Posts from August 2017

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Big Workshop Event 19th September 2017

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10am to 2.30pm Bridge Centre, Birches Head, Stoke-on-Trent ST2 8DD. Lunch provided Choose from more than 10 information and training workshops. Visit information stands and take part in Networking activities to share your ideas and skills. Topics include: Blue Iris loneliness campaign, Scrapshack, Planning a Community Event, Equality and Diversity, Safer Places Scheme, Diabetes Education, Beat the Cold, Domestic Abuse, [...]

Stories, dancing and food at the Cultural Exchange!

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20 people, aged between 9 and 84, shared something from their community’s culture at the first 1000 Lives Cultural Exchange on 12th August 2017. The event was for people who volunteer or take social action in their communities in Stoke-on-Trent. A 1000 Lives Cultural Exchange offers people a chance to meet new people involved in [...]

Enabling Action – Our Top Tips for Volunteering for All!

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Enabling Action Network Event on 4th May was led by disabled people for disabled people. We believe that communities work best when everyone can get involved and that organisations can be flexible and give people support and control. Disabled people who volunteer or would like to, and staff from organisations who support volunteers, got together [...]

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, [...]