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Moorlands Radio Offering Radio Time to Voluntary Groups

Mon 18 Apr 2016

Support Staffordshire is continuing to match up local voluntary groups with Moorlands Radio to take advantage of a Thursday morning slot to promote volunteering opportunities.

Any group that has not yet taken up this chance can book a slot through Moorlands Locality Officer, Ryn Bentham on 01538 398240 or emailing kathryn.bentham@supportstaffordshire.org.uk

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Pals Supporting Pals (Leek)

Mon 18 Apr 2016

This small group of carers, who support people over 18 years of age with a disability, is looking to get together on a regular basis in Leek to socialise and take part in activities and outings. They want to provide mutual support for each other and maintain friendships for the people they support.

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LEP News - Growth Deal Capital Funding Available

Mon 18 Apr 2016

Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire LEP Chairman David Frost CBE is inviting organisations across the Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire LEP area to submit Expressions of Interest for future funding opportunities for “delivery-ready” infrastructure projects that will help drive economic growth.

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European Funding Update - April 2016

Mon 18 Apr 2016

The outcome of the bids for Building Better Opportunities should now be known by the end of April. This is likely to mean a delay to stage 2 applications until November with delivery on the ground for the successful provider in December at the very earliest. All those involved in the Team Staffordshire applications will be notified directly when there is any news.

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Government Seeking Feedback on Draft Enabling Regulations on Converting to Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIO)

Mon 18 Apr 2016

The government is seeking feedback on a draft enabling regulations on converting to Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIO).

In 2013, the Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) was introduced as a new legal structure to meet the needs of small charities in England and Wales. Since then it has proved popular with over 6,500 new CIOs registered by the Charity Commission.

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Invitation to Join Live & Local Network: Promoting the Arts

Mon 18 Apr 2016

Announcement from Live & Local:-

Have you ever thought how great it would be to see top class professional performers or new or classic films in your own village hall or community centre?  There’d be no need to get the car out of the garage, it raises awareness of your fantastic venue and you’d be able to catch up with all your friends and neighbours too.  

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Talent Match Job Vacancy: Team Leader (Lichfield based)

Fri 15 Apr 2016

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Talent Match have a vacancy for a Team Leader based in Lichfield.

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £26,000

Main base: Mansell House, Lichfield

If you have experience of leading an enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers, including achieving targets and you are committed to helping young people aged 18-24 years in overcoming multiple barriers to find paid employment, then this could be the job for you.

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Curborough Community Centre: What's On April - June 2016

Wed 13 Apr 2016

Curborough Community Centre has released a What's On schedule for April to June 2016. (Please see the attached schedule.)

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Staffordshire Women's Aid Feature in Countryfile's Article on Domestic Violence in Rural Areas

Wed 13 Apr 2016

Dickie James, the Chief Executive of Staffordshire Womens Aid, featured on Countryfile on Sunday 10 April in an excellent piece on domestic violence in rural areas, following the recent Archers storyline.

You can watch the episode here (item starts at 7.50 minutes and 27.55 minutes).

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Relate Shropshire & North Staffordshire - Projects Officer Vacancy

Tue 12 Apr 2016

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Announcement from Relate:-

We have a vacancy for a Projects Officer.

35 hours per week, flexible working hours, based in Shrewsbury.

£17,290 p.a. fixed term 1 year.

We’re looking for someone with strong organisational and administrative skills – project management skills would be a bonus – to provide project support for the implementation of a Local Sustainability Fund business change plan, and contracts administration support for our counselling and training services contracts.

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