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GDPR, Your Board And ICO Helpline

Simon Entwistle from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) made it clear that “Data protection compliance is a board level issue”, read the how-to and make sure you’re GDPR ready. If you’ve got any questions call the ICO who’ve set up a … Continue reading

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Local Charities Day Toolkit

Local Charities Day 2017 will highlight the work of small, local charities that are making remarkable differences to their communities. It will also shine a spotlight on the unsung heroes and celebrate the commitment of those amazing volunteers who devote … Continue reading

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Call for Evidence and Surveys

DCMS has commissioned Steve Holliday, former chief executive of National Grid plc, to chair an independent Full-Time Social Action review. This will consider what the voluntary sector, industry and, if needed, government can do to support full-time volunteering. The review … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

Comic Relief’s Core Strength – Local Communities Grants Programme Opens This programme offers grants to help cover the day to day costs of small locally led and based voluntary and community sector groups that are doing ‘much needed’ work in … Continue reading

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Annual Survey Says Volunteering Down

The Government has published findings from its Community Life Survey and the headline figures suggest volunteering is down. This survey is held annually to track trends and developments in areas that encourage social action and empower communities. The survey found … Continue reading

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The Living Wage Foundation Survey

        The Living Wage Foundation need your help to measure the impact of the Living Wage Foundation scheme. This scheme aims to end low pay in the Voluntary and Community Sector. Can you complete a short survey … Continue reading

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Charities Delivering ESF Funded Projects

With the UK poised to leave the European Union, uncertainty remains about the replacement of the European Social Funds (ESF) and the vital support they provide to disadvantaged communities across the country. To help demonstrate to the next government that … Continue reading

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Volunteers Week 1-7 June 2017

Local: Are you doing anything to celebrate Volunteers Week 2017 in Shropshire? If so, send us your news items by Thursday 25th May to vcsassembly@shropshire.gov.uk and we’ll advertise them for you week beginning 29th May – just in time for volunteers … Continue reading

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News Round Up

Here are some news stories we’ve received from both local and national contacts and partners… Midlands Social Prescribing Network Event Thursday 27th April 2017, 10am-4pm. Venue: The Best Western Stuart Hotel, 119 London Road, Derby, DE1 2QR Public Health England host the … Continue reading

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Benefits Are Changing In 2018

February 2018 will see the increased rollout of the Universal Credit in Shropshire. Universal Credit is the Government’s new benefit for people under pension age. From February 2018 single people, couples and families making a new claim to any of … Continue reading

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