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C.H.O.I.C.E.S. AGM - 14 January 2016

Wed 2 Dec 2015



C.H.O.I.C.E.S. AGM will be held on Thursday 14th January 2016 at 7.30pm.

It will be held at their offices on the First Floor, Prospect House, 13, Albert Road, Tamworth, B79 7JN.

If you would like to attend please email enquiries@choices-cic.org.uk or phone on 07740 700918.

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NHS Blood & Transplant Need Your Help!

Fri 27 Nov 2015

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With Christmas fast approaching, blood donor sessions struggle to fill and your local support is much needed.

You can give blood at Lichfield City FC on Monday 21st December (please see the attached poster for more details).

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Job Vacancies: The Disability Solutions West Mids & Macmillan Cancer Support

Fri 27 Nov 2015

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The Disability Solutions West Midlands and Macmillan Cancer Support partnership are seeking to recruit into two positions.

Scoping Lead for the LGBT Cancer Services Pilot for Staffordshire

A Scoping Lead is required to shape and undertake a scoping project to determine the support needs of people who are lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender (LGBT) whose lives have been affected by cancer.

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New Work Club in Stafford

Fri 27 Nov 2015

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A new work club is starting in the bright and welcoming new Stafford Library at Place 1. Support Staffordshire is running the work club on Monday mornings from 7th December between 10am to 12pm.

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Support Staffordshire Volunteer Success!

Fri 27 Nov 2015

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Support Staffordshire are proud to assist numerous organisations with finding volunteers.

We have received some wonderful feedback from Stuart Briggs of Burton Canoe Club:-

‘I thought I would update you with a success story!  It has been some time since last I asked you to sign post potential volunteers to Burton Canoe Club.  However, from about five efforts we have had one resounding success – Keith Newbold.

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Closure of Home-Start Lichfield & District

Fri 27 Nov 2015

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It is with great sadness that the board of trustees, Home-Start Lichfield and District, decided to close the scheme at their meeting on the 10th November 2015.

Over the last year the board of trustees have worked diligently to access core funding without success.

They are now at a stage where their reserves have to be used to plan a safe and legal closure on 31st January 2016. This enables them to meet their legal responsibilities to their staff, volunteers and families.

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Staffordshire North & Stoke-on-Trent CAB – Summary of Autumn Statement

Fri 27 Nov 2015

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The CAB have produced a summary of the Autumn Statement changes (as far as they understand them!).

You can read this here. 

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New Round of Sportivate Funding - Deadline: 11 December 2015 

Fri 27 Nov 2015


Sport Across Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent is pleased to announce the next round of Sportivate funding is now open.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 11th December 2015. Please read the Briefing Note and contact your District Local Lead for more information.

If in South Staffordshire Chris Wood has set aside Tuesday November 17th 8- 6pm and Friday December 4th 8-4pm to discuss Sportivate with potential projects at Cheslyn Hay Sports & Community High School. Please contact Chris to arrange.

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November 2015 Potteries Gold Newsletter & PIP Survey

Fri 27 Nov 2015

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Potteries Gold Newsletter – November 2015

The latest edition of the Potteries Gold Newsletter is out – you can download it here!

Contents include:-

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Staffordshire Food Summit

Mon 9 Nov 2015

Staffordshire Rural Forum is pleased to announce the date of the first Staffordshire Food Summit which will be held at Rodbaston on 1st December 2015.

This all day event will be looking at all aspects of food from farming and food production through to community food activity and food banks. To book a place go to:


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