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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 [...]

The Big Community Conversation and Celebration 7th June

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Celebrating “making a difference in our communities” 1000 Lives and CHAD FREE event Wednesday 7th June at the LRV, Staffordshire University, Leek Road Campus, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent  Listen Learn Share Celebrate Click to download The-Big-Community-Conversation invite  Meet other people making a contribution to their community, listen and share stories about what matters, find out how community [...]

Sharing your community story on 7th June – free workshops

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You are invited to share your story about the work you do in your community on the 7th June at the CHAD and 1000 Lives Big Community Conversation and Celebration You can just turn up and tell your story on the day on our storyboard, Or you can make a poster, video or photo story, [...]

Nominate a Community Champion you know for an Award on 7th June

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Is there a champion in your community? Do you know someone who has gone ‘the extra mile’, been an inspiration and helped their community? If so we’d love to hear from you. Nominate someone now! Awards are open to everyone in Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire. All the nominated champions, and people who nominate them, [...]

Training for Budgeting Skills trainers

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Would you like to help other people learn how to manage their money, plan a budget and avoid debt? FREE Training the Trainer session – to teach you to help others to learn to budget and improve money management skills. Thurs 11th May 10.30am to 2.30pm at Hope Church in Huntbach Street in Hanley. Please [...]

Taking Part course starts 12th June – apply now

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Are you active in your community as a volunteer? Would you like some training to help you to  lead with confidence ? This course is for you if you want to work with other people to make a difference in your community, and if you think there are things that need to change for the [...]