Funding, Halton

Halton 50 Grants

11 January 2024

  2024 marks the 50th year of the Borough of Halton. In 1974 the two towns on Runcorn and Widnes, along with a number of surrounding villages, joined together to create the Borough of Halton. As part of the celebration of Halton turning… more…
AGM, Trustee

Chain Lane Community Centre A.G.M And New Trustees Wanted

11 January 2024

Chain Lane Community Centre A.G.M and new Trustees   There’s a warm invitation to come to the Chain Lane Community Centre AGM (Annual General Meeting) on Thursday 1st February, 1.00pm at the Centre. You can attend either in person at… more…
Refugee Support, St Helens

Calling All St Helens Community Groups

9 January 2024

  St Helens Bourgh Council Resettlement Service Support are hosting regular events to support Refugees and Asylum Seekers living in the borough to access community facilities with ease. As part of these catch ups, they would like to;… more…
Runcorn, survey

Runcorn Street Art Survey

9 January 2024

  Hazlehurst Studios seeks your valuable input on the Runcorn Street Art Project. As part of Reconnecting Runcorn, this funded initiative aims to shape potential future murals inspired by the rich heritage tales from Dukesfield. They… more…
Halton

Pharmacy Opening Hours Over The 2023 Christmas Period - Halton

22 December 2023

  Christmas Eve - Sunday 24th December Appleton Village Pharmacy - Widnes 01514208794 WA8 6EQ 10:00-16:00 Asda Pharmacy - West Lane - Runcorn 01928703210 WA7 2PY 10:30-16:30… more…
St Helens

Pharmacy Opening Hours Over The 2023 Christmas Period - St Helens

22 December 2023

  Christmas Eve - Sunday 24th December   Asda Pharmacy - Kirkland Street - St Helens 01744902020 WA10 2EF 10:30-16:30 Boots Pharmacy - Ravenhead Retail Park - St Helens 01744753578… more…
Christmas

Support Over Christmas and the New Year - St Helens

21 December 2023

The festive period isn't always festive for everyone. It can be a difficult time for some. St Helens Council have collected information to access support with: Cost of living support Mental Health Support Christmas Holiday Activitities… more…
merry christmas
Christmas

Christmas Message From Everyone at Halton & St Helens VCA

21 December 2023

  We would like to thank all our volunteers, member organisations and partners for all their outstanding hard work, in what has been another extremely difficult year for everyone.  It has been very much appreciated. Our offices will… more…
Funding

VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme

19 December 2023

  New funding scheme to help voluntary, community, and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in England improve their energy efficiency. The £25.5m VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme is now open to help voluntary, community, and social… more…
Christmas, Mental Health

Mental Health Support Over Christmas

19 December 2023

  The festive period isn’t always festive for everyone. It can be a difficult time for some. Whatever the issue and whatever is going on, it’s #OK2ASK for help. Urgent support: if you are having thoughts of suicide, are harming… more…
iam road smart

IAM RoadSmart Advanced Driver Course starts 4th January

15 December 2023

  Buy a Xmas Gift of an Advanced Driving Course, Treat yourself, family or friends to a special Xmas Present this year with a local Advanced Driving Course delivered by St Helens Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM RoadSmart). Receive… more…
Halton, Health, Training; workshops; wellbeing;

Halton Health Improvement Team Training and Workshops

14 December 2023

Halton Health Improvement Team have a new programme of health related training for January to March 2024 for Halton organisations. Our training programme is designed to create a network of local Health Champions, whose role is to promote… more…
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State of the Sector

State of the Sector 2023 Cheshire and Merseyside

14 December 2023

  Halton & St Helens VCA is pleased to share the 2023 flagship reports for the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector in Halton and St Helens in partnership with NHS Cheshire and Merseyside. The State of the Sector… more…
Halton and St Helens VCA, Quality award, Star Standard

Star Standard Foundation Stage, January launch!

14 December 2023

Halton & St Helens VCA is pleased to announce that the Foundation Stage of our bespoke STAR Standard quality award will be launched on-line in January!   The STAR Standard has been developed by VCA in partnership with local… more…
Mersey Care

Congratulations - Employee's Of The Month

13 December 2023

Congratulations to our Mental Health Care Navigators John and Bec for being recognised by staff at Merseycare for all their amazing support being given to individuals connecting to local community activities supporting mental wellbeing and… more…
Christmas, NHS Cheshire & Merseyside

Patients Urged To Order Repeat Prescriptions Ahead of Christmas

13 December 2023

  Patients across Cheshire and Merseyside are being asked to plan ahead this Christmas by checking their regular medications and ordering any repeat prescriptions they might need early - using the NHS App. The NHS is advising that any… more…
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Funding

UKSPF ‘Digital Connectivity for Community Facilities’ grants programme - Deadline is 5pm, Friday 15th December

12 December 2023

The third funding round of the UKSPF-funded Digital Connectivity for Community Facilities grants programme is now open.  The application deadline is 5pm, Friday 15th December. A total of £297,500 is available in this round, with… more…
Volunteering

Shadow Volunteer Scheme - Forestry England

12 December 2023

  Forestry England's Shadow Volunteer scheme puts successful applicants into the heart of managing the nation's forests. Supported by a beat team you will shadow and be mentored by an experienced member of staff as you carry out your… more…
Halton and St Helens VCA, Leadership, Training

VCA Leadership Workshop: Resilience, risk of burn out . 26th February 2024

11 December 2023

Alison Blackler - 2minds is inviting you to an in-person workshop in St. Helens. Topic: VCA Leadership Workshop - Resilience, risk of burn out Date & Time: Monday the 26th February, 2024, 10:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m. VCA Leadership… more…
Halton and St Helens VCA, Leadership, online training, Training

Leadership Workshop: Juggling time and priorities. 31st January 2024, online.

11 December 2023

Alison Blackler - 2minds is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: VCA Leadership Workshop - Juggling Time and Priorities Date & Time: Wednesday 31st January, 2024 10:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m. VCA Leadership Workshop - Juggling… more…
Halton, Leadership, Training

VCA Leadership Workshop: Managing drama, you and challenging people. 8th February 2024

11 December 2023

Alison Blackler - 2minds is inviting to an in-person workshop in Halton, venue to be confirmed Topic: VCA Leadership Workshop - Managing drama, you and challenging people Date & Time: Thursday the 8th of February 2024 10:00 a.m. - 02:… more…