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Category: Events

Social Enterprise Yorkshire & the Humber Annual Conference – Rebelling Social Enterprise Style

17th June 2019

The 2019 Social Enterprise Yorkshire & the Humber (SEYH) Conference will bring together regional social enterprises and entrepreneurs, businesses and members of the third sector along with a mixture of other exciting people who are passionate about social enterprise. The theme of this year’s conference is Rebelling Social Enterprise Style. The current climate is tough … Read more

Applications are open for Small Business Saturday!

7th June 2019

This year Small Business Saturday is once again highlighting 100 small businesses, one a day for the 100 days leading up to Small Business Saturday 2019 which falls on 7th December this year. For the last six years, the 100 have not only received exposure on Small Business Saturday’s social media channels and in the … Read more

Launch of pop-up digital hub in Bridgwater

3rd June 2019

There is a new pop-up digital hub coming to Bridgwater, Somerset! The launch event will be on 6th June at 12 o’clock midday at St Mary’s Church, Bridgwater and will then be running every week. The hub is free and will be for anyone who needs help around the internet or learning to use technology. … Read more

Be part of the Sedgemoor conversation

29th May 2019

The Sedgemoor Conversation meeting is an opportunity for VCSE organisations to feedback to Sedgemoor District Council, and help shape it’s corporate strategy. Topics for the meeting will include social prescribing, a health and wellbeing directory for Sedgemoor, and the Somerset Independence Plus Service. Date of meeting: Wednesday 12th June 2019 Time: 10-12:30 Venue: Sedgemoor District … Read more

Learning events on promoting physical activity opportunities for disabled people

25th September 2017

A series of regional learning events are being held by Get Yourself Active, which is a partnership led by Disability Rights UK that is working with partners across the country to find new ways to engage disabled people in physical activity. These learning events are aimed at organisations, groups or providers who play a role in helping disabled … Read more

An opportunity for voluntary and community groups to engage with Personal Health Budgets

19th August 2016

A Personal Health Budget (PHB) is an amount of money to support the identified healthcare and well-being needs of an individual. It is planned and agreed between the individual (or their representative) and the local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). It is a more personalised way of spending health funding, offering the individual choice and control … Read more

Building Community Capacity Practitioners Network event

3rd February 2016

On 9 December 2015 the latest Building Community Capacity Practitioners Network event was held in London by Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) This was a practical and interactive day, with the purpose of supporting the development of community capacity building.  It was aimed at clinical commission group and local authority commissioners, provider organisations, community workers, social workers, … Read more

Bringing the Care Act to Life events

1st September 2015

Think Local Act Personal are organising two SCIE Bringing the Care Act to Life events to explore and share learning on how councils are delivering what the Care Act expects in relation to care and support planning and review. These events are being held in Birmingham on 9 November 2015 and in York on 26 November 2015.  … Read more

What if nearly everything we think we know about ageing is wrong?

29th June 2015

This fundamental question is explored by Dr. Bill Thomas and other contributors on a website called ChangingAging. Dr. Thomas is an advocate for a radical rethink of how we view old age, and ageing stereotypes are challenged in his Age of Disruption Tour which has included a number of events in the United Kingdom, as well as Dr. Thomas’s home country … Read more

Neither left nor right understand self-employment

6th February 2015

The Royal Society of Arts self-employment summit was held this week, and was opened with a thought provoking talk by Adam Lent, Director of RSA Action and Research Centre; you can read the blog on Adam’s talk  here. Read more