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Category: Events

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

Nominate a volunteer for the Cheering Volunteering awards 2020 and/or apply for a grant to expand volunteer opportunities

2nd March 2020

Central Bedfordshire Council will be hosting the sixth annual Cheering Volunteering awards and celebration event during National Volunteers Week, on Thursday 4 June at the Grove Theatre, Dunstable. Seven awards will be presented across the following categories: Young Volunteer of the Year Volunteer of the Year Volunteer Group of the Year Outstanding Contribution Lifetime Achievement Sport … Read more

Apply for FREE business consultancy services from Action Planning

13th February 2020

Action Planning is 30 years old this year and to celebrate their Pearl anniversary, their Associates are giving away over £100,000 worth of consultancy services for FREE. There are 56 packages on offer, with an average value of £2,000, reflecting their consultants’ depth and breadth of expertise and experience in the areas of Governance & … Read more

Join the older people’s network in Central Bedfordshire

10th February 2020

The Central Bedfordshire Older People’s Network seeks to promote the inclusion and integration of older people living in the various communities of Central Bedfordshire, to promote equality of access to information and services, to promote a positive attitude to ageing and to promote an enhanced quality of life for older people. The network is open … Read more

Launch of Enhance Social Enterprise Network – Somerset

8th January 2020

When: Wednesday 15th January 2020, 18:00-20:00 Where: Old School, High Street, Queen Camel, BA22 7NH Cost: FREE Join ESEN for the launch of Enhance Social Enterprise Network, Somerset. The network aims to raise awareness of its members and their positive impacts, add value to organisations by providing access to support and funding, and host opportunities … Read more

Mobiloo – attended mobile toilet service with hoist and changing bench

18th December 2019

Mobiloo is the ‘world’s first mobile toilet service with hoist and changing bench’ (includes a friendly attendant!). It’s available at events and venues across the country – from football matches to festivals and museums! Having a Mobiloo at a venue or event means events are more accessible to everyone. The Mobiloo website also offers a … Read more

Training for community businesses and organisations from Stir to Action and the New Economy Programme

16th September 2019

The New Economy Programme is for 2019-2020 programme is now open for bookings and and will take place in Plymouth, Bradford, Newcastle, Bristol, London, and Dorset from October 2019 to July 2020. The training programme includes the following sessions: Building spaces for community inclusion Building a powerful brand identity Community ownership: How to get started … Read more

‘Taking care of business’ – business masterclass sessions from FSB

13th September 2019

The FSB have teamed up with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and Worldpay to offer business masterclasses to small businesses across the UK. For many small businesses, the security of payment information and any personal data you hold on your clients and customers can seem a complex landscape to navigate, but it’s more important than … Read more

FREE business start up workshops by ‘Kick off in business’- multiple locations and dates available

8th August 2019

Kick off in business are a team of business start up experts who offer the only free, nationwide, field based business start-up support service available to everyone. Working with a range of partners from Premier League Football Clubs to HM Prisons, Kick Off in Business run short events and courses which are fun, engaging, practical … Read more