The SIGN Network want to help residents of the borough find out about events, groups and activities that take place in their local area - to help them connect with other people and make friends, do things they enjoy and learn new skills, and ultimately reduce their feelings of loneliness.
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According to a study by the Red Cross in partnership with Co-op, more than nine million adults in the UK are often or always lonely. Research from the ONS also found that about one in 20 people always or often felt lonely.
It can affect anyone, and is not just something that affects older people!
Help us to
The SIGN Network, with the support of North Tyneside Council, wants to let people know about the SIGN North Tyneside Directory – an online directory of events, groups, activities and services in the local area.
How can you help?
1. Visit the SIGN North Tyneside Directory online and find out what’s happening in your local area. Get involved in a group or an activity and start to feel the benefits of connecting with new people!
2. Tell your friends, neighbours and others about the campaign and the SIGN North Tyneside Directory. Support them to get online if you can.
3. If you run or attend a group, club or activity, tell us about it! You can add it to the SIGN North Tyneside Directory for free.
SIGN North Tyneside are supporting the national Campaign to End Loneliness.
We are also signed up to their campaign #BeMoreUs.
You can find out more about the national Campaign to End Loneliness and
#BeMoreUs by clicking on the link below