Category Archives: Voluntary Sector

Catherine urges constituents to back Neighbourhood Food Collection appeal


Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, is urging her constituents to support the Neighbourhood Food Collection, the summer’s national food collection organised by Tesco in partnership with charities, The Trussell Trust and FareShare. The Neighbourhood Food Collection is aiming to provide at least four million meals to people in need this summer. To date, the campaign Continue Reading...

Tyneside MP hears about work of The Prince’s Trust in changing young lives

Catherine McKinnell & Prince's Trust Team programme participants

Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, joined up with youth charity The Prince’s Trust ‘Team programme’ and Tyne & Wear Fire & Rescue Service in Newcastle last week, to hear more about how the charity is helping to give disadvantaged young people in the area a fresh start and change their lives for the better. Continue Reading...

Catherine celebrates disabled kids’ achievements at star-studded ceremony

Catherine McKinnell MP at WhizzKidz awards 10072013

Newcastle Upon North MP, Catherine McKinnell, joined the disabled children’s charity Whizz-Kidz at a star-studded awards ceremony to celebrate the achievements of young disabled people from across the UK earlier this week. The Kidz Unlimited Awards, held in the House of Commons, and hosted by Channel 4’s Rick Edwards, showcased the talent and achievements of Continue Reading...