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Category: Events

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

Free business support in North Yorkshire

30th October 2020

The York & North Yorkshire Growth Hub offers free business support, events, news and other opportunities. Such as this free webinar for micro-providers Free webinar: How micro and small business leaders can be key to economic recovery Read more

Covid-19 peer support sessions for VCSE leaders

20th October 2020

The Institute for Voluntary Action Research are offering free online peer support sessions for VCSE leaders. Sessions will last 90 minutes each and will include up to 12 leaders. There are still places available on the November and December sessions. Find out more and book your place  Read more

Nominate a volunteer in Central Bedfordshire for a ‘Cheering Volunteering’ award

14th October 2020

Nominations are open for Central Bedfordshire Council’s Cheering Volunteering award. Unfortunately, the celebration and awards event cannot be held in the same way as it has been in previous years with the current pandemic. The Council still wants to recognise volunteers and their efforts and outstanding achievements in the community so the event will take place … 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

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