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Burton and District Mind - can you help?

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Burton and District Mind are now looking to strengthen their Board of Trustees and are looking for local people who want to help them make an even greater impact

Can you help make a difference?

Did you know that 1 in 4 people will suffer from mental health problems at some point in their lives?

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Victims Champion recognised with Lifetime Achievement Award

Thu 15 Aug 2019

This week we were able to catch up with Sonia Evans from Victim Support who won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent Stafford and District Volunteer Star Awards organised by Support Staffordshire.  Sonia wasn’t able to receive her award on the night so we arranged for Lin Carter, Director of LSC Nursing and Care Services the main event sponsor and award sponsor, to present the award to Sonia at the LSC offices in Marston Road, Stafford.

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SUPPORT STAFFORDSHIRE HELPS TO BRING IN £16,900 TO A RURAL VILLAGE HALL IN NEWCASTLE

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Support Staffordshire, a charity that supports other charities and voluntary activity in the county helped to bring in £16,900 of funding to a village hall for upgrades and improvements.  Ashley Memorial hall is a well-used village hall in Newcastle borough but the facilities were in need of basic improvements to help attract even more users.

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RARE OPPORTUNITY TO LEASE FLEXIBLE TOWN CENTRE OFFICE SPACE

Thu 15 Aug 2019

A golden opportunity has arisen for a charity or not for profit group to lease sizeable office space on the fully accessible ground floor of the Voluntary Services Centre in Burton from October 2019.  476 sq ft of flexible office space is available with dual aspect windows and an internal store room.  Parking is included within the rental price for up to 3 cars in a car park situated directly next to the building. 

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Empowering Individuals on the Autistic Spectrum - Befriending Project

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Lifeworks Staffordshire is a registered charity supporting people aged 14+ with High Functioning Autistic Spectrum Conditions in North Staffordshire. Some of our people struggle with social interaction and are very isolated affecting confidence and making daily tasks difficult.

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Together For Mental Wellbeing Safe Space Sessions

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Together for Mental Wellbeing are holding drop-in Safe Space sessions every Wednesday in Lichfield, Tamworth, Burton and Uttoxeter. To contact Safe Space phone 07715 311750. You can text, call or walk-in for support.

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Burton African Cultural Association Celebrate Eid

Tue 13 Aug 2019

The Burton African Cultural Association held their Eid celebration at the Burton Caribbean Association on Sunday the 11th of August 2019. 

The aim of Burton African Cultural Association is to establish, promote and share their culture with the community of Burton-upon-Trent.  They came together to celebrate Eid as a community and to educate children about the culture and what it means to celebrate Eid.

It was a wonderful and well attended event which was enjoyed by all.

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Blooming welcome to 900th Member

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Support Staffordshire was delighted to welcome its 900th member, Eccleshall Allotments Association, during National Allotments Week 2019.

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The Together We're Better Listening Events

Tue 13 Aug 2019

"The Together We're Better, Staffordshire Health and Care Partnership has been out and about across the county listening to local people's feedback about their experiences of health and care services and how they could be improved.

Two webinars have been organised to offer an opportunity to people who could not attend our listening events to share their views. The webinars will include an expert panel, live discussions and an opportunity to ask questions.

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Burntwood Church hosts its second Place of Welcome

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Beacon Community Church in Burntwood has added a new community venture to its busy diary of events.  Snack & Chat now runs every Wednesday from 11.30 – 2.00pm and is the second Place of Welcome at this church.

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