Unemployment within the coalfields communities has had a deep and lasting impact since the closure of the mines in the mid-eighties. While new opportunities exist, there are still hundreds of thousands of people out of work facing barriers to connect them to the nearest jobs.
In a bid to address this, we work as a broker to divert employment programmes, local job opportunities or apprenticeship and training schemes into the communities.
Farnworth Baptist Church, the organisation working with residents to transform the local community, has received over £9,000 in funding from the Coalfield Community Investment Programme.Read more
Real Deal Plus, the Ashington based charity that helps to improve the lives and futures of people across the local area, is celebrating after receiving over £8,000 in funding from the Coalfields Community Investment Programme, delivered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust.Read more
Gateway North East, the Sunderland and Durham based charity that provides skills and development training for local residents who have learning difficulties, has received just under £10,000 in funding thanks to Coalfields Community Investment Programme.Read more
CORE (Calverton Oasis Resources and Education), the Calverton based charity that aims to enhance local people’s employability and life skills, is celebrating after receiving £10,000 in funding as a result of the Coalfields Community Investment Programme.
The £10,000 in funding, will allow the charity to employ both a Careers Advisor and a Life Coach, each working within the job club for a total of 4 hours a week over a 12-month period.Read more
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has announced that its Coalfields Communities Investment Programme has supported more than 200 people into work in the last year, boosting the economy by over £3 million*Read more
Muddy Fork, the Retford based mental health charity, has received over £5,000 in funding thanks to the Coalfields Community Investment Programme, delivered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, the only organisation dedicated to supporting former coalmining communities.Read more
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust, the only organisation dedicated to helping former mining towns and communities, has given previously unemployed Athersley resident, Sue Cater, the opportunity to secure full and part-time freelance work as a result of the Communities that Work Programme.Read more
The Shotton Partnership 2000, the charity that provides vocational and educational training for local residents, is celebrating after it received more than £8,500 from the Coalfields Community Investment Programme, delivered by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, the only organisation dedicated to supporting former mining towns and villages.Read more