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Project Aspie – ‘Alphabet 12’ Conference 

21 Feb 18

Project Aspie – Special ‘Alphabet 12’ Conference Event will be taking place March 7th 2018.


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People’s Postcode Trusts – Reminder 

21 Feb 18

People’s Postcode Trust, Postcode Local Trust and Postcode Community Trust are now  open for applications until the 28th February! • People’s Postcode Trust seeks applications for projects that focus on the prevention of poverty, promotion of…


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Your town, your future…be part of Vision 2030 

20 Feb 18

Get involved in Town Events to share your ideas and comments about towns plans and how they are developed.


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Masterclass: Speaking with IMPACT! 

20 Feb 18

The Nishkam Centre is an aspiring leading community anchor organisation to all communities, working for the wellbeing of everyone.


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Sandwell Big Spring Clean campaign 

19 Feb 18

Over the past 12 years over 20,000 people have supported and helped to make Sandwell a cleaner and safer place to live by taking part in the boroughs multi award winning Big Spring Clean campaign.


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National Careers and Apprenticeship Week: 5 – 9 March 

19 Feb 18

Connexions Sandwell will be hosting a National Careers and Apprenticeship Week from Monday 5th to Friday 9th March 2018, (excluding Wednesday), at Oldbury Council House, One Stop Shop, Freeth Street, B69 3DE.


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New Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) Consultation 

19 Feb 18

Sandwell Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) is developing a new Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA).


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Mosque Open Day at YCA Cultural Centre 

12 Feb 18

As part of the nationwide initiative, YCA Sandwell would like to welcome neighbours, friends and colleagues to a Mosque Open Day at the Cultural Centre, Tildasley Street, West Bromwich B70 9SJ, on Sunday 18 February 2018, 2 – 6 pm.


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Spotlight on KeyRing 

12 Feb 18

1 Tell us what you do KeyRing offers low level tenancy support for vulnerable people in their own homes across Sandwell.


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Fundraising Mistakes to Avoid – Part 5 

12 Feb 18

Following on from last week’s e-bulletin top tips here are two more tips to help you in your funding journey.


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The Weavers’ Company 

12 Feb 18

The Weavers’ Company, a textile-related, charitable and sociable organisation, has announced that the next closing date for its grants programme is the 31st March 2018.


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Charities invited to take part in Amazon’s online giving scheme 

12 Feb 18

UK charities are being invited to take part in an Amazon scheme in which the online shopping giant will donate a percentage of the cost of purchases made by customers who use a special link.


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Symposium Event 

12 Feb 18

HOME: Heart of Sandwell (Routes to Roots) researches and captures the untold stories of multi-cultural communities that have settled in creating ‘homes’ for themselves within the area of Sandwell.


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Fly-tipping Crackdown Continues With Six More £400 Fines 

12 Feb 18

The council launched a new enforcement team last May and is now seeing a sharp fall in fly-tipping reports.


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Job Opportunities at SWEDA 

8 Feb 18

Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency (SWEDA) has been providing services to all diverse communities in Sandwell and surrounding areas since 1989.


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West Midlands PCC Outstanding Citizens Awards 

5 Feb 18

Nominations are now open for this year’s West Midlands PCC Outstanding Citizen Awards.


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The Whiskey Poets to Perform at Blackheath Library 

5 Feb 18

An alternative country-blues band fronted by international best-selling author R.


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Community Trees Fund Re-Opens for Applications 

5 Feb 18

The Community Trees Fund, which forms part of the Tree Council’s Annual Community Action Programme, has re-opened.


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Fundraising Mistakes to Avoid – Part 4 

5 Feb 18

Following on from last week’s e-bulletin top tips here are two more tips to help you in your funding journey.


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Postcode Community Trust – Small Grants 

5 Feb 18

Postcode Community Trust will re-open its Small Grants Programme on the 14th February 2018 for Expressions of Interest.


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Early Help Partnership Launch Event 

5 Feb 18

The Early Help Partnership Launch Event is an opportunity for our Early Help partners and other organisations interested in becoming members to come together to network and learn more about the partnership, the e-portal and the up and coming forums.


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BUDS Dementia Carers Cafe 

5 Feb 18

Did you know that BUDS runs Dementia Carers Care at locations across the borough at St Albans Community Centre , Great Bridge Library and Great Barr Library? The Carers Cafe provide carers with support, empathy, advice and understanding.


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Voluntary Sector invite to CCG Engagement Briefing 

5 Feb 18

The CCG has issued the following invitation: The Voluntary Sector is invited to join Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG and Local Authority colleagues to discuss the work starting to evolve around the integrated care agenda.


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Wellness and Prevention of Illness Definitions Workshop #2 

31 Jan 18

Following the success of the first Wellness and Prevention of Illness Definitions Workshop in January, it was identified that there is a gap in knowledge and a need to further explore the language and linguistics around wellness and prevention of …


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VCS Breakfast Meeting 

31 Jan 18

The first Voluntary and Community Sector Breakfast Meeting for 2018 will be held on Thursday, 15 February, 7.30 am to 9.00 am.


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Community Connect Foundation Celebrating Outstanding Achievements 

29 Jan 18

“Achieving Together”- Community Connect Foundation (CCF) celebrated the outstanding achievements of local people living in Sandwell On Thursday 18th January, Community Connect Foundation (CCF), celebrated the successful achievements of more than …


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New Culture Secretary Pledges to Put Charities ‘Centre Stage’ 

29 Jan 18

Matt Hancock, the new Culture Secretary, has pledged that he would “fight to protect and promote” the sector.


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We Need More Collaboration in Charities 

29 Jan 18

Dawn Austwick reflects on the Duke of Cambridge’s message about collaboration and shares some examples of the benefits of charities collaborating more.


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First Ever Visual British Sign Language Money Dictionary 

29 Jan 18

A charity has created the UK’s first British Sign Language financial jargon buster video to help young people with hearing loss navigate the maze of money terms.


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Wednesbury Community Awards 2018 Nominations are Now Open 

26 Jan 18

This award scheme is being run by Sandwell Community Hubs working in partnership with the Sandwell Council and is open to community sector organisations and individuals able to demonstrate that they have improved community wellbeing within the past …


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More Than A Mum 

23 Jan 18

Are you a mum who is interested in starting your own business, or is your business new and in need of direction? New2Biz is for you.


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Improved Better Care Fund – Briefing Events 

22 Jan 18

Local Voluntary, Not for Profit and Social Enterprise organisations are invited to attend one of two Briefing Events being held in the coming weeks, focusing on a new grant programme which forms part of the Improved Better Care Fund.


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Local organisation chosen to be UK ambassador for European Project 

22 Jan 18

West Smethwick Enterprise, which runs four pre-schools in the Smethwick area, has been chosen to be the UK ambassador to develop guidance for European governments on the subjects of child poverty, migration and integration, to help inform government …


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Cole Charitable Trust 

22 Jan 18

The Cole Charitable Trust, which is a small grant-making trust which supports charities in the West Midlands, Kent and Cambridgeshire areas has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 16th March 2018.


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BBC Children in Need – Small Grants Programme 

22 Jan 18

Not for profit organisations such as schools, registered charities, voluntary organisation, churches and community interest groups etc.


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Funding for the Provision, Maintenance and Improvement of Public Amenities 

22 Jan 18

WREN, a Land Fill Operator and Environmental Body has announced that its Community Fund has re-opened for applications until 5 pm on the 14th March 2018.


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Funding Workshop with People’s Postcode Lottery 

18 Jan 18

Representatives from People’s Postcode Lottery are coming to Sandwell on Friday 16th February 2018 to run a workshop for local charities and voluntary groups on how to apply for funding.


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CVT Shared Lives’ Steering Group Meeting 

18 Jan 18

Camphill Village Trust Shared Lives is looking to organise a Community Breakfast Club from its premises at Norton Road, Stourbridge, sometime in the Spring.


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Go Think Big 

15 Jan 18

Go Think Big is offering grants of up to £500 to support local digital social action projects to inspire young people (aged 15-24) to make a positive impact within their community.


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Rebranding of Ibstock Cory Environmental Trust 

15 Jan 18

Did you know Ibstock Cory Environmental Trust has rebranded as Ibstock Enovert Trust? This change is taking place because the company which donates the landfill tax credits distributed by the Trust, Cory Environmental Resource Management Limited, has…


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People’s Postcode Lottery Calls On Government To Raise Society Lottery Limits 

15 Jan 18

The People’s Postcode Lottery is calling on the Government to raise the limits placed on society lotteries under UK Gambling Law.


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Going Digital Is More than Having A Website 

15 Jan 18

Chief Executive of the Small Charities Coalition Mandy Johnson spoke up about charities’ use of digital technology at Navca’s annual conference this week, commenting on some of the recommendations made in the House of Lords Select Committee’s …


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Spotlight on Dorothy Parkes Community Centre 

15 Jan 18

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New Survey Reveals Charities’ Top 10 Risks 

15 Jan 18

A new survey has revealed what charities think are the biggest risks facing their sector heading into 2018.


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Henry Smith Charity Re-Launches Grants Programmes 

15 Jan 18

The Henry Smith Charity has recently reviewed its grant procedures and now offers four funding opportunities: Improving Lives Fund Strengthening Communities Fund Holiday Grants for Children Christian Projects.


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Fundraising Mistakes to Avoid – Part 1 

15 Jan 18

Exacerbated by the huge squeeze on statutory funding, trusts and foundations are more oversubscribed than ever.


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Disability Rights Exhibition at Cradley Heath 

8 Jan 18

Do you have an interest in Disability Rights? The Community Link at 72 High Street, Cradley Heath, is hosting an exhibition from 8 – 20 January 2018.


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Only 25% Of Charity Apps Accept Donations 

8 Jan 18

Three quarters (75%) of charities don’t offer apps capable of making or managing payments, despite almost half (45%) of UK consumers making donations via a mobile device in the last year and 65% using their smartphone or tablet to pay for goods or …


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New Fundraising Platform Offers 600% More On Donations from Purchases 

8 Jan 18

A new online marketplace full of items that will generate a donation to a charity or good cause of the buyer’s choice has been announced.


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Concerns Raised Over Giving Platform Charges 

8 Jan 18

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