Author Archives: Sarah Nelsey

Shropshire RCC – COVID-19 Survey

Shropshire RCC is asking for your help to gather information about the local response to the  COVID-19 pandemic. We know that this galvanised a huge amount of community support locally to help people who would otherwise have been at a … Continue reading

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West Mercia PCC – Facebook Live event to discuss fairness and equality in policing

There’s one week left for people to submit their questions about race and hate crime. In a Facebook live event which is being broadcast on Monday 13th July, Chief Constable, Anthony Bangham and Police and Crime Commissioner, John Campion will discuss … Continue reading

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NVCO – Developing a contingency plan

Shropshire VCSA are in the process of compiling a library of documents to aid organisations’ recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic. If you have discovered anything really useful, we would love to hear from you at vcsassembly@shropshire.gov.uk NVCO have complied the … Continue reading

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Update from the Office for Civil Society

Charities receive over £32 million from dormant trusts Funding has been announced for the Revitalising Trusts programme, which takes funds lying dormant in the accounts of inactive or ineffective charities and puts them to charitable use. Since its launch in … Continue reading

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Shropshire Libraries Summer Update

Silly Squad Summer Reading Challenge 2020 (ages 4-11 yrs) The Summer Reading Challenge for youngsters is moving online this year! To sign up, children should go to summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/. They will need the email address and permission of a parent or … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

BAME Infrastructure Support Fund Accepting Applications The UK Community Foundations (UKCF) has launched this new fund to support Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis. The funding is intended to support … Continue reading

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NHS Volunteer Responder scheme will continue to offer support beyond the end of July

From Saturday 1 August, clinically extremely vulnerable people will no longer be advised to shield, however the NHS Volunteer Responder scheme will continue to help people who are at greater risk from coronavirus or who may be cautious about the … Continue reading

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Are charity staff as confident in their trustees as they are in themselves?

So earlier this week Civil Society News set up our own poll to see what charity staff think about their trustees. Huge caveats that this is a simple, unscientific, poll of our readers and we had 101 responses.  It should … Continue reading

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Hospital Transformation Survey

The Hospital Transformation team would like to hear your views on the sort of retail outlets that should be available in our hospitals after the reconfiguration and would really appreciate your input. Could you complete their survey here please: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DG7CDZP … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Job Title: Director of Finance and Resources Hours: 37 hours/week or part-time negotiable Salary: £40,000 per annum (pro-rata if part-time) Contract: Permanent Reporting to: CEO Base: Worcester with occasional travel to YSS offices across West Mercia – Homeworking during restricted C-19 period. At YSS we are … Continue reading

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