Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, as lead agency for the Newcastle Partnership, is inviting suitably experienced specialist service providers to quote for the delivery of targeted empowerment groups for young women (aged between 14 – 16 years) who have been identified as having poor academic performance, disruptive and high risk behaviour including the use of drugs and alcohol and engaging in unhealthy relationships. The contract is for 12 months from 1st April 2017
Delivered by Staffordshire Police, this short workshop will enable anyone who works in communities support those who are at risk of crime. This session will look at basic knowledge of anti-social behaviour, crime reduction, bogus callers and will enable you to provide reassurance to those you work with.
Let’s Work Together aims to bring all agencies together to help people live healthy, safe and independent lives by giving the tolls, training and skills to become the “eyes and ears” for partner organisations, identifying risks or referring to services.
The British Heart Foundation has been awarded a further £1m from the Department of Health to make public access defibrillators and CPR training more widely available in communities across England.
Applications opened on Friday 11 November and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
There are three packages available:
Organisations which have their own minibuses may benefit from The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) comprehensive guide called ‘Minibus Safety, A Code of Practice’.
This deals with all the issues relating to minibus usage including
The recent meeting of the partnership (13th October) had two main agenda items. The first was to consider 8 applications for the Police and Crime Commissioner People Power fund. These were discussed and comments made to Staffordshire Community Foundation who adminster the scheme in Stafford Borough. The second part of the meeting took the form of a workshop during which the partners considered the basis for the required Strategic Assessment.
Congratulations to Nick Lloyd of RoSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) who has been elected as the Stoke and Staffordshire voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector representative for the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership Strategic Board after an online poll. Nick will now be attending the meetings and reporting back to you through this newsletter.
As a police authority we are required by law to provide independent members of the public to support disciplinary hearings where a police officer has been accused of misconduct/gross misconduct. There are no qualifications required or previous experience needed.
Following on from the recent call for VCSE representatives, nominations were received from Andrew Thomas from Vast and Nick Lloyd from RoSPA.
Details of candidates are provided in the attached downloads.
Having read through each candidate statement please place your vote here.
As some of you may remember, last year The Home Office ran an Innovation Fund for Prevent. This helped fund a number of new providers to deliver new and innovative Prevent projects. Today the second Project Innovation Fund (PIF) for Prevent has been launched. Full details are available on the Government website.