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Supportive Communities: Communication & Safeguarding

Thu 18 Nov 2021

‘Supportive Communities’ is a programme of work that supports older people to stay healthy and independent for longer.  It's about:

Supporting people to stay connected with their local community.

Helping people to find different solutions, so they can stay in their own homes for longer. This could be a new piece of daily living equipment or technology that supports independence.

Encouraging people to look after their own health and wellbeing, so they can lead a healthy, happy and fulfilling life.

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Supportive Communities: Signposting and Resources

Thu 18 Nov 2021

‘Supportive Communities’ is a programme of work that supports older people to stay healthy and independent for longer.  It's about:

Supporting people to stay connected with their local community.

Helping people to find different solutions, so they can stay in their own homes for longer. This could be a new piece of daily living equipment or technology that supports independence.

Encouraging people to look after their own health and wellbeing, so they can lead a healthy, happy and fulfilling life.

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Star Awards Nominations for 2022 are Open

Thu 18 Nov 2021

The closing date for nominations is 18th March 2022.   


Support Staffordshire were delighted to be able to host the prestigious 2020/21 Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards virtually this year, with four events live streamed via our YouTube channel.

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The Mercia Park Community Fund

Thu 18 Nov 2021

The Mercia Park Community Fund, managed by Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation

Round 4 is opening: Thursday 18th November 2021 and will close on midday on Friday 4th February 2022

Groups will be notified in April with project to starting from May 2022 onwards for a maximum 12 month period (projects must be completed by May 2023)

The Aims of the Fund

The Mercia Park Community Fund will give grants to projects for Round 4 that:

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Citizens Advice North Staffordshire

Wed 17 Nov 2021

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Citizens Advice Staffordshire North & Stoke on Trent (CASNS) Generalist Services Manager Samantha Hubbard said:

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Citizens Advice North Staffordshire

Wed 17 Nov 2021

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Citizens Advice Staffordshire North & Stoke on Trent (CASNS) Generalist Services Manager Samantha Hubbard said:

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The Coalfields Regeneration Trust - Support

Tue 16 Nov 2021

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) recently appointed a West Midlands Development Manager to enhance CRT financial and practical support to VCSE organisations operating within the region's coalfields.  Richard Stevens joined the team in September and stated “I’m really looking forward to supporting the fantastic work being done to deliver positive outcomes for coalfield communities.”

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SSASPB Annual Report 2020-21

Tue 16 Nov 2021

It is my privilege as Independent Chair to write the foreword to this Annual Report of the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Adult Safeguarding Partnership Board. This report provides a look back at the work by the partners of the Board and its sub-groups over the year 1st April 2020 to 31 March 2021.

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Staffordshire County Council Climate Action Fund

Tue 16 Nov 2021

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Climate change is one of Staffordshire County Council’s top priorities and we are committed to reaching net-zero by 2050 after declaring a climate change emergency in 2019.

This is the second round of the Climate Action Fund. The funding is for non-for-profit organisations to make sustainable changes.

About the fund

Every county councillor has £1,500 to award to projects in their area

Councillor’s can give up to £500 per project, but organisations can approach more than one councillor to receive up to £2,500.

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Lichfield & District November Volunteering Newsletter

Tue 16 Nov 2021

I wrote to you last month and highlighted some volunteering roles that really make a difference.

In this newsletter I will highlight volunteering opportunities that need your support now and in the near future.

Some of the roles are administrative (trustees), but without them the charities would fold; others are very much for the Christmas season.

At the end of the email is a lovely story showing the real difference volunteering can make to a volunteer and the community – a heart-warming read.

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