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

10 May 2019
In this issue:

Funding released to help rough sleepers living with mental illness


The Health and Social Care Secretary has announced that £1.9 million will be given to councils by Public Health England to help improve the health of rough sleepers. The funding will be awarded to projects that improve access to health services and continuity of care for people with mental ill-health and substance misuse problems who ...

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Ticket price changes from Stagecoach


Stagecoach recently announced a price increase for some tickets on their Merseyside network. This will have implications for staff, volunteers and service users throughout the community sector. From 12th May 2019 some of our ticket prices are changing.Please check our new prices below or use our  journey planner  to find the best value fare for your ...

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Vacancy: Major Donor Fundraiser with The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity


The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity is one of the UK’s leading cancer centres providing highly specialist cancer care to a population of 2.3m people across Cheshire, Merseyside and the surrounding areas including the Isle of Man. The money it raises funds the best possible care and vital research to benefit patients. The charity is currently supporting ...

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Grants available from Standard Life Foundation for financial wellbeing work


Standard Life Foundation is offering grants to support work on financial wellbeing. The Foundation is inviting proposals from organisations seeking funding for policy work, campaigning and research focused on its three programme areas: Income (wages, welfare benefits, pensions, and taxation) Spending (cost of living, consumer spending, gambling, borrowing and payment problems) Assets (general saving, retirement saving, housing ...

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Win £5,000 in book tokens for your school


National Book Tokens is again running its annual competition that offers £5,000 of National Book Tokens for one school. To enter you simply have to nominate a school to win. There is no charge to enter, and the nomination form is very straightforward. Apart from your contact details, you simply have to name the school and ...

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Two upcoming coffee mornings from Make It Happen, Birkenhead


To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, the good folks at Make It Happen, Birkenhead, are hosting not one, but two, coffee mornings.

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Funding: Comic Relief – Ahead of the Game


Comic Relief recognises that genuine impact requires focus; so, we target four key issue areas for our funding, one of which is global mental health. We believe that every person has the right to quality mental health support where and when they need it and has the right to live free from stigma and discrimination.  ...

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Open Day at the former Greasby Children’s Centre – Monday 20th May


Greasby Community Association is holding an Open Day at the former Greasby Children’s Centre, CH49 2NT. Monday 20th May, 10:30am – 3:00 pm This is an opportunity to come and have a look inside! Tea and coffee available. It’s for everyone who would like to take a look, but if you are interested in hiring ...

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Community allotment, garden and growing area available in Birkenhead




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