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Horninglow Learning Centre to Reopen 14th September

Horninglow Learning Centre will be re-opening on Monday 14th September 2020. They will open as per normal operating hours which are Monday 1000hrs to 1600 hrs and Tuesday 1000 hrs until 1230 hrs.

To ensure your safety, desks will be positioned 2 metres apart. which given your seating position in the middle of a table, means you are actually 2.5 metres apart from any other individual.

Citizens Advice Staffordshire South West Update

Staffordshire South West Citizens Advice is still here to help. If you need advice, information or support, our staff and volunteers are still here, working to help you.

Our offices in Stafford, Stone, Cannock, Rugeley and South Staffordshire (Wombourne) are closed but we are available on the telephone, email or web chat.

We can still offer you the information, advice and support to anyone who needs us.

These are difficult times for us all, but please contact us and we will do our best to help.

Apprenticeships - transfer of funds

Apply for apprenticeship levy funds transfer

The apprenticeship levy is already giving employers like us a real opportunity to invest in high-quality training, helping to grow our business and develop the skilled workforce we need to thrive and succeed. Government reforms have now given us the opportunity to work in partnership with other employers, supporting them in recruiting new apprentices and to develop the skills of existing employees.

Community Research Lichfield District Council 2020

This research is designed to find out what community members think about activity and exercise in general, their local leisure centres/facilities, and what would encourage them to use them to use these facilities in the future. It also identifies barriers to activity.

The online version has now been formatted into a design suitable for online interaction. This is the online survey URL:



MHA Over 50's Employability Club

Are you 50 years of age or over?  Do you need some support in finding employment, training, work placements or volunteering?  Do you want some support around applying for jobs on-line or just help in brushing up your interview skills? 

Our ‘Over 50’s Employability Club’ offers support in:

  • CV writing
  • Job searches
  • Interview skills
  • Skills development
  • Sign posting
  • Work placements
  • Volunteering
  • IT skills/training
  • Coaching
  • Group | 1 to 1 support


Talent Match Staffordshire will cease operations on 20th December 2019

A message from Talent Match Staffordshire December 2019

It is with great sadness that we inform you that Talent Match Staffordshire will cease operations on 20th December 2019.  Despite our best efforts, we have not been able to secure additional funding to sustain the project.

We would like to thank all our truly extraordinary and exceptional staff, volunteers, partner agencies, charities, Trustees and friends who supported Talent Match Staffordshire’s vision over the last 6 years.