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Star Awards - preparation well underway

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Preparations for our Local Star Awards, due to take place in the Spring, are well underway.  The Star Awards publicly recognise and celebrate the valuable contribution volunteers play in supporting our communities.

We have a number of confirmed sponsors who have pledged to support these events - you can find out more about this on the local pages of our E-Bulletin.  We are still looking for local businesses to support these events so please get in touch if you would like to find out about our sponsorship packages.

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News from the Social Prescribing Network

Fri 15 Feb 2019

It's a bit late to be saying Happy New Year to you all, however, it really has been a happy start to the year for all of us who have been collaborating to progress social prescribing.  As January unfolded,  we had the long awaited reveal of The Long Term Plan, with the commitment to roll out social prescribing across England, starting primarily with the funds available for link workers to be employed.   Last week we were filming for ITV regions, on Monday this week a fabulous media blitz about social prescribing, and as I write this, the plans

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EVENT SPONSOR CONFIRMED FOR THE SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE VOLUNTEER STAR AWARDS 2019

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Support Staffordshire are pleased to announce Perton Park Golf Club as the Official Event Sponsor and host of the 2019 South Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards taking place on Thursday 20th June 2019.

The nomination process will open in March.  Further information can be found on the website.

 

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Time to Celebrate!

Fri 15 Feb 2019

We are due to celebrate our 5th Birthday in March and we want to share this celebration with you all.  We are holding our celebration at:

1pm on Tuesday 26 March 2019 at The Gatehouse Theatre, Eastgate Street, Stafford

If you are one of our members organisations, a key partner or supporter you will have received a personal invitation to this event so if you haven’t already accepted the invitation please do so without delay.  You should book online using the booking link provided.

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Garry Jones's blog

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Birthday Celebrations

Later next month, it will be Support Staffordshire’s fifth birthday!

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FREE CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety (ONLINE)

Thu 14 Feb 2019

To access this training course you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services.


Everyone who works with food has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensure that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat.

CIEH qualifications have been developed to address the growing need to make learning more relevant to specific business environments and meet the National Occupational Standards. 

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FREE Overview - Safeguarding Adults at Risk (ONLINE)

Thu 14 Feb 2019

To access this training course you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services.


This course has been updated in line with the Care Act 2014

This FREE course is suitable for workers in the health and social care sectors and has been mapped to the CQC Common Induction Standards.

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Event Sponsor confirmed for the Cannock Chase Star Awards 2019

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Support Staffordshire are pleased to announce Beau Desert Golf Club as the Official Event Sponsor and host of the 2019 Cannock Chase Volunteer Star Awards taking place on Tuesday 4th June.

The nomination process will open in March.  Further information can be found on the website.

 

Beau Desert Golf Club

Beau Desert “ Beautiful Wilderness” Golf Club is one of Englands finest golf courses (Ranked Top 50).

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Lichfield Emergency Night Shelter

Thu 14 Feb 2019

The Lichfield Emergency Night Shelter went 'live' on Saturday 2nd February and is running every day until the end of March 2019, and is for people who are sleeping rough in Lichfield.

The first meeting to discuss the Night Shelter was held in mid-December. Since then, 5 church venues were secured enabling them to operate 7 nights per week, 4 staff have been employed in various roles,  and over 110 people have signed up as volunteers. During the training week in January, 150 potential volunteers attended.

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Event Sponsor confirmed for the Staffordshire Moorlands Volunteer Star Awards 2019

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Support Staffordshire are pleased to announce Westwood Golf Club as the Official Event Sponsor and host of the 2019 Staffordshire Moorlands Volunteer Star Awards taking place on Thursday 13th June 2019.

The nomination process will open in March.  Further information can be found on the website.

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