Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 8
  • Deficit latest year: -2
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +5
  • Gov Income
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 8 ?

DARLINGTON AND DISTRICT TALKING NEWSPAPER ASSOCIATION 

Providing people living in Darlington and the surrounding area who are blind, visually impaired or who have another disability or illness which prevents them from reading printed material by the provision of a free news and information service.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been very successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received income from Government contracts
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Income was significantly lower than spending in the latest year

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/12/23£5,325£7,353£-2,02840
31/12/22£3,310£4,718£-1,40840
31/12/21£2,352£7,374£-5,02240
31/12/20£3,058£6,181£-3,12330
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 4 years

http://darlingtontalkingnewspaper.co.uk

dtnewspaper@outlook.com

01325465101

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
GiG Classification
  • Services for people with disabilities
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Darlington,
Who it helps
  • People With Disabilities

Who's supporting them? ?

We have no records of donations from grant makers.

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 10/03/2020, number: 1188452
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Risk management
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
4 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from DARLINGTON AND DISTRICT TALKING NEWSPAPER ASSOCIATION on 23/11/2021
Main office

1D Birch House
80 Eastmount Road
Darlington
DL1 1LA

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE THE RELIEF OF PEOPLE LIVING IN DARLINGTON AND THE SURROUNDING AREA WHO ARE BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED OR WHO HAVE ANOTHER DISABILITY OR ILLNESS WHICH PREVENTS THEM FROM READING PRINTED MATERIAL BY THE PROVISION OF A FREE NEWS AND INFORMATION SERVICE.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
CharityBase
Authorised officials of this charity can add information to this page (including a Donate Now button) for no cost

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