Monday, October 31, 2011

Movie Night - The Golden Compass

Monday 21st November 2011 at The Blyth Isabella Centre. 6.30pm

The Golden Compass

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.

Adults £2.00 Children £1.00

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Bolam Avenue Closure

Bolam Avenue in Blyth will be closed during the period 14th - 16th November for resurfacing works.

Isabella Ward Councillor's Surgery

Councillor Gordon Webb will be holding a surgery on Saturday 5th November 10.30 am - 11.30 am at the Blyth Isabella Centre. All residents of the Isabella Ward are welcome to attend.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Karate Grading Session - What Happened on the Day?

The South Beach Karate Club based at the Blyth Isabella Centre, under instructor Joe Mee, held a training and grading session during one Sunday in October 2011. Grading was undertaken by special guest Sensai Frank Brennan (7th Dan).

The day was a great success with all students of the SB Karate Club improving their grading. Students travelled from far and wide to attend. One student came all the way from Liverpool and commented that the flooring was one of the best for Karate in the whole country.

Karate Club is open to all from 5 years and upwards. They meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays 7.00pm - 8.30pm. A small charge applies.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Computing and the Internet for Newbies Give an Hour Day

A complete beginner to the Internet?  Want to get online and see what the fuss is all about. Got one hour to spare with us on Wed 2nd November at the Blyth Isabella UK Online Centre? We want to help! Spread the word!

Sunday, October 23, 2011

First Aid and Food Hygiene Courses Fully Booked

The First Aid and Food Hygiene courses to be hosted by Skillshare NE at the Blyth Isabella Centre during November are now fully booked. Thanks to all those who enquired about the courses and apologies to those that were not able to reserve a place.

Friday, October 21, 2011

12 Hour Crop - Photos of the Event

The Isabella Crop Circle Club held their annual 12 Hour Crop in early October. The scrapbooking class attracted another full house of participants from all over the region. For more photos and information from the day visit the Isabella Crop website   Isabella 12hr Crop October 2011

Age UK - New Gutter Cleaning Service

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Wednesday Evening Crafting Class

Starting on Wednesday 12th October for 10 weeks leading up to Christmas a special new Crafting Class. See Flyer below for more details...

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Essential Training for Community Groups

SkillShare North East Ltd 
Providing training to voluntary and community groups

SkillShare North East are based in Hartlepool but have a role to provide support to the community and voluntary sector throughout the North East. They are currently looking to provide more support and training in the northern part of the region, having focused to a certain extent on the southern part in the past. They have funding to provide this valuable training in our region, so all the courses are completely FREE to community groups. This is a great, and unique, opportunity to take advantage of gaining some useful skills for your group. Bookings can be made either through the Isabella Community Centre or with SkillShare NE direct.
Telephone    01429 868353


3 November 2011                   10.00 am - 4.00 pm                Isabella Community Centre


22 November 2011                 10.00 am - 4.00 pm               Isabella Community Centre


27 October 2011                     10.00 am - 4.00 pm                Isabella Community Centre


08 November 2011                10.00 am - 4.00 pm                Isabella Community Centre 
Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work
One day Emergency First Aid for the appointed person—this course covers:

  • Candidates must be able to successfully carry out Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation to pass this course.

    Incident Management
  • CPR
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Breaks and fractures
  • Control of bleeding
  • Causes of unconsciousness
The course will identify the roles and responsibilities of a First Aider.

Level 2 Food Safety in Catering
This is a one day course covering the awareness of Food Safety for the caterer, including:

  • Assessment for successful completion is a written multiple choice examination at the end of the course. 

  • Cooking food
  • Food management and storage
  • Personal hygiene
  • Food contamination
  • Premises
  • Cleaning
 A recommended certificated qualification for people working in catering (Chartered Institute of Environmental Health).

Income Generating & Copyright
This session gives participants the opportunity to consider a range of income generating opportunities for their groups with particular emphasis on copyright.
The session covers:
·         Introduction to copyright
·         Contracts for Service and Contracts of Service
·         Obtaining copyright
·         Rights and Licensing
The session is very practical, giving participants the opportunity to work on their own ideas for income generating.

Campaigning & Lobbying
Knowing who to lobby, when it might make the most impact and how to publicise your message will make a real difference to the outcome of a campaign.  This programme is aimed at would-be campaigners and those who have taken part in a campaign but would like to find out how to build on their previous experience.  Looking at developing a credible case for change in communities and working out a campaign strategy, the workshop focuses on issues faced by campaigners and offers practical advice and information to participants. 
·         Understand why people become involved in campaigns
·         Know how to develop a credible case for change
·         Know how to produce a campaign strategy
SkillShare NE also facilitate courses in Paediatric First Aid and Managing Community Organisations Level 2 and 3. If there is a demand for these courses we will run them. Please make enquiries.

Isabella Pit Reclamation - Day of Action

Monday, October 3, 2011

Movie Night - Step Up 3

A dedicated group of street dancers battle it out with hip-pop group to see who is the best.

Isabella Community Centre in association with Doorstep Pictures presents STEP UP 3 on Monday 17th October 2011 at 6.30pm. Please note this film will unfortunately NOT be shown in 3D format.

Adults £2.00   Children £1.00

Meals on Wheels

The Isabella Community Centre in conjuction with Age UK Northumberland provide a Meals on Wheels service. For more details and how you can access this service see below: