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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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We’re hiring! Community Development Officer (Eastbourne)

13 July 2021

We’re looking for a friendly, resourceful person to help us develop, facilitate and support the vibrant, dynamic and connected voluntary and community sector in Eastbourne. In the role, you’ll be helping us developin, facilitate and support a vibrant, dynamic and connected voluntary and community sector in Eastbourne, building capacity in individuals and groups to support […]

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Vaccine hesitancy – small grants scheme

12 July 2021

The NHS in Sussex is running a small grants scheme to improve uptake of the Covid-19 vaccine among groups with a lower than average uptake of the vaccination – these include (not exhaustively): Ethnic minority and faith communities People living in identified areas of deprivation Young adults (18 and over) Adults with a physical, learning […]

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Improving adult inpatient mental health services in East Sussex

23 June 2021

East Sussex CCG and Sussex Partnership have just started a 12-week consultation about mental health inpatient beds in East Sussex. As part of a longer term plan, they are consulting on moving the Department of Psychiatry at Eastbourne Hospital to either Bexhill (preferred site) or Amberstone in Hailsham. The longer term vision is to move all […]

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