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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 [...]

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, [...]

Cultural Exchange event

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at a date to be confirmed in early Summer Stoke-on-Trent is one city with many diverse communities. 1000 Lives Network Friends come from many different communities. Share your cultural experiences. Learn from each other about our differences. Understand what we have in common – a belief that we can make a difference by getting together [...]

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 Network Festival of Learning on film 2016

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On the 7th June 2016 1000 Lives held a Network event for the Festival of Learning. It was also Volunteers Week. Our event included lots of workshops on important topics for people taking action in their communities. We also had a celebration of adult learners who did courses to help them with their community action [...]

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, [...]