Events

Awards for crime reduction presented by north east charity Nepacs

Professionals working with prisoners, ex-prisoners or those sentenced to community punishments have been presented with awards for their efforts to reduce re-offending by north east charity Nepacs. The awards for helping people resettle in the community and rebuild their lives have been given annually by Nepacs since 2004. 2018 is a special ...

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Long service awards presented at Nepacs annual development day

Congratulations to all the recipients of Nepacs long service awards at yesterday's Nepacs training and development day including Catherine Stacey, Lorraine Derbyshire, Linda Fenwick, Margaret Smith, Fiona Booth, Helen Attewell, Hilary Stanway and Linda Potter who are pictured. We were delighted that Dr Stephen Cronin, High Sheriff of County Durham was ...

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Local charity holds open day for National Volunteer Week

A north east charity is holding a volunteer open day at HMP Deerbolt near Barnard Castle as part of this year’s National Volunteer Week celebrations. Nepacs has worked across the north east region for over 135 years to help support a positive future for prisoners, their friends and families.   Nepacs is ...

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Celebrating 25 years of supporting families at HMP Northumberland

A north east charity, Nepacs, celebrated the 25th anniversary of the official opening of the visitors’ centre at HMP Northumberland (formerly HMP Acklington and HMYOI Castington) with a celebration event on Monday 30 April 2018. Nepacs has worked across the north east for over 135 years to help support a positive ...

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Zip wire fundraising challenge for Holme House team

On 21 May 2018 five members of our Nepacs team based at HMP Holme House (Selina Royal, Sarah Stokes, Sandi Long, Sam Clark and Mary Barnard) and a member of the CRC Through the Gate team (Ruth Bibbings) will take to the dizzy heights of Wales in aid of Nepacs. They are ...

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Local charity holds open day near Morpeth for potential volunteers

Nepacs is currently seeking new volunteers to help support families and children of prisoners at HMP Northumberland near Morpeth. We have a fantastic team of volunteers working across the region, but are particularly keen to recruit more volunteers at HMP Northumberland located at Acklington near Morpeth. HMP Northumberland is a category ...

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