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…
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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…

Community Centre Managers Meeting

7 December 2023

The next Community Centre Managers Meeting will be on Wednesday 24th January 2024 at 12.30pm until 2.30pm The Beacon, Ground Floor Meeting Room, College Street, WA10 1TF. Lunch is provided. Guest to be confirmed.

St Helens VCFSE Forum - 22nd January 2024

7 December 2023

The next St Helens VCSE Forum meeting will be on Monday 22nd January 2024. Coffee, registration and networking from 9.30am with the meeting starting at 10am. The meeting will be face to face and taking place at the Willowbrook Living Well… more…

Introduction to the Chest Portal and Tendering: 30th January 2024

7 December 2023

Ann-Marie Lawrenson: Introduction to Chest Portal and Tendering. The Alex Suite, The Living Well, Borough Road, St. Helens. 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Introduction to the Chest Portal and Tendering Funded workshop for charities, voluntary… more…

Basics of Bid Writing: St Helens, 7th February 2024

7 December 2023

Ann-Marie Lawrenson: The Basics of Bid Writing. The Beacon, St. Helens. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 7th February 2024 Basic of Bid Writing Workshop - Funded workshop for charities, voluntary groups, and not-for-profit organisations. … more…