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Katie Farley, former head girl of Alleyne’s High School, has volunteered in Stone for many years, helping groups including the 101 Club for young adults with learning difficulties. To read more click on the link below
DEAFvibe are now in the process of organising our 2nd Deaf Day event during Deaf Awareness Week following on from the success of our first event! We are planning to make this a bigger and better event than last year! To read more please click on the link below
Staffordshire Community Learning Trust Responsiveness Fund is now open for bids. The fund is £100,000 and is available to all organisations who wish to deliver a needs based training project between April and July this year. Further details can be found on the website www.communitylearningtrust.org.uk .
If you would like to be involved with the trust at a local level please contact Paul Jay 01785 279938 email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Please find attached our Spring 2013 Edition of Network News, together with a survey on County Council funded services. It would be great if people using services could complete and forward these to Staffordshire County Council as requested in the letter.
Navca’s Joe Irvin tells charity sector leaders the figure has emerged from research by the NCVO.
The charity sector’s contribution to the economy could be four times larger than traditional measures have shown, Joe Irvin, chief executive of local infrastructure body Navca, told an audience of charity sector leaders last week.
You may want to be aware of the DWP Reform toolkit which was published last week. This can be found on the DWP website at http://dwp.gov.uk/adviser/updates/dwp-reform-toolkit/. It is a useful toolkit, which sets out the various policy changes clearly. I understand that there should be monthly updates to this toolkit.
This is intended for colleagues who work with and support claimants and not for circulation to claimants/service users directly.
Tina Evans Partnership Manager | Department for Work and Pensions | Work Services Directorate | Cannock Job Centre | Beecroft Road | Cannock | Staffordshire WS11 1JR | Telephone 07798 852 301
Ian Oakley-Smith, a director at PwC, says the latest Managing in a Downturn study shows signs that morale in the sector is improving