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Jobs

People with a criminal conviction should still apply

We absolutely love that some employers go above and beyond to support, help and include marginalised people.  That’s why when we see a tweet from the boss of Timpsons specifically saying that job hunters with

Community projects

A bonding allotment project for refugees

Students and staff from York St John have been working alongside Refugee Action York to provide community allotments for refugees. Having transformed a disused allotment on Haxby Road, refugees now have a space to plant

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York libraries and Reading Cafes reopen

Many of York Explore libraries and Reading Cafes are open and ready to welcome people back for drop in, browsing, and a friendly chat. Quiet study space will be available again too, but you will

Social Business

Chocolatier joins our tribe

We are delighted to welcome social enterprise Chocolate & Co to our offices on Rougier Street. Chocolate & Co are a charitable offshoot of excellent local artisan chocolate makers, Choc Affair. Joe caught up with

Future York

Funky outdoor dining areas transform York

Seating and dining areas have been popping up in York since outdoor hospitality has re-opened, giving tourists, and locals, the opportunity to enjoy our city in a new way.  The York Bid, in partnership with

Introducing

INTRODUCING…. Hilary Conroy
amplifying disabled voices in York

Too often individuals are reduced to one of our identities (our gender, age, skin colour, impairment, housing status, income, mental health diagnosis, accent, postcode and many others). Assumptions are then made about our character, trustworthiness, abilities, needs, vulnerabilities, right to access certain services, and risk. We all need to look at the assumptions we are making about others and how this impacts on our ability to offer true equality in our work.

Community projects

Badly Drawn Pets fundraiser is a success

Keep your pet’s ‘Badly drawn pets’ initiative raises over £2,500 Starting out with a target of just £500, York organisation ‘Keep your pet’ (KYP) has to date raised over £2,500 from its ‘Badly drawn pet’

Tribe North

Work begins on our first Tribe North

We are excited to have achieved planning permission to create the first box park under our Tribe brand. Set just a minute’s walk from Carlisle City Centre, nestled in the shadows of the iconic Carlisle

Support

Support for the unemployed

York Mind’s Action Towards Inclusion programme is reaching out to people who are unemployed who are finding it difficult to get the confidence to look for work or training. Through one-on-one emotional and practical support

Community projects

Saving a local boxing club

Well, that’s an interesting way to end a week! I got a call from a York resident on Friday to inform me that a local boxing club with a huge social impact, is facing closure

Community projects

Delivering Easter Eggs to a local school

I got a message Wednesday afternoon – from a friend who’s daughter goes to Tang Hall Primary School – that many kids at the school would be going without Easter Eggs this year. Through my