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Urgent Appeal for Volunteers at Covid Vaccination sites in Staffordshire

Thu 18 Mar 2021


The large Vaccination sites in Stafford and Alrewas have been advised to ramp up their capability to deliver vaccines in the coming weeks.

St John’s Ambulance are looking for volunteers to fill the following roles:

Vaccination Care Volunteer

Volunteer Patient Advocate

Volunteer Vaccinator

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Football Foundation - Small Grants

Thu 18 Mar 2021

Applications may be made at any time, preferably not more than once per football season.

Grants are available for purchasing equipment and items to enable grassroots football organisations in England to restart activities after the period of COVID-19 restrictions.

Grants of up to £25,000 can be awarded.

The grant size available depends on the type of investment that the club is applying for. Details on the grant sizes are available in the guidance notes that can be accessed at the website of the Football Foundation.

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Football Foundation - Grass Pitch Maintenance Fund

Thu 18 Mar 2021

Applications will be accepted until the fund is used.

Grants are available for grassroots football organisations in England to sustain football pitches already at a 'good' level and to enhance pitches that are either considered 'poor' or 'basic'.

The fund has a total value of £14 million.

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Lichfield Community Lottery

Wed 17 Mar 2021

We are excited to be launching a weekly lottery in the spring of 2021, to raise money for good causes across the district and to give players a chance to win a £25,000 jackpot plus smaller prizes. 

Tickets go on sale from 2 March and the first draw is on 10 April 2021.

Lichfield Community Lottery is a local authority lottery, which is licensed by The Gambling Commission.

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Wow Rugeley Guide to Mental Health Agencies.

Tue 16 Mar 2021

This is a list of key contacts and agencies to help you if you are feeling low or struggling to cope.

You are not alone, there is help out there and you can get through this if you reach out.

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COUNTYWIDE: Creating Custom Aids For People With disabilities.

Tue 16 Mar 2021

Are you a retired engineer, craftsman, keen DIY’er, etc. or could you spare a couple of hours

a month supporting the panel members? Do you like designing and creating things?

(Do you like working with wood, metal or electrics).

Then join us and use your skills to make customised aids for people with disabilities.

We also require a minute’s secretary for (2-4) hours a month, plus someone interested in

publicity to help raise the profile of ‘The Staffordshire Remap Panel’.

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Together We're Better COVID-19 Stakeholder Update - 15 March 2021

Tue 16 Mar 2021

More than 76,000 positive tests for COVID-19 have been recorded in the year since the first case was confirmed in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire.

A total of 18,935 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Stoke-on-Trent since the first positive test was announced 12 months ago and in the wider county, an additional 57,279 positive cases have been confirmed.

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Healthwatch and Diabetes UK project on Digital Exclusion and Primary Care

Tue 16 Mar 2021

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Engaging Communities Solutions (ECS) are working in partnership with Healthwatch England and Diabetes UK to understand how patients have been affected by the use of telephone or online consultations with their GP practice or other Primary Care service.

Does your organisation have contact with:

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PFCC People Power Fund

Mon 15 Mar 2021

Deadline: 14th April 2021

The aim of the PFCC People Power Fund is to increase community cohesion and public safety through local projects that are looking to support groups assisting victims of crime and early crime intervention related projects. With the support of the local Community Safety Partnership (CSP), community based organisations, either solely or in collaboration with others, can make an application for between £100 and £2000.

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EAST STAFFS: Volunteering Opportunities

Fri 12 Mar 2021

Midlands Air Ambulance – They have an immediate need for fund raisers

Burton Albion Community Trust – Help need  to support those impacted by lockdown

Broadway Social Enterprise – They need a cook to prepare fresh meals for the community.

South Staffordshire Network for Mental Health – help is needed in a number of roles including admin, fund raising, trustees.

Caudwell Children – A Staffordshire based charity looking for volunteers to help young people.

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