Tag Archives: VCS

Free Event: Briefing On Key Changes Under General Data Protection Regulations

Book your place via vcsassembly@shropshire.gov.uk

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National Updates: The General Election 2017

Following the election, the government has announced a replacement for Rob Wilson, the former Civil Society Minister who lost his Reading East seat. Rather than a straight replacement the charities brief has been given to Tracey Crouch MP who is … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

O2 Announces Grants for Young Digital Entrepreneurs Addressing Environmental Improvement The Environment Now initiative has been set up to support young people with developing their own digital ideas to help the environment, in areas such as recycling, reducing waste and … Continue reading

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Commissioning And The Voluntary Sector

Are commissioning practices a problem for VCS organisations? The Lloyds Bank Foundation recently published a report called Commissioning in Crisis. It explores how current contracting and procurement processes threaten the survival of small charities. Over 120 tender exercises were reviewed … Continue reading

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News For Commissioned VCS Services

Over the coming months Shropshire Council will be responding to guidance produced by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) designed to improve the recording and handling of complaints. The LGO would like all local authorities to adopt a more robust approach … Continue reading

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What Is The Current State Of The Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector? Deadline 16th December!

Voluntary organisations working with offenders or their families are asked to complete the state of the sector survey being run by Clinks. This gathers the evidence they need to support the voluntary sector and lobby on your behalf. See their … Continue reading

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Active Places Convention

Wednesday 1st February 2017. 9am – 1pm. Organised by Energize, the County Sport & Physical Activity Partnership. University Centre Shrewsbury Tickets cost £20 each if booked during December. Community buildings, village halls, parks and other green spaces all have the … Continue reading

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Book For Locality 2016 Now!

Locality ’16 is packed full of community learning to help you manage a successful community-led organisation. It promises to be two buzzing days of inspiration, innovation and fun – they hope to see you there! On top of amazing keynote speakers, such as the Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP and The … Continue reading

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Office Space Available At The Roy Fletcher Centre

Fully serviced offices in the heart of Shrewsbury Up to 2,000 foot of space in an accessible building at 12-17 Cross Hill Shrewsbury, with staffed reception, and open from 8am until 9pm from Monday to Thursday. For a viewing and … Continue reading

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New Service To Help You Engage With The Third And Voluntary Sector In Telford & Wrekin

The Voluntary Sector in Telford & Wrekin was, for many years, supported by the CVS.  They were instrumental in setting up the Chief Officers Group (COG) which was a platform for statutory services to engage with representatives from the voluntary … Continue reading

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