Institutional racism and inequalities within funding systems still need tackling, report concludes

More funding is needed for black and ethnic minority-led organisations whose focus is tackling racism, discrimination, structural inequalities and injustice, according to new research. The report, Digging Deeper: Insights on tailored funding to organisations led by black people and communities experiencing … Continue reading

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People urged to not delay COVID-19 vaccination because of Ramadan concerns

News from our partners NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit People who are observing Ramadan are being urged not to put off being vaccinated against COVID-19. The vaccination has no nutritional value and does not contain any animal products. This … Continue reading

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Voluntary sector pays tribute to Prince Philip

The Duke of Edinburgh was involved in supporting hundreds of charities during his lifetime. Scores of voluntary sector organisations have paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh, who died aged 99. The royal family has asked people who want to … Continue reading

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Covid restriction easing and roadmap progress

There are an array of attachments here that may be of use when re-opening Community Centres. As we reopen it will help to plan ahead, so there are set of documents attached that include; Reopening planning – thoughts about what … Continue reading

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Qube Arts – Job Vacancies

Qube Arts Arts Development Officer  Arts and Engagement Officer  Both posts 22.5 hours per week Competitive salaries on application Two exciting opportunities have arisen at Qube-OCA to develop our expanding arts and creative programmes. You will bring demonstrable experience of … Continue reading

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Funding Oportunities

£3m Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund to Open in Early May The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has announced that community and faith groups can apply for grants from 4 May 2021 to develop accommodation options that are self-contained, … Continue reading

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Youth Activity Census

As the national body for youth work in England, NYA is undertaking a National Youth Sector Census and out of school activities for young people. This is the first time such an ambitious project has been attempted, and its success … Continue reading

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Back by Popular Demand! Dive Deeper into Branding, Social E-commerce and Websites with Buy-From

Back by Popular Demand! Dive Deeper into Branding, Social E-commerce and Websites with Buy-From. Book your free place on this exciting series of webinars! Starting 4 May to 22 June 2021 A programme of eight webinars with Buy-From Creative Agency, … Continue reading

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Charity appeals for new board members

A Shropshire charity is appealing for new directors to help in its work of supporting people with life-changing physical injuries and illness to live independent lives. The Ethos Group, based in Oswestry, provides its clients with transitionary housing in three … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Debt Advice Services in Shropshire Survey 2021 This survey forms part of local research into the provision of debt services and support in Shropshire. It has been commissioned by The Hardship and Poverty Sub Group, which has been working to … Continue reading

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