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The night I spent in a cell

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Breaking news ... our youth project coordinator Joe Iancu is spending a night in a police cell on 19 December 2017. He isn't doing this for fun, although I'm sure he will enjoy the sleep, but is actually doing it to raise money for Nepacs. The event has been organised by the ...

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The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017

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We’re very excited to let you know that Nepacs has been selected to participate in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017, the UK’s largest match funding campaign. Last year, thanks to generous supporters like you the campaign raised over £7.2 million for participating charities. It can be tough for children with ...

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The Ruth Cranfield Awards

Over the one hundred and fifty years of Nepacs history its fortunes have waxed and wained, often as a result of changes in criminal justice legislation and/or the economic climate. After a period of stagnation in the 1960/70s, the early 1980s saw a regeneration of Nepacs and a significant growth ...

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Local charity holds open day for potential volunteers in the Durham area

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We are currently seeking new volunteers to help support families and children of prisoners at HMPs Durham, Frankland and Low Newton in Durham.  Nepacs has worked across the north east region for over 135 years to help support a positive future for prisoners, their friends and families and has a fantastic ...

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Nepacs annual review 2016/17 out now!

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Our annual review for 2016/17 is out now! This year's report includes an update on our work supporting: children and young people visiting prisons and in the community prisoners and their families to maintain contact  prisoners and families 'through the gate' to aid transition back into the community  It also showcases the work of our ...

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Find out what has been happening over past few months at Nepacs by reading the latest edition of Update. This issue includes news on our Nepacs' awards for crime reduction, Deerbolt's 10th birthday celebrations and a round up of other events or activities that have taken place.  Click here for a copy or pick one up from one ...

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Celebrating 10 years of supporting families                  at HMYOI Deerbolt

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A north east charity celebrated 10 years of supporting families and children of prisoners at HMYOI Deerbolt near Barnard Castle on Sunday 1 October 2017. Nepacs has worked across the north east for over 135 years to help support a positive future for prisoners, their friends and families and provides a ...

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Still got an old £1 coin?

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Do you still have an old £1 coin at home? In your purse, in a piggy bank or jam jar maybe? As of 15th October 2017 the old style £1 coin will no longer be legal tender.  Why not donate it to us, here at Nepacs, to help support and sustain our ...

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