Places of Welcome, the network of community groups which seeks to provide each neighbourhood with somewhere to go for a cuppa, a chat and some support, has another new addition. The latest place to join the network in the Tamworth area is Amington Church on the Green, which opens every Thursday from 2pm until 4pm.
Older People & Long Term Conditions
Staffordshire Warmer Homes is an initiative run by Staffordshire County Council, to fit fully funded first time central heating into houses across Staffordshire. We have started to roll the scheme out in Tamworth.
This is a fantastic scheme that will help keep residents warm and we need your help to start making referrals into the scheme.
An Asset Based Approach to Community Development Facilitated by Cormac Russell of Nurture Development.
Cormac is Managing Director of Nurture Development and a faculty member of the Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) Institute at North Western University, Chicago.
This two day course will give participants an understanding of the guiding principles of Asset Based Community Development (ABCD)
Places of Welcome is a growing network of community groups, each keen to provide their neighbourhood with a place to go for a cuppa, a chat and some support if needed. A recent addition to this network is Renew Church in Uttoxeter, which hosts a vibrant and friendly craft group on Tuesday evenings between 7.30 and 9.00pm.
The Carers Connects Cafe is a safe place to meet where you can find support and friendship whilst having fun doing a variety of activities to stimulate the mind.
The Cafe sessions will be suitable for everyone - parents and carers who are caring for children with additional needs and adults who are caring for loved ones.
The monthly sessions will run from 10am-1pm.
10-11am will be aimed at adults and their loved ones
12-1pm will be for parents with children
Kendall and Wall organise door-to-door, wheelchair accessible outings for elderly and disabled people.
SSASPB has made some changes to its website that they would like to share. Please see the list below of changes and improvements made to the website for oversight and to encourage promotion of the use of the SSASPB website within your organisations.
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 email@example.com to be included.
A public information event is being organised on 15th May at Wombourne Civic Centre. The purpose of the event is to share information with the public about funeral planning and bereavement and to encourage people to talk about the future and for dealing with what to do after a bereavement.
Walking football has the same rules as normal football but you are required to walk instead of run. This makes it ideal for people 50 and over to get back into football or just take part in a fun activity. The sessions will start on Saturday 4th May on the AstroTurf pitch at Landau Forte Academy Amington.