Category Archives: Voluntary Sector

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...

Tyneside MP joins local ASDA staff for Children in Need

ASDA Westerhope Children in Need

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, joined staff at the ASDA supermarket in Westerhope yesterday (16th November) to support their fundraising activities for Children in Need 2011. ASDA staff wore pyjamas for the day to raise funds, whilst the store also organised tombolas, a raffle, and children’s drawing and cake-decorating competitions. Catherine, who is the Shadow Continue Reading...