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Weston Charity Award

Mon 14 Dec 2015

The next round of the Weston Charity Award has been launched.

This is the third year the Weston Awards have been run, and for the third year they are expanding to help more charities. The Awards provide unrestricted core funding alongside free capacity building support, and are designed to benefit smaller charities. The Awards are run in partnership between the Garfield Weston Foundation and Pilotlight.

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Support Staffordshire E-bulletin - December 2015

Mon 14 Dec 2015

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The latest edition of Support Staffordshire's e-bulletin is out now!

Read it here - featuring all the latest news for the sector.

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Staffordshire County Council 'Strategic Capacity Building Partner' Statement

Fri 4 Dec 2015

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Staffordshire County Council has released a 'Strategic Capacity Building Partner' statement.

They are currently working with partners, organisations and individuals from across the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) to shape their future support for VCSE in Staffordshire.

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LEADER Funding Now Available

Fri 4 Dec 2015

A new scheme, aimed at boosting the rural economy across Staffordshire has officially been launched.

The Staffordshire LEADER Local Action Group have secured £2.249 million of European funding through the LEADER Programme (2015-2020).

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Food Summit Event

Fri 4 Dec 2015

A wide range of different organisations – from the public, private and VCSE sectors- took part in the first food summit, organised by the Staffordshire Rural Forum, at Rodbaston on 30th November.

There were interesting presentations from Tom Andrews of Sustainable Food Cities and Kay Johnson of the Lancashire Local Food Partnership which showed the breadth of food issues which can affect all aspects of our lives from food poverty and health issues to food production and business impact.

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Stafford Safer Communities Partnership

Fri 4 Dec 2015

The Stafford Safer Communities Partnership last met on 3rd November. Key items discussed included the following:

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Supporting the Voluntary Sector – what could you offer?

Fri 4 Dec 2015

Support Staffordshire and Partners are exploring new ways of supporting voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations, including peer-peer support.

We are therefore inviting Expressions of Interest from any organisation who feel they have knowledge, expertise or skills to share, of value to the wider VCSE sector.

Please click here to complete our short EOI form.

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Celebrating Excellence Awards 2016 - Nominations Welcome

Fri 4 Dec 2015

Nominations for the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust annual staff Celebrating Excellence Awards 2016 are now open.

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The Prince's Trust 'Get Started with Robots' Programme

Fri 4 Dec 2015

The Prince's Trust are inviting people to register for their 'Get Started with Robots' programme in Stoke-on-Trent with John Findlay from Roaming Robots. This is aimed at  16-25 year olds and starts on 7th December 2016.

This is a great programme and covers all the STEM activities.

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Royal Voluntary Service - Coordinator Vacancy

Fri 4 Dec 2015

The Royal Voluntary Service have a vacancy for a part-time Coordinator.

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