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Planning the Future of the Network – 1000 Lives Workshop

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“Planning the Future of the Network” 1000 Lives Workshop The Network needs you! Join a 1000 Lives workshop to have your say! At this workshop we will talk and share ideas about the new drop ins around the city and how you can take part Got It Want It development spreading the Network into Staffordshire [...]

1000 Lives Ambassador Paul Banks featured on Humans of Stoke

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Paul Banks is one of our fantastic 1000 Lives Ambassadors. He support our events, drop ins and outreach, particularly in the central area of the city of Stoke on Trent. Paul is very committed to making sure his neighbours in Etruria know about local events and activities. He encourages people to chat to each other [...]

1000 Lives Champions Celebration 2018

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We celebrated the social action and volunteering of over 60 brilliant people from across Staffordshire, on 9th May at the Big Community Conversation in partnership with CHAD research centre at Staffordshire University. Thank you to everyone who nominated a community champion to be given an award in recognition of their care and committment. We’d also [...]

1000 Lives Ambassadors workshop 20th June

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1000 Lives Ambassador Training Wednesday 20th June from 12.30 to 2.30pm Encourage people to join the 1000 Lives Network and to take social action to improve community health and wellbeing. 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 [...]

Nominate a Community Champion

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Nominate a Community Champion for a 1000 lives award Do you know someone who has gone ‘the extra mile’, been an inspiration and helped their community? Nominate Community Champions who you would like to thank for their hard work and care for people. NEW Enabling Social Action award If you are a disabled person who [...]

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 [...]