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Volunteering opportunities for Keele University students

Wed 2 Sep 2015

Keele University Student Union are trying to source volunteering opportunities for their students so that they can get involved in the local community and give something back through their ‘Keele Makes a Difference’ days. These are days they organise once a month for a group of students, for them to do a day of volunteering to make a big difference in a short space of time.

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WITNESS SERVICE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Wed 2 Sep 2015

The Citizens Advice Witness Service in Staffordshire is urgently looking for new people to join its team of specially trained volunteers supporting victims and witnesses in Staffordshire's courts.

There are currently about ten volunteering opportunities on offer at five courts - Stafford Crown and Hanley Crown as well as Cannock and Burton Magistrates, and the North Staffordshire Justice Centre.

Demand is often high for these roles and people interested in volunteering should contact the Witness Service as soon as possible.

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The Staffordshire Dignity Awards are now open for nominations

Tue 1 Sep 2015

The Staffordshire Dignity Awards are now open for nominations until January 6th 2016.

The awards provide the opportunity to recognise and reward those people who actions make a difference and serve as an examples to others.

To see their poster click here.

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Tamworth Crisis Support & Intervention Service Launched

Tue 1 Sep 2015

Tamworth Borough Council and Brighter Futures are pleased to announce the launch of a new service, Tamworth Crisis Support and Intervention Service.

The service will provide tiered support to people with complex needs living in Tamworth who are experiencing, or at significant risk of experiencing, 3 or more of the following:

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The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice (Stoke-on-Trent) open day for volunteers - 19 September 2015

Tue 1 Sep 2015

The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice in Stoke-on-Trent are holding an Open Day for volunteers on Saturday the 19th September from 10-12pm.

The Hospice provides care and support services for children who have shortened life expectancy or those who due to illness or injury have a life threatening or life limiting condition.

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Cerebral Palsy Mid Staffordshire Newsletter

Tue 1 Sep 2015

The August/September 2015 edition of the Cerebral Palsy Mid Staffordshire Newsletter is out now!

Read the newsletter here...

 

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The Staffordshire Marketplace

Tue 1 Sep 2015

A message from The Staffordshire Marketplace:-

With 600 people a week using the Staffordshire Marketplace to find support, services and activities, join now to ensure customers can find you.

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2016 GSK IMPACT Awards - Core funding and free training for health charities

Tue 1 Sep 2015

The King's Fund launched the 2016 GSK IMPACT Awards on 1 July which provide funding and free leadership training for health charities.

GSK’s IMPACT Awards reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health. Organisations must be at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with income between £25,000 and £2 million.

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Staffordshire North & Stoke-on-Trent Citizens Advice Bureau launch their new Advice House Welfare Benefits Training Programme

Tue 1 Sep 2015

Staffordshire North and Stoke-on-Trent Citizens Advice Bureau have launched their new Advice House Welfare Benefits training programme.

New in the brochure:

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North Staffs Advice Partnership - Consultation Report

Tue 1 Sep 2015

A report has been published following the North Staffs Advice Partnership Network consultation, which was conducted during June and July 2015.

North Staffs Advice Network includes staff and volunteers from over 150 organisations in North Staffs. Three core partners coordinate the Network: these are Staffordshire North & Stoke-on-Trent CAB, Age UK North Staffs, and Disability Solution West Midlands.

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