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Over 600 New Retail Jobs Coming to Stafford

Tue 17 May 2016

Over 600 new retail jobs coming to Stafford - JCP visit venues in the community to upskill the unemployed for new retail vacancies

Stafford Town Centre is benefitting from a £70 million pound investment for major developments including a new 18-unit shopping centre, and a new 5-screen cinema. This will create over 600 new retail and hospitality vacancies for the town centre with a wide range of organisations who are recruiting individually in different phases over the next 10 months. 

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Happy 20th Birthday – the 2016 Green Awards are here!

Tue 17 May 2016

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April sees the launch of the 20th annual Stafford Borough Council Green Awards.  

If your organisation, or another organisation you know about, has been eco-friendly please let us know – and join in the special celebrations with us this year!

Categories include: Business, Youth and Education, Community and Wellbeing and the Public Sector. There are also several special prizes relating to green tourism, energy, wildlife and transport, plus the ‘Green Purse’ and ‘Let’s Recycle’ awards and a ‘Best Newcomer’ prize.

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HMPYOI Brinsford & Hmp Swinfen Hall Job Vacancy: Gardener

Fri 6 May 2016

HMPYOI Brinsford & Hmp Swinfen Hall are looking to recruit a paid gardener for their project in HMP  Swinfen Hall. It will be for 3 days a week working with the lads on their Therapeutic gardening project.

Horticultural experience or at least very good gardening knowledge would be required. It is a fantastic project in a great garden.

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Cheadle’s Great War Memorial Unveiled

Thu 5 May 2016

Sunday 24 April saw thePhoto of Cheadle War Memorial Unveiling unveiling of the eagerly awaited Cheadle’s Great War Memorial. The stunning, unique sculpture was designed by Jim Plant the local blacksmith and commemorates the animals and men lost in World War 1.

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Potteries Gold Newsletter - April 2016

Thu 5 May 2016

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The April 2016 edition of the Potteries Gold Benefits Newsletter is below. You can also download it in PDF format from the SNSCAB website

You can also download copies of the Potteries Gold Benefit Leaflets from the website.

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Job Vacancy: Support Staffordshire BRFC Officer (Cannock)

Tue 3 May 2016

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Support Staffordshire have a vacancy for a BRFC Officer based in Cannock (with travel).

Hours: 12 hours a week minimum

Salary: £22,000

Are you passionate about supporting families?

If you have experience of supporting people who have complex problems and are able to motivate during difficult times then this could be the role for you.

As part of a small team working on Staffordshire’s Building Resilient Families and Communities programme, you will ensure that families build the skills and resilience they need to cope with current and future challenges.

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Talent Match Assist 1st Burntwood Scout Group in Repairing Potholes

Mon 25 Apr 2016

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Volunteers came to the aid of the 1st Burntwood Scout Group by helping with repairs to a driveway at its headquarters at Elder Lane, Burntwood. Lichfield District Council had insufficient funds to repair the potholes in the drive which could potentially cause damage to vehicles. They did agree however to deliver roadstone if the scout group could fill the holes in themselves.

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Funding Available from The Coalfields Community Investment Programme (England)

Mon 25 Apr 2016

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Announcement from The Coalfields Regeneration Trust:-

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the 5.5 million people living in Britain’s former mining communities. Many of these communities still require support due to the huge impact the closure of the mines had upon them.

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Volunteers' Week 1-12 June 2016: Register with NCVO to Receive Free Resources

Mon 25 Apr 2016

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Volunteers' Week 2016 is taking place between 1-12 June.

You can find out more about this event by visiting the NCVO website 

From the website you can also sign up to receive a digital resource pack containing everything you need to help plan your Volunteers' Week celebrations, including bunting, the logo and press release templates.

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