The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has launched a public consultation about the information the Commission collects from charities, most of which is published on its online Register of Charities.
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The annual Sheila McKechnie (SMK) Foundation Campaigner Awards programme offers a development package to emerging, grassroots campaigners.
The Sheila McKechnie Foundation are looking for committed individuals who are campaigning for sustainable solutions to social, economic and/or environmental issues, and who, with the right advice and support, could achieve much more.
Voluntary Sector North West (VSNW) has created a briefing on Healthwatch following the Health and Social Care Bill receiving Royal Assent.
Following amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill and its passage through Parliament, the VSNW briefing aims to
• Outline the proposed structure, purpose and functions of Local Healthwatch
• Outline the proposed structure, purpose and functions of Healthwatch England
• Outline VSNW’s perspective on the development of Local Healthwatch
A UK-wide consultation seeking views on whether tobacco products should be sold in standardised packaging has been launched.
The government is exploring whether action on tobacco packaging has the potential to bring public health benefits over and above those from our current initiatives.
The Museum Of Science and Industry (MOSI) are running a growing project called Turing’s Sunflowers to celebrate the life and legacy of Alan Turing, in his centenary year with an experiment in the run up to the Manchester Science Festival 2012.
Manchester City Council have released an important update about this programme, please visit: www.manchestercommunitycentral.org/news/ending-gang-and-youth-violence-p....
The Community Learning Innovation Fund, is a new fund designed to support new and imaginative community learning opportunities that encourage adults to take up, succeed and progress in learning, is now open for applications.
Organisations from across England can bid for their share of £4 million from the Community Learning Innovation Fund for projects to develop and offer creative learning opportunities that engage and motivate, in particular, disadvantaged adults.
Projects will be funded to run from September 2012 to 31 July 2013.
The HSCVF is a comprehensive funding programme that provides a combination of grant funding and tailored support to organisations, aimed at enhancing their capacity and ability in the health and social care field.
Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which takes place on 1-7 June. It celebrates the fantastic contribution that millions of volunteers make across the UK.
The week plays a huge part in raising the profile of the millions of volunteers who regularly contribute to society, while inspiring others to volunteer too.
Organisations hold events and activities to highlight their volunteers and the volunteering that do.
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