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The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice (Stoke-on-Trent) open day for volunteers - 19 September 2015

Tue 1 Sep 2015

The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice in Stoke-on-Trent are holding an Open Day for volunteers on Saturday the 19th September from 10-12pm.

The Hospice provides care and support services for children who have shortened life expectancy or those who due to illness or injury have a life threatening or life limiting condition.

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Cerebral Palsy Mid Staffordshire Newsletter

Tue 1 Sep 2015

The August/September 2015 edition of the Cerebral Palsy Mid Staffordshire Newsletter is out now!

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The Staffordshire Marketplace

Tue 1 Sep 2015

A message from The Staffordshire Marketplace:-

With 600 people a week using the Staffordshire Marketplace to find support, services and activities, join now to ensure customers can find you.

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2016 GSK IMPACT Awards - Core funding and free training for health charities

Tue 1 Sep 2015

The King's Fund launched the 2016 GSK IMPACT Awards on 1 July which provide funding and free leadership training for health charities.

GSK’s IMPACT Awards reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health. Organisations must be at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with income between £25,000 and £2 million.

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Staffordshire North & Stoke-on-Trent Citizens Advice Bureau launch their new Advice House Welfare Benefits Training Programme

Tue 1 Sep 2015

Staffordshire North and Stoke-on-Trent Citizens Advice Bureau have launched their new Advice House Welfare Benefits training programme.

New in the brochure:

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North Staffs Advice Partnership - Consultation Report

Tue 1 Sep 2015

A report has been published following the North Staffs Advice Partnership Network consultation, which was conducted during June and July 2015.

North Staffs Advice Network includes staff and volunteers from over 150 organisations in North Staffs. Three core partners coordinate the Network: these are Staffordshire North & Stoke-on-Trent CAB, Age UK North Staffs, and Disability Solution West Midlands.

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Volunteering in the Arts Toolkit Training

Tue 1 Sep 2015

Voluntary Arts and Tamworth Volunteer Centre, supported by Tamworth Borough Council Arts and Events team, are running a free Arts & Events workshop on Wed 16th September (1-3pm) at Tamworth Assembly Rooms.

The training is aimed at small to medium arts/drama and crafts groups and  introduces the Volunteering in the Arts Toolkit aimed at improving groups' volunteer management skills.

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Training events in Tamworth & District

Tue 1 Sep 2015

There are several upcoming training opportunities in the Tamworth area:-

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Proposed change to the provision of inpatient haematology services at the County Hospital

Tue 1 Sep 2015

Members of the public are invited to attend a public meeting to discuss a proposed change to the provision of inpatient haematology services at the County Hospital.

The proposal is to transfer the eight inpatient beds, which are currently provided at the County Hospital in Stafford to the specialist haematology departments at the Royal Stoke University Hospital and the New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton.

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Have Your Say on Staffordshire’s Short Break’s (Activities) – Aiming High

Tue 1 Sep 2015

The All Age Disability Commissioning Team at Staffordshire County Council recently conducted Staffordshire’s ‘Shaping the Future of SEND Assessment and Specialist Support Programme’. Parents and carers of children and young people with SEND told them of the importance of offering Community Based Short Breaks, which are currently delivered via Staffordshire’s Aiming High Programme.

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