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Need help with a community task?

GoodGym York  is a community of people who keep fit and do good deeds in the community. They can help charitable and community projects with almost any physical task not requiring specialist skills i.e. gardening, laying wood

Community projects

Men’s clothing needed for York asylum seekers

Refugee Action York are looking for the men’s clothing for the asylum seekers they support. Men’s T-shirts – small and medium Men’s trainers/yesterday shoes – sizes 41-44 Men’s sportswear – joggers, tracksuits, sports t-shirts and

Web Design

New website for York Racial Equality Network

We were delighted to be commissioned recently to revamp the York Racial Equality Network (YREN) website. The well known charity had a tired website that staff found hard to keep updated with their many excellent

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’