Category Archives: National News

October is Black History Month

Introduction to Black History Month October is Black History Month in the UK, an event that has been celebrated nationwide for more than 30 years. The month was originally founded to recognise the contributions that people of African and Caribbean … Continue reading

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Charities fight back against threats to their independence

The Directory of Social Change is among more than 20 charity leaders to have signed an open letter to Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries, after her predecessor Oliver Dowden vowed to ‘rebalance the woke agenda’ in the sector. In an extraordinary … Continue reading

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New report from The King’s Fund and the Health Foundation

The King’s Fund, supported by the Health Foundation, has been studying the local response to and recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.  They have published their findings in Directors of public health and the Covid-19 pandemic ‘A year like no other’. … Continue reading

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Charities minister moved to Education Department in reshuffle

There is currently no charities minister after Baroness Barran was moved to the Department for Education in last week’s reshuffle. Barran, who had been minister for civil society and loneliness since July 2020, is now minister for the school system … Continue reading

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Recovery Month

September is international recovery month, a time to celebrate recovery from drug and alcohol dependence and provide hope to others that change is possible. To mark the occasion Shropshire Recovery Partnership has scheduled a series of events over the coming … Continue reading

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World Sexual Health Day

World Sexual Health Day is an awareness day managed by the World Association for Sexual Health, a global advocacy organization committed to promoting best practices in sexual health. This year the Women’s Health Research Institute is inviting a range of organisations … Continue reading

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The Kings Fund: Virtual Event

Integrated Care Systems and Place-based Partnerships: Six months on The Kings Fund are holding an event to reflect the fact that now, all areas in England have been part of an integrated care system (ICS) for six months, this virtual … Continue reading

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NPC Strategy Peer Network is looking for new members

Are you responsible for the strategy of the organisation you work in? Would you like to share experiences and ideas with others who lead on strategy in their organisations? NPC has an informal peer network where we discuss challenges and … Continue reading

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Funding – Centre for Social Justice Awards – deadline 31 August 2021

Local not-for-profit groups working to combat poverty still have time to enter the 2021 Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) awards. The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) makes financial awards to organisations tackling and preventing poverty each year in Britain and … Continue reading

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Research Survey – Health and Care Volunteers

Health & Care Volunteers Training Needs Research NHS Health Education England’s National Volunteering Unit would like to invite health and care volunteers to complete a short survey designed to find out more about: • The training individuals have received as volunteers • … Continue reading

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