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Sainsburys Leek Local Charity of the Year 2017

Mon 22 May 2017

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Sainsburys in Leek is looking for nominations for its Local Charity of the Year.If you are interesting in applying you will have to be quick - deadline is Sunday 28th May - but the application form (below) is simple. You can also check out a little more about it on line at Sainsburys Local Charity of the Year

What will this mean?:

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Service Co-ordinator / Deputy Manager

Mon 22 May 2017

Children & Families Staffordshire - Putting Children First

Starting at scale SO1 Point 31 £27,668 & rising to SO2 Point 32 £28,485 after successful probationary period of 6 months | 37 hours per week | JOB REFERENCE: 02 BLF

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Small Charities Week 19-24 June

Mon 22 May 2017

Small Charity Week is a campaign which was first established by the Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) in 2010 to celebrate and raise the profile of the small charity sector.

The week is organised as a series of activities and initiatives to support and raise awareness of the hundreds and thousands of small charities that, every day, make a huge difference to vulnerable communities right across the UK and the rest of the world.

The objectives of Small Charity Week are to:

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STP Ambassador Event

Fri 19 May 2017

An event has been organised to bring together the STP ( Sustainability and Transformation Plan) Ambassadors and members of the STP workstreams’ Community Reference Groups on Wednesday 24 May in Stafford.

If you have been considering becoming an Ambassador or a member of one of the workstream’s Reference Groups, you would be very welcome to attend. Details of this event are below. Please note that you will need to register in advance.

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2017

Venue: Oddfellows Hall, 17 Greengate Street, Stafford, ST16 2HP

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Mental health: East Staffordshire CCG Patient Board preparing for 3rd public event

Fri 19 May 2017

The Patient Board of East Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) would like to encourage anyone with an interest in mental health to attend the forthcoming ‘Let’s Talk Mental Health’ event.

The event, which is supported by the Burton Albion Community Trust, will take place on Thursday 25th May from 6 – 9pm at Burton Albion Football Club, Pirelli Stadium, Burton on Trent, DE13 0AR.

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DEADLINE APPROACHING: Pink Ribbon Foundation

Thu 18 May 2017

Application Deadline: 26 May 2017

The Pink Ribbon Foundation funds breast cancer charities that support people suffering from breast cancer, in the form of financial assistance, care, advice, emotional and practical support.

It also seeks to promote awareness and understanding of breast cancer, primarily by funding research into causes, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Funding is available to registered charities in the UK.

Priority will be given to:

Programmes that work to promote a positive view of breast cancer.

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DEADLINE APPROACHING- Cash 4 Clubs

Thu 18 May 2017

Application Deadline: 26 May 2017

Cash 4 Clubs is a charitable fund provided by internet gambling company Betfair in partnership with SportsAid.

Grants are available for local sports clubs across the UK to provide additional opportunities for sporting activities, for example through the purchase of new equipment, improving facilities or providing training for coaches. Funding is available for both mainstream and minority sporting activities, providing that the sports club plays an active role in their local community.

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DEADLINE APPROACHING- Veolia Environmental Trust

Thu 18 May 2017

Application Deadline: 25 May 2017 at 12 noon

The Veolia Environmental Trust, originally known as the Onyx Environmental Trust, was set up in 1997 under the Landfill Communities Fund (formerly the Landfill Tax Credit Scheme) and awards monies derived from landfill tax to support a wide range of environmentally focused projects throughout England and Wales.

The Trust is a charity and an Environmental Body registered under the Landfill Tax Regulations established to protect, preserve and improve the environment for the benefit of the public.

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Apply for a Bags of Help grant for your project

Thu 18 May 2017

Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised from the 5p bag charge in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community projects across the UK*. The projects must meet the criteria of bringing benefits to the community.

Bags of Help is administered by Groundwork who is working with greenspace scotland to support successful projects in Scotland.

How does Bags of Help work?

Bags of Help is now is always open for applications from charities and community organisations.

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Church Times - Green Church Awards

Thu 18 May 2017

The Church Times, the world's leading Anglican weekly newspaper, has launched the new Green Church Awards to celebrate the efforts by individuals and congregations in recent years to offset the damage being done to the earth, and to set good examples before others who might be inspired to follow suit.

There are five awards in total, four to celebrate innovative work already ongoing or completed, and one designed to support exciting projects still in the planning phase.

Churches can enter one or more of the five categories, though a separate entry form is needed for each.

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