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Uttoxeter: A very welcoming place.

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Places of Welcome is a UK wide project, which aims to ensure that every neighbourhood has places where people may go to connect and contribute in a safe environment.  Over the past few months, Uttoxeter has been adding numerous places to this welcoming network, and recently the volunteers who help make this happen were able to come together for a chat over a cuppa and a cake of their own.

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IT buddies South Staffordshire

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Do You Need Assistance with Digital Skills?

Come and have a chat with an IT buddy

  • Perton Library Every Tuesday 1pm to 3pm
  • Penkridge Library Every Wednesday 10am to midday
  • Codsall Library Every Thursday 2pm to 4pm

For more information or to reserve a place call 0300 111 8000

 

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More Places of Welcome venues for Burton town centre

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Burton is becoming an even more Welcoming Place!

Places of Welcome is a growing network of local community groups providing their neighbourhoods with places where all people feel safe to belong, connect and contribute. Anybody can pop along to their local Place of Welcome and will be guaranteed a warm welcome, free hospitality and the opportunity to make friends in the local community. 

Since the article in the April ebulletin:

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FREE WALKING NETBALL SESSIONS FOR THE OVER 50'S IN TAMWORTH

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Free weekly walking netball sessions are starting in Tamworth.

The sessions will include a warm-up, ball skills practice and non-competitive game. It is aimed at anyone around 50 plus. All abilities and fitness levels are welcome – it doesn’t even matter if you have never played netball before. It is a great way to keep fit, have fun and socialise.

The sessions will start on Tuesday 23rd July. They will take place every Tuesday evening 6.30-7.30pm in the sports hall at Landau Forte Academy Amington and run by qualified netball coaches.

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The Young Ones, Burton-On-trent

Tue 9 Jul 2019

The Young Ones

By creating Gift Boxes for local children between 0 and 17 years who may otherwise receive nothing or very little to celebrate an important event, we endeavour to bring some happiness where otherwise there would be only emptiness.

Welfare agencies in contact with children in need within a radius of approximately 15 miles of Burton request the boxes which we prepare for them to deliver. We can also create Emergency Boxes at times of crisis, containing basic toiletries, clothes and toys.

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Growing Together and Thinking Differently project launch

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Growing Together Launch

July 5th saw Harvey girls and Dads4Dads launch the "Growing Together" and "Thinking Differently" projects at The Family Hub, Abbot Beyne School. 

The launch event was to open the "Thinking Differently" Lottery funded programme and the "Growing Together" gardening project, which forms part of the programme but is a community resource for local families and students from local schools.

Thinking Differently is underpinned by the 5 Ways to Wellbeing (New Economic Foundation) that consists of the following;

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Community and Voluntary Groups - What's next for Tamworth Town Centre

Tue 9 Jul 2019

People who run community, voluntary and charitable groups in Tamworth are being invited to share their views on Tamworth town centre and how it should evolve for the future as part of an ongoing consultation campaign.

Tamworth…What’s Next? was launched by the Leader of Tamworth Borough Council, Cllr Daniel Cook, earlier this year, with the aim of working with residents, businesses and visitors to develop a new vision for the town centre.

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Together We're Better Listening Events

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Health and Care in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

We need to think differently, be innovative and work together to improve health and care services.

'Together We're Better' want to listen to your views on:

  • What works well?
  • What you think should be improved?
  • What is important to you?

They need your experiences of these services:

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Help us understand the impact and value of the social economy in Staffordshire

Thu 4 Jul 2019

A coalition group of several organisations including VAST, CounterCoin, UnLtd, PM Training and The Chamber of Commerce are working together through the Social Enterprise Matters partnership to help strengthen both the voice and influence of the sector, as well as support available to grow a strong and prosperous economy and community which puts social purpose, ethics and value at the core.

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Air Aware Staffordshire campaign

Thu 4 Jul 2019

What is it?

The Air Aware Staffordshire communications campaign is part of the efforts to reduce air pollution in 16 Air Quality Management Areas (AQMAs) across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

While Newcastle- under-Lyme Borough Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council is working to meet the requirements of a recent Ministerial Directive regarding the area surrounding the A53, the county council will work with the relevant borough or district council to lead on reducing air pollution in the other AQMAs.

The year-long Air Aware campaign will:

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