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Friday, November 20th, 2015

Christmas gifts for children in refuges

Help make Christmas memorable for 100 homeless children this year. Accord in partnership with B’ham & Solihull Women’s Aid are asking for donations of gifts for children.

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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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Friday, September 11th, 2015

Refugees from Syria

In his statement to the House of Commons on Monday 7 September, the Prime Minister announced that Britain should resettle up to 20,000 Syrian refugees over the rest of the Parliament. These refugees will be taken from the camps in the countries neighbouring Syria using the established process for identifying and resettling refugees.

The Home Office

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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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Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Revised Cold Weather Plan for 2014/2015

A new Cold Weather Plan has been published for Solihull for 2014/15.

It details the responses of key agencies to protect their clients during severe weather conditions.

Download the Cold Weather Action Plan 2014-15

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Friday, December 5th, 2014

Keep a local child warm – donate a coat!

Any unwanted coats can be taken to Bosworth Community Centre, where they will go to a child who needs it this Winter. If you know of any children that would benefit from a coat you can use this referral form – or they can contact us directly.

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