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Healthwatch Staffordshire Would Like to Hear Your Views!

Wed 10 Aug 2016

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A request from Healthwatch Staffordshire:-

Have you accessed any health or social care services during June, July & August 2016, such as attending a Hospital or GP Appointment, or visiting your local dentist or pharmacy? If so Healthwatch Staffordshire would really appreciate it if you could share any new experiences on our Experience Exchange feedback platform.

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Healthwatch Staffordshire Newsletter - June/July 2016

Wed 10 Aug 2016

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You can now view the June/July 2016 edition of the Healthwatch Staffordshire Newsletter online.

Included in this issue; an update from Jan Sensier their Chief Executive, their annual conference update, Healthwatch Staffordshire priorities, employment opportunity, celebrating their graduates and much more.  

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The Kitchen Shop Recognised for Providing Regular Work Experience Opportunities

Wed 10 Aug 2016

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Talent Match Staffordshire, the Lichfield based charity supporting 18-24 yr olds into work, has presented an award to The Kitchen Shop for outstanding support of the project.

The Kitchen Shop, on Market Street in Lichfield, has been involved with Talent Match for a long time and has helped by taking on ten people, so far, for work experience and training. It’s this kind of work experience which has led to more successful applications for employment and which demonstrates the kind of social value businesses can create in their communities.

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Next Staffordshire Moorlands VCSE Locality Forum (September 2016)

Wed 10 Aug 2016

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Support Staffordshire is holding its next quarterly voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) forum in Biddulph on Thursday 8 September, 2-4pm at the Community Room in Biddulph Fire Station and hopes that organisations will take this chance to meet others offering services locally, as well as hearing from the speakers on the agenda.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations delivering services or activities in the Staffordshire Moorlands to:

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Support Staffordshire Offer Volunteering Appointments at Biddulph Voluntary Action (Tuesday Afternoons from September)

Wed 10 Aug 2016

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From September, Support Staffordshire will be offering volunteering appointments in Biddulph Voluntary Action on Tuesday afternoons between 1.30 and 3.30.

Art/Craft Therapy Assistant, Tour Guides, Radio Station Presenter, Gardener, Cricket Coach, Narrowboat Crew Member, Coffee Morning Helper, Befriender, Driver, these are just some of the things you could do as a volunteer

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Support Staffordshire & Werrington Library - Invitation to Discuss Volunteering Opportunities in North Staffordshire (Tuesday mornings)

Wed 10 Aug 2016

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Support Staffordshire and Werrington Library have joined forces to promote volunteering opportunities available throughout North Staffordshire. Every Tuesday morning between 10am and 12pm there will be a volunteering officer available at the library.

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Fascinating Volunteering Opportunities Available in The Moorlands

Wed 10 Aug 2016

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Have you ever thought of volunteering?

Art/Craft Therapy Assistant, Tour Guides, Radio Station Presenter, Gardener, Cricket Coach, Narrowboat Crew Member, Coffee Morning Helper, Befriender, Driver, these are just some of the things you could do as a volunteer in your local area.

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European Structural & Investment Funds (ESIF) Sub-Committee – Call for VCSE Alternate Representative

Wed 10 Aug 2016

A VCSE rep is being sought as the alternate rep for this Sub-Committee of the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The Sub-Committee considers applications for European funding, primarily commenting on how these fit with the local strategic context, as well as receiving updates from the Government departments which are managing authorities for the different strands of European funding.

Please see the attached documents for more information and a nomination form.

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Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership Strategic Board – Call for VCSE Representative

Wed 10 Aug 2016

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A VCSE rep is being sought for the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership. This was set up to enable a collaborative approach to be taken across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to reduce the number of incidents on the roads where people are killed or seriously injured. Please see the attached document for more information and a nomination form.

Nominations should be sent to Jill Norman by email to jill.norman@supportstaffordshire.org.uk by the end of Wednesday 31 August 2016.

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14-25 Year Olds Sought to Join Staffordshire Youth Commission 2016

Tue 9 Aug 2016

Young people are currently being sought to join the Staffordshire Youth Commission on Police and Crime – an exciting pilot project being developed in conjunction with the Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Ellis.

The Staffordshire Youth Commission will be piloted over the coming year in order to allow young people across the communities of Staffordshire to inform decisions about policing and crime prevention in the region. 

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