Category Archives: News

Matrix Standard maintained

After an assessment on 20th February, The Hope Foundation has maintained the matrix standard for our Information, Advice and Guidance services.  Many thanks to the learners, staff and partners who spoke to Janette. We’re very humbled by some of the …

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Merry Christmas!

We’re now closed for Christmas.  Enjoy the festive break. We’re open as usual from 8.30am on Tuesday 2nd January. Merry Christmas

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We’re recruiting

A tutor and receptionist, supporting learners to gain qualifications, improve their quality of life and find employment. Closing date 23rd June.

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Success story: Lin!

Lin was referred to The Hope Foundation by jobcentreplus after being made redundant from BhS. She felt like she had numerous barriers to finding a new job: no IT skills, no CV or cover letter and her age, 62, seemed …

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Raising awareness of mental health on World Mental Health Day

Raising awareness of mental health by offering learners a free grey cake on World Mental Health Day. We’re inviting people to think about how those suffering from mental ill health can feel. Things people said: “It’s a fantastic way to …

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Hemlington Art Group

Ageing Better Middlesbrough are supporting a group of artists who meet every Tuesday 1:30pm – 3:30pm at Hemlington Library. The group recently held an exhibition of their work at St Barnabas Church Hall and with help from the Community Development …

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Live on the radio!

Ageing Better Middlesbrough staff, including Martin from The Hope Foundation, & members as well as Teesside University students were on BBC Tees Radio this morning talking about loneliness and isolation! You can listen again from 17 minutes into the Mike …

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Job Success for Ken!

Ken had worked for SSI for 25 years when it closed down and we was made redundant last year. The job seeking world he discovered was very different to how it had been in 25 years ago. Instead of finding …

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Hope receives learndirect 2015/16 Recognition Award

The Hope Foundation has been awarded the learndirect 2015/16 Recognition Award for Excellent Partnership Working to Enrich Learning Programmes. We work closely with a number of partners to provide a complete and rounded offer and to add value to our …

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Celebration of Achievement – April 2016

Celebrate your achievements at Linthorpe Resource Centre on 15th April from 2:00pm until 4:00pm. We also welcome learners to share their story about their time at the Hope – this could be about where you were when you first started …

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