The Staffordshire Digital Innovation Partnerships

The Staffordshire Digital Innovation Partnerships (SDIPs) programme is a collaborative project between Staffordshire University and Staffordshire County Council to drive transformation through digital innovation in the region. The project is funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 and will run until December 2021.   The programme will create 36 Partnerships between local SME businesses and Staffordshire University to improve business …

Tender Opportunity: Children and Young Persons Domestic Abuse Support Service

The Borough Council of Newcastle-under-Lyme are looking to commission a Children and Young Persons Domestic Abuse Support Service on behalf of the Newcastle Partnership. We are seeking a provider to work closely with key partners across the Partnership over a period of 10 months, with the option of extending for 12 months plus a further 12 months (dependent upon outcomes …

FREE Cyber Security Seminar – VAST, Prompt PC & Staffordshire Police

      Is YOUR charity is being targeted by cyber-criminals right now?  But why would anyone steal from a charity? Because cyber criminals don’t care whose money they take and charities look like an easy target. There are over 200,000 registered charities in the UK, with a combined income of around £48bn (and that’s not including CIC’s, CIO’s and …

Drop-in sessions at Beacon

Beacon has officially reopened the VI Hub in Hanley – previously known as RNIB Resource Centre – and is hosting a Drop-in session. We want to invite you to come along and celebrate and see our new look Hub at Albion Street, Hanley on Wednesday 1st May from 1pm. We will be providing free tea and cheesy oatcakes in honour …

Space available for community groups in Fenton

    Open Doors is a pilot scheme taking place in five areas matching landlords struggling to find tenants for their empty properties with community groups looking for space. The 5 pilot sites chosen are located in Bradford, Fenton, Kettering, Rochford and Slough and will be activated for a period of up to 12 months. The spaces are offered free …

Government announces survey for the NHS

The Government has announced extra money for the NHS to maintain its future.  In response, the NHS has produced a long-term plan, setting out all how it intends to address the challenges it faces and deliver further improved care. Healthwatch Stoke-on-Trent is working to find out what those changes should look like in our city. This has been described as …

Funding success for new homeless initiative – Stafford Borough Council

Nearly £60,000 has been secured from a Government fund to help tackle rough sleeping in Stafford Borough. Stafford Borough Council is already seen as one of the country’s leading authorities in preventing homelessness and reducing the numbers of people sleeping on the streets. Their work has been highlighted in the House of Lords, attracted parliamentary visits to the county town, …

Volunteer Debt Advisor Opportunities – Saltbox

Are you looking for training or a career in debt management and financial support? Money Matters is a free, impartial and confidential debt advice service based in Stoke-on-Trent. Saltbox are currently looking for Volunteer Debt Advisors who can spare a day or two each week to support clients. In return we offer: A chance to join the team and work …

Penny Brohn’s introduction to living well training session

Penny Brohn is delighted to update you with details of free life-changing support available to people living with a diagnosis of cancer in and around Staffordshire. Introduction to Living Well is a free morning session and if you have clients, friends, members -or patients in your clinics -whom you feel may benefit, please encourage them to book a place. Penny Brohn …

Changes Health & Welling Volunteer Recuitment

We are looking for enthusiastic and empathetic individuals who would like to join the Changes family and help us to deliver our recovery-focussed mental health services across North Staffordshire. All volunteers receive full and free accredited (to levels 2 and 3) training. We run our training course twice a year, and a new run is due to start soon. We …