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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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South Staffs Water Biodiversity Improvement Grant - PEBBLE

Thu 27 Jun 2019

PEBBLE is the biodiversity improvement fund from South Staffs Water.

Funding of up to £10,000 is available for community projects within our supply area that create, restore or improve habitat.

Three levels of funding ranging from £500 to £10,000 is available to organisations keen to enhance biodiversity within the South Staffs Water area of supply.

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Coalfields Community Investment Programme (England) now reopened for new enquiries

Thu 27 Jun 2019

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the 5.5 million people living in Britain’s former mining communities. Many of these communities still require support due to the huge impact the closure of the mines had upon them.

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Wed 26 Jun 2019

St Augustine's Church has joined the national Places of Welcome network, making this the first Place of Welcome in Rugeley (and the 49th in the county). The church is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 11am and 2pm. Everybody is welcome to come along to have a free cuppa, a chat and make new friendships. There is no charge for the refreshments.  It is a very friendly group run by volunteers who are pleased to be able to support the local community. For more information about the Place of Welcome at St Augustine's Church contact the Co-ordinator Michael McGraw on 07522 734745

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