Beacon Community Church in Burntwood has added a new community venture to its busy diary of events. Snack & Chat now runs every Wednesday from 11.30 – 2.00pm and is the second Place of Welcome at this church.
Places of Welcome, a network which seeks to ensure that every neighbourhood has somewhere for people to go for a cuppa, a chat and some support if needed, launched its first venue in Staffordshire Moorlands recently.
Local charity, YMCA Burton have set the date for their 11th annual Sleepout this week – Friday 8th November 2019.
Last year’s Sleepout saw 240 people take part in their Sleepout which was held over two venues, Pirelli Stadium – where people chose to sleep in the concourses or outside the ground and St Modwens church in the graveyard.
The youngest person to ever take part in Sleepout was 3 years old and the oldest was 83 so age is no barrier to signing up for this event!
What is it?
The Air Aware Staffordshire communications campaign is part of the efforts to reduce air pollution in 16 Air Quality Management Areas (AQMAs) across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.
While Newcastle- under-Lyme Borough Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council is working to meet the requirements of a recent Ministerial Directive regarding the area surrounding the A53, the county council will work with the relevant borough or district council to lead on reducing air pollution in the other AQMAs.
The year-long Air Aware campaign will:
Counter Terrorism Policing wants music lovers to #BeSafeBeSound this summer, as it collaborates with the UK music industry to deliver vital safety advice to the public ahead of the festival season.
Launching the new ‘Be Safe, Be Sound’ digital campaign as part of the ‘Summer Security’ initiative, Counter Terrorism Policing has asked UK Music – an industry-funded body representing the collective interests of the British music industry – to use its considerable influence to help reach the hundreds of thousands of music lovers who will be attending live events this summer.
Did you know every 15 seconds another person becomes a victim of human trafficking?
The Lichfield Community Safety Partnership would like to invite you to attend an awareness raising session about modern slavery. The event will be led by Voice of Hope, a Staffordshire based charity, and will provide information about what modern slavery is, how to spot the signs and how to report it.
You can find out more about Voice of Hope on their website.
On May 1 2019 AEDdonate Charity in Stone, Staffordshire (https://aeddonate.org.uk) are launching an ambition campaign to install 1,000 Community Access Defibrillators across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.
There will be five new Automated External Defibrillator (AED) sites launched on the 1st across the County at:
Lichfield Re:Cycle are a confidence building bike recycling project based in Lichfield. We have recently published a report covering our activity over the last two years and our plans for the future.
More details can be found on our website www.lichfieldrecycle.org.uk
This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.
Places are now available to book for the Safe and Sound Event at Sacred Heart Church in Tamworth. Early booking is advised as the places are limited. Please see the poster for details. This event is aimed at the over 60's and provides advice and training on wellbring, scam awareness, technology, using a defibrillator, fire safety and the opportunity to be trained to become a Dementia Friend.
Organised by Staffordshire Fire & Rescue and supported by Tamworth Borough Council.