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Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Invitation from Solihull MP to recognise volunteers

Julian Knight, MP for Solihull, has introduced Solihull Points of Light to recognise ‘some of the amazing volunteers who do so much to enhance life in our community’.

He is inviting organisations in the borough to nominate volunteers who deserve recognition and once a month he will choose one volunteer to visit, to give them a thank

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Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Have your say about Solihull libraries

Solihull Council is urging people to have their say about library services in the borough.

The Council has launched a consultation to find out how people currently use libraries so that it can plan for how services will be provided in the future.

Libraries in Solihull already offer much more than traditional book loans. People can also

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Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Armed Forces Community Covenant newsletter

The July 2016 newsletter of the Armed Forces Community Covenant for Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire has been published.

See below.

 

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Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Talk About North Solihull – Jul/Aug 2016

The July/August edition of Talk About North Solihull has been published. You can view below (or open in a separate window)

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Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Healthwatch Solihull Service Open Again

The Healthwatch Solihull service has now re-commenced its operations in full.

Until at least March 2017, the Healthwatch Solihull service has been commissioned by the Council to be provided by a partnership of local organisations under the leadership of Colebridge Trust’s Solihull SUSTAiN team based at the The Core in Solihull Town Centre.

The other partners, Citizens

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Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Do you want to help support the Armed Forces Community in your area?

There are ways in which local organisations can support our Armed Forces, Regular, Reserve, ex-Armed Forces and all their families.

To find out more download the latest edition of AFCC News from www.warwickshire.gov.uk/afccnews.

This highlights what has been happening across Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire, plus details of how to access the MOD Covenant Fund. The Covenant Fund can contribute to support

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Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Charity IT body – new website and services

The Charity IT Association (CITA) has launched a new website, with a new web address at charityithelp.org.uk.

The services offered now include:

Tech Surgery – free independent advice to help charities make better use of technology.
IT Consultancy – a free service that can help you make better use of technology.
IT Project Delivery – a free service that helps

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Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Mentoring to pre-GCSE teens

From the Careers and Enterprise Company:

Dear colleagues

Earlier this year, the Government announced the launch of a national mentoring campaign that will connect a new generation of mentors to pre-GSCE teens at risk of disengaging and under-performing their potential.

The Careers & Enterprise Company is delighted to have been asked to provide a coordinating role in this

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Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Vulnerable people at risk from fire – guidance for professionals and carers

Following the death of a 40 year old woman in Coventry in her own home, which was likely to have been cause from a dropped cigarette or cigarette ignition source Coventry Safeguarding Adults Board carried out an Adult Serious Case Review.

As a result of this review West Midlands Fire Service were asked to develop clear

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Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Comic Relief – new grants strategy

Comic Relief have released details of their refreshed grant strategy which will aim to fund new initiatives to help drive great ideas and sustainable change across the UK and the developing world.

In order to pursue Comic Relief’s vision of ‘A Just World Free From Poverty’ – where everyone is safe, healthy, educated and empowered –

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