Consultation On Proposals For Children’s Centre Services Now Underway

Plans to deliver children’s centres services from six new family hubs across Shropshire are out to public consultation until 12 July 2018, and people are being urged to have their say. Under the proposals, services would be delivered from six key buildings instead … Continue reading

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Update On Civil Society Strategy

Update from NCVO: “The engagement exercise that DCMS ran to inform its civil society strategy ended earlier this month, and you can read NCVO’s response in Karl’s blog. I also attended the ‘Civil Society in the 21st century’ event, where the Minister Matt Hancock … Continue reading

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Save The Date: DATA4GOOD The UK’s First Ever National Conference

Data Orchard are delighted to announce they are co-organising the UK’s first national ‘Data4Good’ conference in November this year. It’s the first event of its kind, run by the non-profit sector for the non-profit sector. Data4Good National Conference – 14 … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: People Of Pensionable Age Asked Their Views On Proposals To Change The Minimum Income Guarantee

People of pensionable age who receive and pay for their care* in Shropshire, are being asked their views on proposals to change the Minimum Income Guarantee (MIG). MIG refers to the minimum amount of money that a person using adult … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: Preventative Services Survey

The voluntary and community sector (VCS) plays a vital role in enabling vulnerable people to keep their independence, keep well and participate in activities to retain their quality of life, have respect and feel valued. The VCS delivers many ‘preventative’ … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: Shropshire’s Great Outdoors Consultation

The Shropshire’s Great Outdoors 2018-28 strategy has been published for public consultation: https://shropshire.gov.uk/get-involved/shropshire-s-great-outdoors-2018-28/ What are we consulting on? Shropshire’s Great Outdoors 2018-28 sets out the strategic direction for the management and development of publically accessible greenspace, Rights of Way and … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

Co-op Community Dividend Fund for Central England Accepting Applications The Co-op Community Dividend Fund is inviting applications from local charities and community and voluntary groups based in Central England to apply for grants of up to £5,000. Each year the … Continue reading

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Volunteers Week, 1-7 June, National

Volunteers week is a chance to say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. Taking place from 1-7 June, the national event is an opportunity to celebrate volunteering in all its diversity and to … Continue reading

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Volunteer Plus: A National Website For Volunteering

A new national Volunteer Plus website will be launched next Monday during Volunteers Week 2018. Powered by Volunteer Plus software and the data of Volunteer Centres from 10 counties including Essex, Shropshire, Hampshire, Surrey, East Sussex and Newcastle, the website … Continue reading

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Local People To Shape The Future Of Local Hospital Services In Public Consultation

The transformation of local hospital services is now in the hands of local people with the launch (30 May 2018) of the 14-week Future Fit public consultation. NHS Future Fit is about improving the hospital services provided at the Royal … Continue reading

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