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#BESAFEBESOUND CAMPAIGN - MEDIA TOOLKIT FOR EXTERNAL PARTNERS

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Counter Terrorism Policing wants music lovers to #BeSafeBeSound this summer, as it collaborates with the UK music industry to deliver vital safety advice to the public ahead of the festival season.

Launching the new ‘Be Safe, Be Sound’ digital campaign as part of the ‘Summer Security’ initiative, Counter Terrorism Policing has asked UK Music – an industry-funded body representing the collective interests of the British music industry – to use its considerable influence to help reach the hundreds of thousands of music lovers who will be attending live events this summer.

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Places of Welcome - Full House in Tamworth Libraries

Thu 4 Jul 2019

More local libraries are now offering an extra special welcome to all visitors including free refreshments, friendly volunteers and lively chat on a regular weekly basis.

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Don't just change someone's life. Change yours too.

Tue 2 Jul 2019

Volunteer for Side by Side

Just because a person is diagnosed with dementia, it doesn’t mean they stop wanting to take part in their favourite activities.

Side by Side is our fun, friendly, super-flexible volunteering opportunity for someone like you to help someone with dementia in Newcastle-under-Lyme, the Staffordshire Moorlands or Stoke-on-Trent.

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We need volunteers. We need you!

Mon 1 Jul 2019

Life with cancer in Staffordshire is still life; we’ll help you live it.

The Cancer Support Programme (CaSP) is a partnership between the Beth Johnson Foundation and Macmillan Cancer Support.

We are here to provide links to social, emotional and practical support to adults living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis.

The Beth Johnson Foundation has a long history of providing volunteering opportunities and are looking to recruit and train volunteers to give support to people living with and beyond cancer in Staffordshire.

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South Staffs Water Biodiversity Improvement Grant - PEBBLE

Thu 27 Jun 2019

PEBBLE is the biodiversity improvement fund from South Staffs Water.

Funding of up to £10,000 is available for community projects within our supply area that create, restore or improve habitat.

Three levels of funding ranging from £500 to £10,000 is available to organisations keen to enhance biodiversity within the South Staffs Water area of supply.

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Coalfields Community Investment Programme (England) now reopened for new enquiries

Thu 27 Jun 2019

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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THE FIRST PLACE OF WELCOME IN RUGELEY

Wed 26 Jun 2019

St Augustine's Church has joined the national Places of Welcome network, making this the first Place of Welcome in Rugeley (and the 49th in the county). The church is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 11am and 2pm. Everybody is welcome to come along to have a free cuppa, a chat and make new friendships. There is no charge for the refreshments.  It is a very friendly group run by volunteers who are pleased to be able to support the local community. For more information about the Place of Welcome at St Augustine's Church contact the Co-ordinator Michael McGraw on 07522 734745

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Huge funding boost for the Red Lion House Charity

Tue 25 Jun 2019

Red Lion House; old pub to new community centre.

Work should restart at the beginning of July to convert the former Red Lion pub into a new community centre. The pub, on the corner of Rolleston Road and Horninglow Road North is believed to be Marston’s first pub, and their first brewery was across the road. The pub closed some years ago and was bought at auction to be converted into a local community centre by a new charity set up for the purpose.

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Support Staffordshire’s Armed Forces Community

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Staffordshire County Council is inviting you to join us in supporting our Armed Forces Community. The County Council will be holding a number of events in the run up to Armed Forces Day on 29th June. Armed Forces Day provides an opportunity for the nation to show their support to the Armed Forces Community (serving regular and reserve personnel, veterans, and their families), and also raises public awareness of the contribution and sacrifices made by the armed forces. 

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Rural Development Fund

Thu 20 Jun 2019

New Grant Alert!

The Rural Development Fund awards small grants of up to £1000 to small rural community groups across Staffordshire and Stoke, where they have a specific need.

The main beneficiaries of this fund are small community and voluntary groups in Staffordshire and Stoke, where their income is less than £30,000 per annum. The groups must be based or working in Staffordshire or Stoke and cannot be operating outside of the county. The aims of the project should be working towards the encouragement and promotion of developing rural community life. 

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