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Moorlands Voluntary and Community Transport receives funding

Tue 8 Oct 2019

A newly established voluntary and community transport organisation is celebrating after being awarded four grants within two months. Moorlands Voluntary and Community Transport (MVCT) received £9,500 from the National Lottery Community Fund, along with grants from Biddulph Town Council, Leek Town Lands and Leek Town Council. Moorlands Voluntary and Community Transport began operating in May this year in response to funding cuts by the County Council; it offers voluntary transport to individuals in need and community transport for local voluntary groups.

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Autumn half term holidays opportunities with Liberty

Tue 8 Oct 2019

Liberty Holiday Provision

Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November

Lots of activities available for the children and young people during half term with Liberty Staffordshire.

Call Maggi on 07772749661 or email: maggi@liberty-staffordshire.co.uk for more information

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Unique New Place of Welcome

Mon 7 Oct 2019

A local care home has recently 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.

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Preparations well underway for the 2020 Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards

Mon 7 Oct 2019

The team at Support Staffordshire have been busy working hard behind the scenes with preparations well underway for the 2020 Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards.

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Stay Connected with Support Staffordshire

Mon 7 Oct 2019

 

You can find links to all of the Support Staffordshire locality Facebook pages here:

  Countywide

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Call for Evidence for the Statutory Guidance Review

Mon 7 Oct 2019

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has opened a consultation to inform the upcoming Statutory Guidance Review for Local Authorities on providing youth services 

The government is revising the guidance relating to Section 507B of the Education and Inspections Act, which sets government expectations of (upper tier) local authorities when they are securing services and activities for young people, and want evidence from young people, local authorities, youth sector organisations and other interested parties before the closing date of 23:59 on 30th November 2019.

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Another successful Staffordshire village hall network meeting

Mon 7 Oct 2019

Village hall representatives from around Staffordshire came to Colton Village Hall last Thursday (3rd October) to network with each other - sharing experiences and ideas over coffee and cake - and also to find out more about village hall insurance issues. Gavin Mitchell of Allied Westminster gave a very informative presentation including the pitfalls on under-insuring with a couple of case studies.

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South Staffordshire Community Lottery

Mon 7 Oct 2019

Play South Staffs Community Lottery and Support our Cause

South Staffordshire Community Lottery is a weekly online lottery created to support local causes in South  Staffordshire. Tickets are only £1 per week, with 60% going to local good causes and prizes up to £25,000!

Buy your tickets to support Support Staffordshire 

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Need office or meeting space in Leek?

Fri 4 Oct 2019

Support Staffordshire's premises in Leek - Bank House in St Edward Street - accommodates a range of voluntary organisations and activities, including the Staffordshire Moorlands Talking Newspaper for the Blind and Borderland Voices. There is currently space available in the form of offices and desk space for rent and meeting rooms to hire for activities.

To find out more and discuss your needs, please email Jill Norman at jill.norman@supportstaffordshire.org.uk or ring 01538 381356. 

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Support Staffordshire AGM - Save the Date

Fri 4 Oct 2019

We are pleased to advise that a date has been set for our next AGM.  It is due to take place on 

Thursday 20 February 2020 2-4pm

at Lea Hall Social Club, Rugeley

We are delighted that Karl Wilding, Chief Executive at the NCVO will be joining us as our guest speaker.

Further details including how to book your place will be circulated in due course however in the meantime please save the date in your diary

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