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We Love Lichfield submission deadline approaching

Wed 20 Mar 2019

We Love Lichfield is an endowment fund, and provides funding to community and voluntary organisations across the whole Lichfield district, including in Burntwood and the surrounding villages.  There are 2 rounds of funding every year, one in May and one in November, and the deadline for application submissions is Friday 3rd May 2019.

You can apply for a grant of up to £1,000.

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MHA LIve at home safe space session

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Burton Live at Home Scheme is proud to announce its Monthly Safe Space Session .

Wednesday 3 April 10.00am-2.30pm

Voluntary Services Centre, Union Street, Burton on Trent DE14 1AA

Our Safe Place is designed to support carers to have a few hours of " Me" time away from their caring responsibilities.  Bring the person you are caring for to the Safe Place and we will support them while you go and do some shopping,attend an appointment or go and have lunch with a friend.

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New Places of Welcome in Burton

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Places of Welcome

Burton is becoming an even more Welcoming Place!

Places of Welcome is a growing network of local community groups providing their neighbourhoods with places where all people feel safe to belong, connect and contribute.

Since the article in the February ebulletin, we have been pleased to introduce 4 new Places of Welcome in Burton, these are as follows:

1. Burton Library opened its doors as a Place of Welcome on 12th March and will be delighted to welcome guests on:                                             

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Garry Jones's blog

Fri 15 Mar 2019

It’s not about the voluntary sector? 

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Staffordshire drug and alcohol tender opportunity

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Following our call out to members with an interest in Drug and Alcohol Services, we have been approached by member organisation BAC O’Connor (better known to many as Burton Addiction centre) who are working closely with Addaction to put forward a VCSE led tender application. We would therefore encourage our wider members to also consider this option as follows:

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Staffordshire Warm Homes’ programme - Invitation to Briefing workshop

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Thursday 4 April 2019 10-2pm Staffordshire County Council SPI

You are iinvited to a briefing workshop on the ‘Staffordshire Warm Homes’ programme to tackle fuel poverty. Your involvement and engagement with the programme at this early stage will have a positive impact on delivery. In particular we are asking for your help to support the County wide approach and the enhancement of existing networks and wider referral pathways in to the new programme.

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BIG LOTTERY AWARDS FOR ALL GIVES MORE CHILDREN A CHANCE TO THRIVE OUTDOORS

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Outdoor Learning charity – The Kingswood Trust helps young people to connect with nature, improving their health and wellbeing. The Trust has just launched a new and exciting project “Woodland Foresters” with the help of a Big Lottery grant for £9120. This will enable four groups, aged 11-15 years to participate in nature based learning.

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LICHFIELD AND DISTRICT VOLUNTEER STAR AWARDS 2019

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Support Staffordshire are pleased to announce The George Hotel in Lichfield as the host of the Lichfield and District Volunteer Star Awards on Wednesday 17th July 2019.

For more information about The George Hotel visit their website www.thegeorgelichfield.co.uk

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SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE VOLUNTEER STAR AWARDS 2019

Wed 13 Mar 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.

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STAFFORDSHIRE MOORLANDS VOLUNTEER STAR AWARDS 2019

Wed 13 Mar 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.

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