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Successful Information & Activity Day for Mental Health Awareness Week (Leek)

Wed 1 Jun 2016

We all know the statistic that 1 in 4 adults will experience some form of mental health issue during their lives. So it’s likely that most people will be touched by a mental health issue, either directly or indirectly. But the good news is that there’s a huge range of support services available.

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Pathway Project Receive £550,000 in the Big Lottery Empowering Women & Girls Initiative 

Wed 25 May 2016

The Big Lottery has announced the successful applicants in their Empowering Women and Girls Initiative.  Pathway Project are delighted to announce our £550,000 grant over 5 years, and to thank the Big Lottery for this wonderful funding stream.

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Farming Life Centre Job Vacancy: Manager

Wed 25 May 2016

The Farming Life Centre have a vacancy for a Manager to manage and develop an established Peak District rural/farming charity with a number of established services and projects in development.

Hours: 22.5 hours per week.

Contract: Initial contract to 31 March 2017.

Key Skills: project development/management, leadership, partnership working, community development.

Further details can be found on their website

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Team Staffordshire – Call for VCSE Delivery Representatives

Sun 22 May 2016

On 19 May 2016 Team Staffordshire agreed to formally extend and develop its remit.

The group was originally convened in December 2014 to bring together VCSE and other local partners in order to bid to the Building Better Opportunities Fund. This it did successfully in early 2016 and we have recently heard that we have been successful in the Stafford and South Staffordshire area (where the lead partner is Business Enterprise Support, BES).

Building on this success, Team Staffordshire will now seek to work across any appropriate local theme including but not limited to:

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Stafford & Rural Homes Community Learning Programme

Fri 20 May 2016

Stafford & Rural Homes logoStafford and Rural Homes are offering a range of free Community Learning courses.

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'Vision of the Valley' Photography Exhibition

Fri 20 May 2016

“Vision of the Valley” Exhibition Dates

The CVLLP photographic exhibition “Vision of the Valley” is a stunning exhibition celebrating the 4 years of the Churnet Valley Living Landscape Partnership project in pictures. To give as many residents and visitors the chance to see it, the exhibition will be on display at several locations in the valley over the summer. 

Please note that the time for the exhibition to remain at each venue is to be confirmed. 

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Launches National Domestic Abuse Programme (England & Wales)

Thu 19 May 2016

Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales has launched a £3m three-year national programme designed to improve responses to domestic abuse and strengthen the sector.

The programme will invest £3m in the domestic abuse sector over three years. An initial investment of £800,000 has been made to support and expand a partnership between Women's Aid and Imkaan to enable small and specialist charities tackling domestic abuse to better prepare for, adapt and compete for funding contracts across England.

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Equipment Grants for Mentally & Physically Disadvantaged Children (UK)

Thu 19 May 2016

Schools and not for profit organisations have the opportunity to apply for funding through the Wooden Spoon Society's Capital Grants programme.

Wooden Spoon the British and Irish Rugby charity which supports mentally, physically disadvantaged children. Through the programme funding is available for:

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Persimmon Community Champions Fund (UK)

Thu 19 May 2016

Persimmon Homes Community Champions fund has up to £750,000 funding over the next 12 months to fund local community initiatives.

The charity match programme will give donations of up to £1000 to local UK groups and charities, which have already raised vital funds themselves. Up to £52,000 a month is available from Persimmon's 24 businesses. To apply complete the online form with information on why your group or charity deserves the donation, along with details of much you've already raised and how donation you want.

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Big Potential Opens for Applications (England)

Thu 19 May 2016

The Big Lottery Fund has announced that its new £20 million programme to help Voluntary & Community groups and Social Enterprises (VCSEs) access social investment is open for applications.

Big Potential has two possible application routes - Breakthrough and Advanced:

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