Category Archives: Other

Guinness World Record Attempt

There is an exciting world record Charleston attempt here in Shrewsbury in aid of Severn Hospice and sponsored by Shropshire Homes.  The dancing does have to be in time so you will need to learn the steps. Look out for … Continue reading

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Summer Holiday Message

VCS Assembly members do so much for other people, communities and their groups or organisations. You all work hard to make a difference. Now August is upon us and many people are taking holidays, we hope you will all take … Continue reading

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Free Webinar This Thursday: Grant Funding For Health Projects

The free webinar from NCVO will explore some of the key questions raised in the VCSE review discussion paper, regarding the continued use of grants to fund service delivery. In particular the webinar will look at proposals to merge the Innovation Excellence … Continue reading

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SEND Supported Internships

If you wish your organisation to be considered for a one off grant to supply the above, please download the information and complete the proposal form attached to this email then return it by email to sarah.sweeney@shropshire.gov.uk. Information is supplied in both … Continue reading

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Help With Recognising Skills In Volunteering

The European project ‘Volunteering Validation Highway‘ has been brought to our attention as a result of the recent news item ‘Recognising volunteering skills in recruitment‘. Various results and resources have recently been published from its work. The results web page … Continue reading

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Job Vacancy at Shropshire RCC – Development Officer – Sight and Hearing Loss Service

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Member of the Week

Each week, an organisation’s profile appears at the top of your newsletter. The VCSA Team hopes that this will help our members learn more about each other. We will be collateing the information provided from our Member of the Week … Continue reading

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News from The Department For Work and Pensions

Call for Evidence DWP are seeking feedback about the effectiveness of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) and where further improvement is needed. Click here for further information. Stakeholder News Bulletin June 2014 First Independent Review of the Personal Independence Payment … Continue reading

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Compassion in Practice

 Compassion in Practice: 6Cs Conference for Nursing Homes and Primary Care Teams Wednesday 9 July, 9:30-16:30 Uttoxeter Racecourse, Wood Lane, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 8BD Refreshments: Food and beverages will be provided throughout the day Do you want to develop a … Continue reading

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Warwickshire and West Mercia Community Rehabilitation Company

1 June 2014 was the official launch date of the new Warwickshire & West Mercia Community Rehabilitation Company. Please find attached the first ‘Stakeholder News’ which is designed to keep stakeholders up-to-date with developments and to provide useful contact details … Continue reading

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