The next VCSE Forum will take place in Tamworth at 10-12.00pm on Tuesday 14 March 2017 at The Carnegie Centre, Tamworth
Tamworth & District
The Staffordshire Mental Health Helpline, a free and confidential telephone service that offers support to people who have concerns about their mental health, will be open for longer over Christmas.
The Helpline provides a listening service 365 days a year, where you can talk through concerns safely and confidentially, exploring options available and offering emotional support where needed.
It is my privilege as Independent Chair to write the introduction to the new Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Adult Safeguarding Partnership website.
It is often said that ‘Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility’. The website is designed to turn those words into reality for anyone seeking information on what to do if they suspect abuse as well as practitioners who are seeking information on good practice in responding to safeguarding concerns.
The JCB Academy opened its doors in September 2010 as the first of a brand new kind of school in the UK, with a focus on delivering high-quality engineering and business education. It prides itself on a unique curriculum and learning, allowing students to combine theory with practical activities which encourages a structured and effective use of time, meaning that there should be no homework, or very little at least.
Please accept this as a Notice of Cancellation of our Annual General Meeting which was due to be held on:
Friday 9 December 2016 at 2.45pm, The Salvation Army, Salisbury Street, Leek ST13 5EE
There are still many communities in the UK that suffer from economic and social deprivation and the current economic climate may make this situation worse. This programme aims to empower local people enabling them to create lasting change in their communities. Projects should be run by people directly affected by the issues they are dealing with and priority will be given to small, locally based groups or organisations in areas of disadvantage that have a clear understanding of the needs of their community.
Cold weather can have a significant impact on people’s health. One of the best ways of keeping well during winter is to stay warm.
Please take time to complete this short 10 question survey designed to establish strengths and skills gaps in the West Midland museums’ workforce. This is your opportunity to influence the training provided by West Midlands Museum Development (WMMD) in the future.
It continues to be a very tough time for many voluntary organisations with ever rising demand and shrinking resources. I also expect that for many, the repeated calls for groups to be more innovative, to think differently or to work smarter feels like a kick in the teeth when you are desperately trying to survive and to save your services from closure.