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Make your views heard on the future of health and care locally

The Together We’re Better partnership is launching a 12-week public and workforce conversation across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to listen and understand what is important to you about health and care locally, what works well and what you think should be improved.

As a partner in Together We’re Better, we are working alongside NHS organisations, local authorities, Healthwatch and voluntary and community sector groups to achieve a joint vision of ‘working with you to make Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent the healthiest places to live and work’.

Pathway Project Presents - Cream Tea with Nell Gwynne at Tutbury Castle

For their next event, Pathway Patrons are proud to present the fabulous Lesley Smith who is kindly hosting a fundraising Cream Tea at the amazing Tutbury Castle, Castle St, Tutbury, Staffs, DE13 9JF on Sunday 23 June 2019 2pm-4pm. She is entertaining us with her unique portrayal of Nell Gwynne, a prolific celebrity figure of the Restoration period. Praised by Samuel Pepys for her comic performances as one of the first actresses on the English stage, she became best known for being a long-time mistress of King Charles II of England and Scotland.

Kaleidoscope Choir invite you to their next concert

Kaleidoscope is a female voice choir which aims to promote and foster a love of singing within the community and aid selected charities wherever possible.

They are currently preparing for their next concert, which is fundraising for Myeloma UK.  The concert is taking place on Saturday 15th June 2019 at Elford Village Hall, stating at 7:30pm.

Full details and how to purchase tickets can be found on the attached poster, or by emailing tickets@kaleidoscopechoir.co.uk 

Stop Loan Sharks Community Funding

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) has funding available for groups that want to raise awareness of hte issues of illegal money lending.  The money available has come from the proceeds of crime taken from convicted illegal money lenders.

The aim of the funding is to give groups the opportunity to raise awareness of the issue, in their community in a different way.

Useful link - www.stoploanssharks.co.uk or look at the attachments for further information

Funding that can make a real difference

Macmillan Health and Wellbeing Days

Macmillan Cancer Support are holding Health and Wellbeing Days at Pride Park stadium in Derby and Pirelli Stadium in Burton on Trent. The days in June, September and December are for anyone affected by cancer and will include sessions on Mindfulness, financial/benefits and healthy lifestyles. 

Contact the team on 01332 785486 more more details and to attend.

European Social Fund Community Grants

European Social Fund (ESF) Community Grants are financed through the European Union and are designed to develop the capacity of the community and to meet local needs.  Part of this strategy is to help people increase their chances of finding work.

Applications are open to organisations based or working within the county of Staffordshire.

Grants of up to £20,000 are available.

Please click on the link below for further information

Staffordshire Dignity in Care Awards 2019. Nominations deadline extended!

Closing date for nominations has been extended to 24th May 2019.  Those who are shortlisted will be invited to the celebration event on Wednesday 10th July 2019 where winners will be announced and presented with their prize.

Do you know someone who makes a difference? Do you know someone who stands out and acts as an example to others?

Then nominate them for a Staffordshire Dignity in Care Award 2019.

CQC have recognised the Awards in some of their reports of Outstanding Staffordshire Care Providers.

Carers' Strategy Engagement

Every day, thousands of people across the county provide unpaid care for someone who matters to them.

Staffordshire County Council and the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups in Staffordshire have put together a draft strategy for carers, which sets out our priorities. We would like to hear from carers and professionals what they think of the proposed strategy, and if there is anything else we need to consider.