Category Archives: Events

International Women’s Day – Lorenzo Wareham

International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8th in honour of movements towards equality and women’s rights. The first historical observance of a day celebrating women was held in New York in 1909, with the day eventually becoming adopted by the United Nations in 1975. Recent years have looked at the UN’s “Planet…
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Partnership with Newcastle International Film Festival

We are very excited to be the chosen charity for the first ever Newcastle International Film Festival (NiFF)! Both NiFF and COCO are proudly based here in the North East, but have a global reach and outlook. The Newcastle International Film Festival is a four day event taking place across venues throughout Newcastle-upon-Tyne between March 29th…
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In September we held an event with some of our closest supporters to celebrate having worked together to reach a total of £4 million to create brighter futures overseas. Thank you to the event sponsors Muckle LLP, to everyone who joined us on the night, and to all of you for supporting COCO's partners overseas.

2017 Coast to Coast

  • Made it to the top!
  • Ready for day 2
  • Into Country Durham
  • The Greens at the finish
  • Well deserved lunch break
  • Off they go!
  • Enjoying the down hills
  • Taking good care
  • Made it to the first checkpoint
  • Support on standby
  • Smiley faces
  • First to the top of Hartside pass
  • Hartside summit
  • At the top
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We had a fantastic time this weekend on our annual Coast-to-Coast cycle challenge, cycling 137 miles from Whitehaven to Tynemouth. Congratulations to the winning team "The Odd Squad", Jennifer, Andy and Tom!

Special thanks to the amazing team of volunteers who came out and supported the cyclists, and to Cintra HR and Payroll Services for sponsoring the event.

Here are a few photos of a great weekend.

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