News

Cafe Sobar is 5 years old!
Published at 29-01-2019

Double Impact’s social enterprise, Cafe Sobar, is 5 years old this week. The cafe was set up to give people in recovery a safe place to socialise and to provide voluntary work experience to those in recovery.

Lincolnshire Academy Celebration Event
Published at 12-12-2018

Students from the Lincolnshire Academy attended a special celebration event with staff, family and friends. All the students have achieved accredited units, awards and certificates including Mentoring Skills.

NRN and Clean Slate Academies Certificate Presentation Event
Published at 12-12-2018

In October, we celebrated our Nottingham Recovery Network and Clean Slate Academy students’ hard work and success at our certificate presentation event.

Access to Heritage Exhibition
Published at 12-12-2018

Our Access to Heritage project is now finished. We’re really pleased to mark the end of the project by sharing this short film which was made by our friends at Crocodile House.

Graham’s Blog – The Robin Hood Half Marathon (30.09.2018)
Published at 04-10-2018

The final one of the twenty Half Marathon challenge arrived, and fittingly it was time to run around my adopted home of Nottingham, with 24 other people running for Double Impact and raising funds along the way.

Graham’s Blog – The Worcester City Half Marathon (16.09.2018)
Published at 18-09-2018

I suspected that any half marathon following the infamous Great North Run would feel like an anti-climax. With this in mind, and to combat that possibility, I decided to run the Worcester Half Marathon.

College studies make positive impact on rehabilitated students
Published at 13-09-2018

Tutors at West Nottinghamshire College have joined forces with Double Impact to offer rehabilitated drug and alcohol users with tailored support and learning – and the confidence to run their own event.

Graham’s Blog – The Great North Run (09.09.2018)
Published at 12-09-2018

All too quickly the Great North Run has come and gone from my schedule, and my bucket list: hundreds of charities being supported by thousands of volunteers and tens of thousands of runners doing 13.1 miles for all those great causes. So – what’s the Great North really like and does it live up to all the hype?

Graham’s Blog – The Kenilworth Half-Marathon (02.09.2018)
Published at 05-09-2018

September is always an important time for our charity as it is International Recovery Month and traditionally we highlight our work and celebrate addiction recovery.

Graham’s Blog – The Great Yarmouth Half-Marathon (12.08.2018)
Published at 16-08-2018

This time I went as far east in this country as you can go to take part in the Great Yarmouth Half Marathon.

Double Impact featured in this month’s DDN Magazine
Published at 12-07-2018

The July/August issue of Drink and Drug News is now available online and features a headline article written by Double Impact’s own Business Development Manager, Eleanor Youdell.

Graham’s Blog – The Leamington Spa Half-Marathon (01.07.2018)
Published at 03-07-2018

With the forecast of extremely hot conditions for the Leamington Spa Half-Marathon, this one would need to be treated with the utmost respect.