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Newsletter January 2012

SHARP online e-newsletter Jan 2012

Welcome to the first of our newsletters beginning in January 2012
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We are open for "walk in" advice:

  • Monday 10.00am to 12.00pm
  • Tuesday 10.00pm to 12.00pm
  • Thursday 1.00pm to 3.00pm
  • Friday 10.00am to 12.00pm

We Are Open For Telephone Advice:

  • Monday: 1.00pm to 3.00pm
  • Tuesday: 3.00pm to 4.00pm
  • Thursday: 3.00pm to 4.00pm

If our advisors are busy we will arrange a suitable time to call you back


Monday 16th January 2012

(for 10 weeks)

Jewellery Making


£2 per week

All materials are provided.

Child care is available free of charge.

Tuesday 17th January 2012

(for 10 weeks)

Card Craft

10am - 12noon

£2 per week

All materials are provided.

Childcare is available free of charge.

Tuesday 17th January 2012

(for 10 weeks)

Painting with Acrylics

12.30am - 2.30pm

£2 per week

All materials are provided.

Childcare is available free of charge.

We have got something we want to shout about!

ShARP is 30 years old in 2012!

We will be celebrating 30 years of supporting our community by holding a range of events throughout 2012.

  • Have you been involved with ShARP in the past?
  • Do you have a success story you would like to tell us?
  • Would you be interested in getting involved in ShARP's Celebrations?

If so, we would like to hear from you.

Please call the centre on 0191 3856687 or email general@shineyadvice.org.uk.


ShARP has received funding from Sir James Knott Trust and Awards for All to revamp the cafe area. Starting in 2012 we will be offering low cost meals to the community, coffee drop-ins and luncheon clubs. Watch this space for more details.



We have a new employment support ‘Job Club’ Come along and get help from experienced staff, free internet access and support in searching on line for jobs, careers support, CV writing and updating support, free access to printing stationery and postage to apply for jobs – friendly atmosphere.

Employability Skills - Enrolment Session 13th January 2012  - 9.30am - 11.30am

Do you want to improve your chances of getting a job?

Do you want to gain nationally recognised qualification for customer service skills?

Learn in a relaxed friendly local centre?

Call into the Centre for more details or call 0191 3856687

SHARP - Focusing On Our Community - ShARP, 17 Beatrice Terrace, Shiney Row, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 4QW, Tel: 0191 385 6687. general@shineyadvice.org.uk Company Limited by Guarantee No: 479232, Charity Number: 1065786