Category Archives: News

Free fundraising: Turn your clutter into donations for Hope

Fundraising just got easier! Thanks to a little thinking outside the box, you can now donate your unwanted books, games, CDs and DVDs to support our work through Virgin Money Giving. Download the Ziffit app to #DeclutterAndDonate and choose to …

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Hope 2 Work is back on Tuesdays and Thursdays

We’re back with an all new Careers area.  Drop in to find out about hot jobs and our Careers Advisors and volunteers will help you with your applications. There’s free internet access too….  We were busy during the lockdown and …

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Free level 2 courses

The Hope Foundation has teamed up with the Skills Network to offer free, accredited level 2 courses in: childcare business health and social care retail health and wellbeing and personal development. Gain access to exciting and flexible distance learning content …

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We’re looking for volunteers!

We are looking for volunteers! We need support tutors to help out in English and ICT classrooms and someone handy who can do some odd jobs now and again. If you’re interested then please email your CV to

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Shortlisted for the Tees Tech awards

The Tees Tech awards are on 1st July, hosted by Tees Business in association with DigitalCity and Middlesbrough Digital. We’re really excited to have been shortlisted in the Tees Tech for Good category for our role in creating #furbdit with …

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Our CyberCafe is reopening on Monday 19th April.

We will be open during our normal office hours. You must have an appointment and follow our covid safety guidance.   

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listen to Sue on BBC Radio Tees!

Sue was invited to BBC Radio Tees to talk about how Hope is committed to Digital Inclusion and the launch of furbdit. (from 2:24) If you have devices to donate head to!

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Census Support @ Hope

The Hope Foundation is helping local people without internet access or digital skills to complete their Census questionnaire. The organisation is part of a network of Census Support Centres supporting people across England and Wales. The Census Support Centres are …

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Thank you Jet Aire for your donation

A massive thank you to Jet Aire Services for donating 15 Chromebooks to Hope’s Digital Inclusion work; providing essential digital resources to local families and children.

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We’re recruiting for TWO Wellbeing Support Officers

Ageing Better Middlesbrough has successfully secured funding until March 2022 to develop an Older People‚Äôs Wellbeing Support Service. The service will offer support to people in Middlesbrough aged over 50 who had been impacted by the pandemic (please see additional …

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