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Support Staffordshire AGM

Wed 15 Nov 2017

We know that peoples diaries get booked up really quickly so we are letting you know now when we plan to hold out next AGM so that you don't miss out.

It will be held on Wednesday 28 February 2018 2-4pm in Stafford (venue to be confirmed)

We are really pleased to announce our Guest Speaker will be Debra Allcock Tyler - Chief Executive of The Directory for Social Change

Further details will follow in next months E-Bulletin

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SASSOT are seeking new Board Members

Tue 21 Nov 2017

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Could you be instrumental in enhancing our impact?

Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent (SASSOT) is a high performing County Sports Partnership, bringing partners to work together to create active places and healthy lives through physical activity and sport. SASSOT is currently on a positive journey of change, with a new Chair and leadership team, completion of a governance review and development of a new strategy for 2018-2021. The aspiration of the Board is for SASSOT to become a progressive, adaptable and thriving organisation, with a visionary Board at its helm.

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SASSOT are seeking new Board Members

Tue 21 Nov 2017

SASSOT Logo

Could you be instrumental in enhancing our impact?

Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent (SASSOT) is a high performing County Sports Partnership, bringing partners to work together to create active places and healthy lives through physical activity and sport. SASSOT is currently on a positive journey of change, with a new Chair and leadership team, completion of a governance review and development of a new strategy for 2018-2021. The aspiration of the Board is for SASSOT to become a progressive, adaptable and thriving organisation, with a visionary Board at its helm.

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Grow Wild - Community Project Funding 2018

Tue 21 Nov 2017

Now open for applications!

Have you got a ridiculously exciting idea for a project that brings people together through activities that connect their community and celebrate UK native wildflowers, plants and/or fungi?

Grow Wild is awarding funding of £2,000 or £4,000 to groups and projects that:

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OPERATIONS, GOVERNANCE AND COMPLIANCE ADMINISTRATOR

Fri 17 Nov 2017

East Staffordshire Family Support (Harvey Girls & Dads4Dads) require an

Operations, Governance and Compliance Administrator – 37.5 hours per week

Salary £24,440 plus contributory pension

Permanent contract dependent upon future funding

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Plans to Deliver Care in Communities Set to be Approved

Thu 16 Nov 2017

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Plans to support more people to receive health and social care in their homes and local communities looks set to be approved for Staffordshire.

NHS England has said it will approve Staffordshire’s Better Care Fund (BCF)  subject to conditions on improving the rate of Delayed Transfers of Care from hospital further. The BCF plan spans both local authorities and the NHS and is aimed at pooling resources to join up care and help people live as independently as possible for as long possible in their homes.

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Changes to Subsidised Bus Journeys in Staffordshire Approved

Thu 16 Nov 2017

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An eight week public consultation on how best to spend Staffordshire County Council’s £1.3m annual bus subsidy has resulted in the option which safeguards most journeys.

The County Council’s Cabinet has today also agreed to work with bus operators, district and borough councils, parish councils and local community groups to explore options for supporting some of the journeys which will no longer be funded by the authority from April 2018.

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Lost EU funding could be redirected to business, foundation policy director warns

Thu 16 Nov 2017

Duncan Shrubsole of the Lloyds Bank Foundation says the money guaranteed to charities by the government up to 2020 could instead be used to keep businesses and jobs in deprived areas

Charities that receive regional funding from the European Union could face losing future funding to local businesses after Brexit, charity trustees have been told.

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Beth Johnson Foundation launch 'Experience of Being Report'

Tue 14 Nov 2017

The Beth Johnson Foundation is pleased to launch our 'Experiences of Being Report', which shows the positive effect of using drama, music and dance in care homes to help people living with dementia.

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Staffordshire County Council’s Local Members Fund

Tue 14 Nov 2017

There is still some funding available from Staffordshire County Council’s Local Members Fund. Each of the six Tamworth County Councillors has money to spend in their area however, you will need to act quickly and make your application within the next 2 weeks.  A copy of the application form is attached and a link below to the website below where you will find more details including the application form.

https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/yourcouncil/slcf/home.aspx

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