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Wealden Community Grants Fund is now open

6 September 2021

Wealden District Council has three strands to its Community Grants Programme in this round for groups and organisations to benefit the people of the Wealden District. You can download editable pdf application forms for each from the Council’s website. Organisations may only apply to one strand of funding. There are no capital awards available in […]

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East Sussex alcohol harm reduction strategy 2021-2026

4 August 2021

Reducing Harm: ambitions for a healthier relationship with alcohol in East Sussex East Sussex has a new multi-agency alcohol harm reduction strategy. This strategy has been developed with participation of over 20 local stakeholders across the county to address the complex problem of alcohol related harm using a systems approach. It sets out five ambitions […]

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Turn your good idea into reality with Making it Happen

27 July 2021

Have you got a good idea to make positive change in your neighbourhood? What do you need to put in place to make it happen? Let’s get started! Making it Happen Community Development Workers can support you to turn your good idea into reality. From listening to your idea, connecting you up with others who […]

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Community Ambassadors for Diverse Ethnic Communities

26 July 2021

Are you part of a diverse ethnic community in Sussex? Do you want to make a difference to your community? Are you interested in health and social care? Would you like to meet new people, learn new skills and get valuable work experience? Sussex Health and Care Partnership (SHCP) is looking for volunteers to be […]

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Introducing a new 3VA service: Covid-19 Group Recovery Plans

We know how hard the Covid-19 pandemic has been for voluntary & community groups and social enterprises. We know because you have told us. Be it shortfalls in income, the need to secure funding for future sustainability, confusion about how to re-open services more safely and reassure service users that you are open, to concerns […]

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Volunteering offer from the University of Brighton

Could you do with increasing your volunteering capacity? Active Student, the University of Brighton’s dedicated volunteering team, have over 300 students who need to complete either 30 or 50 hour volunteering placements. Active Student wants to work in partnership with organisations from the third and public sectors and welcomes contact from anyone who could benefit […]

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Engaging Women & Girls in Sport and Physical Activity

Part of ‘A Workforce to get Sussex active’, this online training workshop explains the sporting needs of young women and girls, and defines the techniques for delivering successful sports programmes for young women. This interactive workshop covers what works to both engage and retain female participants and includes case studies from projects that are successfully […]

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Eastbourne Food Partnership welcomes national food strategy

20 July 2021

Published on 16 July, Part Two of the National Food Strategy is the first comprehensive review of the food system in 75 years. It calls for historic reform to the food system to protect the NHS, improve the health of the nation and save the environment. The Strategy’s author Henry Dimbleby calls on the Government […]

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