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Friday, April 11th, 2014

Welfare Reform Newsletters – Solihull MBC

Welfare Reform news from Solihull Council.

Here are the latest editions of the Newsletter:

Welfare Reform newsletter issue 9 – Crisis Community Care and Food Banks
Welfare Reform newsletter issue 10 – local jobs for local people
Welfare Reform newsletter issue 11 – CTAX Reduction scheme
Welfare Reform newsletter issue 12 – Bailiff changes

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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

18th July: “All the Fun of the Fair” – Charity Ball 2014

“All the Fun of the Fair” Charity Ball

Solihull SUSTAiN, in partnership with Age UK Solihull and The Family Care Trust invite you to this year’s charity ball to raise money for local causes.

7pm Friday 18th July 2014

St John’s Hotel
Warwick Road, Solihull B91 1AT

Drinks Reception, Three Course Dinner, Fun Casino, Auction, Raffle & Fair Stalls, Fabulous

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Friday, March 14th, 2014

IMAGEFEST – celebrating North Solihull

Imagefest is a cultural festival in North Solihull comprising loads of events in different venues between May and July 2014.

See details below of those already planned and visit for a full list of events (more are being added all the time).

If you are running events during the Summer, IMAGE would like to include them

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Thursday, February 13th, 2014

This Way Up – support through localgiving

This Way Up provides support to young people to reduce the stress and anxiety they experience at times of parental separation.

They have supported over 100 young people this term.

This year, This Way Up started the year with a bit of a hole in the finances. They have a shortfall of £25,000 which they need to

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Friday, February 7th, 2014

Your Wild Life project – seeking referrals

The Your Wild Life project aims to use a program of outdoor based environmental
activities to deliver health and wellbeing benefits to people who have either low
mental wellbeing and/or low levels of physical activity.

If you encounter a patient/service user who you feel would benefit from increased
physical activity and/or who has low to medium levels of depression

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Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Safeguarding Adults Newsletter – Feb 14

Solihull Safeguarding Adults has published its February 2014 Newsletter. It is available to download below.

Download the SA newsletter (pdf)

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Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Talent Match launch – young people’s employment programme

A new programme to help young people who are unemployed in Bimingham and Solihull

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Friday, December 20th, 2013

Volunteering in acute trusts in England

The King’s Fund has published new research into the contributions volunteers make to acute trusts.

One of the key findings was that acute trusts surveyed have an average of 471 which equates to more than 78,000 volunteers, contributing more than 13 million hours per year.

Click here for more information.

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Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Silverline has launched – a helpline for older people

The Silver Line is a helpline for older people – the Silver Generation – which launched on 25th November 2013 and has been founded by Esther Rantzen.

The Silver Line is the confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK open every day and night of the year. Our specially trained helpline staff:

Offer information, friendship and advice
Link callers

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Friday, October 4th, 2013

Solihull Together Sponsored Walk

The organisers of the 5th annual Solihull Together Walk would like to thank everyone who turned out to walk for various local charities last Sunday. Not forgetting everyone who volunteered to help us with marshalling the walkers, including all the wonderful young people from The Challenge Network.

Over £1,000 was raised in sponsorship for organisations such

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