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A collection of third sector news articles, funders and events from across Wirral.

08 February 2019
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Wirral Coastal Walk 2019

Are you raising money for your chosen cause? Why not join the Wirral Coastal Walk 2019. The walk will take place on Sunday 23rd June 2019. You can now register for a registration form online at or request printed forms from Community Action Wirral. There is also an option to pre-pay on the ...

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Do you support volunteers in the Big Local area?

If so, you are invited to an upcoming Best Practice in Volunteer Management workshop. This workshop is intended to assist organisations with the effective management of volunteers. Best practice does not require any specialist knowledge. It mostly involves common sense and the imaginative ability to put yourself in the position of a volunteer. How would ...

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Waitrose & Partners – Plan Plastic: The Million Pound Challenge – Deadline 24th February 2019.

Do you have an innovative project that tackles plastic pollution? Waitrose & Partners is launching a £1 million grant fund to support innovative projects which tackle plastic pollution. Are you up for the challenge? Apply for funding by the 24th February 2019. The Waitrose & Partners Plan Plastic: The Million Pound Challenge aims to cut ...

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Community Matters: Mental Health – Deadline for EOI is 12 noon on the 4th March 2019

This service will deliver a variety of strategies designed toactively engage children, young people and families into support that can be delivered in a numberof ways, including ensuring the support of a lead worker to identify and provide a plan to supportchildren, young people and their families at level 2/3 of Wirral’s Continuum of Need. ...

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Tackling Food Poverty – Deadline for EOI is 12 noon 4th March 2019

This service will work with existing providers to improve the response to tackling food poverty across Wallasey Constituency (i.e. the six wards of Leasowe & Moreton East, Liscard, Moreton West & Saughall Massie, Seacombe, New Brighton and Wallasey). This will include co-ordinating activity across the Constituency, addressing any gaps in provision and implementing an infrastructure ...

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National Lottery Grants for Heritage

Grants are available for projects that connect people and communities to the national, regional and local heritage of the UK. There are three levels of funding: Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 for projects of up to one year. Suitable for not-for-profit organisations and private owners of heritage. Grants of between £10,000 and £250,000. Grants ...

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Evolve or miss out on corporate cash, culture charities told

Culture charities will need to evolve or face missing out on corporate donations, an enquiry has concluded. The Cultural Cities Enquiry, which published its final report today and was set up last year by Arts Council England and Core Cities UK, found that corporate giving to the arts has declined in recent years, with companies focusing on social and ...

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Vacancy: Empowerment Advisor with Tomorrow’s Women Wirral

We are looking for a new Empowerment Advisor at Tomorrow’s Women Wirral! The post will be a full time position working directly with women to encourage them to lead positive lifestyle changes in a women-only safe space. We are looking specifically for someone with a professional knowledge of, or background in, mental health and/or substance ...

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Opportunity for charities to become authorised advisors to EU citizens applying to settle in the UK

The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) has launched a new scheme for charities and other organisations to apply more quickly to become registered advisors to EU citizens when they apply to settle in the UK. The scheme is aimed at smaller, community-based charities and other organisations, including faith-based and local advice groups. Successful applicants will ...

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Nominations Open For The Echo Environment Awards 2019

The Echo Environment Awards 2019 are open for nominations.  Deadline for applications is Friday 8th March 2019. The categories are; New Green Business of the Year (open to businesses that began trading after January 1st 2017). Green Business of the Year (open to businesses established for more than two years.) Carbon Champion. CSR Award. Re-use ...

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