Recovery Running On Tour 2022
Published at 12-10-2021

It’s been a while since my last running blog back at the start of the first lockdown, when I did the Metric Marathon of 26.2km in my back garden as part of the 2.6 national event (I've just about got over the dizziness!). Only one other event since then, when in the third lockdown I managed to run the equivalent distance (131.5 miles) of visiting all our services back in February this year.

Double Impact Academies Awarded Direct Claims Status
Published at 29-06-2021

Double Impact's educational provision for people recovering from addictions has been awarded Direct Claims Status for the second time running by the Skills & Education Group

National Lottery Community Fund awards 4-year grant for new Notts project
Published at 18-05-2021

Double Impact Services, the drug and alcohol recovery charity, has received a 4-year grant of £479,805 from The National Lottery Community Fund to support people in Nottinghamshire with alcohol and drug issues.

Double Impact announced as finalists in the Centre for Social Justice Awards
Published at 21-01-2021

Addiction and lack of education are two of the root causes of poverty, as identified by the Centre for Social Justice, a think tank whose aim is to inform government policy to tackle these root causes. We have recently been chosen as finalists in their 2021 Awards, in recognition of our work to combat these.

Graham’s #FIT4FEB blog - Give Your New Year’s Resolutions a second chance!
Published at 20-01-2021

Every year many people start the New Year making resolutions to do something about their health, mental health or fitness. Unfortunately many of those resolutions are lost during the month of January – that’s where our February challenge #FIT4FEB campaign steps in!

Graham’s #FIT4FEB blog - How to do your own ‘virtual’ fundraiser using JustGiving and Strava
Published at 16-12-2020

Whether it’s knitting jelly, herding cats or something more traditional like running or cycling that’s your idea of a personal challenge, it’s now possible to fundraise at the same time for a charity of your choice.

Towards Work Programme
Published at 15-12-2020

The Towards Work programme will support you to overcome personal barriers and help you get into employment, education or training. It is a voluntary service that offers personalised, one to one support to help you reach your goals.

Supporting recovery from addiction through the pandemic
Published at 24-11-2020

Double Impact are a Nottingham-based charity which helps people to recover fully from drug and alcohol addiction. We help over 900 people a year across Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

TTK Confectionery & Double Impact Charity Partnership
Published at 18-11-2020

TTK Confectionery, the multi-award winning food gifting specialist, have worked with us as one of their chosen charity partners since 2018, as a result of their connection with Café Sobar, a social enterprise run by the charity which provides work experience to people in recovery from addictions.

Cafe Sobar joins campaign to offer free meals for children over half-term
Published at 02-11-2020

Over the October half-term holiday, Cafe Sobar has supported the campaign started by footballer Marcus Rashford to feed schoolchildren at risk of going hungry, by providing a free meal, drink and fruit to anyone who needs the service.

Cafe Sobar awarded a NatWest Social & Community Capital Grant
Published at 22-09-2020

Local social enterprise, Cafe Sobar, has been awarded a grant by the Natwest Social & Community Capital Coronavirus Fund, to support it to re-open following closure due to the coronavirus crisis.

Double Impact receives grant to develop more digital services for people recovering from addictions
Published at 22-09-2020

Double Impact has been awarded funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund, to develop and adapt more online services for people recovering from addictions.