Survey | Your Police Your Voice

Information about the survey Staffordshire Police is inviting residents and businesses across the county to take part in a new survey designed to help the force achieve its vision of a safer Staffordshire. The ‘Your police. Your voice.’ survey, which launched on Friday 22 January and closes on February 8, provides the public with an opportunity to share their views …

Stoke-on-Trent community directory

We’re excited to let you know about the new Community Directory commissioned by Stoke-on-Trent City Council and managed by VAST. The aim of the Community Directory is to enable people to easily find and access the wide variety of support available for adults in Stoke-on-Trent, helping them to maintain and improve their health, independence and wellbeing. The directory will be …

Businesses in Stafford thanked for Covid response

The vast majority of businesses in Stafford Borough that have been allowed to stay open during the third national lockdown have acted responsibly, a senior councillor has said. The number of complaints to Stafford Borough Council have been ‘few and far between’ since leisure and hospitality businesses, and non-essential shops were forced to close because of lockdown restrictions. Councillor Jonathan …

Funding success to support VCSE groups across North Staffordshire | Totally Stoked

We are very excited to announce that we have been successful in securing three years of funding from The National Lottery Community Fund to develop our Totally Stoked project. This funding will enable the project to be expanded to provide support to organisations and community groups across North Staffordshire to enable them to develop their capacity and meet the increased …

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent COVID-19 Vaccination Programme | Stakeholder Bulletin

It has been another busy week with the vaccine roll-out, with the national number of vaccines given now exceeding 4.7 million.  It was pleasing to see that the midlands region was the top-performing nationally again this week, having vaccinated over 830,000 people. Locally, we’re expecting to hit our own milestone this weekend with the 100,000th vaccine being delivered. You will …

£50,000 funding available for the voluntary and community sector in Stoke-on-Trent

£50,000 Voluntary and Community Sector Fund The Voluntary and Community Sector play a vital role in supporting the response to COVID-19, both locally and nationally. On 20th January Stoke-on-Trent City Council launched a further £50,000 grant fund which local voluntary and community sector organisations can apply to receive financial support if they are providing support to residents in the city …

Webinar | Beat social isolation & live safely

Tuesday 16th February 2021 6.00pm – 7.30pm Thursday 25th February 2021 12.30pm – 2.00pm For leaders in the NHS and social care, any clinicians, social prescribers or social carers, members of voluntary group organisations or community leaders. Learn more about how any vulnerable person stuck at home can use a range of digital aids for reducing their social isolation or …

£5m funding to support Staffordshire business through the pandemic

A raft of new support programmes for small businesses and apprentices is set to be launched through a Staffordshire councils’ partnership. This will add to the package of support already being delivered by the county council and programmes by a range of other organisations, including central Government. By pooling a targeted county council investment with district and borough council support …

The Fore – register today!

From Spring 2021, The Fore is returning to its standard offer of grants of up to £30,000, which can be spread over up to 3 years. Any registered charity, CIC, CIO or Community Benefit Society with a turnover of under £500,000 in the last financial year is eligible to apply. To apply for funding, organisations must first register some basic …