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Call for Evidence for the Statutory Guidance Review

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.

A Voice for Adults with Learning Disabilities and Autism

Currently those in Staffordshire with learning disabilities or autism have no method of formally expressing their joint views to the County Council on all the many issues that affect them.  Their most powerful advocates – parents or carers – also have to act as individuals rather than having any forum in which they can discuss issues of concern with the local authority.  Yet the County Council continues to be the most significant single organisation influencing whether this group can make the most of their lives in our local communities.  We want to tackle this deficit.  We are looking for

The Together We're Better Listening Events

"The Together We're Better, Staffordshire Health and Care Partnership has been out and about across the county listening to local people's feedback about their experiences of health and care services and how they could be improved.

Two webinars have been organised to offer an opportunity to people who could not attend our listening events to share their views. The webinars will include an expert panel, live discussions and an opportunity to ask questions.

Residents in Lichfield can have their say on the changes to Trauma and Orthopedics, and Gynecology services

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust are considering reorganising some of its adult services across Solihull, Good Hope and Heartlands hospitals to improve outcomes and reduce waiting times for patients. The specific services that the Trust would like to make changes to are Trauma and Orthopedics, and Gynecology services.  They have identified that residents within the Lichfield locality could be affected by this as patients of one of the above hospitals.

Community and Voluntary Groups - What's next for Tamworth Town Centre

People who run community, voluntary and charitable groups in Tamworth are being invited to share their views on Tamworth town centre and how it should evolve for the future as part of an ongoing consultation campaign.

Tamworth…What’s Next? was launched by the Leader of Tamworth Borough Council, Cllr Daniel Cook, earlier this year, with the aim of working with residents, businesses and visitors to develop a new vision for the town centre.

Help us understand the impact and value of the social economy in Staffordshire

A coalition group of several organisations including VAST, CounterCoin, UnLtd, PM Training and The Chamber of Commerce are working together through the Social Enterprise Matters partnership to help strengthen both the voice and influence of the sector, as well as support available to grow a strong and prosperous economy and community which puts social purpose, ethics and value at the core.