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Support Staffordshire East Staffs' Annual Volunteer Star Awards 2016

Mon 4 Jan 2016

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Support Staffordshire (East Staffordshire) is pleased to announce that the Annual Volunteer Star Awards ceremony will take place on Friday 26th February 2016 at Ashfield House, Burton-upon-Trent.

The annual ‘Volunteer Star Awards’ are aimed at recognising and celebrating the valuable contribution which volunteers play in supporting the people and communities of East Staffordshire, giving their time, skills and understanding selflessly on a daily basis.

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BBC Radio 4 All in the Mind Awards 2016

Tue 15 Dec 2015

BBC Radio 4 All in the Mind Awards 2016 are now open to nomination.

Please take a look at their website and nominate an individual or team you know.

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Lunch Club Benefit Update & Networking Sessions (Hanley)

Tue 15 Dec 2015

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Staffordshire North and Stoke-on-Trent CAB's next Lunch Club will be held on Wednesday 16th December 2015, 1-2pm. The topic will be a general benefit update.

The next few Lunch Club dates for your diary are Wednesday 20th January 2016, Wednesday 17th February 2016 and Wednesday 16th March 2016. Please see the Lunch Club poster for more information.

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Lichfield District Council funding bid for Stowe Pool

Tue 15 Dec 2015

Lichfield District Council are working on a funding bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund which could see up to £1 million invested into Stowe Pool, Lichfield to restore its historic characteristics.

Further information on the project can be found on their website.

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Support Staffordshire: Chief Executive's Comment - December 2015

Tue 15 Dec 2015

Talking Values...Don't Yawn, We Really Mean It!

Every now and then we can all feel like it’s a cynical world, and I have to admit that I am with you in being somewhat sceptical when I hear other organisations talk ‘Values’. So this month I want to try and persuade you that you should give them a second chance, BUT only because I want to hear more of us talk values that actually mean something.

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Healthwatch Staffordshire Newsletter Nov/Dec 2015

Tue 15 Dec 2015

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You can now view the latest edition of the Healthwatch Staffordshire Newsletter by clicking HERE  

 

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SESSP CCG announce reduced hours for MIUs

Tue 15 Dec 2015

The South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula Clinical Commissioning Group has released the following press release following their recent consultation with the public:-

'MIU changes will reduce duplication and free resources for other NHS priorities.

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Final Healthwatch Forum Topic Launched

Tue 15 Dec 2015

The latest and final topic on the Healthwatch forum is now open! The sixth topic is 'child to adult support transitions'.

They have posted a link to a web article just to get the ball rolling, so feel free to respond to that or post about anything else related to mental health and child to adult support transitions.

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Newcastle-Under-Lyme College DigniTEA Events

Mon 14 Dec 2015

Newcastle-Under-Lyme College are hosting DigniTEA Events in support of the National Dignity Day 2016.NULC

The events will include activites and performances from all ages along with team, coffee and cakes. There will also be raffle prizes to be won so come and join in on the fun.

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BBC Radio 1 Volunteering Campaign

Mon 14 Dec 2015

BBC Radio 1 have launched a new year-long volunteering campaign to motivate young listeners to pledge 1 million hours of time to good causes over the next 12 months.

Visit www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2015/one-million-hours for more information.

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