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Coalfields community investment programme has reopened for enquiries

Fri 9 Nov 2018

January 2019 Committee – The Eligibility survey opens on 24 September and closes on 7 December. The deadline for applications is 14 December.

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the 5.5 million people living in Britain’s former mining communities. Many of these communities still require support due to the huge impact the closure of the mines had upon them.

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Nativity On The Move - a community festive celebration in Chadsmoor

Fri 9 Nov 2018

See the attached poster for details of a community festive celebration event in Chadsmoor - Nativity On The Move - a joint celebration hosted by Bethany Church, Chadsmoor Methodist Church and St Chad's Church and supported by local community groups and individuals. It takes place on Friday 21st December between 6pm and 7:30pm.

It would be great to see as many people as possible along to the event, there will be refreshments at the end and spectacle along the way including fantastic oratory and a donkey on wheels!

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Have your say! Staffordshire’s ‘Education and Skills Strategy’ and the ‘Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Strategy’

Fri 9 Nov 2018

We are writing to inform you that the consultations for the “Education and Skills Strategy: A Partnership Framework for Staffordshire” and the county council’s “Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Strategy” are now live and will stay open until the 21st December 2018.

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Grants Deadline - 1 December 2018

Thu 8 Nov 2018

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Deadlines Approaching for Tamworth Borough Council Grants – 1 December 2018

Tamworth Borough Council give grants to voluntary organisations to help groups develop. A maximum award of £500 per application can be awarded, although figures exceeding this amount can be considered in exceptional circumstances.

Tamworth Borough Council also support local arts initiatives by providing grants to individuals or groups in Tamworth.

There are also grants available for Community Safety and Sport.

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Lease Agreement opportunity - Tenant for Former Burntwood Youth Centre

Mon 5 Nov 2018

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Staffordshire County Council is looking to secure a tenant to maintain the use of the former Burntwood Youth Centre to support community needs and a whole range of integrated community outcomes. Burntwood Youth Centre is located within Burntwood town and includes the buildings, car park and playing fields. The lease will be on a full repairing and maintenance basis and the building should be maintained in good repair and condition.

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STAFFORDSHIRE LOCAL COMMUNITY FUND - 2018 DEADLINE APPROACHING!

Mon 5 Nov 2018

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Each county councillor again has £7,500 to spend on community projects in their area. If you are interested in applying to this fund check out the details and criteria, find out who your local councillor is and download an application form

Then simply complete the application form and send it to your local county councillor.

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New Era

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Please find below information on the New ERA perpetrator services available across Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent.  Contact numbers for our team are outlined below and I have included links to our webpage, promotional clip for SPECTRUM and copies of our referral  forms for ease.

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Autumn Statement - NAVCA's Analysis

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Please find attached a briefing paper on this week’s Autumn Statement, outlining some of key spending promises in the Budget and their implications for VCSE organisations. 

As always, I hope you’ll find this interesting/useful and am keen to hear your thoughts on what the chancellor had to say in the Autumn Statement.

Amanda Stevens 

Policy & Research Lead 

NAVCA (National Association for Voluntary and Community Action)

The Workstation

15 Paternoster Row

Sheffield

S1 2BX

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Get on the CAsE (Community Assets Exchange)!

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Register English Community Assets On CAsE And You Could Win £100 Gift Voucher!

The Community Assets Exchange (CAsE) is a new comprehensive register of community assets in England.

If you own or manage a community asset register it online and be in with the chance of winning a £100 gift voucher.

Register your asset here

Why register?

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Limited funding available for any Staffordshire resident to replace a condemned gas boiler

Fri 2 Nov 2018

To be eligible, the houshold must have a low income, and limited savings. The boiler will have to have been condemned by a gas safe engineer, and this will need to be evidenced. To refer individuals for this support call the team at Beat the Cold on 01782 683813.

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