Author Archives: Sarah Nelsey

Volunteers’ Week 1 – 7 June 2019

Volunteers’ Week is a chance to celebrate and say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to celebrate volunteering in all its diversity. … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunites

Solving Together Fund Grants for organisations working in parental engagement, including social enterprises, charities and private enterprises, to support high-potential, early-stage interventions which use digital technology and aim to improve parental engagement in maths and maths outcomes for secondary students … Continue reading

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Charities minister calls for ‘bold’ progress on social value

Mims Davies has called for “really bold” progress to be made on implementation of the government’s reforms to the Social Value Act, but warned against adding “complexity” to the procurement process. The minister for civil society was speaking at the … Continue reading

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Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

At the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod they have been working on ways to increase our engagement with the community in Llangollen and give something back to the people in the locality. They endeavour to make the Eisteddfod more accessible to community groups … Continue reading

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Macmillan announced as charity partner for The Isle of Wight Festival 2019

Macmillan Cancer Support has been announced as the charity partner for this year’s Isle of Wight Festival and will open its World’s Biggest Coffee Morning Lounge backstage. On 13 to 16 June festival-goers can use Macmillan pop-up refresh stations and … Continue reading

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VCSA and SALC – Joint Funding Workshop 21.06.2019

   VCSA and SALC – Joint Funding Workshop 21.06.2019 Years of fundraising experience and understanding will be distilled into an informative and entertaining half-day workshop from the VCSA and SALC. Click here to book your free place. By attending you will gain knowledge … Continue reading

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Lingen Davies Trustee Advert

Join the Lingen Davies Board of Trustees. An opportunity has arisen for new trustees to join the Lingen Davies Cancer Fund at a really exciting time for our charity. Our £1.25 million 40th Anniversary Appeal has been a great success, … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

The Shropshire Star, along with the awards sponsors, are searching for the outstanding and selfless individuals and groups across the region who make a difference to the people around them – and usually don’t expect any recognition for what they do. They … Continue reading

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VCSA and SALC – Joint Funding Workshop 21.06.2019

   VCSA and SALC – Joint Funding Workshop 21.06.2019 Years of fundraising experience and understanding will be distilled into an informative and entertaining half-day workshop from the VCSA and SALC. Click here to book your free place. By attending you will gain knowledge … Continue reading

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The Hive’s Street Festival; Saturday 25th May, FREE to attend with fun activities for everyone! 

The Hive Street Festival – Saturday 25th May, 12pm – 4PM. FREE to attend! They’ll have live music, creative workshops, zombie drawing with Charlie Adlard, Andy McKeown’s light show, food stalls, pop-up shops, a clothes swap shop and plenty more. … Continue reading

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