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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Success Story | Wendi

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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Dinah Bennett OBE joins our Board

Dinah Bennett OBE is the latest Trustee to join The Millin Charity Board of Trustees. Dinah is a published author, acclaimed speaker and a recognised expert in the field of entrepreneurship and enterprise.

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Credit Union branch at The Millin Charity

We are opening a new branch of Moneywise Credit Union which will be run by our local volunteers, and will open every Thursday from 10.30 am to 11.30 am at The Millin Charity at The Beacon on Westgate Road.

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Love your Lanes makes a difference to the West End

The Millin Charity has joined forces with a group of community organisations in the West End of Newcastle to deliver the 'Love your Lanes' project.  Supported through grants from the Leaf Environment Fund and the Greggs Foundation, the project has involved...

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