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Bowled Over by a Welcome in Tamworth

Mon 9 Dec 2019

A new Place of Welcome has opened in Tamworth, taking place every Wednesday afternoon between 1.30 and 3.30pm.  You will be bowled over by its location, for the host venue is Tamworth Castle Bowling Club.  The green itself is closed throughout the winter months, but the doors are still open for people to come and enjoy a cuppa and a chat over a game of dominoes.  Why not pop along and say hello?

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Not long to go until Nominations open for the 2020 Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards

Sat 7 Dec 2019

The team at Support Staffordshire have been busy working hard behind the scenes with preparations well underway for the 2020 Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards.

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Free Venue for Hire

Thu 5 Dec 2019

Inside the Apedale Centre

Regent College, an Independent Specialist College for young adults with learning difficulties and complex needs, use Apedale Country Park Visitor Centre and would like to open the venue further for events, meeting and workshops. 

The venue is available between 11am and 3pm in term time, giving their hospitality volunteer team the opportunity to get involved and provide you with refreshments and catering if required.

If you would like to know more about the room, please contact Julia Bossons at Juliab@RegentCollege.org.uk 

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Fundraising Opportunity - Lyme Lottery

Wed 4 Dec 2019

A lottery supporting organisations working in Newcastle-Under-Lyme!

Lyme Lottery is a weekly online lottery that welcomes voluntary groups and local causes in Newcastle-Under-Lyme.  Tickets are only £1 per week, with 60% going straight to  and prizes up to £25,000! 

For information on how your organisation can benefit, see the Lyme Lottery Website

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Time to Change (Cannock Chase)

Wed 4 Dec 2019

Time to Change Champions are people with lived experience of poor mental health that sign up to the Time to Change National campaign.

There are 2 activities in January.  IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND YOU MUST BOOK A PLACE

Speaking Out Training, Wednesday 15 January 2020, 10am-3pm, Rugeley Community Centre, Lunch provided free.

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Helping Each Other - Uttoxeter

Tue 3 Dec 2019

Helping Each Other – Uttoxeter are a new friendly support group, open to anyone with emotional or wellbeing concerns, who needs some extra support. You can join them for a cuppa and a chat. 

They meet each week at Denstone Village Hall, Quakers Meeting House and Heath Community Centre. 

For specific times and contact details, please see the attached poster.

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Wed 27 Nov 2019

Rugeley Library has joined the Place of Welcome network and is offering companionship, conversation and free refreshments every Friday morning, 10am - 11am at its premises in Anson Street, Rugeley, WS15 2BB which is in the pedestrian area of the town centre. The Library is the 64th Place of Welcome in Staffordshire and the 13th Library to also become a Place of Welcome.

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Buddying Up in Lichfield

Fri 22 Nov 2019

There are lots of great social groups and activities on offer across Lichfield District but not everyone finds it easy to take part and get involved. They may lack the confidence to try new things, be shy about meeting new people or simply not be aware of what is on offer or where things are happening.

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Did you know Support Staffordshire provide payroll services?

Fri 15 Nov 2019

Are you aware that from April 2019 all Payroll, irrelevant of how many employees you have, must now be calculated and submitted using a Tax Digital payroll system?

Tax Digital is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for organisations to get their tax right and to keep their business affairs up to date.

Support Staffordshire can provide a full and confidential payroll service to suit all needs.   Whether you employ 1 person or 50 members of staff we can help to ease the burden and pressures of dealing with HMRC.

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Freedom leisure active communities consultation

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Have Your Say! With Freedom Leisure

As a not-for profit organisation, developing local activity programmes, we want YOU to have YOUR SAY by completing a very simple 5-minute online survey ( link below). By selecting the area you live in and completing a number of multiple choice questions, we want to know what you want from us in your local area. Whether it’s a brand new activity programme, parent & toddler activities, free activity sessions, sport-specific activities or just to find out more, we want to hear from you.

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