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Category: Community Catalysts

Partnership project helps community enterprises and disabled people get active together

11th May 2021

Disability Rights UK (DR UK) and Community Catalysts have partnered together to help more grassroots, smaller community enterprises benefit from Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund. The Fund aims to reduce the negative impacts of Covid-19 by supporting more disabled people and people with long-term health conditions to get involved in sport and physical activity, thereby reducing inequalities. … Read more

Free local support for your community enterprise in/around Ryedale

5th May 2021

If you’re based in or around Ryedale, you can get free tailored support and mentoring to help you set up your own community enterprise, small organisation or group offering care and support to others. Your local Community Catalyst and mentor, Kathy Peacock, can help you to: Work for yourself Work locally Choose your own hours … Read more

Free local support for your community enterprise in Oxfordshire

26th April 2021

If you’re based in Oxfordshire, you can get free tailored support and mentoring to help you set up your own community enterprise, small organisation or group offering care and support to others. Your local Community Catalyst and mentor, Anita Wingad can help you to: Work for yourself Work locally Choose your own hours Think about … Read more

A new CEO for Community Catalysts

13th April 2021

Small Good Stuff is part of the wider Community Catalysts family and we’re all passionate about helping local people to help and care for other local people.  The Board of Community Catalysts is delighted to announce the appointment of Pip Cannons as our next CEO, taking over from our founder Sian Lockwood who is retiring … 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

The Buzz – 6 months on and over 100 activities!

3rd November 2020

Back in May, at the start of the Covid lockdown, we launched The Buzz as a way to help support people to stay active and inspired through what we thought would be a short, temporary disruption to the ‘normal’. However, as things evolved it became clear that the temporary stand-in we’d created had become a … Read more

New Social Leaders

14th August 2020

Community Catalysts have launched a fresh and exciting development offer for emerging social leaders such as those in communities, charities and social enterprises. As part of New Social Leaders, small groups come together online to build collaborative connections, share learning and grow as a result of a series of structured workshops and brokered connections. New … Read more

A little colour in Covid times – 6 weeks of The Buzz

16th June 2020

“When Rotherham was gripped with Coronavirus, The Buzz opened up on Facebook to provide adults with additional needs a daily activity to complete. This brought colour to our otherwise dull days” Julie and Sam – group members We launched The Buzz in May 2020, led by Catalysts Zoe in Birmingham and Harry in Rotherham in … Read more

The Buzz

30th April 2020

Catalysts Harry Clarkson in Rotherham and Zoe Miller in Birmingham, work in partnership with their local authorities. They explain what they have been busy doing during lockdown and why! We support the development of community enterprises in Birmingham and Rotherham and have seen first-hand the challenges that lockdown has brought for the people running them. … Read more

Publication of NHS Long Term Plan

8th January 2019

The NHS have just published a new long term plan which was developed by health and care leaders. The plan aims to make the NHS fit for the future, and get the most value for patients out of every pound of taxpayers’ investment. The plan has been drawn up by those who know the NHS best, … Read more