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Ping in the Community

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Ping in the Community offers table tennis packages to community organisations and venues, to allow them to introduce and embed social table tennis into their community. 

 

 

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Community Wellbeing Fund - Deadline 30th September 2019

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Safer Communities CIC recognise that like many issues and challenges faced by local people the answers and solutions can often be found there too. More often than not it is local people who have the answers - the challenges of crime, anti-social behaviour, health and wellbeing and social isolation have all benefited from the innovation and dedication of local communities which is why…

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Waste Reduction Fund - Deadline 30th September 2019

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Do you have a Staffordshire based project that inspires people to do the right thing with their waste?

Do you have an idea on how to help your community recycle, reuse or reclaim materials?

Does your community group or organisation encourage the reduction of single use plastics?

Safer Communities CIC are working in partnership with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service to help reduce waste and single use plastic within the county with the aim to help to reduce the ever growing waste fires problem.

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ESOL Classes at Burton Voluntary Services Centre

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Learn English at the Burton Voluntary Services Centre starting in September. Enrol at Burton Library on 2nd September. Classes are free for those on Universal Credit, other benefits or with a low income.

Contact Ben or Tim on 01543 334537 or email acl.ict@staffordshire.gov.uk

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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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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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