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Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum

Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum is an umbrella organisation for voluntary and community organisations in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our aim is to work with others to create a thriving voluntary sector that effectively serves Cornwall and its people.

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Local businesses offer professional expertise to charities in Cornwall

Posted on June 20, 2014 by Claire in News, Support, VSF Latest

A new Cornish initiative has been launched which will see local businesses offer professional expertise and advice to charities and voluntary organisations in Cornwall. ‘Community Assist’, which is funded by the European Social Fund, will draw from a network of professional firms to provide free advice and support to local voluntary and community groups. Read more »

Young Mums Will Achieve Project working across Cornwall

Posted on August 20, 2014 by Claire in News, Support

The Young Mums Will Achieve Project (YMWA) in Cornwall is looking for referrals from the sector. YMWA is a two day education and life skills course for young mums/ mums to be who are aged 19 and under. The objective of the course is to support mums back into mainstream education, employment and training whilst supporting the development of positive parenting and life skills. Read more »

“Your Say 2014” – Get Involved in Cornwall Council’s 2014 Budget Discussions

Posted on August 20, 2014 by Peter Burton in Consultations, News

Cornwall Council is committed to making total savings of £196 million by 2018 and, as part of this process, has to decide where and how to reduce its services or how to increase income. Read more »

Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

Posted on August 19, 2014 by Claire in News

Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek has received £28,400 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a new project, kowethasTaves an Tir (The Tongue of the Land), to be carried out in Lanivet, Heamoor and the Tolgus area of Redruth. Led by volunteers from the local community this project will focus on Cornish language heritage found in field and settlement names, and traditional family surnames. Read more »

‘Volunteering with Offenders’ training to take place in Exeter

Posted on August 19, 2014 by Claire in News, Training

Clinks and Devon Reform are offering a training opportunity for people that manage or train volunteers working in prison or the community. The two-day ‘Volunteering with Offenders’ course will take place on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd October from 10am – 4pm in Exeter. Read more »

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