Shropshire Rural Community Council (RCC) is pleased to announce that it has secured an excellent line up of national and local speakers for their upcoming Community-led Housing (CLH) Conference. The event, aimed at the rural West Midland region, will take place on 19 September in Albrighton near Wolverhampton. It is part of a national programme of training events funded by the Nationwide Foundation and organised by Shropshire RCC on behalf of its regional ACRE Network partners.
Housing, Tenants & Residents Groups
Audley Health and Wellbeing Event, date has now been agreed for Wednesday 17th October 2018 running 10am to 2pm and we would like to invite you to come along and show off what support, services and activities you offer.
If you would like to have a stall at the event, could I please ask you to let me know as soon as possible.
If you can email me using the link to the left, we will try our best to accommodate everyone
the Greater Chesterton Locality Action Partnership Health Event, date and time has now been agreed for Thursday 11th October 2018 running 10am to 2pm and we would like to invite you to come along and show off what support, services and activities you offer.
If you would like to have a stall at the event, could we please ask that you let me know as soon as possible.
If you can email using the link to the left, we will try our best to accommodate everyone.
Clayton, Westlands & Seabridge Health Event.
Information on NHS services, welfare benefits and social care.
Free soup & roll, tea and coffee.
NEW 12 month pilot - Community Buddy scheme to support local residents that live in the Castle Ward in Tamworth.
Support Staffordshire will be recruiting and training a team of volunteers to become community buddies to offer a friendly ear to local residents, signposting and supporting accessibility to voluntary, community and health services.
The purpose is to connect community members with community buddies to enable them to attend local groups and to encourage and assist people facing barriers to access support within their local community.
Staffordshire Moorlands Distrcit Council (with High Peak Borough Council), is reviewing its homelessness policy and strategy. Details of this can be found at https://www.highpeak.gov.uk/article/1348/Housing-Strategy
Any comments should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 9 April 2018.
Did you know that Lichfield U3A have 57 different groups that meet once a month? – WOW!
In April 2017 the Homeless Reduction Bill became an Act of Parliament, signalling the most significant change to homelessness law for a number of years. The new legislation places a duty on councils to help prevent the homelessness of all families and single people regardless of priority need, but who are eligible and threatened with homelessness
Key measures in the Act include
An extension of the period in which the authority should treat someone as threatened with homelessness from 28 to 56 days
HOW YOU CAN HELP THE NHS THIS WINTER
Wed 29 Nov 2017
It could be the toughest winter yet, so the people of Staffordshire are urged to get the best out of their local NHS services, to Stay Well This Winter
Here’s what you can do:
An opportunity has become available where you can promote your organisation/service at Stafford Borough Council’s Landlord Forum.
Landlords and Letting Agents will be present at this event that come into contact with vulnerable people who require support from the community. These people may be classed as vulnerable due to age, work/family status and/or medical conditions e.g. disability, mental health etc.
There will be approximately 50 landlords/letting agencies present.