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Volunteering at COCO – by Joe Smith

  My name is Joe, a final year history student at Newcastle University. As part of the university’s final year Career Development Module, which encourages students to gain experience in a work environment, I volunteered at COCO from September 2016 to March 2017. I chose COCO as the range of tasks available was appealing for…
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Being bold for change

[gallery type="slideshow" link="file" size="large" ids="5393,5388,5389,5391,5390,5399,5402,5383,5394,5384,5392,5396,5398"] Last Wednesday was International Women's Day, and to celebrate Newcastle University Business School and COCO organised an event "Celebrating Women in Women in the World of Work: Breaking the Glass Ceiling."  The theme of 2017's International Women's Day was "Be Bold For Change", and we were joined by three speakers…
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Lisa’s back from Maasailand!

IN JANUARY 2017, LISA TOOK PART IN THE MAASAI CYCLE CHALLENGE IN KENYA, CYCLING 150KM WITH COMBINED INCLINES HIGHER THAN MOUNT KILIMANJARO!  SHE WROTE THIS BLOG AS A THANKS TO ALL HER SPONSORS FOR THEIR SUPPORT, AND WE THINK IT DESCRIBES PRETTY WELL WHAT AN AMAZING, BUT TOUGH, CHALLENGE IT IS! Jambo everyone! I’ve just come back…
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In memory of Simon Rawcliffe

Simon Rawcliffe was a great supporter of COCO, who sadly passed away in 2013.  As a legacy to this great man, Simon’s wife Lisa and son Sam began fundraising for COCO in his memory.  This Christmas the ambitious target of £8000 was met! Lisa and Sam are very proud of what they have achieved, and…
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