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Support Staffordshire delivers a £10m inward investment present for its 5th birthday

Mon 15 Apr 2019

A leading Staffordshire membership and umbrella body for the voluntary sector is celebrating its 5th birthday in style after announcing it has secured more than £10m of inward investment over the same period – all going towards boosting local communities.

Support Staffordshire, which has assisted more than 1000 charities and organisations since it was formed, marked ‘helping its members to be the best they can be’ at a special anniversary party at Stafford Gatehouse.

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YMCA Burton Winter night shelter thanksgiving service

Fri 12 Apr 2019

On 10th April YMCA Burton and Burton Churches invited Dignitaries, local supporters,  staff, volunteers  of the Night Shelter to St Paul’s Church for a Celebration and Thanksgiving Service.  This was for the Burton Night shelter which ran successfully from 1st December 2018 till 31st March 2019.

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Community Safety and Knife Crime Survey

Fri 12 Apr 2019

As part of a new contract, SCVYS has been asked to undertake research around Community Safety and Knife Crime (Youth Violence). Specifically, we are interested in knife crime and whether this is a growing issue around the county. 

Taking part in the survey is completely confidential and anonymous. We only ask for age and postcode to enable comparisons between different areas in the county and different age groups.

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Building Better Opportunities Project Coordinator

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Hours – 37 hours per week on a temporary contract, ending 30th June 2022 (3 month probationary period initially)

Location – East Staffordshire (Burton and Uttoxeter)

Do you have experience of working within a mental health organisation?

Do you have experience of working with health barriers that prevent participants from achieving their goals to gain employment or access training?

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Staffordshire Day 2019

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Enjoy Staffordshire logo

Staffordshire Day is fast approaching, but have no fear – it’s not too late to join the celebrations!

The big day, Wednesday 1st May, is now less than three weeks away, but Enjoy Staffordshire are still looking for voluntary organisations to host fundraisers and shout about the county on social media.

They have written The Great Big Staffordshire Quiz and can supply quiz sheets and posters to help you promote your evening – as well as including your event in the Staffordshire Day listings on their website and promoting it on social media.

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“It’s a Hub of Activity” Supporter Hub Volunteers

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Fundraising Support - all things Fundraising, Dougie Mac are now looking for new Supporter Hub Volunteers to join our team offering first class donor advice, if you have good customer service skills or a great communicator  this could be for you.

please get in touch:


T 01782 344332                 

W www.dmhospice.org.uk


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Thu 11 Apr 2019


Erasmus Darwin House will be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the museum on Saturday 18 May 2019 at Guildhall, Lichfield, arrive at 7pm for 7.30pm start.

3 course meal and drink on arrival.

After dinner presentation on Emma, Lady Hamilton by Royal Historian and TV presenter Kate Williams.

Tickets £45 - booking essential.

01543 306260 or visit Erasmus Darwin House

For further information visit the website 

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Comprehensive voluntary sector safeguarding resources to be developed by new expert partnership

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Unprecedented level of expertise as 13 national umbrella bodies and organisations join forces to help facilitate safeguarding improvement

A comprehensive suite of free safeguarding tools and advice will soon be available to the voluntary sector following the award of £570,000 by the National Lottery Community Fund to the Safer Social Sector Partnership.

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Shropshire RCC – Community Fuel Buying Scheme

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Now open to Staffordshire residents

Want to save money on your heating oil? SO DO WE!

Shropshire Rural Communities Charity has been bulk buying heating oil for over 8 years, reducing the heating costs of those living off gas in rural Shropshire.  We are delighted to announce that we have recently expanded our area and can now offer these discounts to Staffordshire residents.

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Community Easter event at Cannock Stadium in Chadsmoor

Wed 10 Apr 2019

A free community event takes place on Saturday 20th April at Cannock Stadium Park between 10am and 12pm. Join a variety of community and faith groups at this celebration event. Please see poster for details.

Support Staffordshire are helping to create an information stand for the event so if you have any information regarding your organisation or project that is relevant for Chadsmoor residents, please email them to james.flintham@supportstaffordshire.org.uk to be included.

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