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Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Rough Sleeping – protocol for Solihull (October 14)

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 Protocol

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Friday, October 10th, 2014

Talent Match Birmingham and Solihull

Talent Match is a five-year programme to support young adults who are long-term unemployed in Birmingham and Solihull

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Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Collaboration and project management tool – Podio

Colebridge Trust is trying out Podio, which is an online tool for collaboration and project management. As a charity, we have been sponsored by Podio to make use of the tool for free.

You can try it for yourself at www.podio.com

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Friday, September 19th, 2014

Resource to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation

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, via

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Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Hoarders’ Support Group

Clouds End CIC is starting a support group for people with hoarding issues.

Please see their flyer for the group.

The first meeting is 30th September at Solihull Fire Station
620 Streetsbrook Road
Solihull, B91 1QY

Contact details for Clouds End CIC:

Email: help@cloudsend.org.uk
0121 680 5287

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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Children’s Clothing project

Children’s Clothing scheme launched in Solihull

We are writing to introduce our children’s clothing scheme that has been set up for families living in Solihull going through a difficult time/crisis/trauma. We believe this scheme could be of use to families you are supporting in Solihull.

Childrens Clothing.Solihull is a Community Interest Company and is a non profitable

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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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