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Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board Annual Report 2017/18

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Please find attached the final version of the SSCB Annual Report 2017/2018. Please disseminate this report within your organisation, as appropriate.

The Annual Report is also available on the SSCB website using the following link:

https://www.staffsscb.org.uk/Aboutus/Annual-Reports/Annual-Reports.aspx

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Together We're Better Chair Sir Neil McKay appointed as Chair of neighbouring STP

Mon 22 Oct 2018

NHS England has announced that Sir Neil McKay has been appointed as the Chair of the Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP).

Sir Neil will also continue in his role as the Chair of our local Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent STP, Together We’re Better.

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#iwill Fund

Wed 17 Oct 2018

#iwill is a UK-wide campaign that aims to make social action part of life for as many 10 to 20 year-olds as possible by the year 2020. Through collaboration and partnership it is spreading the word about the benefits of youth social action.

What is youth social action?

‘Young people taking practical action in the service of others in order to create positive social change that is of benefit to the wider community as well as to the young person themselves.’ Young Foundation

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Save the Date - Next Local VCSE Forums

Mon 15 Oct 2018

We know from feedback we receive that one of the most popular benefits of being a member of Support Staffordshire is the opportunity to network with other local charities and community groups in the locality at our qualrtley Local Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Forums.  Although open to anyone interested in the sector they are primarily attended by our members and an excellent way to find out what's happening in the area as well as make useful connections.

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Garry Jones's blog

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Ok, so this month I’m tackling the not at all sensitive subject of money, pay to be exact, executive pay. I jest because alongside death and a few other more tricky subjects, what we earn remains a huge social taboo in Britain and I am a little puzzled as to why?

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Health and care leaders agree timeline for Together We’re Better public engagement

Fri 12 Oct 2018

The six Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have agreed a timeline for the next phases of engagement by Together We’re Better (TWB), the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP).

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Staffordshire Day 2019

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Staffordshire Day is back on Wednesday 1st May 2019 and there are loads of ways to get involved!

Organisers Enjoy Staffordshire are looking for events on the theme of ‘Made in Staffordshire’ – could you organise something which celebrates Staffordshire products, food & drink, music, film, people or anything else which could be made in the county?

New for 2019 is the Great Big Staffordshire Quiz, a quiz based on our amazing county which could be hosted by a pub, school, charity or community group. A great way of raising funds for your organisation!

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VOTE FOR LICHFIELD!

Tue 9 Oct 2018

Lichfield Civic Society

Lichfield Civic Society has entered Lichfield City Centre in a prestigious competition run by National Civic Voice, to find England's favourite Conservation Area. Lichfield has been shortlisted - the only Conservation Area in the West Midlands to reach the finals. The winner will be decided by popular vote, so we need as many people as possible to

VOTE FOR LICHFIELD!

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Community Breast Cancer Awareness Session in Burton

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Female Nursing and Radiographers from Queen's Hospital will be at Princess Street Education Centre on Saturday 13th October between 11am to 1pm.

Please bring your Mum, sister or friend to this awareness session, for advice on breast pain or lumps, bra fitting, breast screening, x-rays and more.

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FOOD TRAIN Supporting local older people at home

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Grocery shopping delivery service

Food Train is an award-winning charity and social enterprise, established in Scotland over 20 years ago by older people for older people. With a small staff and over 800 volunteers Food Train delivers multi-faceted support, for more than 2600 older people, to live well at home for longer. Its core grocery delivery service delivered over 40,000 grocery orders in 2016 and is the largest of its kind in the UK.

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