Macmillan Local: Questions About Cancer?

Macmillan Cancer Support is in our area. If you have any questions about cancer you can drop by and talk to a team of friendly specialists. No appointment is necessary. You can find Macmillan on these dates: Tuesday 22nd August 9am to 4pm … Continue reading

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Community Business Trade Up

Applications are now open! The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) will support 100 community businesses through the Community Business Trade Up Programme, in partnership with Power to Change. We’re looking for people leading the organisations that put their local area … Continue reading

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Community Assets Survey

Has your community group taken over a local asset? Collaborate CIC and Big Lottery Fund want to hear from you about your funding journey. Your input will help shape a larger research project which aims to make it easy for community groups to understand how … Continue reading

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Useful Reports

Councils failing volunteers A new report from the Fabians, Powerful People, Powerful Places, says councils are failing to support local volunteers despite a recent survey finding nearly one third of residents would like to get involved as community activists. Rural … Continue reading

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Job Vacancy

Small Charity in Shrewsbury seeks a person to complete the team of office administration assistants. The role will be IT based covering bookkeeping and report logging. Skills required. Computer literacy with knowledge of Excel. Excellent communication skills on both phone … Continue reading

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Government Publishes Drug Strategy 2017

The social and economic cost of drug supply in England and Wales is estimated to be £10.7 billion a year – just over half of which (£6 billion) is attributed to drug-related acquisitive crime. In 2015-16, around 2.7 million (8.4%) … Continue reading

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Repeal Bill

The Government has introduced the Repeal Bill to Parliament. This represents a significant milestone in the UK’s exit of the European Union. The Repeal Bill will ensure that, once we have left the EU, our laws will not be made … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

Last chance for Big Potential Big Potential (Advanced Route) offers grants of up to £150,000 that enable voluntary organisations to build their capacity to bid for and win contracts above £1m. The final deadline for applications to Big Potential Advanced is … Continue reading

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Approval Of New Strategy That Aims To Boost Shropshire’s Economy

A new and ambitious strategy that outlines how Shropshire Council and its partners will work together to grow the economy of Shropshire over the next five years has been approved by Shropshire Council’s Cabinet today (12 July 2017). The economic … Continue reading

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Charities Must Communicate Impact

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has conducted research that donors wish to hear more about the people the charity helps and the impact it has had. The research highlights the need to communicate and ‘tell the stories’ of the people … Continue reading

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