Staffordshire’s Whole Life Disability Strategy Engagement – SCVYS

This is an invitation to have your say about Staffordshire County Council’s new big plan for People with Disabilities. We are having two events where we will talk about what the new plan says and what this means for you. The Plan will be available for you to look at before the events. The events will be held on: Wednesday …

Get Into Customer Services with Alton Towers – The Prince’s Trust

The Princes Trust in partnership with Alton Towers are offering a four week Get Into Customer Services Programme based within the amusement park and hotels Taster day – 2nd May at Alton Towers (Transport Provided) The course begins on Tuesday 8th May – Friday 1st June The programme is a great way to get full training and a full-time job …

Emotional Health & Wellbeing Support Including Specialist Therapeutic Service-Looked After Children – Staffordshire County Council

PIN (Prior Information Notice) Within this PIN you will find information about a market development event on 9 May. We welcome you to register yourself to attend by emailing amanda.brass@staffordshire.gov.uk • SCC Contracts Database – https://contracts.staffordshire.gov.uk/contracts.aspx?Mode=Details&ItemID=3070&CatID=0&Val=0&Keyword=&LimitType=3&Sort=0&Exp=0&recordCount=7&pageId=0 • OJEU PIN – http://ted.europa.eu/TED/main/HomePage.do • Contracts Finder – https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/413e2490-55b2-4b6e-afad-017731dc50bf  

FREE GDPR Training

Calling all Staffordshire & Cheshire charities and not for profit organisations. If you have employees or volunteers, you will need to comply with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations – effective from 25 May 2018) in relation to the personal information you keep on them. A FREE ticket is available to staff dealing with HR within voluntary sector organisations at an …

Cultural Squatters – Launch Day 1st May 2018

Cultural Squatters is a community café, entertainment venue, social hub and art project, opening in Merrial Street, late April 2018. Cultural Squatters houses four Ping Pong tables, supplied by Table Tennis England, available to all, at no charge, to improve the health and well-being for all members of the community of Newcastle Under Lyme and the surrounding areas. . Cultural …

The Gingerbread Ball – Gingerbread Centre

The Gingerbread Centre have another fabulous night planned, serving a fine 3 course dinner followed by filter coffee and mints, great music, a raffle and a Charity auction, all in aid of raising valuable funds for vulnerable service users based at our accommodation units in Longton and Hanley. Funds raised from the Ball will go towards funding a Mental Health …

Give It A Hoe – Douglas Macmillan Hospice

Give it a Hoe – Interested in becoming a gardening volunteer?  Why not visit the Hospice on either Sat 21st or Sun 22nd April between 11-1pm to tour the gardens. You can also “give it a go” with a group activity to sample the types of activities gardeners get up to. Please get in touch to express your interest and …

Stafforshire Moorlands Volunteering Awards – Support Staffordshire

Do you know a volunteering hero in the Staffordshire Moorlands? Now is the time to nominate them for the Support Staffordshire “Staffordshire Moorlands Volunteer of the Year Award”. This is a great opportunity for you to recognise one of your outstanding volunteers and say a big thank you. The nomination form is attached here. To be eligible for the award …

The Women First Innovation Fund

Women’s groups based in the Midlands are invited to apply for seed funding to trial and test new ideas and imaginative approaches to support women along the employability pathway. The Women First Innovation Fund is open to charities, social enterprises and other non-profit organisations who have ideas or projects that support our mission of enabling women to become financially resilient. Organisations can …

Social Enterprise Places – Plans for Staffordshire

The Social Enterprise Places programme is run by Social Enterprise UK and is designed to recognise hotspots of social enterprise activity across the country.  The Places programme aims to promote, raise awareness and build the markets for social enterprise at a local and national level. Places have been supported to reach out to and involve local councils, businesses, charities, consumers …