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20th October 

Welcome to the latest edition of the Halton & St Helens Voluntary and Community Action E-Bulletin... 

Natasha’s Law - Information Useful To Charities Who Serve Food

This is information for those charities that sell food which is packaged at the same place that it is offered to consumers and is in packaging before it is ordered or selected. This also apply to charities selling cakes etc. at fundraising events. (e.g Christmas and mince pies etc.). From the 1st October the law changed and a legal firm (Stone King LLP) has created an information sheet...

External Funding Training Opportunities 2021

Halton Borough Council’s External Funding Team are running a number of Basic Bid-Writing Training and Monitoring & Evaluation Courses, these will be a mixture of online and in person courses. For your safety and peace-of-mind, they will ensure that all training venues for the in person training have undertaken adequate Covid-19 risk assessment and (for non-Council premises in particular) that guidelines are in place that are broadly comparable to those of Halton Borough Council...

Opportunity For Free Support and Training

Focus Employment Hub Limited are offering free tailored support for individuals to help you reach your personal and professional goals. Places are available for 40 people who need free support into employment/self- employment, education or training (informal or formal)... 

Pharmacy Services in Halton - Have Your Say

Halton Borough Council are seeking your views about your local pharmacy. They want to make sure that your local pharmacy is providing the right services and support for you and your family by completing a short survey. Your responses will help Halton’s Health and Wellbeing Board to produce its local Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA). This document will help to ensure that your local pharmacy provides the service you need both now and in the future...

The Coalfields Food Insecurity Response Fund - Phase 2

The Coalfields Food Insecurity Response Fund Phase 2 is now open for new applications. Priority will be given to organisations that are supporting the most vulnerable with Grants up to £2,500 available. They anticipate a high demand for this funding and this is a rolling application process with no application deadline. The programme will close when all of the funds have been allocated...

Vacancy with WHAG in Halton

WHAG is a leading charity delivering quality support services to women, men and their families who are affected by domestic abuse, homeless vulnerable women and young parents across North West England. Improving the safety and life opportunities of their service users and supporting them to make positive choices about their future. They are looking for a Cleaner to deliver a cleaning service to an accommodation project and all associated dispersed properties in Halton, communal areas in the accommodation project and cleaning units when service users move out...

Social Media & Website Coordinator - Sam's Diamonds

Sam’s Diamonds is a registered charity that provides a service for women 18 + as they journey through any cancer treatment. Not enough people know about Sam’s Diamonds and the outstanding service they offer. Awareness is growing slowly. Sam’s Diamonds is committed to reaching more cancer patients, involving more people, helping more patients and improving more patient’s lives, through-out their journey and beyond. They need an outstanding social media and communications function to be the engine for that ambition. Could you be that person? Full details about the post and how to apply...

October Funding Update from Halton Borough Council

Our colleagues from Halton Borough Council’s External Funding Team have prepared some Funding Bulletins containing valuable information for voluntary organisations looking for grants to get projects off the ground. The Monthly funding bulletins offering information on funding opportunities in Arts, Community & Voluntary, Environment & Heritage, European, Faith, Health, Schools, Sports and Youth...

Wellbeing Enterprises - Online Programme of Activities (Oct-Dec 2021)

Colleagues from Wellbeing Enterprises have asked to share information about their Online Programme of Activities (covering October to December in 2021). It includes "Creating a Healthy Mindset", "Build Your Confidence" and "How To Fix Almost Anything"...

Citizens Advice - Halton

Is debt getting in your way? Citizens Advice Halton can get you out of debt, contact them now for free advice and support to help you get to where you want to be. Choose to stop debt getting in your way today with 1-2-1 support, online courses and trainer-led learning, as well as expert advice from qualified keyworkers – Citizens Advice Halton can help you get to where you want to be. If you live within 30 miles of Halton, this is for you...

Jobs at St Mark's and T.A.N.G.O

St Mark's T.A.N.G.O is a partnership which enables local people affordable furniture, clothes and food in line with the mission of St Mark's. They have some exciting job opportunities and you may be just who they are looking for. They have a vaccancy for an Administrator and also for a Cafe Team Leader (chef)...

Halton Adult Learning Employability Courses

Halton Adult Learning are pleased to inform you of the range of employability workshops/courses that they have on offer this Autumn...

VCA Membership

 Halton and St Helens VCA are pleased to welcome our new and re-registered affiliated, non-affiliated and associate members.  We all look forward to working with you. If you'd like to find out about your membership status, click on the link below which will take you to our current list of Affiliated members, or contact Lynne Daffern (ldaffern@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk) or Debbie Morris (dmorris@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk) for more information




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