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Rainforests and Zoos

We often hear about the fragility of natural habitats or ecosystems, such as rainforests, which gives us the impression that by comparison to our man made world, these wild places are some how sub-standard, teetering on a precipice, where at any moment they could collapse. Sometimes the motivation for such descriptions comes from those who probably should know better, those who are actually trying to shock us into action to support these places, or at least to give money to their organisation in the name of ‘saving the rainforest’.

Support Staffordshire wins Award for being the beating heart of the local community

Support Staffordshire, which supports a membership of more than 1000 voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations across Staffordshire won the 2020 NAVCA Heart of the Community Award for being the beating heart of the local VCS and wider economy.

NAVCA is the national membership body for local third sector support and development organisations in England and alongside their members, they are part of the movement for local social action.

Emergency FIRST AID at Work (EFAAW)

This one day course provides organisations and individuals first aid to an appointed person level and aimed at those personnel that are working in low level risk such as offices, voluntary organisations, shops and schools; or those that are volunteering or seeking employment. This is a Health and Safety Approved Centre workshop where the assessment is in the form of continuous assessment and oral questioning.

This course will cover:

Magic Little Grants

Closing date: 31 October 2021


The Magic Little Grants Fund is funded by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery.

Localgiving and Postcode Community Trust are working together again in 2020 to provide small grants to small local charities and community groups in England, Scotland and Wales to help them deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation.

Supportive Communities: Mental Health Awareness

*** This session will be recorded but you will not appear in the footage. By registering and attending you are agreeing that we may record and share this training. ***


This is a 1 hour FREE online session delivered by Support Staffordshire , working in partnership with Staffordshire County Council.

Do you know what mental ill health means?

Would you know how to communicate with someone who is struggling?

Would you like to know how to improve mental wellbeing?