Stakeholder Update on Together We’re Better’s Next Phase of Engagement

From Tracy Parker-Priest, Chief Operating Officer “Further to our presentations to both the Stoke-on-Trent Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Healthy Staffordshire Select Committee we have shared our outline timetable with a number of other stakeholder groups. Taking onboard the very welcome feedback from these groups we are refocusing our engagement efforts over the summer months to: Work with our …

Young at Heart Events – Father Hudson’s Care

The Young at Heart Project helps to support older people who may be experiencing social isolation and loneliness across North Staffordshire. Young at Heart Group St Francis Church, Sandon Road, Meir Heath 2:00pm to 4:00pm – only £2 per session 8th & 22nd May 5th & 19th June 3rd, 17th & 31st July 14th & 28th August If you have …

Visual Impairment in Staffordshire Survey – Beacon Vision

Do you live in Staffordshire and have a visual impairment? Beacon Vision need your help to complete a questionnaire which will only take five minutes and will be anonymous and will only be used by Beacon Vision Click here to complete the survey   Since 1925 the Beacon Centre has provided advice and support to blind and partially sighted people from …

NEW Grant Alert – The Community Foundation for Staffordshire

Transformation & Growth Funding up to £25K Closing 3rd August Transformation & Growth The aim of the Transformation & Growth Fund is to help voluntary and community organisations serving those at risk of homelessness, to increase their capacity to support people: “address local housing and homelessness issues by providing grassroots organisations with development grants to build sustainability, develop ideas and …

Werrington to Host Ninth Annual Free-Entry Funday

Biggest fun-packed day planned for Werrington Charity Community Show The Werrington Young Persons Support Group will be holding their ninth annual Funday on Saturday 7th July 2018 at the Meigh Road Playing Fields and all are welcome to come to this special day for all the family. There are scheduled to be more stalls, games, side shows and activities than …

Volunteer Roles – Home-start Newcastle Borough

Home-Start Newcastle Borough family support volunteers offer support, friendship and practical help to families with young children. Do you have an understanding of families’ needs & experience of caring for young children? Do you have 2-3 hours per week to spare? You could have exactly the skills needed to make a difference to a family locally. As a person who …

CFG Northern Conference – Charity Finance Group

CFG Northern Conference Wednesday 4 July 09.10 – 16.50 The Stoller Hall Chetham’s Trading Limited, Hunts Bank, Manchester CFG members: £139, non-members £169 With a rocky start to the year, charities are being faced with even more challenges. Amidst heightened public sensitivity and scrutiny, it is more important than ever to keep abreast of all the big social and regulatory …

Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic Under-Representation in the NHS to be Addressed with new Leadership Programme – Together We’re Better

A new leadership programme is being launched to address imbalances in black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME/BME) representation in leadership roles at every level within healthcare across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. The programme, Staffordshire Stepping Up, will support existing and aspiring BAME leaders to further develop leadership skills, as well as developing enhanced skills to assist with career progression. Utilising the …