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Small Grants in Newcastle

Fri 11 Nov 2016

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council administer a range of grants, which are made available on an annual basis. The grants provide financial support for projects that are able to demonstrate that they meet the needs of residents and have considerable community commitment and support to address issues of importance.

A number of these grants are aimed at increasing the number of people getting involved in community projects and at allowing existing groups to try new things.  The Council is particularly keen to fund new groups and those who have never applied before.

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Burntwood Town Council Christmas Festival

Fri 11 Nov 2016

Join us for our Christmas Festival supported by local businesses

Saturday 3 December 4-7pm at Sankeys Corner, Burntwood.

Visit Santa courtesey of Rotary Club of Burntwood and enjoy the sounds of Lea Hall Brass Band.

Children will be well catered for with FREE Face painting and fun fair rides.  There will also be a Mini petting zoo and  Santa Train.

The Christmas lights will be switched on at 4pm.

For more information call 01543 677166

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Friends 2 Friends Talent Show

Fri 11 Nov 2016

For adults with learning/physical disabilities

Tickets are now on sale for our Talent show on Saturday 19 November.  Tickets are £5 pre booked and £6 on the door, this was a fantastic event last year and was a sell out so we recommend you book a ticket in order to ensure a seat. Fantastic performances guaranteed plus great raffle prizes. 

Tickets can be purchased by:

Emai: friends2friends@btinternet.com 

Telephone 07800 675 645

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New mental health service opens doors in Tamworth, Lichfield and East Staffordshire

Fri 11 Nov 2016

A new mental health support service is now available to people living in Tamworth, Lichfield and East Staffordshire. Mental health charity Together for Mental Wellbeing is offering a range of support and activities via the new service, which uses its Your Way model of flexible, person-centred community support.

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Derek's Tree ready for its 22nd year in Burton town centre

Fri 11 Nov 2016

Derek's Tree is back again this year

Derek's Tree is back again this year

Christmas would not be the same in Burton without Derek's Tree, and the good news is that it will be back for its 22nd year this time around.

Derek Liddle's famous tree sees the kind-hearted public help bring smiles to the faces of hundreds of East Staffordshire children every year.

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Consolidated Charity Grants Burton upon Trent

Fri 11 Nov 2016

 

Numerous organisations such as churches, registered charities and voluntary groups request help towards various projects, each of significant importance to these bodies and to the residents of the Consolidated Charity Grants area of benefit.

It is the current policy of the Charity to aim to balance its grant-making to benefit all sections of the community more or less equally. The Charity makes both capital and revenue grants. It is current policy not to award grants to fund salaries.

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'Tragedy' as 3,600 children will wake up homeless in the West Midlands this Christmas

Thu 10 Nov 2016

A YMCA boss has said it is a 'tragedy' that 3,600 children will wake up homeless in the West Midlands this Christmas, including ones in Burton.

Paul Laffey, chief executive of Burton YMCA, has now shared his concerns after shocking figures revealed by homeless charity Shelter showed the harrowing impact of homelessness and those forced to live in temporary accommodation, which is currently at the highest level on record since 2005.

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Support Staffordshire AGM

Thu 10 Nov 2016

You are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting to be held on Friday 9 December 2016 at 2.45pm
The Salvation Army, Salisbury St, Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 5EE

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Citizen Advice Services at Risk Petition

Wed 9 Nov 2016

Citizens Advice Staffordshire South West have launched  an online petition to collect as many signatures as possible to try and influence the proposal by Staffordshire County Council to end the funding of the county wide advice service provided by us. We need a minimum of 5000 signatures to get the proposal back to the full council for further scrutiny and debate and wondered if you would please support our campaign and sign our petition.

Could you also please share the link with any friends, family, colleagues to try and get their support as well.

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