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Speaking Up course starts 25th April 2017 – apply now

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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 Tuesdays 25th April, 2nd May, 9th May, 16th May, 23rd May. Most of the days will be at City Central Library in Hanley. [...]

Promote your community with Staffordshire Cares

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Your community group, project or voluntary organisation can upload information about what you have to offer onto the Staffordshire Cares website. It is completely free to advertise your community on the website. Putting information onto the internet will help to promote your services or activities and provide contact information for people who may be interested. [...]

Running Constituted Groups and Charities

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Share your experience! Tuesday 21st March 6-9pm 1000 Lives Network will bring people together to share experiences of running constituted community groups and charities. What are the roles and responsibilities of Trustees and committees? What are the challenges? How can we support each other to be most effective? Please book – email Lynne Ball lynne.ball4@gmail.com [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Hearts and Minds Network event report

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We had a great 1000 Lives event on the 17th March at St Mark’s Church in Shelton. We learned how to use digital technology to evaluate our projects and we also asked people to evaluate 1000 Lives. At the event people were invited to share information about things they have to share and things they [...]