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Flying High at NELSAM

Last week two separate groups of our members have visited the North East Land, Sea & Air Museum at Usworth, near to the Nissan Factory.  On the Tuesday Betty Dugdale, Ronnie Sokell, Stacey Reid and Stacey Wilson enjoyed a great day out exploring the exhibits and also by acting out as Second World War Air Wardens, Read More

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Canvas Brightens Our Centre

The Art Group at NDRC, has skilfully completed the new canvas that was first posted on NDRC’s Facebook back on the 10th May. It is carefully decorated with coloured paper to depict a beautiful arrangement of bright blooms and spearhead shaped leaves. This large canvas is now on display within the Centre.       Read More

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Democracy Rules…OK.

Client members of NDRC held one of their regular meetings to discuss the Centre and how it does or does not meet their needs or fulfill their wishes. These gatherings are important so that the rights of our members are protected and also that their voices have an opportunity to be heard. Everyone has a Read More

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Double Success!

Two related items of news have recently made all of us at NDRC very proud of two members of our ever excellent staff. Support Worker John Lawrence has just qualified for a BIIAB Diploma in Management at Level 3. Very well done John. After all your work you deserve Every congratulation that comes your way. Read More

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Farewell To Callum.

Here at NDRC we have always been fortunate with the quality of our volunteer workers.  One of the most popular of our volunteers it has to be said was Callum.  From the moment he stepped over our threshold his wide warm smile helped to make him friends amongst members and staff alike. Sadly we had Read More

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St’rolling in Herrington Park.

NDRC Care workers Sharon Lawson and Anne Macaskill together with volunteer Callum accompanied  an energetic group of members in an enjoyable st’roll in local Herrington Country Park.  Always a beautiful and welcoming place to visit with open views across to Penshaw Monument, Shiney Row and Herrington it has miles of even pathways and a scenic Read More

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Members Brilliant Mat.

Arts and Crafts tutor Leigh at NDRC has been working with members on producing a very colourful mat.  This isn’t just a token effort, this is the real thing. Beautiful enough to be hung on a wall or displayed on a floor, a theme of flowers has been used. The result can only be said Read More

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Well done to our bakers!

Carolyn Weaver, Mark little and Craig Holyoak were so successful at making and baking their huge plateful of puffed up Yorkshire puddings that we thought you might like to see just how pleased with themselves they are.  If their smiles get any bigger the Yorkshire puddings won’t be the only things that are all puffed Read More

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New Manager at NDRC

We are very pleased to have a new manager at NDRC. Her name is Claire Corfield and whilst Claire has only been with us a short time (about eight weeks) staff and members alike have noted her friendly yet professional approach to her work and we are happy to welcome Claire to NDRC. Here is Read More

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Fran and baby Thomas called in today…

It was great to see Fran and young Thomas again when they called in the other day  to see NDRC members and staff. (Photos from 2016.) Thomas introduced himself to David and Denise.

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