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    Halton and St Helens is packed full of amazing people working together to tackle the issues that affect our community: from food poverty to mental health.

    Our member organisations make a difference to thousands of people every single day and HSHVCA supports them with invaluable training, advice and representation.

    We provide them with practical help that could help your organisation thrive, too - from support in recruiting and managing volunteers, raising funds, to advice on governance and setting up financial systems.

    We are proud to connect more than 2,500 charities, community groups and social enterprises with the thousands of people who need them.

    Find out how you can tap into our wealth of knowledge and experience - whether you are an organisation or a resident of Halton or St Helens looking to access some of the best services and groups.

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    We have something for everyone right here in our extensive  community directory
    It makes it easy for you to navigate the huge amount of organisations that make Halton and St Helens such great places to live.

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    Sleep Awareness Training

    23 May 2024

    Halton Health Improvement Team are running a sleep awareness course on the 4th of June at Widnes Library, Victoria Square from 9:30 till11:30am. This session looks at why sleep is important, the stages of sleep, barriers to and benefits… more…

    YES Fund - Youth Empowerment Scheme (Merseyside)

    22 May 2024

      The scheme, delivered by the Community Foundation for Merseyside (CFM) in partnership with the Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside (PCC) and the Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership (MVRP), is targeted at community… more…

    VS6 Launches New Manifesto for Liverpool City Region's VCFSE Sector

    22 May 2024

      VS6 partners have officially released their most recent manifesto for the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise (VCFSE) sector in the Liverpool City Region (LCR) for 2024-2028. The manifesto is arranged across the following… more…

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    Years Ahead Art Group

    Thursday 10am - 12pm | Paid

    £5 per session classes include Art, Crafts and Creative Writing Group for local adults.

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    The Three C's (Creative Community Crafters)

    Thursday 1.15pm - 3.15pm | Paid

    £3 per session, making cards and other crafts., New Members welcome in the Community Room, Windmill Hill Primary School, WA7 6QE - Term Time Only

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    Talk Through Music

    thursday 10am - 12pm | Paid

    Drop in sessions for adults who want to join a social music therapy group, no one judges and no commitment. Wicksten Drive Christian Centre, Wicksten Drive, Runcorn, WA7 4BH

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