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

01 March 2019
In this issue:

High praise for Cheshire & Wirral Partnership’s ‘Outstanding’ care


Following a Care Quality Commission (CQC) report, MPs throughout Wirral and Cheshire have praised the outstanding care provided by Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP). Locally, CWP provide a range of services including; mental health, learning disability, general practice and community physical health services. The CQC’s findings came after an inspection was carried ...

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Explore a new side of Wirral this Local History Month


Join Wirral Libraries this April by digging into the rich history of our borough, as we host a four-week celebration of the past for Local History Month. Running from April 1-29, history enthusiasts are invited to enjoy a range of free special events held across Wirral, including a talk on the iconic ship builders of ...

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The Alec Dickson Trust – Next Deadline 25th March 2019


The Alec Dickson Trust supports volunteering or community service projects in the UK only that are organised and run by people under 30 years old. If you’re aged under 30 and want to run a volunteering project in the community that meets the criteria we set out here, please fill in an application form to tell us more about your ...

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Upcoming Carers Event – Sunday 10th March


Four PPGs (Patient Participation Groups) have combined to hold a Carers’ Event on Sunday 10th March between 2 and 4pm at Holy Trinity Church, Chorley Way, Spital. This will be followed by optional Carers’ Service in the church at 4.30pm.

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Quaker Housing Trust – Next Deadline – 15th March 2019


QUAKER HOUSING TRUST IS A CHANNEL THROUGH WHICH SOCIAL HOUSING PROJECTS CAN GET ADVICE, SUPPORT, LOANS OR GRANTS THAT WOULD BE DIFFICULT TO FIND ELSEWHERE. AND THE CHANNEL THROUGH WHICH FRIENDS CAN EXPRESS PRACTICAL SOCIAL WITNESS THROUGH HOUSING. BUT MOST OF ALL WE EXIST TO SUPPORT THE CREATION OF HOMES FOR PEOPLE OF ANY AGE, ...

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Applications are now open for SSE’s biggest UK programme.


the Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme, in partnership with School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE), supported by the National Lottery Community Fund. We’re looking for people across UK who are starting up and growing projects that create social and environmental impact. We can help them at all stages, from idea through to scale. ...

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OVO Energy Tour of Britain is coming to the Wirral. Come to the launch event and see how you can get involved.


Wirral is set for cycling fever in 2019 as the incredible OVO Energy Tour Series and Tour of Britain come to the borough for the very first time as the centrepiece of the Liverpool City Region 2019 Borough of Culture celebrations in what is set to be the biggest public sporting event ever on Wirral. ...

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BBC Children in Need and Wellcome – Curiosity Fund – Deadline 11:59 on 12th April 2019


Before you submit an application to Curiosity, you must email cin.curiosity@bbc.co.uk so that we can have a conversation about your proposal. Curiosity aims to use the power of exciting and engaging science activities to create change for children and young people experiencing disadvantage in the UK. It is a partnership between BBC Children in Need ...

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The Architectural Heritage Fund launch new Loan and Social Investment Fund


The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) has launched the new £7 million Heritage Impact Fund as well as a new business support service to applicants to support social impact projects using historic buildings. AHF is making tailored finance available for charities, social enterprises and community businesses in the UK to support the acquisition, reuse or redevelopment ...

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Arts Council – Creative People and Places Fund 2019 – 2023


Applications are open for this new fund, which will allocate £24 million between 2019-23 to places identified as the ‘least engaged’ in arts and culture across England, according to the Active Lives survey November 2015 to May 2017. Every project should be led by a consortia of local organisations, so we’re asking you to register ...

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