Civil Society News

Independent Inquiry into Civil Society The Independent Inquiry into Civil Society is funded by: Barrow Cadbury Trust Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation UK City Bridge Trust Esmée Fairbairn Foundation Lankelly Chase Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales Paul Hamlyn Foundation. The … Continue reading

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Data4Good Conference

The first national Data4Good Conference is happening in Birmingham on 14th November and Shropsihre VCS Assembly members are being offered a 25% ‘locals’ discount. The event is being organised by Data Orchard in partnership with NCVO, NPC, Tech Trust, DataKind UK, … Continue reading

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Compact Issues Reporting

Shropshire VCS Assembly works closely with Shropshire Council and other public sector partners to explore some of the issues and obstacles faced by VCS organisations. Although some feedback has been very positive, there are occassionally some concerns that need to be addressed … Continue reading

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Child mental health: is it in crisis in Shropshire?

BBC Panorama reported that “Britain is in the grip of a child mental health crisis and getting help is a postcode lottery”. Healthwatch Shropshire would like to know about the experiences of Shropshire children, parents, carers and the professionals who … Continue reading

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Winter Flu Campaign

The NHS and Public Health England’s Help Us Help You, Stay Well This Winter campaign launched on the 8 October 2018. The free flu vaccination is offered to those who are at increased risk from the effects of flu. These include: people … Continue reading

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Citizens Advice Shropshire – Job Opportunity

Projects Administrator Do you like to work as part of a team but also like being independent and resourceful? Are you passionate about working for an organisation that is committed to making a difference and making society fairer? If so, … Continue reading

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Grants News

£20m Fund to Provide Private Rented Sector Access for Homeless Launched on World Homeless Day, the new £20 million Private Rented Sector Access Fund will support schemes that will enable better access and sustainment of tenancies for nearly 9,000 people … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Ethical Property Foundation – Managing Asset Transfers for your Community Venue: Council Chamber, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND Date: 7 December 2018 Times: Workshop incl. Lunch 10am – 1.30pm and 1:1 Advice Clinic – 1.30pm – 3.30pm To book … Continue reading

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Safeguarding Information Now Available

The Keeping Adult Safe in Shropshire Board (KASiSB) website provides a wide range of information that can assist voluntary and community sector groups and organisations in their work to understand more about safeguarding. The website covers: Members of the Board and … Continue reading

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Barnabus Community Projects – Grand Lunch

Barnabus Community Projects invite you to attend their Grand Lunch on Wednesday 7th November from 12 noon. The lunch will give you an opportunity to find out about the work Barnabus Community Projects undertake including the work of food bank … Continue reading

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