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Staffordshire Moorlands Blind & Partially Sighted Social Club Donate to Charities

Mon 8 Feb 2016

Following the sad closure of Staffordshire Moorlands Blind and Partially Sighted Social Club donations from left over monies were made to local charities which had helped them.

Support Staffordshire’s Staffordshire Moorlands Community Transport scheme was delighted to receive a cheque for £800. The group stated ‘We have been so pleased with your volunteer drivers who have gone the extra mile (excuse the pun!) to be helpful to us and our members’.

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Talent Match Help Cannock Chase Achieve District Success

Fri 5 Feb 2016

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Cannock Chase district has topped the chart when it comes to the number of apprenticeships secured in 2015. 

New figures reveal that 370 new apprenticeships began in the district between August and October 2015. You can read the full story on the Cannock Mercury website

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Mayor Launches New Partnership Providing Boost for Jobseekers

Fri 5 Feb 2016

Announcement from Stafford and Rural Homes:-

'Jobseekers in Stafford and surrounding areas are being offered even more help in their efforts to find work thanks to a new partnership between Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) and Support Staffordshire.

The Mayor of Stafford Borough, Cllr Peter Jones, was amongst the first to offer his support for the new initiative when he helped to launch the ‘Work Club’ at Stafford Library.

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Computer Suite Available at Cerebral Palsy Mid Staffordshire

Fri 5 Feb 2016

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Announcement from Cerebral Palsy Mid Staffordshire:-

'We are a local charity that supports people with cerebral palsy and related disabilities, including offering IT training sessions on weekday afternoons. 

We have recently moved our computer suite to a lovely new room at the Northfield Centre, off the Stone Road in Stafford - a setting which offers parking and a café. We are about to be in a position to offer other organisations the opportunity to use the suite at other times - for a modest charge - on a one-off or block-booking basis. 

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Computers for Rural People - Arthur Rank Centre

Tue 2 Feb 2016

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Arthur Rank Centre started Computers for Rural People to provide rural communities, individuals and groups with high quality, fully-refurbished second hand computers at very low cost to encourage people to take the first step. If you live or work in a rural area they can supply a fully functioning computer for as little as £130.

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Be Part of Prince’s Trust Team 353 in Tamworth!

Tue 2 Feb 2016

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You could be part of Prince’s Trust Team 353! 

The program starts in Tamworth on 14th March 2016, and also on 4th July 2016 and 17th October 2016.

Are you interested? Text or call Ricky Chamberlain on 07786 113918.

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Duke of Edinburgh Licence in Staffordshire Awarded to Entrust

Tue 2 Feb 2016

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Entrust now hold the Duke of Edinburgh Licence in Staffordshire. They can support young people and help organisations to engage young people to achieve their Award.

Please see below further information about the DofE in Staffordshire.

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CPAG Shout Out for Witness Statements

Mon 1 Feb 2016

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Do you have a client with a disabled child who has been refused a DHP?

CPAG needs witness statements for a Supreme Court hearing this month (February 2016). 

Please contact testcases@cpag.org.uk with the details if you can help.  

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Community Grants Available for Tame Valley Wetlands Area

Mon 1 Feb 2016

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Community Grants between £200 and £2,000 are available for heritage and environmental projects that benefit the Tame Valley Wetlands area. Local community groups and voluntary groups can apply.

Deadline for applications: 30th June 2016.

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Community Board Available in New Co-operative Store, Leek

Mon 1 Feb 2016

A new Co-operative store has opened in West St., Leek offering a community board where local organisations can advertise their events.

Zoe Gayes is the Community Pioneer for the new store and the company has a variety of resources that she wants to put to good use!

Please contact Zoe if you think she can help you zspooner@btinternet.com

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