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Staffordshire Day 2019

Staffordshire Day is fast approaching, but have no fear – it’s not too late to join the celebrations!

The big day, Wednesday 1st May, is now less than three weeks away, but Enjoy Staffordshire are still looking for voluntary organisations to host fundraisers and shout about the county on social media.

They have written The Great Big Staffordshire Quiz and can supply quiz sheets and posters to help you promote your evening – as well as including your event in the Staffordshire Day listings on their website and promoting it on social media.

Community Easter event at Cannock Stadium in Chadsmoor

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 james.flintham@supportstaffordshire.org.uk to be included.

A new Burntwood-based charity has been set up to promote Chasewater.

A new Burntwood-based charity has been set up to promote Chasewater.

The Chasewater Friends group will launch at the Oak Room at the Innovation Centre at 11am on 19th January.

The event will feature a presentation by head ranger Rob Davies and the group has been supported by county councillors Helen Fisher and Sue Woodward.

People can become a friend of Chasewater for £2 a year of £5 for three years. Organisations can also sign up for £10 a year.

Staffordshire Day 2019

Staffordshire Day is back on Wednesday 1st May 2019 and there are loads of ways to get involved!

Organisers Enjoy Staffordshire are looking for events on the theme of ‘Made in Staffordshire’ – could you organise something which celebrates Staffordshire products, food & drink, music, film, people or anything else which could be made in the county?

New for 2019 is the Great Big Staffordshire Quiz, a quiz based on our amazing county which could be hosted by a pub, school, charity or community group. A great way of raising funds for your organisation!

Walk Leaders wanted in Tamworth

Do you like walking? Would you like to lead a weekly walk? Community Together CIC is looking for volunteers to lead their weekly walks.

Walks go from Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital on a Tuesday 10am until 11am and 1pm until 2pm.  They also run from the Community Hub in the Castle Grounds on a Thursday at 11.30am until 12.30pm.

They are offering FREE Walk Leader training.  In return they ask for you to commit to leading 12 walks over 12 months, only one a month!

Minibuses seek lazy days out with community groups this Spring and Summer

As the days get longer and warmer, voluntary and community groups based in and around the Staffordshire Moorlands are being encouraged to make the most of Support Staffordshire’s minibuses for their trips out this Spring and Summer.

Sally Bentley, Voluntary and Community Transport Officer for Support Staffordshire says “Our minibuses are a fantastic local resource. Each can carry 12-16 people and two of them are equipped to take a wheelchair. We want to encourage local voluntary and community groups to enjoy them.”