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Places Called Home Funding

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We are delighted to share with you that we’ve been awarded #PlacesCalledHome funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and IKEA UK to support one of our upcoming events in the Backhouse park, which will enable us to get together the local people from all communities helping us to raise the awareness of the importance […]

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Family end of summer picnic and clean up

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On 4th of September 2021, International Community Organisation of Sunderland (ICOS) with the support from our amazing volunteers, organised a ‘family end of summer picnic and clean up’ at Backhouse Park. The event was supported by East Rangers Project (funded by Sunderland City Council).  The organisation of the event was a team effort, with ICOS […]

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Awards from Britain in Bloom

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ICOS Volunteers   You are the BEST! We would like to say a massive thank you to all volunteers for their ethics and commitment to Backhouse and Barley Mow Parks. We have received two awards from Britain in Bloom! All of your work is an inspiration to others. Well done, truly deserved! ICOS #BritainInBloom

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UK Anti Slavery Day 

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UK Anti Slavery Day  Slavery still exists. As we speak, an average of 1 in 200 people in the world are victims of modern slavery, deprived of freedom and exploited for their labour, forced into prostitution or domestic servitude. In the UK, there has been a 17% increase in victims since 2015. Every day, victims […]

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ICOS can help if you are mistreated by your employer

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When asked about the help and support received from ICOS, one of our clients said: “Before coming to ICOS, I felt worthless and just a number, I felt completely humiliated. I have received good advice and feel positive about the future”. Here at ICOS, we provide our clients with expert advice based on our clients’ […]