Posts from November 2012

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Community Champions Training Course

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1000 Lives - Pass it on!

Learn the role of a Community Champion supporting health & wellbeing locally. 4 week course starts Wed 21st Nov 2012. Venue is Changes Health & Wellbeing Centre in Stoke.

Ageing Well and Living Well training courses

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North Staffordshire Age UK

Free Training Courses aimed at those involved with older individuals & groups within the community. Start 21st Nov 20112 & run through to 6th March 2013. OCN (Open College Network) Accredited at Level One (1 credit) & Level Two (3 credits).

1000 Lives launch event October 2012 feedback

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1000 Lives started in 2012. Our first community network event was an official launch in October 2012. We asked people what makes a community champion? what are the barriers to being a community champion? what support do you need? what can you offer? community champion 1000 lives notes 19-10-12 Four community champions talked about their [...]

Debbie Ball – Epilepsy Parents and Sneyd Green Project

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Debbie Ball is one of those people who makes you think “how does she do it?” If Deb thinks she can help, she will. She has almost endless energy and motivation to support people and develop the community. We first met Deb when she decided to train as a community researcher, to find out what [...]

Stephen and Joanne – Closer to Home walks

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Stephen and Joanne are both Closer to Home Walk group leaders. They support people with learning disabilities to get out and about in the fresh air and meet new people. They are both also speak up about health and walking. They are a great inspiration to us and were very happy to share their stories [...]

Marg Simpson Tea at 2

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Marg Simpson was a very special woman. She set up Tea at 2, at social group for older people in Hartshill. She supported a team of other volunteers to work together with loads of energy for many years. Very sadly Marg died suddenly in January 2013. Here is a link to her Obituary in the [...]