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Guidance for stepdown of infection control precautions within hospitals and discharging COVID-19 patients from hospital to home settings – updated

23rd December 2020

The Government have updated their guidance for stepdown of infection control precautions within hospitals and discharging COVID-19 patients from hospital to home settings to take into account exemptions and re-testing. Take a look at the updated guidance here Read more

How to order Covid-19 PPE – updated limits

23rd December 2020

The Government have updated their guidance for health and social care providers when ordering PPE through the portal. Find out more here Read more

Community Partnership Grants in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes

22nd December 2020

Community Partnership Grants are now available in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes. They are funded by NHS Charities Together through BLMK NHS Charities Group. The Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Charity are managing the funds on behalf NHS Charities Together in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK). Funding is available to support the health and wellbeing of … 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

Discretionary grant for businesses in Central Bedfordshire

15th December 2020

Central Bedfordshire Council have opened their discretionary grants for businesses. Among those eligible are businesses which, while not legally forced to close, are severely impacted by the restrictions put in place to control the spread of COVID-19 as well as businesses forced to close but who do not have a business rates reference number with … Read more

Free webinar to learn more about timebanking

11th December 2020

The organisation, Timebanking UK are running a session explaining  more about timebanking and how it works? You’ll discover why timebanking is an effective way of making people feel happier, healthier and better connected to their community. You’ll find out that it’s not like traditional volunteering: it’s a way for people to do what they want … 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