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Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Solihull Together Awards – Solihull Council

It’s time to start celebrating!

No. Not Christmas.  We’re talking about celebrating outstanding care and support for adults with the Solihull Together 2018 Awards.

Now in their fourth year, these borough-wide awards celebrate how people across Solihull are working together to support our population.  

The Awards are an opportunity to recognize the achievements of residents and

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Friday, November 24th, 2017

Blowing Our Own Trumpet and Changing Face

We don’t often blow our own trumpet. After all there is barely time for putting the bugle to the lips when there is constant demand from people needing help and support. And, anyway, it doesn’t feel right to pull the spotlight away from them.

However, Wednesday night’s celebration of the Colebridge Trust’s 15th Birthday providing the opportunity

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Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

An updated look on the way!

Colebridge Trust is celebrating its 15th birthday with a facelift! Here’s a look at our refreshed identity which we’ll be introducing across all our services…

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Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Donate a Coat appeal – Children’s Clothing.Solihull

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Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Free debt help now available in Solihull – CAP

Free Debt Help now available in Solihull

Local debt counselling charity Christians Against Poverty (CAP) has recently launched its new project in Solihull in partnership with Dickens Heath Church – a service aiming to help people begin their journey towards financial freedom.

CAP differs from other similar services, as the volunteers visit clients in the comfort of

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Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Recruitment Drive

SUSTAiN is launching a Trustee and Volunteer recruitment drive in the autumn. This is an opportunity for local organisations to fill their vacancies. Before the launch we are collecting information about what positions you would like to fill.

If you have Trustee vacancies, please fill out our trustee vacancies form.

If you have volunteer vacancies, please make

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Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Armed Forces Covenant news, July 2017

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Friday, July 14th, 2017

Get your data in order – the GDPR is coming!

Many charities and community organisations in Solihull will need to start thinking about GDPR or, after May next year, they may find themselves on the wrong side of the law. It is heavy stuff and, to be comfortable, a good 6-8 months for planning and implementing changes would be sensible.

So, what is it? The EU

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Friday, July 14th, 2017

New Charity Governance Code published

The updated version of the Charity Governance Code has been published, setting out higher standards and urging larger charities to carry out external reviews every three years.

You can view and download the new code and find advice about using the code on the new Charity Governance Code website.

The publishers of the code are keen to raise awareness

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Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Solihull celebrates National Volunteers Week 2017

On Friday 9th June, Solihull’s Volunteer Managers’ Forum welcomed volunteers to a celebratory cream tea in recognition of all the valuable work they undertake across the borough.

Beautiful scones were made by volunteers from Seeds and Hope for the event, held at Junction in Fordbridge with the rest of the menu being funded thanks to a

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