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Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Healthwatch Solihull invites applications to join Steering Group

Healthwatch Solihull, the local consumer champion for health and social care, commissioned by the Solihull Council and now delivered by a partnership of local VCS organisations, will be establishing a Steering Group and is seeking applications to join the Group.

The Steering Group will be responsible for setting the agenda for Healthwatch Solihull’s activity,

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Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Solihull Switch ‘n’ Save scheme

Solihull Council’s collective scheme to reduce energy bills.

Register by 10 October 2016.

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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, July 14th, 2016

Mentoring to pre-GCSE teens

From the Careers and Enterprise Company:

Dear colleagues

Earlier this year, the Government announced the launch of a national mentoring campaign that will connect a new generation of mentors to pre-GSCE teens at risk of disengaging and under-performing their potential.

The Careers & Enterprise Company is delighted to have been asked to provide a coordinating role in this

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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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