Awareness-raising for breastfeeding, allotments, water poverty, youth, left-handers and humanitarian issues taking place during August.
Dress 2 Impress, a new campaign between the Charity Retail Association and Debut, a recruitment group, helping people choose appropriate clothing for interviews – on a budget.
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (The Truth Project) has partnered with SignHealth to allow Deaf survivors and victims to share their experiences.
Make sure the sector’s views are heard in the Government’s consultation on Preventable Ill Health.
Useful information – an online donations platform, handling legacies from dubious sources, and digital strategy advice for not-for-profits.
Summer holiday safety and activity information – stay safe online, in the sun, and in the sea, and find out where you can have fun. Also, the Max Card, for families with a disabled child.
New statistics have revealed that Camborne and Penzance are in the bottom 10% of deprived towns in England & Wales, with Redruth, Liskeard, Hayle, Bude & Bodmin not far behind.
Find out more about the government’s proposals to reduce ill-health related job loss (including extending sick pay eligibility) and have your say in their consultation.
The Charity Commission is seeking to help charities which are dormant, or ineffective, either to revitalise, or wind up (with their assets being used to benefit others).
Email addresses changing at Cornwall VSF – please use firstname.lastname@example.org, or another function-based address, rather than a ‘name@’ address in future.
Are you just beginning your journey into social enterprise? A new accreditation for social enterprises, encouraging good practice, has been launched for £150/y #SocEnt
New proposals for fairer travel insurance for people with pre-existing medical conditions.
The Government has lunched a new Office for Tackling Injustices, using data to challenge social injustice and create a fairer country.
Tackling scam and fraudulent adverts on Facebook, and bullying on Instagram – new measures on both channels.
Cornwall Council is launching a consultation on changes to day services for people with disabilities, with drop in sessions, workshops, and a survey coming soon. Make sure you’re part of it.
Mental Health has become a hot topic in the Tory leadership contest with Boris Johnson offering a solution to the increasing number of cases of mental ill health.
Ensuring that you get the right care from the NHS if you are ill or injured, and helping the medical staff to treat those who need more specialist care as soon as they can.
Please ensure that Cornwall VSF receives your news items and notices in plenty of time over the summer, as we work around staff holidays, and reduced news coverage. Thanks!
The Local Government Ombudsman has issued a statement requiring councils to improve access for people with hidden disabilities. Is this something your organisation needs to consider?
Funding announced for the Cornish language, plus opportunities for health charities, architectural heritage, music and the arts, people in Liskeard, cycling and against isolation.