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Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Solihull Heatwave Action Plan

The Resilience Team for Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire sends alerts when severe weather is predicted by the Met Office.

This Solihull Heatwave Action Plan details the recommended actions to be taken by agencies during the extreme hot weather.

Solihull Heatwave Plan 2014 Version 1

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Friday, June 20th, 2014

Solihull Partnership Assembly 2014 Film

Solihull Partnership Assembly 2014

This film has been produced highlighting partnership working that is a focus of the Assembly

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Friday, June 20th, 2014

West Midlands Police – Service Transformation

West Midlands Police are undergoing a Service Transformation programme.

They have issued the following to voluntary sector partners

(Plus this downloadable leaflet with details.)

Dear Colleagues,

The month of June will see the introduction of some major changes to how we handle public protection and investigation within West Midlands Police.

The changes focus firmly on the needs of the victim,

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Friday, May 30th, 2014

Child Sexual Exploitation resources – Solihull LSCB

Child Sexual Exploitation – resources for people working with children and young people

Solihull’s Local Safeguarding Children Board has issued the following details about resources available to organisations and people working with children and young people to support awareness of and action against Child Sexual Exploitation.

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) is a form of child abuse which involves

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Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Community Advice Hub

AgeUK Solihull, alongside partners Citizens Advice Solihull Borough and DIAL Solihull, working on behalf of Solihull Council, are pleased to announce that the Community Advice Hub – Solihull (CAHS), a partnership led Voluntary and Community Sector Information and Advice Hub, will commence pilot operation on 2nd June in Chelmsley Wood Library.

The Hub will be open

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Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Giving Tuesday concept comes to Britain

#GivingTuesday, a global campaign encouraging people to give their time, money or voice to charity on one day, is on 2nd December this year.

Already an annual event in the United States, Canada, across Latin America and elsewhere, for the first time a UK campaign will be led by the Charities Aid Foundation.

See their press release.

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Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Disability Sport Directory – 2014

Coverntry Solihull and Warwickshire Sport has produced the first edition of the Disability Sport Directory.

Download the PDF version of the Disabled Sport Directory here.

If you would like hard copies please contact Penny Kirkham at CSW Sport and Physical Activity Partnership on 024 7657 4889 / 07881 267489 or penny@cswsport.org.uk

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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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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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