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CASS Carers Café - Wombourne.

Fri 10 May 2019

Come and join us at the CASS Carers Café. We meet in the Brook Room, Wombourne Civic Centre on the second Wednesday of every month.  We meet at 10:30 am and finish at 12:30pm.  There is no charge and refreshments are provided.

A CASS Carers Café is an opportunity for people who care for family members and friends with a long term illness or condition to meet others in a similar situation.  Caring and supporting someone can be a rewarding experience. However, without support it may at times, become isolating and exhausting. 

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Website Grants from the Transform Foundation

Fri 10 May 2019

We are seeking to support organisations that are looking to use their website as a marketing platform in order to achieve their charitable objectives, whether they be raising funds, recruiting volunteers, carrying out online petitions or reaching beneficiaries. Therefore, we do not fund organisations who simply want a basic brochure-style website or who have no defined measures of success

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“Events on the Horizon” Events Volunteer

Fri 10 May 2019

Want to join a dynamic team? Why not become an event volunteer, you can be involved in the promotion of events right through to volunteering on the actual day of an event. Great experiences to be had whilst helping to raise awareness and valuable funds for the Hospice.

please get in touch

E volunteernow@dmhospice.org.uk

T 01782 344332                 

W www.dmhospice.org.uk

 

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Voting is open for the Calor Rural Community Fund

Thu 9 May 2019

From sports club showers to adventure playgrounds, from musical instruments to new kitchens, from books to village hall heating, the Rural Community Fund has helped hundreds of people living in rural communities across the UK.

And this year they have so more community projects competing for funding. Voting is open until 17th June so it’s your chance to support projects to get them through to the finals.

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Make your views heard on the future of health and care locally

Thu 9 May 2019

The Together We’re Better partnership is launching a 12-week public and workforce conversation across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to listen and understand what is important to you about health and care locally, what works well and what you think should be improved.

As a partner in Together We’re Better, we are working alongside NHS organisations, local authorities, Healthwatch and voluntary and community sector groups to achieve a joint vision of ‘working with you to make Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent the healthiest places to live and work’.

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Pathway Project Presents - Cream Tea with Nell Gwynne at Tutbury Castle

Wed 8 May 2019

For their next event, Pathway Patrons are proud to present the fabulous Lesley Smith who is kindly hosting a fundraising Cream Tea at the amazing Tutbury Castle, Castle St, Tutbury, Staffs, DE13 9JF on Sunday 23 June 2019 2pm-4pm. She is entertaining us with her unique portrayal of Nell Gwynne, a prolific celebrity figure of the Restoration period. Praised by Samuel Pepys for her comic performances as one of the first actresses on the English stage, she became best known for being a long-time mistress of King Charles II of England and Scotland.

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Forthcoming Outings from Kendall and Wall

Wed 8 May 2019

Kendall and Wall organise door-to-door, wheelchair accessible outings for elderly and disabled people.

They provide:

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Kaleidoscope Choir invite you to their next concert

Wed 8 May 2019

Kaleidoscope is a female voice choir which aims to promote and foster a love of singing within the community and aid selected charities wherever possible.

They are currently preparing for their next concert, which is fundraising for Myeloma UK.  The concert is taking place on Saturday 15th June 2019 at Elford Village Hall, stating at 7:30pm.

Full details and how to purchase tickets can be found on the attached poster, or by emailing tickets@kaleidoscopechoir.co.uk 

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Stop Loan Sharks Community Funding

Tue 7 May 2019

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) has funding available for groups that want to raise awareness of hte issues of illegal money lending.  The money available has come from the proceeds of crime taken from convicted illegal money lenders.

The aim of the funding is to give groups the opportunity to raise awareness of the issue, in their community in a different way.

Useful link - www.stoploanssharks.co.uk or look at the attachments for further information

Funding that can make a real difference

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Staffordshire Market Position Statement Documentation

Tue 7 May 2019

The Council is very pleased to announce publication of Staffordshire’s suite of new market position statements (MPS) documents. 

The documents are designed to be easily accessible for providers to search by a specific market sector.  As well as the summary and overview documents there are individual commissioning intention documents for the following service areas:

         Home care services

·         Community equipment, assistive technology and adaptation services 

·         Care homes

·         Extra care services

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