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SDVS have now settled into new offices at the Civic Centre in Stafford. We apologise for our old number not redirecting due to a technical problem with the supplier. The new numbers are General Office 01785 413160 (this will not be monitored continuously between 16-23 December). Skillbase 01785 413161/62, and Volunteer Centre Stafford 01785 413164.
Our office will be closed from Tuesday 23 December 2014 – Monday 5 January 2015.
We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
In the Business Impact Challenge, one winning submission will receive between £5m and £15m in investment from the social lender, to be matched by the entrant. Read more below>>>>
The redeveloped site of the online volunteering platform went live last week and can now be viewed more easily from mobile and tablet devices. For more information click on the link below>>>>>>>
NCVO has put together a useful quick round-up of the main announcements of sector interest in last Wednesday’s (3rd December) autumn statement from the Chancellor, at http://blogs.ncvo.org.uk/2014/12/03/quick-round-up-of-autumn-statement-2014/
Child Poverty Action Group has launched an online information service on issues affecting families dependent on benefits and tax credits. It is primarily aimed at advisors but is also accessible to claimants.
Currently focused on benefit sanctions, other topics will be added later. At http://www.cpag.org.uk/content/welcome-ask-cpag-online.
A unique opportunity for young leaders and community activists to take part in a free all-expense paid 4 day educational trip to Bosnia. For more details please see attached documents below
Staffordshire County Council proudly presents the Staffordshire Dignity Awards. The Staffordshire Dignity Awards provides a platform in the county to celebrate and recognise the individuals, organisations and groups within our community that provide support or services with dignity at the heart of all their actions!Read more here >>>Staffordshire County Council proudly presents the Staffordshire Dignity Awards