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Rural Service

Since September 2018, Support Staffordshire has taken on the role of Rural Community Council for Staffordshire (previously done by the Community Council of Staffordshire) and is the local member of ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England).

Tamworth Funding Fair

This event is FREE to any charity or voluntary / community group operating in Staffordshire. This is your opportunity to meet with funders, consider a range of funding you may not have previously considered, gain an insight into a funder's way of thinking and discuss your group or organisations funding needs.


Funders and agencies attending include:

Garry Jones's blog

Taking back control

In these uncertain times many in the voluntary sector will be feeling nervous. So I’m borrowing a soundbite and taking a moment to suggest how we might all reduce our anxieties by taking more of our future into our own hands.

Staffordshire Safer Neighbourhood Panel News

Staffordshire Safer Neighbourhood Panel Autumn Newsletter is available now and can be downloaded below.

Safer Neighbourhood Panels, set up by the Police and Crime Commissioner, are made up of local resi-dents who meet regularly with their area’s local policing commander.

The panels shape local policing and community safety and shine the spotlight on the work done by po-lice in their area to ensure greater transparency and help build public confidence. They examine the im-pact of policing, community resolutions and restorative justice, on their communities.

Coalfields community investment programme has reopened for enquiries

January 2019 Committee – The Eligibility survey opens on 24 September and closes on 7 December. The deadline for applications is 14 December.

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the 5.5 million people living in Britain’s former mining communities. Many of these communities still require support due to the huge impact the closure of the mines had upon them.

Have your say! Staffordshire’s ‘Education and Skills Strategy’ and the ‘Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Strategy’

We are writing to inform you that the consultations for the “Education and Skills Strategy: A Partnership Framework for Staffordshire” and the county council’s “Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Strategy” are now live and will stay open until the 21st December 2018.