Wanted: community researchers to help volunteers thrive – Vintage Volunteers

Community volunteers are holding two drop-ins at the Dudson Centre as a first step in their bid to understand the big issues facing older volunteers in North Staffordshire. Working in partnership with Staffordshire University, the Vintage Volunteers team at VAST want to make it easier for older people to get involved in volunteering and make a difference in their communities. …

Charity Christmas market returns to the Dudson Centre

Christmas in the Courtyard is returning to the Dudson Centre in Hanley for a second year for more festive fun and feel-good fundraising. VAST and the Dudson Centre are once again hosting a special Christmas market, with the spotlight on local charities and social enterprises. Christmas in the Courtyard will include live entertainment, festive food and a visit from Santa …

Get Out Get Active – Stoke on Trent City Council

We want to support more people to move more and lead active and healthy lifestyles. Get Out Get Active (GOGA) is an exciting programme that supports disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy being active together. Through this programme we aim to make activity more appealing to you! We deliver 28 sessions a week which are free or low cost across …

Launch of the West Midlands Digital Health Learning Community

Join us for the launch of the West Midlands Digital Health Learning Community 12 noon – 4pm, Tuesday 6 November iCentrum Birmingham Science Park Faraday Wharf, Holt Street Birmingham B7 4BP FREE event, lunch provided on arrival The Digital Health Learning Community is for anyone and everyone interested in digital health innovation who would like to improve their skills and …

New Volunteer Reward Scheme – CounterCoin

Organisers of an innovative volunteer reward scheme are seeking corporate sponsors to help with a large-scale event which will take place at venues throughout Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme in November. CounterCoin – a volunteer reward scheme which is aiming not just to revolutionise the social demographic but also help the regeneration of town centres – is to host “The CounterCoin Challenge” …

Volunteer Station Adopters needed!

Small, unstaffed stations along the North Staffordshire Line are looked after by keen and sociable teams of volunteers who care for beds and baskets of flowers and fruit, report faults and generally ensure that our stations are attractive and welcoming. No specific knowledge or experience needed, but a willingness to cooperate with others and to work outdoors is essential. Station …