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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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Tenbury Celebrates National Volunteers’ Week With A Volunteers’ Fair

On Saturday 7 June, from 9am-12pm a Volunteers’ Fair is being held in Tenbury to encourage people to find out more about local volunteering opportunities and to showcase some of the many local organisations looking for new volunteers. The event … Continue reading

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Training at Shropshire RCC

Training opportunities at Shropshire RCC start in June and run through until the end of October (see attached document). All of the sessions are half day ones and will all take place at Shropshire RCC’s training suite in Shrewsbury. People … Continue reading

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Free Training Opportunity

Preparing for the future – a free one-day specialist training course for ‘Violence Against Women and Girls’ (VAWG) Organisations in the West Midlands 29 May 2014, Birmingham For details and to register, email marcia@waitsaction.org Police and Crime Commissioners are taking … Continue reading

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training

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Working Through Interpreters With East European Roma Families

Interpreters are often needed where health and substance misuse practitioners have clients from Eastern European Roma families. Central Conference Consultants (CCC) are offering one-day training that is CPD- accredited and aims to enable front line practitioners and interpreters to work … Continue reading

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Reminder – Are you working in Monkmoor?

Are you working in the Monkmoor area of Shrewsbury? Does your organisation provide services covering that area? Does your community group meet there or have a particular interest or project located in Monkmoor? If so, please send us a quick … Continue reading

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Bleak Midwinter Project

Your help needed! Each year, in partnership with other local voluntary organisations, Maninplace heads up the Bleak Midwinter Project. The aim of which is to bring rough sleepers in from the cold during the coldest months of the year. From … Continue reading

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