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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, [...]

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 [...]

Speaking Up course starts 6th November 2015

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Speaking Up Community Champions Course This course is for you if you want to volunteer or to speak up about things that are important to you in your community.   It’s a 5 day course which will run on Friday 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th November with the last session on Friday 4th December. For more information please [...]

1000 Lives Network event 16th October 2015

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Make bread, sow seeds, meet great people. on Friday 16th October 10.30am – 2.30pm in the China Hall, Old Spode Works, Kingsway, Stoke, ST4 1JB The theme will be community food projects. A bread making workshop provided by Bread in Common Free freshly made lunch A presentation about the North Staffs Community Food Network Winter [...]

Wonderful celebration of volunteers week 2015

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1-7 June 2015 was Volunteers Week. Our Network event on the 2nd June started with hands-on volunteering at Swan Bank Church and Root n Fruitallotment in Middleport. After lunch we showed our new 1000 Lives film for the first time. We had presentations from Louise Webster at the University Hospitals of the North Midlands and [...]

Community Champions Celebration 2nd June 2015

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Join us for a celebration of the impact of  volunteers on the wellbeing of our communities on the 2nd June from 5 to 7pm at Swan Bank Church, Burslem. Nominate someone you know, to be valued and thanked for their efforts.   We are going to be celebrating the great work done by community champions all [...]

Free training in community research for 1000 Lives planning team members

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The 1000 Lives Network is developing  to be run by its members for its members. The planning team includes members of the Network. The planning team are going to evaluate the Network. We will develop creative tools for community consultation. We will work as a team to ask people what they think about the 1000 [...]