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Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Mentors sought for young people

Could you Help a Young Person by being a Mentor?

By becoming a mentor you have the opportunity to share skills, have fun and make a difference. (1 to 1 or in a small group)

Volunteer 6-9 hours a month

Receive ongoing support and training

Gain experience working with young people and improve your career prospects

Be a role model and support your young person to reach their goals

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Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Community-led Housing – support for community groups to tackle housing crisis

National umbrella body Locality and MyCommunity are offering support to community groups to lead community housing projects.

If your area is crying out for decent, affordable housing, why not consider taking some local action to set up your own housing project? Communities can now have more of say over what they want to build and where

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Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Invitation from Solihull MP to recognise volunteers

Julian Knight, MP for Solihull, has introduced Solihull Points of Light to recognise ‘some of the amazing volunteers who do so much to enhance life in our community’.

He is inviting organisations in the borough to nominate volunteers who deserve recognition and once a month he will choose one volunteer to visit, to give them a thank

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Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Armed Forces Community Covenant newsletter

The July 2016 newsletter of the Armed Forces Community Covenant for Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire has been published.

See below.


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Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Talk About North Solihull – Jul/Aug 2016

The July/August edition of Talk About North Solihull has been published. You can view below (or open in a separate window)

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Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Healthwatch Solihull Service Open Again

The Healthwatch Solihull service has now re-commenced its operations in full.

Until at least March 2017, the Healthwatch Solihull service has been commissioned by the Council to be provided by a partnership of local organisations under the leadership of Colebridge Trust’s Solihull SUSTAiN team based at the The Core in Solihull Town Centre.

The other partners, Citizens

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Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Do you want to help support the Armed Forces Community in your area?

There are ways in which local organisations can support our Armed Forces, Regular, Reserve, ex-Armed Forces and all their families.

To find out more download the latest edition of AFCC News from

This highlights what has been happening across Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire, plus details of how to access the MOD Covenant Fund. The Covenant Fund can contribute to support

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Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Charity IT body – new website and services

The Charity IT Association (CITA) has launched a new website, with a new web address at

The services offered now include:

Tech Surgery – free independent advice to help charities make better use of technology.
IT Consultancy – a free service that can help you make better use of technology.
IT Project Delivery – a free service that helps

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Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Vulnerable people at risk from fire – guidance for professionals and carers

Following the death of a 40 year old woman in Coventry in her own home, which was likely to have been cause from a dropped cigarette or cigarette ignition source Coventry Safeguarding Adults Board carried out an Adult Serious Case Review.

As a result of this review West Midlands Fire Service were asked to develop clear

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Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Comic Relief – new grants strategy

Comic Relief have released details of their refreshed grant strategy which will aim to fund new initiatives to help drive great ideas and sustainable change across the UK and the developing world.

In order to pursue Comic Relief’s vision of ‘A Just World Free From Poverty’ – where everyone is safe, healthy, educated and empowered –

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