The Independent Commission on the future of local infrastructure was set up in March 2014 to look at the provision local infrastructure support services in the voluntary and community sector and the challenges and opportunities it is likely to face in the coming years. The Commission has just published its report along with a summaryContinue Reading →
In June 2014, Solihull’s Early Help Strategy was published setting out the vision, principles and the priorities for change to develop Solihull’s early help system. Work is now commencing to implement an operating model that brings together targeted, universal and community support in a needs-led, flexible and coordinated approach with the aim for families toContinue Reading →
Friday 10th July 2015, 7.00pm
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Find out about opportunities for sponsorship:
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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.
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SUSTAiN has launched an appeal for new charity trustees and community group board members (more details here).
We are now looking for public venues and other organisations to promote this appeal by displaying a poster. Can you help by displaying one on a noticeboard?
If so there are A4 and A5 versions available to download:
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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.Continue Reading →
The Government has announced that communities and businesses near the new HS2 high speed railway will benefit from grants. The Community and Environment Fund (CEF) and the Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF) will make up to £30 million available for residents and local communities between London and Birmingham to invest in public projects suchContinue Reading →
The updated Solihull Rough Sleeper Protocol has been published by Solihull Council.
The full protocol can be downloaded below. The appropriate responses to rough sleepers are:
children or young people sleeping rough – report via Solihull MBC’s Safeguarding pages: www.solihull.gov.uk/staysafe
adults sleeping rough – see Solihull MBC’s Sleeping Rough page for what to do
Download the protocol: Solihull Rough Sleeper ProtocolContinue Reading →
Talent Match is a five-year programme to support young adults who are long-term unemployed in Birmingham and SolihullContinue Reading →
A website has been launched at www.seeme-hearme.org.uk, which contains information about CSE and how to spot the warning signs.
Child sexual exploitation, CSE, is a crime that can affect any child, anytime, regardless of their social or ethnic background. It is child abuse and involves perpetrators grooming their victims in various ways, such as in person, viaContinue Reading →