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Meeting Space in Leek from only £5 per hour

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Support Staffordshire have a meeting room available from only £5 per hour at Bank House, St Edward Street, Leek, ST13 5DS.

The meeting room offers a comfortable space for interviews, meetings of up to about 10 people and small group training.

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FREE Overview - Safeguarding Adults at Risk (ONLINE)

Fri 13 Sep 2019

To access this training course you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services.


This course has been updated in line with the Care Act 2014

This FREE course is suitable for workers in the health and social care sectors and has been mapped to the CQC Common Induction Standards.

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EnviroGrant - Deadline 11th October 2019

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Projects across Staffordshire are being invited to benefit from funding set up to improve the environment and communities in the county.

The latest round of EnviroGrant is now open - and we want to hear why your project should be considered for a £1,000 grant. 

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Safer Recruitment

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Whether you are employing staff or recruiting volunteers, you need to be confident that those who are working with adults at risk or children are suitable.  Safeguarding is a big topic and involves more than just doing a DBS so in this article we examine some of the steps you can take to protect those most vulnerable.

Plan ahead

Writing a good job or role description is crucial to enable you to match applicants well against set criteria.  All tasks should be clearly written so that it comes as no surprise to an individual when they take up a position.

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World peace, harmony and marmite – Esther’s alternative summer

Fri 13 Sep 2019

I’m Esther, a Development Consultant at Support Staffordshire and in the summer I undertook a 3 week stint volunteering this summer taking 36 young people aged 14-17 years old from Staffordshire to the World Scout Jamboree in the USA with 3 other leaders.

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Drum Roll - Clifton Campville Village Hall have done it!

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Clifton Campville Village Hall Management Committee are delighted to announce that they have now successfully secured all three grants to rebuild their historic Village Hall,from the following major charity-funding bodies:

  • Thanks to #NationalLottery players Clifton Campville Village Hall today received a cheque from the National Lottery Community Fund @TNLComFund

(facebook.com/TNLCommunityFund& Twitter @TNLComFund)

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Garry's Blog

Wed 11 Sep 2019

So, I have avoided the topic for months, but it seems there really would be little point this month, in me talking about anything except….. Brexit.

However, I hope to give a different and perhaps more positive take, whilst also walking the political tightrope that Charity leaders must.

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Calling all digital entrepreneurs

Tue 10 Sep 2019

£10,000 fully funded grants available to Staffordshire SME’s looking to develop new digital products and solutions to social challenges across the region.

As part of the Staffordshire Digital Innovation Partnerships project, Staffordshire University are looking for local digital entrepreneurs to develop prototype solutions to a series of social challenges identified by Staffordshire County Council.

These challenges include:

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Stakeholder Briefing: Autism services in southern Staffordshire

Tue 10 Sep 2019

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In light of recent posts on social media regarding autism services in south Staffordshire, we would like to reassure patients, carers and their families about the provision.

The current contract for delivering autism services in south Staffordshire is held by Midlands Psychology. The contract is in place until 30 September 2019 and as such the provider is responsible for delivering the service until this time.

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New Place of Welcome for Lichfield District

Tue 10 Sep 2019

A church in Burntwood has just joined the national Places of Welcome network and is the latest local venue to open its doors for people to come for a friendly chat, a free cuppa and some support if needed.  The coffee shop at Chase Terrace Methodist Church offers a warm welcome each Tuesday from 10am until 12 noon.

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