Category Archives: National News

Digital Inclusion

Last local paper shuts so elderly ring MP for news Elderly people are so starved of information after their last local paper closed, an MP has said, they are calling his office for news updates. Robert Halfon, MP for Harlow … Continue reading

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Funding News

National Lottery Heritage Fund (Heritage Lottery Fund) The National Lottery Grant for Heritage is an open programme for all types of heritage projects in the UK, including local, regional and national heritage. Heritage can mean different things to different people. … Continue reading

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National Association of Local Councils considers Loneliness

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) joint work with the Local Government Association (LGA) and The Campaign Company (TCC) is to continue with an initiative to tackle loneliness. The group recognises that loneliness doesn’t just impact on an individual’s … Continue reading

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NAVCA Awards 2019

Enter the NAVCA Awards now! The NAVCA Awards 2019 are now open for nominations! NAVCA members can nominate your organisation, your colleagues or even yourself in a choice of nine categories which are all about showcasing the stars of local … Continue reading

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Funding News

Business Basics 2 – SME Productivity (Business Led Trials) Competition The Business Basics Fund supports a range of projects that test innovative ways of encouraging small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to take up productivity-boosting ways of working and technology. This … Continue reading

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NCVO January Volunteering Update

NCVO Volunteering round up for January NCVO’s new research findings on the volunteer experience were launched on Friday at the national volunteering forum. There is also a brilliant training opportunity for 10 people who want to write a volunteering strategy. The new Road Ahead report has been … Continue reading

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Age UK says Government must act now to keep EU care staff coming to work in the UK – whatever happens with ‘Brexit’

Age UK says Government must act now to keep EU care staff coming to work in the UK – whatever happens with ‘Brexit’  Country in no position to do without willing EU care workers – with London, the South and live … Continue reading

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Future Fit Documents

Local health leaders publish key decision making document on future of local hospital services Local health leaders have published a key document ahead of the decision making meeting on the future of hospital services for people in Shropshire, Telford & … Continue reading

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Funding News

Business Basics 2 – SME Productivity (Business Led Trials) Competition The Business Basics Fund supports a range of projects that test innovative ways of encouraging small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to take up productivity-boosting ways of working and technology. This … Continue reading

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Shropshire VCSA: Translating the Civil Society Strategy into local action – A facilitated workshop

Shropshire VCSA: Translating the Civil Society Strategy into local action A facilitated workshop 9.15am to 12.30pm Monday 11th February 2019 Council Chamber, Shirehall The Government’s vision for the future of a civil society is that we need to look at … Continue reading

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