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European funding news update - 5 august 2015

Wed 5 Aug 2015

Recent applications

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Keele Student Union Volunteering Social Impact Survey

Wed 5 Aug 2015

The Student Union at Keele University is currently conducting their annual social impact report. They are investigating the student impact in the local community and invite people in the community to complete their online survey.

The survey closes on 14th August.

The survey can be accessed here.

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Volunteering in the Arts Toolkit Training workshop

Wed 5 Aug 2015

A free Volunteering in the Arts Toolkit Training workshop will be run on 16th September 2015, from 1-3pm at the Tamworth Assembly Rooms.

Aimed at small to medium amateur arts and crafts groups it will give the necessary skills and experience to recruit, retain and support volunteers, whilst introducing them to the work of Voluntary Arts & Tamworth Volunteer Centre.

This event is held in conjunction with Tamworth Borough Council, Arts Council England, Heritage Lottery Fund, Tamworth Arts and Events, and the Tamworth Assembly Rooms.

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Beat The Cold receive funding from eon for replacement boilers across tamworth

Wed 5 Aug 2015

Beat The Cold has received funding from Eon to deliver replacement boilers across Tamworth. To be eligible for the scheme:

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Welcome...Erica Wilton!

Wed 5 Aug 2015

Welcome to the latest addition to Support Staffordshire! This week has seen the arrival of Erica Wilton into our Finance team.

Erica joins us from the British Red Cross and has a wealth of experience in all things accounting. She is a welcome addition to the team!

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Draft Stafford and Surrounds Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2015

Wed 5 Aug 2015

Stafford Borough Council's Draft Stafford and Surrounds Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2015 is now available for consultation. You can download it here.

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Severn Trent award a £4,500 community fund to three local community projects following arrival of new wind turbine

Wed 5 Aug 2015

To coincide with the arrival of their new wind turbine to Curborough Sewage Treatment Works, Lichfield, Severn Trent has awarded a £4,500 community fund to three local community projects. The 500kW capacity turbine stands 50m tall to its hub or 74m to the tip of its blades and will contribute to Severn Trent’s target of providing 50% of its energy needs from renewables by 2020.

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Cannock Chase District Commissioning Prospectus for Activities for Young People

Wed 5 Aug 2015

The Cannock Chase District Commissioning Prospectus for Activities for young people has been released. This is designed to provide continued investment in community groups, voluntary organisations, social enterprises, public and private sector to improve outcomes for young people.

This focuses on three key outcomes for young people, enabling them to be:

Healthy and happy
• Safe and supported
• Independent and prosperous

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THE ENGLAND ILLEGAL MONEY LENDING TEAM - NEW FUNDING AVAILABLE

Wed 5 Aug 2015

New funding is now available from The England Illegal Money Lending Team, to be used to benefit local communities.

For the year 2015-2016, organisations will be able to apply for up to £5,000 to directly target an area affected by, or believed to be at risk of, illegal money lending. This is to promote the England Illegal Money Lending Team and the message that loan sharks should be avoided at all costs.

Submitted project ideas will need to target illegal money lending. The deadline for submission is 31st March 2016.

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Shoebox Theatre - Open invitation

Wed 5 Aug 2015

Jane Williams, a professional actress and teacher, is currently working with a community interest theatre group called Shoebox Theatre. They are based in Tamworth but are hoping to extend their activities to the Lichfield area.

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