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Stafford Health & Social Care Consultation Open Until 7 March 2016

Mon 22 Feb 2016

The next public Health and Social Care Consultation is open until 7 March 2016.

People are invited to participate by visiting www.staffordshirecare.info/careact/contributions or by emailing careact@staffordshire.gov.uk

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Holly Road Supportive Care Centre Update February 2016

Mon 22 Feb 2016

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Announcement from the Holly Road Supportive Care Centre:-

2016 has got off to a great start at the Holly Road Supportive Care Centre. Our existing activities are up and running and we are pleased to announce a few new additions to our program.

Some highlights:

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'Stop Loan Sharks' Winter 2016 Newsletter

Mon 22 Feb 2016

The England Illegal Money Lending Team have published their 'Stop Loan Sharks' Winter 2016 newsletter.

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Churches Together in Stafford

Mon 22 Feb 2016

Churches Together in Stafford are promoting their partnership through www.lovestafford.org.uk with about 80 church leaders working together for the betterment of Stafford. 

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Moorlands Radio Promote Volunteering Opportunities

Sat 20 Feb 2016

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Support Staffordshire and Moorlands Radio have joined forces to promote volunteering opportunities available in the Staffordshire Moorlands. Every Thursday morning there will be local charities and support groups promoting their volunteering opportunities on the Dave Fuller Show just after 10am.

There are over 100 volunteering opportunities available in the Staffordshire Moorlands from Wildlife Conservation, Newspaper Recorder or Narrow Boat Crew, to Youth Worker, Café Assistant and Administrator… there is something to suite everyone.

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'Project Pigsty' Seeking Donations Via Crowdfunding

Sat 20 Feb 2016

Photo of man with wheelbarrow at Project Pigsty

Project Pigsty, a community project in Lichfield, are requesting assistance from the community in raising money for building materials:- 

'My name is Annamarie and I would like to ask for your help in completing Project Pigsty a community building with a difference. We are not looking for bells and whistles, we are looking for warm and welcoming.

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East Staffordshire Voluntary Sector Reply to ESBC Statement

Thu 18 Feb 2016

18 February 2016: East Staffordshire Voluntary Sector Reply to

East Staffordshire Borough Council (ESBC) Statement

We acknowledge the in-kind support offered to voluntary and community organisations, for which we and the wider VCSE sector remain thankful of ESBC support; however, the current dialogue relates to Grant Aid specifically.

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Job Vacancy: Support Worker – Staffordshire Victim Gateway

Tue 16 Feb 2016

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Staffordshire Victim Gateway has a vacancy for a Support Worker (Ref: SW). This organisation is a new and exciting service commissioned by Staffordshire’s Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and delivered by Citizens Advice.

The service provides information, advice or practical and emotional support to victims of crime to help them cope and recover from their experience, even if they have not reported the crime to the Police.

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Potteries Gold Benefits Newsletter (February 2016)

Mon 15 Feb 2016

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The February 2016 edition of the Potteries Gold Benefits Newsletter is also available as a download


1. Bedroom Tax Cases

2. Benefit Cap

            - Exemptions for Carers and Guardians

            - New benefit cap to be introduced in the Autumn 2016

            - Benefit Cap Statistics

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Home Energy Advice Tamworth Offering Fully Funded New Central Heating Systems

Fri 12 Feb 2016

Home Energy Advice Tamworth are offering fully funded new central heating systems if individuals meet the following criteria.

  1.  They live in a CSCO low income or rural deprived area. This can be checked at this website, or in the enclosed link. https://csco.locationcentre.co.uk


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