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Month: December 2020

New shielding guidance for Tier 4

23rd December 2020

The Government’s information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19 has been updated for Tier 4. Read the full guidance here Read more

Free Building Resilience During Challenging Times for voluntary and community groups based or working in Luton.

22nd December 2020

FREE 1-day training course – Building Resilience During Challenging Times – for voluntary and community groups based or working in Luton. The session is aimed at staff/volunteers from VCS organisations in Luton to equip them with the knowledge and skills to build their resilience and help protect their mental health and wellbeing during these challenging times. Choose … Read more

Free first aid training for voluntary and community groups based or working in Luton

22nd December 2020

FREE training for voluntary and community groups based or working in Luton. Places are limited to 2 per voluntary organisation and must be booked before 25 January. First Aid Emergency First Aid at Work Course – Level 2 Award (QCF) Blended learning course 2 & 3 February 2021 Day 1 – (3 hours) zoom meeting … Read more

Opportunity to collaborate with Cerebral Palsy Sport

22nd December 2020

Cerebral Palsy Sport – the country’s leading national disability sports organisation for people with cerebral palsy and their families – are currently delivering a virtual offer focussed around social ‘cafes’. When they return to face-to-face events, they’ll be running various sporting events such as taster sessions to an Athletics and Swimming National Competition. They are also looking … Read more

Free learning programme inc. a grant and mentor from the School for Social Entrepreneurs

18th December 2020

The School for Social Entrepreneurs have opened their 10th (and final) Social Entrepreneurs Programme which is jointly funded by the Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland and The National Lottery Community Fund. The programme includes: A free learning programme, shaped by your needs, to help you adapt to a post-Covid new normal A grant (£1,000 … Read more

Brand new exhibition and art competition for artists with learning disabilities – apply now

10th December 2020

Community Catalysts have supported Rotherham based community enterprise ArtWorks for a number of years and now they would like our help… ArtWorks would like to invite artists with learning disabilities to apply to their first yearly arts competition and exhibition, ArtWorks Together. This exhibition will take place annually between March and May and will showcase … Read more

Information for Voluntary, Community Faith and Social Enterprises in Tier 3

10th December 2020

Birmingham CVS has put together some really good guidance for community groups and social enterprises – it’s applicable to all areas in Tier 3. Take a look at the guidance here Read more

Advice and guidance from SCIE about delivering face to face adult day care

10th December 2020

SCIE have published new guidance about delivering face to face adult day care, particularly as the restrictions of lockdown are eased. The guide aims to support you, day care managers, social workers, commissioners and providers, to restart or continue activities. It is focused on community-based day services, day centres (with and without personal care), including … Read more

The Buzz – Christmas special

4th December 2020

The Buzz is back for a Christmas special this December! You can join in our accessible activities throughout this month either on our Facebook group or via our Small Good Stuff page. You can do all the activities from the comfort of your own home and the videos have been made by really good community … Read more

Helping blind and partially sighted customers as businesses reopen

4th December 2020

The RNIB have produced a series of best practice guidelines for businesses to help blind and partially sighted customers during the easing of lockdown measures. Read more here Read more