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War Memorials Trust Grants

Wed 11 Dec 2019

Grants are available to protect and conserve war memorials marking any conflict, in communities in the UK who could not otherwise fund the works required.

Grants of up to £30,000 are available for up to 75% of total eligible project costs.

Currently, the Trust considers awarding grants of up to:

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Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales - Grants Programme

Wed 11 Dec 2019

Core funding grants are available to support small and medium-sized local charities with a proven track record of helping people aged 17 years and older in England and Wales achieve positive change in one or more of the complex social issues as specified by the Foundation.

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Weston Charity Awards

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Could you be an Award winner?

Established to celebrate and support ambitious charities working in the fields of Youth, Welfare and Community, we are calling for charity leaders in the West Midlands who would benefit from mentoring and coaching support to steer their organisation to the next stage in its development.

This year the Awards will support 20 charities, across the North and Midlands of England, and Wales.

Could you be one of them?

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Make Some Noise - Song 2 Belong Campaign

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Local charity Make Some Noise would like to invite you to get involved with our Christmas appeal #songtobelong. Could you share a little Christmas number, carol, hymn or something quirky on Facebook, adding the following text @makesomenoisewm and #songtobelong so we can add you to our growing collection of supporters?

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Harness Coaching - Freedom to change

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Harness Coaching CIC was set up earlier this year by Lizz Fields-Pattinson and Steph Gaunt, to offer coaching sessions to people of all ages who are looking for support to change their lives for the better. This may be through conventional Cognitive Behavioural and Solution Focused Coaching face to face or Equine Facilitated Sessions both 121 and in small groups. Sessions are all bespoke to the clients’ needs.

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Burton is becoming an even more Welcoming Place!

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Places of Welcome is a growing network of local community groups providing their neighbourhoods with places where all people feel safe to belong, connect and contribute. Anybody can pop along to their local Place of Welcome and will be guaranteed a warm welcome, free hospitality and the opportunity to make friends in the local community. 

Since our article in the July Ebulletin in addition to the Places of Welcome already up and running in Burton we are pleased to introduce two new Places of Welcome.

 

Our new additions are:

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Bowled Over by a Welcome in Tamworth

Mon 9 Dec 2019

A new Place of Welcome has opened in Tamworth, taking place every Wednesday afternoon between 1.30 and 3.30pm.  You will be bowled over by its location, for the host venue is Tamworth Castle Bowling Club.  The green itself is closed throughout the winter months, but the doors are still open for people to come and enjoy a cuppa and a chat over a game of dominoes.  Why not pop along and say hello?

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Free Venue for Hire

Thu 5 Dec 2019

Inside the Apedale Centre

Regent College, an Independent Specialist College for young adults with learning difficulties and complex needs, use Apedale Country Park Visitor Centre and would like to open the venue further for events, meeting and workshops. 

The venue is available between 11am and 3pm in term time, giving their hospitality volunteer team the opportunity to get involved and provide you with refreshments and catering if required.

If you would like to know more about the room, please contact Julia Bossons at Juliab@RegentCollege.org.uk 

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Fundraising Opportunity - Lyme Lottery

Wed 4 Dec 2019

A lottery supporting organisations working in Newcastle-Under-Lyme!

Lyme Lottery is a weekly online lottery that welcomes voluntary groups and local causes in Newcastle-Under-Lyme.  Tickets are only £1 per week, with 60% going straight to  and prizes up to £25,000! 

For information on how your organisation can benefit, see the Lyme Lottery Website

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Time to Change (Cannock Chase)

Wed 4 Dec 2019

Time to Change Champions are people with lived experience of poor mental health that sign up to the Time to Change National campaign.

There are 2 activities in January.  IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND YOU MUST BOOK A PLACE

Speaking Out Training, Wednesday 15 January 2020, 10am-3pm, Rugeley Community Centre, Lunch provided free.

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