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#AChanceToTrade for local women

At The Millin Charity we have a real passion for helping women who are unemployed, and not really sure how to move forward, to discover enterprise as a route to learning new skills as well as also, possibly, as a way to become financially independent through...

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Inspiring local women | Fadia’s story

Fadia was unemployed but had an ambition – she dreamed of starting her own African catering business to become self-employed and make money for herself and her young family. Fadia's journey started when she started to volunteer as a cook at her local church, and then...

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SESSIONAL TUTOR OPPORTUNITY

The Millin Charity has a fantastic opportunity for a female sessional tutor to support with the delivery of accredited training courses to women in local communities in Newcastle. The opportunity The Millin Charity designs and delivers accredited enterprise-based...

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SEWING TUTOR OPPORTUNITY

SEWING TUTOR OPPORTUNITY 2.5 hrs/week for 14 weeks The Millin Charity is looking for a female Sewing Tutor to design and run sessions that will develop the sewing skills of members of our Women’s Trading Collective. The project The Women’s Trading Collective is an...

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BOARD MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES

The Millin Charity was established in 1999 to meet the needs of a dynamic and diverse local community, and today our staff, trustees and inspiring team of volunteers continue to innovate to fill the gaps that exist in mainstream services, so local people can find a...

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Inspiring local women | Wendi’s story

Wendi was unemployed and much of her time was taken up with caring responsibilities at home where she had also started to craft as a hobby. In 2016 she heard that The Millin Charity was holding a community market and got in touch to see if she could sell...

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Handmade bunting for sale!

We are so excited that our Women's Trading Collective’s first range of products are now ready to buy. Our member volunteers have worked tirelessly to produce beautifully hand crafted bunting - in both fabric and crocheted designs. If you would like to support this...

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Women’s Trading Collective launches!

Thanks to funding from Big Lotteries Reaching Communities, we are so pleased to launch our brand new Women’s Trading Collective, a unique women-led community enterprise project.

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Welcome to new Trustee Kerrey Baker

We are so pleased to welcome Kerrey Baker, Head of Member Engagement with Newcastle-based social lender Shared Interest Society, as the latest Trustee to join the Board of The Millin Charity.

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A successful pilot in Gateshead!

Our first venture into Gateshead has been a huge success, with over 50 women participating in the Local Women Local Enterprise pilot project funded by Gateshead Council and Big Lottery Awards for All.

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