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First Place of Welcome for Staffordshire Moorlands

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Places of Welcome, a network which seeks to ensure that every neighbourhood has somewhere for people to go for a cuppa, a chat and some support if needed, launched its first venue in Staffordshire Moorlands recently.

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Why is having good governance so important?

Mon 12 Aug 2019

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Voluntary organisations exist to have a positive impact on the communities they serve. Having a confident, diverse & skilled board that provides good governance is crucial for any organisation to fulfil its purpose.

Having good governance provides direction and supervision, whilst ensuring effectiveness and accountability for an organisation.

Direction. If you know where you’re going it’s much easier to get there.  The board should have the capacity to set the strategy and overall direction; providing leadership for everyone in the organisation.

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Garry Jones's Blog

Fri 9 Aug 2019

We live in uncertain times and for once such a statement actually means something, as since I last wrote we have a new government and a renewed promise to leave the EU. I’d like to focus on the former if I may and flag up a minor detail of the new government – the charities brief.

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Meeting Space in Leek from only £5 per hour

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Support Staffordshire have a meeting room available from only £5 per hour at Bank House, St Edward Street, Leek, ST13 5DS.

The meeting room offers a comfortable space for interviews, meetings of up to about 10 people and small group training.

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Community Grants from Transforming the Trent Valley

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Community groups are being encouraged to plan and deliver projects within the Transforming the Trent Valley (TTTV) scheme area to benefit the natural, cultural and heritage of the area – and can apply for a grant to help them to do so.

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Volunteer Recruitment Events

Thu 8 Aug 2019

Support Staffordshire can help you overcome the barriers to help find the right volunteering opportunity for you. We are a local charity working within your community, helping other charitable groups to develop and grow. We have hundreds of volunteering opportunities on offer with local good causes, and because we work with such a wide variety of community groups, we can help you find just the right role for you.

Volunteering can have such a huge impact on your life in so many different ways. One volunteer said,

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Free Health MOT's

Thu 8 Aug 2019

Freedom Leisure want to give people a bit more understanding about their individual health and wellbeing, so Burntwood Leisure Centre are offering free health MOTs to all our partners and organisations employees / volunteers.

They can arrange a visit from one of their qualified personal trainers to your organisation where they will measure BMI, muscle and fat % etc.

Please see the attached poster for more information and details on how to book.

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Wild About Perton

Thu 8 Aug 2019

A place for wildlife, a place for people

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South Staffordshire Community Lottery

Thu 8 Aug 2019

Play South Staffs Community Lottery and Support our Cause

Play before Saturday 17th August and you could win 2 tickets to see Madness or 2 tickets to see international superstar Jess Glynne.

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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The Star of the Show

Thu 8 Aug 2019

When Support Staffordshire held its 2019 Volunteer Star Awards at Westwood Golf Club, Leek on 13th June, the winner of the most prestigious award – the Lifetime Achievement Award - was unfortunately absent and the audience had to applaud a photo of her. There was a very good reason for this as the winner, Nancy Coates, was celebrating her 100th birthday that very day!

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