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Deaf Awareness Week 14th – 18th May 2018

14th -18st May is Deaf Awareness Week. This special week is an opportunity to raise awareness of the problems faced by hearing impaired people and to focus on some simple suggestions that can help to alleviate them. There are around … Continue reading

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Developments On The Social Prescribing Agenda – Webinar, 11 July 10-11am

NHS England is delivering a webinar to update on developments on the social prescribing agenda. This is your opportunity to hear more from the NHS England team who work on Social Prescribing, the developments in the programme over the recent … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

£1.5 Million Fund Announced to Support People in England Back into Work Following Time Out Caring The Minister for Women and Equalities, Amber Rudd, has announced a £1.5 million programme to support people back into work after time spent away … Continue reading

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Charity Property Matters Survey 2018

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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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