Home >> Latest news

Latest news

Rural Health and Well-being workshop

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Dr Tom Kingstone is a researcher from Keele University. He is currently running an initiative called FRRESH, which stands for the Forum for Rural RESearch on Health & Well-being.

Through FRRESH we aim to bring rural stakeholders (e.g. health and social care workers, voluntary sector organisations, council members, members of the public, academics) together to discuss important health and well-being topics that impact people in rural areas. This discussion can then inform the research that we do.

Read more ->>

Burton YMCA - Sleep Out 2018

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Could you sleep rough for one night so that others don’t have to? Homelessness is serious and could happen to anyone.

Read more ->>

Transforming the Trent Valley Landscape Partnership

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Transforming the Trent Valley (TTTV) is a partnership of 18 voluntary and statutory organisations and quarry operators who are working together to restore and enhance the natural and cultural heritage of the Trent Valley. By working with the communities that live, work and play along the River Trent, we hope to build a sustainable landscape that is enjoyed by all and protected into the future.

Read more ->>

Women's Vote Centenary Grant Scheme - Final Round of Small Grants Closes 16 October 2018

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Third and FINAL round of funding available through the Small Grants Fund – Closes to applications 16 October 2018

The Women’s Vote Centenary Grant Scheme (WVCGS) is a £1.5 million government fund that will support local and community groups across England in celebrating the centenary of women gaining the right to vote.

Small Grants Fund

Read more ->>

Kingsley Community Fund

Tue 2 Oct 2018

A new grant fund was set up earlier this year as a result of the sale of the former Kingsley Youth and Community Centre land and buildings. Managed by the Community Foundation of Staffordshire, this fund is available to:

Read more ->>

Macmillan Coffee Morning in Leek

Tue 2 Oct 2018

On Friday 28th September, to coincide with Macmillan’s ‘world’s biggest coffee morning’, Borderland Voices participant Marlene Hogg organised a coffee morning/bring and buy in aid of the national cancer charity.  In the attractive surroundings of Borderland Voices’ base in Bank House, Leek, friends, trustees and other participants gathered to share a coffee, chat and enjoy Marlene’s delicious, freshly-made scones with jam, cream and strawberries.

Read more ->>

Creative People and Places funding event for Cannock and Tamworth

Tue 2 Oct 2018

An information event is being held in Cannock Chase on 24th October to invite community organisations to find out about a new funding opportunity for the local community called Creative People and Places. 

Who is the funding for? 

There’s considerable funding available and they are looking for community organisations or groups that can partner with cultural organisations to apply. They want to ensure that local people have a real say in the decisions about the activities on offer.

Read more ->>

Tesco Bags of help funding workshop (Hednesford)

Tue 2 Oct 2018

Groundwork West Midlands will be running a Tesco Bags of Help funding workshop at Tesco Superstore (Victoria St, Hednesford, Cannock WS12 1BT) on Wednesday 24th October at 11am and 2pm. The workshop will be approximately 45mins – 1hr long and will include:

Read more ->>

LGBT Social & Support Group meetings in Lichfield

Tue 2 Oct 2018

Diversity are a LGBT social and support group based in Lichfield, where LGBT and LGBT friendly people can meet in a social and friendly environment.

They cover many themes, subjects and activities, and always offer a warm and friendly welcome.

Diversity meet every first Monday of each month from 7:30-9:30pm at The Scales Pub in Lichfield (full details can be found on the attached poster).

Read more ->>

Support Staffordshire Connector - Uttoxeter

Tue 2 Oct 2018

Support Staffordshire are seeking an enthusiastic volunteer to support community activities in Uttoxeter.

Do you know your local area well?

Can you see how things could be better joined up?

Could you help put individuals and groups in touch with one another?

Could you help local groups access the right advice?

If so, could you become a volunteer 'Support Staffordshire Connector'?

Our connectors help provide key support and advice to local voluntary and community groups in your area.

Read more ->>