Invitation to Lunch Club: Benefits Update & Networking Session – Citizens Advice Staffordshire North & Stoke on Trent

Invitation to Lunch Club – Benefits update and networking session Wednesday 21st March, 1-2pm at Advice House Lunch Club is for front-line staff and volunteers working with people affected by Welfare Reform. FREE for everyone but if demand is high priority will be given to statutory and voluntary sector organisations in North Staffordshire. Usually held on the 3rd Wednesday of …

What You Need To Know About The Fundraising Regulator

A guide for smaller charities Do you engage in fundraising activities with the general public? Are you aware of the Fundraising Regulator and the Code of Practice? The Fundraising Regulator was established in January 2016, following widespread public and media concern about how charities contact potential donors. Whilst registration with the regulator is voluntary, compliance with the Code is not. …

Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge – The Gingerbread Centre

We are pleased to invite you to a new challenge that The Gingerbread Centre are hosting on Saturday 9 June 2018. The Yorkshire Three Peak challenge requires the participants to summit Pen-y-gent, Whernside and Ingleborough in the Yorkshire Dales. A circular walk of 24 miles with approx. 1450 meters of ascent, the aim is to complete the circuit in less …

Make Facebook Work Well For Your Frontline NHS Services – North Staffs & Stoke on Trent CCG’s

   An event for all clinicians and managers – all Trusts, general practices, community pharmacists and Voluntary Sector Thursday 26th April 2018 12.30pm Lunch & networking then 1.30pm – 4.30pm Event Tillington Hall Hotel, Eccleshall Road, Stafford, ST16 1JJ 1.30pm: Open / Chair Dr Ruth Chambers – Clinical Lead TECS STP Digital workstream Chair of Stoke-on-Trent CCG 1.40pm: Setting up Facebook …

Social Prescribing in Northern Staffordshire – VCS Hub

Background The VCS Hub at VAST, social prescribing service is available throughout North Staffs – In Stoke on Trent, Newcastle under Lyme and Staffordshire Moorlands and is a CCG commissioned service. Social prescribing is about expanding the range of options available to individuals as they grapple with a problem and removing barriers which stop people from accessing support. Where that …

New Update – Coalfields Community Investment Fund

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has reopened the enquiry survey for the Coalfields Community Investment Programme providing funding up to £10,000. We also offer practical help to organisations/groups operating in the former coalfield areas in England. The Coalfields Community Investment Programme – Funding Support is a £500,000 fund created to support activities that tackle some of the key challenges that still …