Events

Half term holiday activities for children and young people

We want to take a moment to tell you about some of the activities coming up this October half term. Above is a copy of our timetable which includes what we have coming up. Monday 25 October 2021 – We will be launching our Halloween competitions! There are prizes to be won ...

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This year our Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 10 November (from 5.30pm) via Zoom.   The meeting will include a review of key developments during 2020/21 and our annual accounts.  There will also be an update on our new Early days in custody project and work to support care leavers in ...

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Nepacs presents 2021 awards for crime reduction in the north east

Professionals working with prisoners, ex-prisoners or those sentenced to community punishments in the North East have been presented with awards for their efforts to reduce re-offending by Nepacs. The awards have been running since 2004 and in 2018 were renamed in honour of long standing Nepacs’ patron Ruth Cranfield who had the ...

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Summer of fun activities for children and young people

Well the summer holidays are here and our youth team are very excited to announce the trips we have planned and online groups during August.  As well as a weekly Monday competition and our Friday online gaming group, the youth team have 3 trips planned: 11 August - Golf and bowling 18 August ...

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Shining Stars of 2021 announced

On Thursday 17 June 2021 staff and volunteers from Nepacs were given recognition for their outstanding contribution to supporting prisoners, individuals subject to probation services and their families or friends in the north east. Nepacs introduced the Shining Star Awards in 2017 to recognise and thank Nepacs staff and volunteers who: - Have ...

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Fathers Day Facebook Live event

Father's Day can sometimes be filled with mixed emotions so why not come and join our Youth and Play workers in creating Father's Day cards and having some fun. All you need is paper, pens and some glue or tape! Join our Facebook Live event on Friday 18 June 2021 at ...

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Nepacs Ruth Cranfield Awards 2021 - now open for nominations

Professionals working with prisoners, ex-prisoners or those sentenced to community punishments in the North East are being given the chance to get recognition for their efforts to reduce re-offending by entering the 2021 Nepacs Ruth Cranfield Awards. For 15 years, until last year, Nepacs have been making awards to professional and ...

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Virtual support and involvement groups for prisoners' families

Friends and families of prisoners in north east prisons are invited to join upcoming virtual support and involvement group meetings, organised by Nepacs, taking place for each prison in the north east. There will be one session per prison taking place via Zoom - lasting 1 hour in total.  The aim of the groups ...

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