Author Archives: Kate MacDonald

Church Stretton Day Opportunities Market Testing

Shropshire Council currently purchases a day opportunities service for adults with a learning disability in the town of Church Stretton with some outreach at least one day per week in the Bishops Castle area the components of which are as … Continue reading

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Countryside Maintenance Officer Job Vacancy

NB18/29 Countryside Maintenance Officer “An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of the Countryside Maintenance Team, within the Outdoor Partnerships Team. You will work as part of the Service’s Maintenance Team to provide practical improvement works on the Public … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

Big Lottery Fund Relaunches Reaching Communities England The Big Lottery Fund is seeking ideas for projects that will improve communities across England and will make grants of more than £10,000 available to support organisations that want to take action on … Continue reading

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Small Woods Association – Build A Bench Project

Small Woods are recruiting to their next 12 week Build a Bench programme starting on Thursday 14 May 2018. Build a Bench is a 12-week programme which provides people who live in Telford and Wrekin and Shropshire who are not … Continue reading

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Guidance For Responding To The Department For Transport’s Consultation

The Community Transport Association (CTA) has released a blog to support organisations responding to the Department of Transport’s consultation.  The resources they have developed are: A Guidance Document – This is intended to support your response to the consultation. It … Continue reading

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Get Started With Impact Management

Impact management is about using the information and data that you collect to improve programmes and services, by helping to show what is or isn’t working and what to do about it. The Impact Management Programme has co-designed a website … Continue reading

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Big Lottery Fund’s New Approach To Funding

Big Lottery Fund (BLF) have made changes to our funding so that it’s easier to apply for National Lottery funding. BLF have nearly tripled the number of staff they have across England, and they will be working more closely with … Continue reading

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Free Macmillan Cancer Awareness Course TELFORD 15 May 2018

To book your place, contact Sarah Bruce: swmidslearning@macmillan.org.uk 01904 756 410 Cancer Awareness Course Tuesday 15th May 2018, 9:30-16:00 Meeting Point House, Southwater Square, Telford TF3 4HS Places are available for this fully funded course! This information-filled day is aimed … Continue reading

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SROIcial Prescribing

Kensington and Chelsea Social Council and Envoy Partnership have published a report evaluating the impact of the self-care social prescribing model using a social return on investment approach (SROI). The report finds a number of beneficial impacts including reduced avoidable need for … Continue reading

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The Lobbying Act & Other Measures: NAVCA Need Your Views

NAVCA is supporting research on the impact of the Lobbying Act, carried out by Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK). It might feel like the sector has been talking non-stop about the Act, but it’s important to have the most up-to-date evidence … Continue reading

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