Category Archives: National News

Volunteers Week 1-7 June 2017

Local: Are you doing anything to celebrate Volunteers Week 2017 in Shropshire? If so, send us your news items by Thursday 25th May to vcsassembly@shropshire.gov.uk and we’ll advertise them for you week beginning 29th May – just in time for volunteers … Continue reading

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Important Information About Voting In The General Election On 8 June

The UK general election will be held on Thursday 8 June 2017. In this election you elect a Member of the UK Parliament to represent your constituency. In the Shropshire Council area three constituencies are up for election: Ludlow; North … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

Fundraising opportunities for the new (and old) £1 coin There are likely to be fundraising opportunities for charities both around the launch of the new £1 coin and across the transition period. Michael Birtwistle’s piece looks into them, and UK … Continue reading

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Data Protection: News and Updates

Fundraisers and other charity staff alike need to know that GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is coming, and despite leaving the EU, it will still apply to charities. Are you ready? It’s worth checking out the ICO’s pages on the … Continue reading

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Table Tennis England Launches Loop

Now community groups can get in the Loop The Loop family is set to get bigger as Table Tennis England launches Loop in the Community. The latest component of the Loop initiative will allow community organisations to buy subsidised tables, … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner – Victims Fund Opens for 2017/18 The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner’s Victims Fund is providing one funding round in 2017/18. The Fund was set up in 2015 by PCC David Jamieson to … Continue reading

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The King’s Fund Publishes Report On Organising Care On The NHS Front Line

The King’s Fund have published a report containing a series of essays that have been collated, introduced and summaries by Chris Ham and Don Berwick. The essays have been written by a range of authors including, frontline clinicians, managers, quality … Continue reading

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Stop Loan Sharks Community Fund 2017/18

New funding available from The England Illegal Money Lending Team to be used to benefit local communities. The good news is that for the year 2017-2018 organisations will be able to apply for  up to £5,000 to directly target an … Continue reading

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The National CAMHS Conference 2017 London

Children and Young People’s Mental Health: Taking Early Action 6th July 2017, Royal National Hotel, London Join us at The National Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Conference, we are overwhelmed with the response we have had so far with … Continue reading

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General Election: What Charities Can And Cannot Do

Last week Prime Minister Theresa May called a General Election for 8 June. Many charities may be wondering how to engage with the public and politicians to raise awareness of issues that matter to them and their communities. Charities play … Continue reading

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