Former client secures Empty Homes work

Ex tenant, Joseph McMahon, who is now a self employed plumbing and heating specialist, has gained work as a sub contractor on the Empty Homes Programme delivered by Community Campus.  Joe was a tenant of Community Campus over a decade ago and he reconnected with the organisation during his plumbing training in order to complete … Read more

Annual Christmas Lunch is a huge success

On Wednesday 17 December 2014, we hosted our annual Clients Christmas Lunch at St. Mary’s Centre.  Over 100 clients and staff came to help us celebrate Christmas with plenty of prizes and quizzes available for all to enjoy – we even had a game of bingo! A special guest appearance was made by Middlesbrough footballers … Read more

Renovation of property in Hartlepool

Community Campus have recently renovated a long standing empty property in Hartlepool as part of a major regeneration scheme, a programme of work by Housing Hartlepool that will eventually see almost 100 properties being brought back into use. The former laundrette in York Road has been converted into 4 flats by our construction staff including, … Read more

Campus provide learning placement

Rebecca was a client of Community Campus 4 years ago.  She moved on successfully and has managed numerous tenancies since her time with us.  As Rebecca is now studying towards a degree in Community Studies, she required a placement and contacted Community Campus via Facebook to see if we could help. Rebecca is now volunteering … Read more

Volunteer It Yourself project

Community Campus worked with a group of young volunteers last weekend to decorate our base in Middlesbrough.  This project was developed as part of the Volunteer It Yourself Scheme which sees volunteering and DIY combined and young people challenged to learn building and construction skills, on the job, by committing to fix local youth club … Read more

Teesside University help us resolve IT issues

We were having some difficulties with our IT infrastructure caused by the multiple locations of our IT equipment placing a strain on our servers. Downloading our files was extremely slow and sharing information across departments was very difficult as our connections kept dropping off.  With a limited budget to resolve the problems, we turned to … Read more

Staff raise funds for good causes

Each year, our very generous staff send each other Christmas cards.  As there are now 50+ of us, we offered staff an alternative to sitting and writing out of all those cards – donate your money instead. Staff were asked to choose 3 worthy causes and then made voluntary donations to which one they wished … Read more

Our organisation goes out in print!

Clinks www.clinks.org supports, represents and campaigns for the VCSE sector working with offenders.  They have produced some case studies which form part of a series which showcase the work of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector in the North East in reducing crime, promoting community safety and reducing reoffending. Community Campus’ Get Moving Project were proud … Read more

NEPO Northern Stars Award

North East Procurement hosted a special awards ceremony on 14 Novermber 2013 at the Discovery Museum in Newcastle.  These awards recognised local people and businesses who have made a real difference to the communities in which they live. Over 28 individuals and organisations were recognised – these people have worked to improve communities and provide … Read more

Middlesbrough Homeless Football Club event

Some of our clients took part in a Middlesbrough Homeless Football Club Event – and won! Middlesbrough Homeless Football Club is a new movement designed to improve the health, confidence and life choices of homeless people across Teesside. Every month agencies field teams to compete in a local homeless league, the very best players being … Read more