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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 [...]

Big Community Conversation 2018 – 9th May

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1000 Lives in partnership with CHAD, the Centre for Health And Development 9th May 2018 12 to 5pm in the LRV at Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2DF Building on last year’s successful event we will have even more opportunities to hear and share stories about what matters to people in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire, [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]