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The Young Ones, Burton-On-trent

Tue 9 Jul 2019

The Young Ones

By creating Gift Boxes for local children between 0 and 17 years who may otherwise receive nothing or very little to celebrate an important event, we endeavour to bring some happiness where otherwise there would be only emptiness.

Welfare agencies in contact with children in need within a radius of approximately 15 miles of Burton request the boxes which we prepare for them to deliver. We can also create Emergency Boxes at times of crisis, containing basic toiletries, clothes and toys.

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Growing Together and Thinking Differently project launch

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Growing Together Launch

July 5th saw Harvey girls and Dads4Dads launch the "Growing Together" and "Thinking Differently" projects at The Family Hub, Abbot Beyne School. 

The launch event was to open the "Thinking Differently" Lottery funded programme and the "Growing Together" gardening project, which forms part of the programme but is a community resource for local families and students from local schools.

Thinking Differently is underpinned by the 5 Ways to Wellbeing (New Economic Foundation) that consists of the following;

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Community and Voluntary Groups - What's next for Tamworth Town Centre

Tue 9 Jul 2019

People who run community, voluntary and charitable groups in Tamworth are being invited to share their views on Tamworth town centre and how it should evolve for the future as part of an ongoing consultation campaign.

Tamworth…What’s Next? was launched by the Leader of Tamworth Borough Council, Cllr Daniel Cook, earlier this year, with the aim of working with residents, businesses and visitors to develop a new vision for the town centre.

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Together We're Better Listening Events

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Health and Care in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

We need to think differently, be innovative and work together to improve health and care services.

'Together We're Better' want to listen to your views on:

  • What works well?
  • What you think should be improved?
  • What is important to you?

They need your experiences of these services:

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Help us understand the impact and value of the social economy in Staffordshire

Thu 4 Jul 2019

A coalition group of several organisations including VAST, CounterCoin, UnLtd, PM Training and The Chamber of Commerce are working together through the Social Enterprise Matters partnership to help strengthen both the voice and influence of the sector, as well as support available to grow a strong and prosperous economy and community which puts social purpose, ethics and value at the core.

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Air Aware Staffordshire campaign

Thu 4 Jul 2019

What is it?

The Air Aware Staffordshire communications campaign is part of the efforts to reduce air pollution in 16 Air Quality Management Areas (AQMAs) across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

While Newcastle- under-Lyme Borough Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council is working to meet the requirements of a recent Ministerial Directive regarding the area surrounding the A53, the county council will work with the relevant borough or district council to lead on reducing air pollution in the other AQMAs.

The year-long Air Aware campaign will:

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Thu 4 Jul 2019

Counter Terrorism Policing wants music lovers to #BeSafeBeSound this summer, as it collaborates with the UK music industry to deliver vital safety advice to the public ahead of the festival season.

Launching the new ‘Be Safe, Be Sound’ digital campaign as part of the ‘Summer Security’ initiative, Counter Terrorism Policing has asked UK Music – an industry-funded body representing the collective interests of the British music industry – to use its considerable influence to help reach the hundreds of thousands of music lovers who will be attending live events this summer.

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Places of Welcome - Full House in Tamworth Libraries

Thu 4 Jul 2019

More local libraries are now offering an extra special welcome to all visitors including free refreshments, friendly volunteers and lively chat on a regular weekly basis.

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Don't just change someone's life. Change yours too.

Tue 2 Jul 2019

Volunteer for Side by Side

Just because a person is diagnosed with dementia, it doesn’t mean they stop wanting to take part in their favourite activities.

Side by Side is our fun, friendly, super-flexible volunteering opportunity for someone like you to help someone with dementia in Newcastle-under-Lyme, the Staffordshire Moorlands or Stoke-on-Trent.

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We need volunteers. We need you!

Mon 1 Jul 2019

Life with cancer in Staffordshire is still life; we’ll help you live it.

The Cancer Support Programme (CaSP) is a partnership between the Beth Johnson Foundation and Macmillan Cancer Support.

We are here to provide links to social, emotional and practical support to adults living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis.

The Beth Johnson Foundation has a long history of providing volunteering opportunities and are looking to recruit and train volunteers to give support to people living with and beyond cancer in Staffordshire.

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