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Ambassadors training 20th April

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1000 Lives Ambassador Training Friday 20th April from 12.30 to 2.30pm This workshop is for people who would like to tell others about 1000 Lives. You will get information about the new drop ins around the city and how you can take part. There are 8 places on the workshop. If you want to join, [...]

Drop Ins

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Drop in Sessions Over the next year 1000 Lives will be holding two drop in sessions a month around Stoke-on-Trent. Our next drop in sessions are: Wednesday 28th March 9:30-12pm, at Fegg Hayes Hub Thursday 19th April 11am – 1pm, at Bentilee Neighbourhood Centre Come along to find out about 1000 lives and partner organisations Share what [...]

Community Conversations workshop 25th April

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Community Conversations workshop Wednesday 25th April from 12:15 to 3:30pm at Swan Bank Church, Burslem, ST6 2AA in partnership with Public Health Share ideas for finding people who are lonely and how to support them Get advice about how to talk to people about mental health in everyday conversations in your local community. Get information [...]

1000 Lives Funding News

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Thank you to everyone who supported our applications for funding recently. The good news is …. All the Small Things CiC have been given funding by three funders for 1000 Lives! 1 Stoke on Trent City Council have funded us to the end of March 2018 for three areas of activity: Action For All – [...]

The Big Workshop Network Event Report

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Just over 80 people came to the Big Workshop event on  Tuesday 19th September 2017 at The Bridge Centre, Birches Head People had time to network and explore the information stands: Vintage Volunteers Tenant Involvement Local Matters Breast Screening Bowel Cancer Screening Awareness National Institute for Health Research Beat The Cold Saltbox/ Open 50+ Forum [...]

Big Workshop Event 19th September 2017

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10am to 2.30pm Bridge Centre, Birches Head, Stoke-on-Trent ST2 8DD. Lunch provided Choose from more than 10 information and training workshops. Visit information stands and take part in Networking activities to share your ideas and skills. Topics include: Blue Iris loneliness campaign, Scrapshack, Planning a Community Event, Equality and Diversity, Safer Places Scheme, Diabetes Education, Beat the Cold, Domestic Abuse, [...]

Stories, dancing and food at the Cultural Exchange!

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20 people, aged between 9 and 84, shared something from their community’s culture at the first 1000 Lives Cultural Exchange on 12th August 2017. The event was for people who volunteer or take social action in their communities in Stoke-on-Trent. A 1000 Lives Cultural Exchange offers people a chance to meet new people involved in [...]

Enabling Action – Our Top Tips for Volunteering for All!

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Enabling Action Network Event on 4th May was led by disabled people for disabled people. We believe that communities work best when everyone can get involved and that organisations can be flexible and give people support and control. Disabled people who volunteer or would like to, and staff from organisations who support volunteers, got together [...]

Great Stories and Celebration on 7th June with CHAD

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On Wednesday 7th June we held a Big Community Conversation and Celebration in partnership with CHAD at Staffordshire Universityy. Over 170 people took part in workshops, shared their stories of making a difference in their communities and were celebrated as community champions. Workshops  included Community research, measuring social value, digital skills for sharing your story, [...]

Culture Exchange Network event 12th August

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Saturday 12th August from 11am to 2pm All Saints Church Hall, Joiners Square, Leek Road, Hanley, ST1 You may be a volunteer or take social action in your community. • The Cultural Exchange is a chance to meet new people, • find out about the 1000 Lives Network and communities around the city, • share [...]