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Latest news - North East

The latest Christian Aid news and supporter stories from Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham and Cleveland.

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Speak Up Week of Action - your opportunity to be involved!

What does your MP think about climate change? Ask them during a week of action in October.

Working with Megan, our Speak Up campaign volunteer

The Speak Up campaign is part of the work of the climate change coalition

Welcome to our Sourced Campaign Volunteer

The Sourced campaign aims to ensure that local councils do not contract with companies that dodge taxes

North East Paper Quiz Results 2016

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 North East Paper Quiz!

Juliet’s 110km running challenge

Juliet Percival from Durham tells us why she took on the Ultimate Trails Lakes 110k Challenge.

Gail's reflections on her year with the Christian Aid North East Team

Gail's internship with the Christian Aid Collective is due to finish soon. Here, she reflects on her experiences.

Sarah Moon leaving Christian Aid after 11 years

We're bidding a fond farewell to our Regional Coordinator for Northumberland, as she is ordained this July.

The North East's Extreme Omelette Homilies from Christian Aid Week 2016

Here’s what happened when local politicians and church leaders took part in our challenge...

From temporary database volunteer to campaigns organiser

A short-term commitment soon turned into a bigger opportunity

Christian Aid partner from Bangladesh visits North East

Abdus Salam discussed the work his organisation is doing in Bangladesh.

Worship Resources for Christian Aid Week 2016

Quick access links to download all the Worship Resources you'll need for Christian Aid Week 2016

A Great North Success!

Last year Christian Aid runners raised over £26,278. We're now recruiting this year’s team - could you be a part of it?

The North East 2016 Paper Quiz

Get quizzical and raise money for Christian Aid Week

Meet Gail, our new Youth and Student Intern

Book Gail to lead a session with your young people.

I Witness Exhibition: Images of Hope from Haiti

2015: witness the life-changing work happening in Haiti, following the earthquake, at our touring photographic exhibition.

Meet Jonathan our new youth and student intern

10 September 2014: a warm welcome to Jonathan, our new intern.

Welcome to our new Legacy and Regional Coordinator

Find out more about Emma Peak, our new Legacy and Regional Coordinator for the North East

Prints of peace

Lend a hand to victims of the Colombian conflict.

North East News Spring 2014

Find out what's happening around the North East this Spring

Music and justice

May 2014: Singer-songwriter Gareth Davies-Jones can help you engage your community this Christian Aid Week.

Going over the edge for poverty

Has your congregation got what it takes?

Meet our new intern

September 2013: a big welcome to Helen!

Dr Rowan Williams thanks supporters at Sunderland Minster

22 July 2013: A night of celebration with the former Archbishop of Canterbury at a packed Minster

Bede's Way Walk 2013

22 July 2013: a spiritual walk on the sunniest of days.

IF cycle to London

19 June 2013: seventy-six-year-old cycles 600 miles to combat poverty.

Praising our Christian Aid Week volunteers

21 July 2013: Join us at Sunderland Minster for a celebration of your work during Christian Aid Week.

G8 summit and the IF campaign

8 May 2013: the greatest opportunity to finally end global hunger.

Newcastle abseil raises money for Christian Aid

26 March 2013: twenty people have raised funds for Christian Aid by abseiling down the Vermont Hotel in Newcastle.

IF campaign: lobby your MP

February-March 2013: take a stand against the injustice of global hunger and lobby your MP.

Land rights victory for marchers

11 October 2012: days after the Bede’s Way solidarity walk, Indian March for Justice is called off having achieved victory.

North East on board for tax justice

12 October 2012: hundreds of supporters, MPs, church and civic leaders hop on board the Tax Justice Bus in the North East

Poverty Over youth event

28 September 2012: over 120 young people from Durham Diocese gather in Durham Cathedral to explore issues of poverty, inequality and faith.

John Grundy marches for justice

1 August 2012: local historian and TV presenter, John Grundy, tells us why he's walking Bede's Way for Christian Aid.

Welcoming Team MoCat

April 2012: two interns push themselves to the limit running and cycling 661 miles to raise money for the world's poorest people.

Why live below the line?

April 2012: Jenny Sutcliffe from Newcastle shares her experience of living below the line in 2011 and her motivation for doing it again.

Once and for all

April 2012: we've been working with local singer songwriter Gareth Davies Jones, holding evenings to entertain, raise awareness and inspire.

2012 set to be a good year

April 2012: despite the cold and bleak start to the year, the North East office is getting excited about the coming months.

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