Community News

July 2017

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.

February 2017

Building confidence in groups - free 5-week course
Adult Learning Buckinghamshire are running a free 5-week course on "Building Confidence in Groups.''

Dignity and Respect Awards 2017
Do you know a Dignity in Care Star? Someone who has gone the extra mile to treat others with the dignity and respect? Nominate them for an award today! Nominations close at 5pm on 24 February.

Free Tuberculosis Awareness Training - 21st February
Public Health England and the Buckinghamshire TB team are running a free TB awareness raising session for community groups and local authority groups working with people at higher risk of TB.

Modernising local government - stakeholder event
The district councils are holding stakeholder events to discuss the proposal to form two unitary councils in Buckinghamshire.

January 2017

Are we making a difference and can we show it?
An event to help groups be clearer about their purpose and understand how they can demonstrate their social value and the impact of their work.

IBB Charitable Trust grants for Chesham & Uxbridge
IBB Solicitors, based in Chesham and Uxbridge, have grants available to charities in their area.

Snowdrop Walk for Child Bereavement UK 12 Feb
Every February Child Bereavement UK hold Snowdrop Walks across the UK to remember babies and children who have died and children who are bereaved.

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