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Deputy Chief Executive Sandra Payne Celebrates 25 years at Support Staffordshire

On 1 April, Sandra Payne, Deputy Chief Executive of Support Staffordshire, celebrated 25 years of dedicated service to Support Staffordshire and before that Lichfield and District CVS. Sandra has been supporting the local VCSE sector since 1996 when she joined Lichfield CVS and played a key role in the development of Mansell House, a VCSE Hub for local groups.

Trent Talks with Tilley Bancroft: Art in Public Spaces

Trent Talks are fun and informative talks about wildlife and sustainability in the Trent Valley. Get comfy with a hot drink and let us bring nature into your home throughout the winter months.

Making Trails was the team behind the Burton Swans exhibition. Burton Swans was Burton’s largest outdoor art trail which ran in the Summer of 2020 raising over £11,500 for charity and seeing over 11,000 visitors to the town. Local businesses of all sizes sponsored the sculptures and were painted by local and regional artists. The sculptures were then auctioned off for charity.

Elections – vote for local

The local elections are in a month’s time and it will be one of the biggest local democratic processes ever, because its two years’ worth of elections in one. Locally this means the Staffordshire Commissioner election (Police, Crime and Fire – I always thinks its odd that crime is in this title?), plus all out county councillor elections postponed from 2020 plus many district councillors. So some of us will end up with 3 ‘new’ representatives in the corridors of power. Now, I am going to tell you exactly how to vote! Cue big intake of breath…

Tamworth - Conservation & Gardening Assistant

This is your chance to be involved in a worthwhile local conservation project in Elford, Tamworth.

Volunteers are needed to help maintain a restored walled garden in the village to create a community facility for all the village to enjoy.

The working parties of volunteers are held several times a week on - Tuesday's 9am-3pm, Thursday's 9am-4pm and Saturday's 9am-1pm. (dates and times may vary due to current circumstances)

Tamworth - Support Buddies

Community Together CIC, based in Tamworth, are looking to recruit Support Buddies as part of their Positive Steps to Change Project. This role requires people who are positive and keen to help others but also, very importantly, needs to be undertaken by reliable and responsible individuals. 

Assessor - Advice

Closing Date: As soon as a suitable person is found 

Status: Fixed-term until 31.03.2022  

Interview Date: tba 

Location: Citizens Advice Mid Mercia – predominantly based at Stuart House, Green Lane, Derby, DE1 1RS, and other possible offices in Church Gresley and Sinfin as required. 

Pay scale: £17,372 pa  

My Funding Central

My Funding Central from Idox is a subscription-based funding service helping charities, local communities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises search for funding.

This service will be available to organisations with an annual income below £1m and will be free for organisations under £30k.