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Free Central Heating Across Staffordshire

“Beat the Cold, working with Staffordshire County Council, and E.ON are looking for help to find households that would benefit from having free** gas central heating fitted.

In this first phase we are looking for households that have a gas connection, but no gas central heating. (homes which have a gas cooker, OR who currently heat their home by gas fire only, for example.) To be eligible, there must be a member of the household in receipt of a means tested or disability benefit.

2019 Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run – Staffordshire1000 Dual Campaign

AEDdonate are working with local Community Champions to boost 24/7 Public Accessible Defibrillators (PADs) in rural villages Great Haywood and Yarnfield, respectively.

As part of this fundraising James Russell, raising funds for two further PADs in Great Haywood, and Aidan Oates and Tanisha Jones, raising funds for an additional PAD in Yarnfield, join 30,000 other runners in completely the 2019 Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run on 19th May 2019.

Gin and Cheese Tasting Night

Join us for our Gin and Cheese tasting night.  Your ticket includes:

  • Three full sized G&T's
  • Four aperitifs
  • 25+ British cheeses served over three themed platters (traditional, quirky and alcohol infused)
  • Crackers and chutney
  • Final aperitf - Gin Liqueur

Ticket holders must be 18 years and over (no children permitted)

There will be a raffle, licensed bar and other fund raisers during the evening

Pathway Project Presents - Cream Tea with Nell Gwynne at Tutbury Castle

For their next event, Pathway Patrons are proud to present the fabulous Lesley Smith who is kindly hosting a fundraising Cream Tea at the amazing Tutbury Castle, Castle St, Tutbury, Staffs, DE13 9JF on Sunday 23 June 2019 2pm-4pm. She is entertaining us with her unique portrayal of Nell Gwynne, a prolific celebrity figure of the Restoration period. Praised by Samuel Pepys for her comic performances as one of the first actresses on the English stage, she became best known for being a long-time mistress of King Charles II of England and Scotland.

Kaleidoscope Choir invite you to their next concert

Kaleidoscope is a female voice choir which aims to promote and foster a love of singing within the community and aid selected charities wherever possible.

They are currently preparing for their next concert, which is fundraising for Myeloma UK.  The concert is taking place on Saturday 15th June 2019 at Elford Village Hall, stating at 7:30pm.

Full details and how to purchase tickets can be found on the attached poster, or by emailing tickets@kaleidoscopechoir.co.uk 

Stop Loan Sharks Community Funding

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) has funding available for groups that want to raise awareness of hte issues of illegal money lending.  The money available has come from the proceeds of crime taken from convicted illegal money lenders.

The aim of the funding is to give groups the opportunity to raise awareness of the issue, in their community in a different way.

Useful link - www.stoploanssharks.co.uk or look at the attachments for further information

Funding that can make a real difference

Lichfield District Safer Community Partnership - Small Projects Fund

The Small Projects Fund is a small grants scheme offered by the Lichfield District Safer Community Partnership with funding from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.  We are looking to fund small scale projects which help support the delivery of our Community Safety Delivery Plan.  Projects should promote community involvement, develop stronger communities and demonstrate a problem solving approach to reducing crime and disorder and the fear of crime. 

Who can apply?

You can apply if you are:

European Social Fund Community Grants

European Social Fund (ESF) Community Grants are financed through the European Union and are designed to develop the capacity of the community and to meet local needs.  Part of this strategy is to help people increase their chances of finding work.

Applications are open to organisations based or working within the county of Staffordshire.

Grants of up to £20,000 are available.

Please click on the link below for further information