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Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Armed Forces Community Covenant newsletter out now

The latest edition of Armed Forces Community Covenant News 3 is out now!

This is the 3rd newsletter of the Armed Forces Community Covenant partnership across Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire and will be of interest to all those connected with the Armed Forces.

This edition provides information on events, activities, successes and the progress of

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Thursday, April 13th, 2017

How to be ready for the new data protection regulations

The Information Commissioner has produced a useful publication about Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) giving  12 steps to take now to get ready.

You can read the full publication here.

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Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Small Charity Week 2017

The FSI (Foundation for Social Improvement) will be running Small Charity Week again this year from June 19th-24th.

Each day of Small Charity Week is themed to maximise the support offered to charities during the week.

Small Charity Week 2017

Small Charity Week (19th- 24th June) is the biggest event in the small charity calendar providing free initiatives,

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Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Music Skills for children – Smith’s Wood

Interactive Music Group for children aged 8-16 with additional support needs.

Wednesdays 4pm-5pm

Auckland Hall, Sunbeam Close, Smith’s Wood, B36 9JR

Further information contact Georgina on 07864057526
mfcommunitymusic@gmail.com

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Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Solihull Youth Hub – for young homeless people

Launch of Solihull Youth Hub – week commencing 3rd April 2017

From Monday 3rd April the way the Council supports single young people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless will be changing.

The Council has commissioned St. Basil’s for 2 years to pilot delivery of a specialist accommodation and support pathway for young people.

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Thursday, March 30th, 2017

The Great Get Together, 17-18 June

The Great Get Together (in honour of Jo Cox)

On 17-18 June, get together with your neighbours and be part of a national celebration of what we have in common.

Get your free Get Together kit, filled with tips, ideas and inspiration for how you can join in.

Visit the Great Get Together website to see how to

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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Wanted: people who use care services to become peer leaders

This NHS scheme is looking for people who use care services to join a peer leadership group to be part of shaping the future of services.

There is training for people who join the scheme and expenses are covered.

People are eligible to apply if they are an individual or family carer who has:

a personal health budget; or
an

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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Help vulnerable people avoid scams

Solihull MBC’s Trading Standards Team are supporting and delivering a national initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering communities to “Take a Stand Against Scams”.

Friends Against Scams has been created to tackle the lack of scams awareness by providing information about scams and those who fall victim

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Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Solihull collective switching – for cheaper deals on gas/electric

Since October 2015, Solihull Council has launched three collective switching schemes, called Solihull Switch ’n’ Save, designed to take the hassle out of searching for a cheaper gas and electricity provider.

Over 2,300 households in Solihull registered for the scheme and were offered average savings of £277, leading to 845 households switching supplier and together saving over

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Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

The Big Knit – Age UK Solihull

The Big Knit is a joint campaign between Age UK and Innocent Drinks to help older people during the Winter months. You knit the hats, Innocent Smoothie Bottles wear them and 25p of every knitted hat sent to us (at The Core, Solihull Library) will go to Age UK Solihull.

04 January 2017 – We’re

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