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Running Constituted Groups and Charities

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Share your experience! Tuesday 21st March 6-9pm 1000 Lives Network will bring people together to share experiences of running constituted community groups and charities. What are the roles and responsibilities of Trustees and committees? What are the challenges? How can we support each other to be most effective? Please book – email Lynne Ball lynne.ball4@gmail.com [...]

Enabling Action – volunteering for all!

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Enabling Action is a Network event led by disabled people for disabled people. Thursday 4th May  10.30am to 2.30pm at St Mark’s Church, in the community rooms, Shelton This event is for disabled people and organisations that want to support disabled people as volunteers. Communities work best when everyone can get involved. Organisations can be [...]

More Power To You!

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Find out how to influence important decisions in Stoke on Trent. Together we have a strong voice. Take part in the bid to be City of Culture 2021. Get involved in research about communities and health in the city with CHAD centre. Join in with plans for the Learning City project. Hear from parents fighting [...]

1000 Lives Network event 26th September 2016

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Join volunteers and community groups from across Stoke on Trent to share experience and support for social action. The September 2016 Network event will be at Bentilee Volunteers, The Pavilion, Bentilee Park, Ubberley Road, Bentilee, Stoke on Trent, ST2 0QS Help Bentilee volunteers with hands on activities, enjoy a free lunch, get information and Network. The event is Free. Please book. [...]

1000 Lives Annual Report 2015-16

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Between April 2012 March 2016 the 1000 Lives Network grew to have over 1500 friends. Click this link to download the 1000 lives Summary Report 2012-16.  

1000 Lives on film 2015 – made by us!

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In March 2015 we held a Network event which was all about evaluation. Network Friends learned how to use movie cameras, still cameras and audio recorders to collect people’s comments. We also created “tweets” of no more than 140 characters to summarise what 1000 lives means to us. This film of the day was put [...]

Volunteering and Adult Learning – we celebrated!

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We had a joyous and educational event on the 7th June when we celebrated Volunteers Week and the Festival of Learning 2016 on the 7th June Nine different workshops, lots of stalls, lunch, and presentation of Certificates. Feedback from the event showed that people loved the range of topics in the workshops, the food was excellent, [...]

New contacts, information and ideas in Newcastle

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We had a busy and interesting time at our first 1000 Lives Network event in Newcastle under Lyme on the 23rd March 2016. Thirty one people mixed, talked, shared information and ideas and enjoyed a hot lunch from Howard Jones. We started with an activity – we each chose a picture which represents what Community [...]

Volunteers Week and Adult Learning Festival event

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Join us on the 7th June 2016 for a Network event with a difference. What? Training and information -  In the morning we will have a choice of 45 minute workshops on social action and wellbeing topics. You can choose 3 from the list: Emotional Freedom Training Cancer Awareness Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Library Services [...]

Community Matched Fund for projects led by young people

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The Network has a small pot of money to award as matched funding to community based groups or organisations for a NEW project which involves young people in the planning and delivery of activities. We have £1250 to give away. We hope to give £250 to five Stoke on Trent based projects which focus specifically [...]