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Cruse Bereavement Care South Staffordshire here to offer support

Thu 9 Jul 2020

Support if you or a friend has been bereaved: somewhere to turn when someone has died

We can provide a confidential listening ear, reassurance, advice and support to anyone who has been bereaved in the Cannock, Lichfield, Tamworth and Rugeley areas. To access this support, just call 01543 433479 and leave a message. Please note that this number is a voicemail only. Make sure you provide your name, address and phone number. An experienced volunteer will call you back, normally within 36 hours, to start the process of helping you.

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Community Officer (Hednesford)

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Closing date: 9am, Friday, 7 August 2020  |  Interview date: Friday, 14 August 2020


19.5 hours per week | Fixed term for 12 months

£23,000 per annum (pro-rata)

Based at Pye Green Community Centre

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Domestic Abuse Safe Accommodation: COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Application Deadline: 20 July 2020


The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) has secured £10 million as part of a £76 million Government package of support for the most vulnerable in society.

The fund will support domestic abuse safe accommodation charities from 1 April to 31 October 2020 and will help ensure that:

Safe accommodation services can continue operating and keep bed spaces open for victims and their children fleeing from abuse during coronavirus/COVID-19 emergency.

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Coalfields COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Fund for England

Wed 8 Jul 2020

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust logo

Application Deadline: 28 August 2020


The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is an independent grant making body dedicated exclusively to the regeneration of coalfield communities. Since its launch in 1999, the Coalfields Regeneration Trust has become a key agency promoting and achieving social and economic regeneration in the coalfield communities of England.

The Coalfields COVID-19 Recovery & Resilience Fund is an interim replacement for the Coalfields Community Investment Programme (CCIP).

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Football Foundation - Club Preparation Fund

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Closing date: 19th July


The Club Preparation Fund is provided and administered by the Football Foundation, which is funded by the Premier League, The FA, the Government and Sport England.

The aim of the Fund is to support football clubs and organisations to make the necessary changes and modifications to their premises to allow them to reopen in line with coronavirus/COVID-19 guidance.

The funding is to be spent in the following three key areas:

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Community Grants from Transforming the Trent Valley

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Application deadline: 25 August 2020


Can the TTTV Community Grants support your COVID 19 recovery?

We are encouraging community groups to apply for our Community Grants Scheme to support their recovery from the COVID19 lockdown. We would welcome applications for projects around the following themes:

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The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust Charity Survival Fund

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Closing date: 27 July 2020 (5pm)


The one-off £10 million Charity Survival Fund has been set up by the Julia and Hans Rausing Trust in response to their ongoing concern about the economic impact of coronavirus/COVID-19 on the nation’s charities. The funds for this initiative are donated through private philanthropy and all funding decisions are at the discretion of Mr and Mrs Rausing.

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Easy search for health and wellbeing apps

Wed 8 Jul 2020

It is more important than ever to use digital health solutions to support our most vulnerable.  To aid this Staffordshire County Council has recently procured a digital tool from the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps (ORCHA) to make it easier for people to find good quality apps across different conditions and behaviours.

You can use the search to find top rated apps across different areas, such as stopping smoking, improving your mental wellbeing, keeping active and managing health conditions.

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Staffordshire’s Archive and Heritage Services to begin phased reopening

Tue 7 Jul 2020

Staffordshire’s record office is preparing to reopen to the public from Tuesday 14 July.

The office, on Eastgate Street in Stafford will be open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for two weeks and on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for a further two weeks, before resuming normal opening times from 11 August.  Saturday opening will commence from 22 August reverting back to one per month.

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Staffordshire Community Learning Trust Responsiveness Fund 2020-21 is now OPEN

Tue 7 Jul 2020

The Staffordshire Community Learning Trust Responsiveness Fund (CLTRF) for 2020-21 is funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

The purpose of the CLTRF funding is to enable organisations to deliver learning that meets local needs and contributes towards The Staffordshire Community Learning Services Commissioning Priorities 2019-2023.

Grants are for the delivery of education and training for adults returning to learning (residents of Staffordshire age 19+ on 31st August 2020)

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