Author Archives: Kate MacDonald

Social Value Act Reform

The government has committed to strengthening the Social Value Act and to use more voluntary sector organisations to deliver public services. David Lidington, Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster announced the plans during a … Continue reading

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The Value Of Small – Share Your Thoughts

Last week, Lloyds Bank Foundation for England & Wales launched the findings of major national research commissioned on the impact of small, local level charities and the challenges to survival that they face. The Value of Small study was carried … Continue reading

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Lloyds Bank Foundation: Bettering Lives Newsletter

Click here to read the latest newsletter from Lloyds Bank Foundation including: an update of their new strategy a report on the “value of small” training opportunities plus more!

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Check On Older Neighbours During Heatwave

Whilst many of us are enjoying this hot weather, spare a thought for older people who may need some help during these extreme temperatures. Local charity Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin is urging people to check on older neighbours … Continue reading

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Information From Beam

Attached below is the most up-to-date information about Beam’s drop in service.  As you will see from this, Beam are opening a new venue very soon! Further information about this will follow, including what days they will be running drop-in … Continue reading

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Partnership Collaboration Meeting

Landau would like to invite you to a partnership meeting to explore future partnership opportunities. Landau is scoping its services in preparation for future funding opportunities, and would like to explore other partnership opportunities and hope this will be of … Continue reading

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BBO Job Vacancy

    Volunteering Officer Initially a temporary 1 year contract    Salary £20,000 pro rata per annum, 22.5 hours per week Oswestry Community Action, Qube is an independent charity serving the community across North Shropshire. An exciting opportunity has arisen … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

UK Space Agency in £4 Million NHS Funding Initiative The UK Space Agency has announced a joint initiative with NHS England in which innovators will bid for money to turn technology originally designed for space into medical applications that improve … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: EARLY HELP

Plans to deliver children’s centres services from six new family hubs across Shropshire are out to public consultation until 12 July 2018, and people are being urged to have their say. Under the proposals, services would be delivered from six key buildings instead … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: Minimum Income Guarantee – For Organisations AND Individuals

People of pensionable age asked their views on proposals to change the Minimum Income Guarantee. People of pensionable age who receive and pay for their care in Shropshire, are being asked their views on proposals to change the Minimum Income … Continue reading

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