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Ambassadors to spread the word on Staffordshire health and care changes

Tue 8 Nov 2016

Health leaders in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are looking for community champions to help spread the word about plans to transform the way healthcare is provided across the county.

The Together We’re Better programme, a partnership of health trusts, clinical commissioning groups and local authorities, aims to provide services which better meet the needs of local people, offer a greater focus on prevention and wellbeing, and work more effectively by breaking down the traditional boundaries between organisations so they work together to share ideas and learning.

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Third sector grants process East Staffordshire 2017/18

Tue 8 Nov 2016

Applications are invited from:

  • Voluntary organisations/registered charities
  • Community groups
  • Not for profit organisations
  • Faith groups


Funding may be made available for sums not exceeding £10,000 per annum for periods up to a maximum of three years (exceptions may be made for outstanding bids).

Bids should be able to demonstrate outcomes within ‘Improving Lives’ and specifically aimed at one or more of the following:

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Cyber Safe Staffordshire Survey

Tue 8 Nov 2016

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Staffordshire, alongside Staffordshire Police have  ecently launched the Cyber Safe Staffordshire campaign. The campaigns main aim is to raise awareness of cyber crime and the ways people can protect themselves.

As part of this campaign they have a number of different themes and in November they are focussing on cyber bullying. They have created a short survey to try to get a better understanding of cyber bullying in Staffordshire and the affect it has on young people.

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Stafford Borough Council Small Grants Scheme

Mon 7 Nov 2016

Stafford Borough Council, in accordance with their Compact Action Plan 2015 – 2019 for the borough, have made available a small grants fund of £10,000 for the 2016/17 financial year.   This fund will make awards to community and voluntary groups across the borough who meet the criteria below.  Applications should be made through The Community Foundation for Staffordshire.

General Information

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Just Bring Your Dancing Feet

Fri 4 Nov 2016

To help us celebrate our 40th Birthday Staffordshire Womens Aid would like to invite you to a Seventies themed Disco on Saturday 26th November, 7.30pm at Stafford Rangers Football Club.  Fancy dress optional! Tickets £15

We would be absolutely delighted to see you there.  For tickets please email supporters@staffordshirewomensaid.org


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Review of children’s Emergency Services at County Hospital – Share your views

Fri 4 Nov 2016

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM) has asked the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RAs CPCH) to conduct an independent review of children’s emergency services at County Hospital in Stafford. You can read more about the review on the RCPCH website; http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/invitedreviews.

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Dementia Friendly Tamworth

Fri 21 Oct 2016

Dementia Friendly Tamworth Information Drop-In Event

Monday 21st November 2016 11.30am - 2.00pm and 4.00pm - 6.00pm
at Communities Together CIC (Opposite the Tennis Courts) Tamworth Castle Grounds,
River Drive, Tamworth. B79 7ND

You are invited to join us at the above event to find out more information around Tamworth borough working to become Dementia Friendly.

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Mini Bus Driver Wanted

Wed 19 Oct 2016

Tamworth Community Transport Services are looking for a a mini- bus driver

20 hours a week

Application pack available from Room 9, Carnegie Centre, Corporation Street, Tamworth

For further detials please contact Donna on 01827 709661

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SSNMH - Toolbox Project

Mon 17 Oct 2016

The South Staffordsire Network for Mental Health hasbeen awarded a grant from the Big Lottery for a Toolbox Project to provide an emotional wellbeing and mental illness prevention service across the six district of South Staffordshire. To find out more, including how to access the service please see attached leaflet.

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