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East Staffordshire Perception of Crime Survey

Thu 5 Sep 2019

SCVYS are currently undertaking a piece of research on behalf of the East Staffordshire Local Strategic Partnership. The aim of the research is to understand people's fear of crime versus the risk of being a victim of crime in East Staffordshire. More specifically we want to:

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A Voice for Adults with Learning Disabilities and Autism

Wed 4 Sep 2019

Currently those in Staffordshire with learning disabilities or autism have no method of formally expressing their joint views to the County Council on all the many issues that affect them.  Their most powerful advocates – parents or carers – also have to act as individuals rather than having any forum in which they can discuss issues of concern with the local authority.  Yet the County Council continues to be the most significant single organisation influencing whether this group can make the most of their lives in our local communities.  We want to tackle this deficit.  We are looking for

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Tampon Tax Community Fund - Deadline 11th October 2019

Tue 3 Sep 2019

The Community Foundation for Staffordshire is working with UK Community Foundations to deliver the Tampon Tax Community Fund in Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, Derby & Derbyshire.

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Music & Comedy night comes to Pirelli Stadium

Tue 3 Sep 2019

YMCA Burton and Burton Albion Community trust are delighted to host a fabulous night of music and comedy with comedienne Sheila McMahon. The evening will take place on the 2nd October at Pirelli Stadium and will be raising money for 2 local charities, YMCA Burton & Burton Albion Community Trust. Sheila is a regular performer at the Lichfield Garrick with sell out shows combining comedy with mental health. A comedienne, qualified counsellor and signer songwriter, she has appeared on TV and performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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Volunteer Drivers Wanted in Lichfield!

Thu 29 Aug 2019

Help older people in your community maintain their independence by transporting our Live at Home members to local venues for activities and appointments.

The volunteer drivers will be asked to go and collect the older person from their home and take them to their local services within their community.

  • You can commit as little as a few hours a week
  • A hugely rewarding way to help others
  • An excellent introduction to volunteering

Sign up as a driver by calling your local Live at Home scheme today!

Telephone 01543 415020

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Staffordshire Your Way Volunteer Opportunities

Fri 23 Aug 2019

Together for Mental Wellbeing are looking for volunteers in Tamworth, Lichfield and East Staffordshire for their Your Way project.

If you would like to support individuals living with mental health issues there are a number of volunteer roles available: Community Connectors, Peer Supporters, Group Facilitators, Promotional and Events volunteers.

For more information call 01283 500650 or email staffordshire-yourway@together-uk.org.

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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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