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Free walking football sessions for the over 50's in Tamworth

Fri 5 Apr 2019

Walking football has the same rules as normal football but you are required to walk instead of run. This makes it ideal for people 50 and over to get back into football or just take part in a fun activity. The sessions will start on Saturday 4th May on the AstroTurf pitch at Landau Forte Academy Amington.

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Stafford Borough Council Small Grants

Fri 5 Apr 2019

European Social Fund (ESF) Community Grants are financed through the European Union and are designed to develop the capacity of the community and to meet local needs. Part of this strategy is to help people increase their chances of finding work. Applications are open to organisations based or working within the county of Staffordshire. A full criteria can be found below along with a breakdown of the grants application process, which must be read and fully understood before making your application.

You can apply for a grant of up to £20,000.

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Retirement Party Celebrates the Work of Burntwood-based Domestic Abuse Charity’s Founder

Fri 5 Apr 2019

Kathy Coe

The founder of a Burntwood-based domestic abuse charity has retired.

Kathy Coe MBE enjoyed a surprise party to celebrate her work on 29th March.

Patrons, friends, colleagues and civic leaders gathered at St John’s Church in the town to pay tribute to the founder and chief executive of Pathway.

Kathy, herself a survivor of domestic abuse, escaped from a violent and abusive husband in the 1980s and finding that there was little help for those in her position, set about putting that right.

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King Edward VI School Volunteer Fair

Fri 5 Apr 2019

Volunteers Fair at King Edward VI School

Support Staffordshire sponsored a Volunteers fair at King Edward VI School in Lichfield recently. Over 300 students were encouraged to get involved in volunteering by 25 charities. There was a real buzz in the air as students chatted to a wide array of local and national charities.

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AEDdonate - Staffordshire1000 campaign

Thu 4 Apr 2019

AEDdonate  are in the process of launching a new ambitious local campaign called Staffordshire1000 on 1/5/19 in Staffordshire, which coincides with Staffordshire Day.

The campaign is to boost the number of community access defibrillators in Staffordshire and increase community awareness of the locations and knowledge of what to do in a cardiac arrest emergency. Aspirationally we would like to get an additional 1000 defibs installed in the communities of Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent, and support from Support Staffordshire Members would be hugely beneficial in our goal.  

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Health Education England invites you to attend a Health Literacy Awareness Training one-day workshop

Thu 4 Apr 2019

Up to 61% of working age adults do not have adequate literacy skills to routinely understand health information (Rowlands et al 2015).  They will find it more difficult to manage their health and wellbeing on a day to day basis; they will have the poorest health outcomes; they will be more likely to be ill more often and be more likely to die younger.

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South Staffordshire Community Lottery

Wed 27 Mar 2019

Play South Staffs Community Lottery and Support our Cause

South Staffordshire Community Lottery is a weekly online lottery created to support local causes in South  Staffordshire. Tickets are only £1 per week, with 60% going to local good causes and prizes up to £25,000!

Buy your tickets to support Support Staffordshire 

 

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Launch and Open Day for SRA3D

Tue 26 Mar 2019

Sharon Rose White Explores Life in 3D - Launching April 2019

Drama workshops and staged performances delivering public health messages through the arts.

Open day 7 April 2019: 11.00-2.00

Free trials start 14 April and 28 April 2019

Mile Oak Community Centre, Price Avenue, Tamworth

For further information please contact

Sharonrose1960@hotmail.co.uk

www.sharonroseauthor.co.uk

Tel 07775928951

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The NHS in Staffordshire is changing, and it needs your help

Fri 22 Mar 2019

Healthwatch Staffordshire logo

The NHS in Staffordshire is changing, and it needs your help.

The Government is investing an extra £20bn a year in the NHS as part of the NHS Long Term Plan. Now you can help our local NHS invest in the right support in Staffordshire by sharing your ideas with us.

Healthwatch Staffordshire has launched ‘What Would You Do?’ to gather feedback from the public on ways to improve local NHS services.

Your views matter.

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The Beasley Back Dane Trust

Wed 20 Mar 2019

The Beasley Back Dane Trust is a small charity run by volunteers which has existed for over 50 years.  

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