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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Wanted: people who use care services to become peer leaders

This NHS scheme is looking for people who use care services to join a peer leadership group to be part of shaping the future of services.

There is training for people who join the scheme and expenses are covered.

People are eligible to apply if they are an individual or family carer who has:

a personal health budget; or

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Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Research into hate crime in the West Midlands


The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has commissioned Leicester University to undertake research on hate crime to:

Identify the support needs of hate crime victims in the West Midlands
Identify victims’ experiences of support services in the West Midlands
Identify ways of improving existing support services for hate crime victims

The findings and recommendations from this research

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Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Voluntary & Community Sector Infrastructure Service

Solihull Council is seeking views from VCS groups about their need for infrastructure support. See how to add your views…

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Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Give your views on sector campaigning issues

The Sheila McKechnie Foundation, the organisation dedicated to helping campaigners create positive and lasting social change, is running a campaign sector survey.

The results will both guide internal thinking and planning and inform the Foundation’s public commentary and policy work. The  two key areas where views are wanted are:

1. What can SMK and others do to

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Friday, July 24th, 2015

Short Breaks Consultation – summary of responses

Solihull Council has circulated the following summary of the consultation on the Short Breaks service which is being recommissioned.

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