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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 [...]

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 [...]

1000 Lives and Community First event 2nd December report

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1000 Lives and Community First held a joint event on 2nd December 2014. We celebrated projects which have been funded over the last four years and thanked the Panels of local people who have made the decisions and managed the funding. The event was hosted by Darren McIndoe Chair of the Burslem South Community First [...]

Young Champions Celebration February 2014

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photo of group of young people

Wow what a  night! We had a wonderful time recognising, valuing and rewarding young people across Stoke on Trent who have been an inspiration and helped others in their school, college or community. Many thanks to Rob Smith and colleagues at Birches Head Academy for hosting the Awards celebration. Thanks also to the Sentinel for [...]

Young People’s Community Champion Awards 2014

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YOUNG PEOPLE’S COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS AWARDS Do you know a young person (up to the age of 18) in your community or organisation who has gone ‘the extra mile’, been an inspiration and helped others in their school, college or community? If so we’d love to hear from you. This is your opportunity to congratulate and [...]

Network Celebration event July 2013

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Closer to Home walk leaders and Phil their nominator

What a fantastic event! Thanks to the people who nominated community champions, we celebrated the achievements of more than 40 people who are active in their community! Many thanks to Martin Elliot for the fantastic photos! We had a delicious lunch thanks to the catering staff at Rowan Village. It was a truly uplifting day. [...]