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Friday, February 12th, 2016

Solihull Together for Better Lives Awards

Awards for working together

Nominations are now open for the second Solihull Together for better lives awards. The awards recognise individuals and organisations who are working together to make life better for Solihull residents.

They have been created by a partnership of local health and social care organisations: Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Solihull Council, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust,

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Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Diary dates in the charity world 2016

This calendar of UK charity and health awareness days and fundraising events for 2016 has been compiled by ChangeStar.

It’s available on the page linked to below or as a pdf to download.

ChangeStar what’s on in the charity world 2016

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Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Trees for Schools Fund 2016

The Tree Council, the UK’s lead charity for trees, has announced that the Trees for Schools Fund 2016 is open for applications.

The Trees for Schools Fund is open to projects where the total tree planting costs are between £100 and £700. Any applications where the £700 limit is exceeded will automatically be discounted, even if

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Friday, December 4th, 2015

The Job Squad! – Skills for Jobs

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Friday, October 16th, 2015

Updated Voluntary and Community Directory published

The Directory of Solihull groups has been refreshed and republished. Find details of the hundreds of voluntary and community groups in Solihull.

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Friday, September 25th, 2015

Solihull Faiths Covenant

The following Covenant between the Solihull Partnership and the faiths sector in Solihull was signed on Monday 21 September 2015 by Cllr Diana Holl-Allen for the Solihull Partnership and Shantose Kaur, Chair of the Solihull Faiths Forum:

The Faith Covenant

The Covenant is a joint commitment between faith communities and partners within the Solihull Partnership to a

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Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Skills for Jobs project – success story

The Skills for Jobs service run by the Colebridge Trust in North Solihull, supports people who are unemployed to get back in to work. And it has seen tremendous success, not just in terms of the numbers of people who have been helped back into work but in the unique approach that the project can take.


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Friday, July 17th, 2015

Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid – community outreach service

A new venue has been added to BSWAID’s Community Outreach Service

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Friday, May 1st, 2015

Talent Match in Solihull

Talent Match is a five-year programme, helping young adults (aged 18-24) who are long-term unemployed back into work.
Find out how you can be involved: whether you’re a young adult, a voluntary organisation or an employer…

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Friday, March 13th, 2015

NHS England publishes guide for grants to VCS

NHS England has published ‘A bite size guide to Grants for the Voluntary Sector’, aimed at Clinical Commissioning Groups.

It “sets out the benefits and principles of providing grant funding for the voluntary and community sector and suggests some Practical Steps commissioners can take to use grants in the most effective way to support local priorities”.


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