Author Archives: Sarah Nelsey

No-Deal Brexit and the voluntary sector

After a turbulent period for the UK parliament, there is still a great deal of uncertainty around Brexit and the manner of the UK’s departure from the European Union (EU). While there is still little certainty around what kind of … Continue reading

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Put your beneficiaries’ interests over your own, commission chief warns charity leaders

Helen Stephenson says in a blog published in advance of a possible general election that charities have the ability to heal social divides. Helen Stephenson, chief executive of the Charity Commission, has warned charities to avoid promoting their leaders’ views … Continue reading

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For the Record (Telford) – makes a real difference to people’s mental well-being

For the Record provides an informal opportunity to meet-up and chat about music. Perhaps tracks in your collection or memory that you think are better than the original version. Bring along any vinyls, cd’s tapes, gig shirts, tickets or simply … Continue reading

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Sir Stuart Etherington to lead project on strengthening NCVO’s ties with Europe

Sir Stuart Etherington will lead a project designed to strengthen NCVO’s links with Europe, after signing a joint declaration of unity with his counterparts in France and Germany this week. Today is Etherington’s last day as chief executive, with Karl … Continue reading

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New Suicide Prevention Zcards launched this week

A new card offering advice and support to those suffering from suicidal thoughts has been launched across Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin. The launch, at Shropshire’s Health and Wellbeing Board, marked World Suicide Prevention Day (Tuesday 10 September 2019) whereby … Continue reading

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RNLI faces newspaper criticism over its international work

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution has been criticised in three weekend newspapers about its work overseas. RNLI issued a strong rebuttal, saying it was proud of its international programmes, which represent a very small proportion of total spending, and that it had … Continue reading

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Sleep Well Flash Clinic 07.10.2019 at Bridgnorth Baptist Church

This workshop is open to anyone, especially those from seldom-heard groups but is most beneficial for those with mild symptoms of common mental health difficulties such as stress, anxiety, depression/low mood. Attendees do not have to be a Foodbank or … Continue reading

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Good Finance LIVE! comes to the Midlands!

Good Finance LIVE! will take place at BVSC in Birmingham on 29th October and is a FREE one-day event giving social enterprises, charities and community businesses who are looking for repayable finance the chance to: Meet a range of social … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

European Cultural Foundation Action Grants The European Cultural Foundation nurtures a socially engaged and culturally rooted civil society across Europe. The Foundation supports cultural changemakers and their projects through grants, exchanges, online platforms and incubator programmes. It seeks to connect … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Stay ahead of the emerging technology trends changing the landscape of today’s health, education, care and housing agendas About this Event After the success of Tech Severn Seed in 2017 and Tech Severn 2018, Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury will once … Continue reading

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