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Volunteer Star Awards Stafford and District 2020

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Support Staffordshire would like to thank LSC Nursing and Care for generously supporting the Volunteer Star Awards in Stafford as the Main Event Sponsor for the second year running.

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Volunteer Star Awards Tamworth 2020

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Support Staffordshire would like to thank Shire Leasing PLC for generously supporting the first Volunteer Star Awards in Tamworth as the Main Event Sponsor.

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Are you aware that as a Trustee of a Registered Charity the Charities Commission require an Independent Examination of Charity Accounts?

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Support Staffordshire are members of the Association of Charity Independent Examiners and can undertake a full and confidential Independent Examination of your accounts.  We can provide advice if required and sign off accounts ready for submission to the Charities commission.

Whether your accounts are for a few hundred pounds or the maximum of £250,000 we can be of service.

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Room available for hire in Leek

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Bank House | St. Edward Street | Leek | ST13 5DS​

We have a training and meeting room available at our Leek office in the town centre and can be hired by statutory, private and voluntary organisations.  Members can benefit from preferential rates. 

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Exploring family bereavement experiences: when a surviving family member has dementia

Wed 15 Jan 2020

Would you be willing to help with the design of a research project which is being planned as part of a Professional Doctorate study?

Nikki Taylor is a third year Professional Doctorate Student at Keele University. She also works in the Family Support and Bereavement Team at St Giles where she has increasingly become involved in supporting families who are facing or have been bereaved in circumstances where a surviving family member has dementia. She is now looking to develop research which will help people facing similar circumstances.

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Access to Social Care Assessments - A Healthwatch Staffordshire Project

Tue 14 Jan 2020

The combination of a growing and ageing population, more people with long-term conditions, and a challenging financial environment has placed significant pressure on social care services in recent years.

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Search begins for panel members to help transform health and care across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

Tue 14 Jan 2020

The search has begun for volunteers to form a new People’s Panel that will provide views and advice on plans to transform health and care services from the comfort of their own homes.

The panel will play an active role in helping improve services and will consist of people who will represent a cross-section of local communities.

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Happy New Year to all our members and partners

Mon 13 Jan 2020

We are kicking off the new year as we mean to go on with a positive celebration of our sector – the 2020 Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards are here and nominations are now open. There are a range of categories in which to nominate your local unsung hero and we will be holding special awards events in June, across the county, with 8 events in total. For the full visit the awards pages of our website. We are already looking forward to reading your wonderful stories of local giving.

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Cannock Chase Mental Health: Time to Change

Fri 10 Jan 2020

A number of sessions are being organised by the Time to Change Cannock Chase Partnership in January and February.

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

Speaking Out Training 15th January 10 - 3 Rugeley Community Centre, Burnthill Lane, WS15 2HX

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Village Halls Week 2020

Thu 9 Jan 2020

Village Halls Week 2020 launches in January 2020 and we want to take the opportunity to bring it to your attention and explain the importance of the celebration.

Village Halls Week, taking place from 20th January 2020 to 26th January 2020, aims to celebrate England’s Village Halls. This includes their volunteers, their history, and the vital services they provide for rural communities. This year Support Staffordshire, as one of 38 members in the country of the ACRE network want to help to make it the biggest celebration yet. 

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