Community News

August 2017

Free help from Bucks New University
Have you got ideas you’d like to develop or projects you’d like to implement but just don’t have the time or resources? Imagine a situation where you could brief a team of up to five students to work on making your ideas a reality.

Charity courses from Green Banana Marketing
Our photo competition sponsor, Green Banana Marketing, is running a couple of training courses for charities and not-for-profits.

Chiltern & South Bucks lottery launch event 12 September
Chiltern & South Bucks District Councils are launching a new on-line community lottery called the Chiltern & South Bucks Lottery, to be launched on 12 September 2017.

Last opportunity for funding from Youth Social Action
Heart of Bucks is administering the Youth Social Action grants programme for Bucks. There is one last opportunity for groups to apply for funding of grants up to £5000.

GSK IMPACT Awards for work in health
The GSK IMPACT Awards provide funding and free leadership training for health charities with an income of between £80,000 - £2.5m.

Offline Festival – Unearth the power of your community
Join the most active, engaged and innovative community projects, social enterprises, charities and purpose-driven businesses, friends and family as we explore and celebrate positive social and environmental impact at this year’s Offline Festival on 15-17 September 2017.

Mental Health First Aid training 7 September
Buckinghamshire Mind would like to invite you to a Mental Health First Aid Training Lite Course Youth and Standard on Thursday 7th September 2017 in High Wycombe.

July 2017

Training on bereavement support for children and young adults
An introductory workshop is for professionals who work with children and young people and would like to develop their knowledge and skills in bereavement.

Bucksinpsired traineeships: work placements needed
Bucksinspired traineeship programme is run by Bucks County Council Youth Service to provide education and training for young people. They are urgently looking for work experience placements.

June 2017

Nominate your local hero today.
Do you know a community group that deserves special recognition for making your local area a better place to live? If so, then you could nominate them to receive a Groundwork Community Award!

May 2017

Activities for older & isolated people - Home Instead and Holiday Inn, Weston Turville
Home Instead and the Holiday Inn, Weston Turville are jointly running activities for older and isolated people.

The Chiltern 100 Cycling Festival
Action4Youth have been chosen as the official charity for one of the best cycling events in the UK. The Chiltern 100 Cycling Festival

Youth Concern Music Concert
'Romantic Tenor' Neil Simon is performing romantic songs from around the world to raise money for Youth Concern.

Macmillan Information and Support Bus
The Macmillan Mobile Information and Support Bus is coming to 3 venues in Buckinghamshire in the w/c 29 May.

Modernising local government - stakeholder events
Buckinghamshire County Council wants to hear the views of the voluntary and community sector over plans to modernise local government.

April 2017

Could your village win 'Village of the Year'?
Village of the Year 2017 is a brand new Channel 4 series presented by Penelope Keith and will celebrate all that is great about our rural communities. Could you be the winner?

Adult Social Care Training
Bucks County Council has published their adult social care training brochure for 2017-18 which details the courses available to private or voluntary sector workers.

March 2017

Health Jamboree - High Wycombe, 1st May 2017
The Wycombe African and Caribbean Community Forum are holding a health jamboree on 1st May from 12noon to 5pm.

Are you looking for extra room or office space?
If you're looking for storage space, office accommodation or meeting rooms Red Kite Community Housing might be able to help.

Free management and leadership BTEC training
BSEL are offering free management and leadership training for charities and community groups who sign up before the end of April 2017.

Run all over heart disease at the British Heart Foundation’s Blenheim Palace Running Event
British Heart Foundation (BHF) are looking for runners to take part in their half-marathon, 10k or family-friendly 2k route on 1st October 2017.

Tesco Bags of Help grants expanded
Tesco Bags of Help is funded by the 5p charge on bags purchased by customers. The type of grant they offer has been extended.

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