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Wishing you all a Happy Christmas!

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Year in Giving Report Published

According to a new report by GoFundMe, the UK is the fifth most generous country in the world, with Edinburgh being the most charitable place in the UK. The online giving platform has published its Year in Giving report, which ranks countries and cities … Continue reading

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Understanding domestic abuse for older people

As part of National Safeguarding Adults Week (18th to 24th November 2019); the Keeping Adults Safe in Shropshire Network and Telford Safeguarding Partnership held a joint event to raise the profile of the issue of Domestic Abuse and Older People.  Over 100 delegates … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year Signposting

Local NHS health professionals are advising residents where to go to get medical help and advice when their GP practice is closed this festive period. Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are reminding people that although GP … Continue reading

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Warmer Winter Appeal

Shropshire RCC has launched its annual campaign to support people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin who are struggling to keep their homes warm through winter. The Warmer Winter Appeal raises funds to give out as grants for emergency fuel and … Continue reading

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Job Vacancies

Caring for God’s Acre (CfGA), the national charity that promotes the conservation of churchyards and burial grounds, seeks to appoint an experienced Fundraiser. The successful candidate will have a track record in the charity sector and be passionate about conservation, … Continue reading

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Embrace – Resilience Wellbeing Ecosystem

Embrace Resilience Wellbeing Ecosystem Sign up to the Wellbeing Ecosystem and improve the mental health and resilience of your workforce. Funded by the Big Lottery there are free courses available, and a comprehensive ‘whole-organisation’ solution to any employer seeking to … Continue reading

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Grant News

Rural Start-Up Fund Forest Holidays has partnered with the Prince’s Countryside Fund to create the new Rural Start-Up Fund, with the aim of supporting new business ventures in rural areas of the UK. The scheme is intended to help entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Lloyds Bank Foundation Grants Programme The Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales has relaunched its grants programme Core funding grants worth up to £100,000 are available for small and local charities. Those eligible are charities with an income between … Continue reading

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New ESF Community Grants Programme tender announced

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has published Prior Information Notices (PINs) to alert the market to upcoming opportunities for the ESF 20014-2020 Programme. The opportunities include IP 1.4 Community Grant programmes for the Marches LEP for the More Developed … Continue reading

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