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Carers Week

Carers Week runs from the 10th to 16th June 2019.  This year, the focus is Getting Carers Connected. Carers UK (2019) reports there are 6.5 million people in the UK who are carers. They will be looking after a family member or … Continue reading

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Criminal Justice Forum – meeting on 11.06.2019

Message from the Chair of the Criminal Justice Forum, Angela Parton: “It has been a challenging year for the Criminal Justice Forum as members have found it difficult to find the time to attend meetings. Although the Criminal Justice Forum … Continue reading

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Tender Opportunity

Shropshire Council wishes to procure an Advice, Advocacy and Welfare Benefits preventative service for adults. This service is to replace existing contract and grant funding arrangements. Our aim is to procure a single contract for adults using the funding currently … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunites

Solving Together Fund Grants for organisations working in parental engagement, including social enterprises, charities and private enterprises, to support high-potential, early-stage interventions which use digital technology and aim to improve parental engagement in maths and maths outcomes for secondary students … Continue reading

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Volunteering can be a catalyst for social change

Oonagh Aitken –   Volunteering can be a catalyst for social change – if all three sectors play a part The sector must build long-standing collaboration with other charities and companies to ensure the future of volunteering opportunities Oonagh Aitken Volunteers’ … Continue reading

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Winners of Charity Awards 2019 are unveiled

The winners of the 20th annual Charity Awards, organised by Civil Society Media, were announced last night at a black-tie event at the Pavilion at the Tower of London. There was a winner in each of the ten categories and … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

   VCSA and SALC – Joint Funding Workshop 21.06.2019 Years of fundraising experience and understanding will be distilled into an informative and entertaining half-day workshop from the VCSA and SALC. Click here to book your free place. By attending you will gain knowledge … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

Arts Council England – Small Capital Grants Grants are available for properly constituted arts and cultural organisations based in England whose capital project outcomes are arts focused and relate to the delivery of arts activity. Arts Council England has launched … Continue reading

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Furniture Scheme Spring 2019 Newsletter

The Furniture Scheme is a Social Enterprise and supporting local people and developing their full potential is at the core of activities. At all of their facilities they provide numerous volunteer opportunities, ranging from retailing to working in our community garden. They provide … Continue reading

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Age UK – Winter warmth home energy checks

Free home energy checks for older people Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin are once again able to offer 100 free and impartial home energy checks for the over 60s, having secured funding to cover the cost for the third … Continue reading

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