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

19 October 2018
In this issue:

Designation of the Selective Licensing Areas for Wirral


I am pleased to be able to inform you that following the extensive Selective Licensing consultation, all representations were considered and a report was written and presented to Wirral Council’s Cabinet on 1st October 2018 where it was agreed to designate a Selective Licensing Scheme in four small areas in Wirral.  A copy of the ...

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Nesta – Amplified programme – Deadline for EOI is 14th November 2018


Amplified is a pilot programme supporting cultural and creative organisations seeking to develop digital ideas that generate social impact. Why are we doing this? Creative and artistic endeavours have the power to unite and engage an increasingly atomised society, change behaviour at the individual and collective levels and drive economic growth and national competitive advantage. ...

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Designing a Shared Prosperity Fund


This report presents research on how the Government’s proposed UK Shared Prosperity Fund can invest in places that have been left behind by economic change, putting into practice the idea of ‘inclusive growth’. What you need to know After Brexit, the UK will lose access to £2.4 billion from European Union (EU) Structural Funds (including ...

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Job Vacancy – Wired Job Alert! 3 vacancies at Wired – closing date 2nd November at 5pm


Wirral Job Alert! – 3 vacancies at WIRED ​​Carer Support Worker (Carer Connector) 28 hours per week (Monday-Friday) 27 days annual leave (pro rata) plus public holidays £13919.36 per annum (FTE £17399.20) Based in Birkenhead but with some outreach at Wirral Hospitals & GP practices Overview Wired is a registered charity that provides a range ...

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Re-designation of a new community-led Forum for Hoylake


Following public consultation, the Hoylake Neighbourhood Forum has now been formally re-designated as the statutory neighbourhood forum for the geographical area set out in their recent application. The Forum will now be able to prepare statutory neighbourhood planning proposals for the area, in consultation with the local community. Further information and a copy of the ...

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Re-designation of a new community-led Forum for Devonshire Park


Following public consultation, the Devonshire Park Neighbourhood Forum has now been formally re-designated as the statutory neighbourhood forum for the geographical area set out in their recent application. The Forum will now be able to prepare statutory neighbourhood planning proposals for the area, in consultation with the local community. Further information and a copy of ...

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It’s Green GB Week, but what can I do about climate change here in Wirral?


Climate change is in the news again.  Last week, the latest scientific evidence was released for Governments by the International Panel on Climate Change.   The message was clear – we need to make big cuts in pollution to avoid making the impacts of climate change a lot worse. This week, it’s ‘Green GB Week’ with ...

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Vacancy: Store Associate (Seacombe) with Barnardo’s


Can you inspire and be inspired? Can you deliver great customer service? Are you looking for a chance to shine? We have fantastic opportunities for progression and development and the Freedom to nurture ideas and flair within a Framework of support to develop you. At Barnardo’s we believe in children, the funds raised in store ...

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Wirral Council procurement opportunity: Community Matters – Deadline for EOI is 16th November 2018 midday


Social Community Care Supplies & Services – Children Description Wirral Council is looking to commission a Community Matters (Early Help) service as part of Children’s Services. Commissioning and Tenderers are required to demonstrate their capability to deliver the required service. Via this contract Wirral Council are determining the best way to commission a Community Matters ...

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Funding – Music Grants for Older People


The registered charity, Concertina which makes grants of up to £250 to charitable bodies which provide musical entertainment and related activities for the elderly has announced that the next deadline for applications is the 31st October 2018. The charity is keen to support smaller organisations which might otherwise find it difficult to gain funding. Concertina ...

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