer) on 07826519011 or email jwalls@springboard-ne.org

'Know IT All' Drop-In sessions at ShARP! Whether you're new to IT or want to expand your current skills, we have an exciting opportunity for you to enhance your digital skills. We are offering free and fun drop-in sessions to get you up-to-date with a variety of computer skills. The course runs weekly and all are welcome. There will also be the opportunity to gain qualifications. Running every Tuesday 10am-12pm.


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Advice On Prescription Project - Operating in the Coalfields Area

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Regional winner of North East charity award announced by Garfield Weston FoundationREGIONAL WINNER OF NORTH EAST CHARITY AWARD ANNOUNCED BY GARFIELD WESTON FOUNDATION

The first ever North East regional winner of the Weston Charity Awards, that sees charities across the North of England being mentored by senior business leaders, has been revealed.

Over the last year, six charities from across the North East have had access to a team of senior business leaders through the organisation Pilotlight, as part of the awards. Horden Youth & Community Centre (HYCC), which helps disadvantaged and isolated families in one of the most deprived areas of the country, was eventually chosen as the first ever regional winner.Find Out More >




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