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Become a Sponsor

Each event is attended by up to 120 guests comprising of nominees, local charities, stakeholders and sponsors and takes place during June or July following on from National Volunteers’ Week, 1st- 7th June each year, the UK’s biggest celebration of Volunteering.

These events would not happen without the recognition, contribution and generosity of local businesses and by becoming a sponsor you are invited to sit on the judging panel for a total of 10 awards and really become involved at the heart of the celebrations.

Personal Independence Payment – Application and Challenging Decisions

  • £75 Voluntary Sector / Not-for-Profit
  • £100 Statutory Sector / Local Authority / For-profit organisations

Gain an enhanced understanding of the process and the main drivers and how to effectively and efficiently challenge DWP decisions at all levels; applications/form filling, understanding the descriptors, Mandatory Reconsideration, successful Appeals, Tribunals and Upper Tribunals. This full day of training will successfully equip staff enabling them to support customers with all parts of the claimant journey.

Places of Welcome Opening Times between Christmas and New Year

LICHFIELD

Be Friends, Beacon Church, Burntwood (Tuesdays)– closed Christmas and New Years Days

Curborough Community Centre (Tuesdays) – open New Years Day 1st Jan 2019

Handsacre Methodist Church (Fridays) – open Friday 21st December, closed 28th December, reopens 4th January 2019

Martin Heath Hall, Lichfield (Mondays) – closed Christmas Eve, open New Years Eve

St Annes, Chasetown (Thursdays)  – will be open Thursday 27th December and Thursday 3rd January 2019

NOMINATIONS

***The nomination process is currently closed and will open very soon***

The community, including businesses and individuals are able to nominate people they feel deserve to be recognised for their contribution. 

To nominate someone who you feel deserves to be recognised for their continued efforts please complete the form below. You may choose to nominate the same volunteer for more than one category in your area. 

REMINDER: Education Consultations Are Live

REMINDER: The consultations for the ‘Education and Skills Strategy’ and ‘Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Strategy’ are still live - Don’t miss out on the opportunity to have your say!

Public consultations for the “Education and Skills Strategy: A Partnership Framework for Staffordshire” and Staffordshire’s “Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Strategy” started in November the consultations will stay open until the 21st December 2018.

Staffordshire to celebrate International Volunteer Day

People from across the county are being invited to find out more about the hundreds of volunteering opportunities helping to make a difference in local communities.

Staffordshire has thousands of volunteers from all backgrounds and walks of life, giving up their time and energy helping to make Staffordshire a great place to live.

International Volunteer Day today (5 December) is the chance to recognise the contributions volunteers make and highlight the great work they do.  This year’s celebrations are focusing on how volunteers can help build resilient communities