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The Support Staffordshire Member Bursary

Thu 25 Mar 2021

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Are you seeking advice and support, but need more than our usual 3 FREE hours, or have already used it up?

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Cannock Chase - Royal air Forces Association (RAFA) Branch Secretary (Trustee Role)

Thu 8 Apr 2021

Act as point of contact for receipt of correspondence and to ensure that all correspondence received is communicated to the Trustees for appropriate action.

Liaise with the Branch Chairman in the preparation of the agendas for all Branch meetings, including Trustee, Branch and General meetings, ensuring that all the Trustees are provided with the relevant details.

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Together We're Better COVID-19 Stakeholder Update - 6th April

Thu 8 Apr 2021

On Monday (29 March), the Stay at Home rule set out by government, changed. You can now gather with either two households or up to six people from a mix of households outdoors, and outdoor sports facilities have also reopened for use. However, you must still continue to work from home where possible and minimise the number of journeys you make. You are still encouraged to stay local and holidays abroad will still not be allowed.

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chasewaterOutdoor Education Centre is Active Again

Thu 8 Apr 2021

An outdoor education centre is to reopen its doors after a long-term deal has been agreed with a new tenant.

Staffordshire-based, national operator Peak is adding the Chasewater Outdoor Centre to its national portfolio of activity centres after agreeing a deal with Staffordshire County Council.

Darryl Eyers, Staffordshire County Council’s Director for Economy, Infrastructure and Skills, said: “The outdoor education centre at Chasewater is a great facility for young people to experience new adventures and I’m pleased it’s going to return to regular use.

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Severn Trent Community Fund Coronavirus support

Tue 6 Apr 2021

Charities and non-profit organisations can apply to be considered for a support grant of between £2,000 and £10,000 (depending on the size of the organisation) to help them and our communities get through this very challenging time and bounce back stronger than before.

We expect demand for our support to be high and so, whilst we’d love to, unfortunately we simply can’t fund every application we receive. 

Who can apply

To be eligible for this support your organistion must:

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Stafford Volunteering Opportunities

Tue 6 Apr 2021

Here are some of the latest volunteering opportunities available across Stafford.

Puppy Parent

We are looking for caring family homes in Stafford to raise, socialise and train puppies and young dogs up to the age of 18 months old. Ideally with-in 45 minutes drive of ST18 9PR post code area. This is a full time volunteer role. The puppy / dog will live with you from 8 weeks old until it is ready to progress into advanced training. This is between 14 to 18 months old.

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Stafford Volunteering Update

Tue 6 Apr 2021

As lockdown restrictions ease over this month and next, we expect many organisations to reopen and more people to begin moving back into the community. It has been a difficult time for many since January, and this third lockdown has really hit some people hard. That means that there are many people in need of assistance, and also that many of you may want to volunteer in order to connect with your community, grow your confidence and boost your mental health.

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Covid-19 Vaccine Information Webinars on Youtube

Tue 6 Apr 2021

TCT and Black Country Near Neighbours are partnering along with Jaikara, Black Country NHS and Healthier Futures Black Country & West Birmingham to deliver effective, up to date information on the vaccine to communities throughout the Black Country via a series of webinars.

They have shared the three Covid-19 vaccine webinars on Youtube which can be viewed here.

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The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Tue 6 Apr 2021

Nominations for the 2022 Award can be submitted from 1 April 2021 until 5pm on 15 September 2021.

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of the Queen's Coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups and is awarded for life.

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Encouraging your community to have the vaccine

Thu 1 Apr 2021

A community resource pack is available to download for councillors and community members to share among their networks. It includes various materials like videos and links to valid sources of information addressing some of the concerns we know our communities have. The materials are available in different languages and formats.





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