Climate Change in Cornwall

Cornwall Council has declared a climate change emergency for Cornwall, and is working on a plan to help Cornwall become carbon neutral by 2030. Council leader Cllr Julian German, and Cllr Edaina Hannaford, Portfolio Holder for Climate Change and Neighbourhoods, have...

Energy Wise project

Free advice project to help vulnerable households of all housing tenures to escape from the misery, anxiety and ill-health caused by fuel poverty. Provided by Cornwall’s energy advice charity Community Energy Plus, the Big Lottery funded project provides advice in the...

Small Charity Week next week

Are you a Small Charity?  Or other similar voluntary organisation? You are? What a coincidence! It’s Small Charity Week next week, and Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum is joining with organisations across the UK to promote the work of small charities (and other...

Ongoing support for employment

Sources of ongoing support in jobseeking, including making adaptations for people with sight loss, or other disabilities. Rapid Response Funded work-focussed training for people who are facing or who have recently been made redundant is available from Jobcentre Plus....

Healthy Start vouchers

(From the Sustain Food Poverty Campaign) Healthy Start vouchers help low-income pregnant women and parents buy fruit, vegetables, milk and infant formula. And yet last year 35% of eligible families in England and Wales missed out on this important benefit, a loss of...

Health news updates

Updates from the health sector Patient Transport eligibility People travelling to NHS non-emergency healthcare are normally expected to use their own transport or the range of public, community or voluntary transport available locally. Some patients may be eligible...

Cornwall Business Awards 2019

The Cornwall Business Awards are coming up for 2019, and various of our friends and colleagues in the voluntary sector are represented: School for Social Entrepreneurs Cornwall is shortlisted in the Ambassador of the Year category Coastline Housing, Cornwall Air...