Cornwall Christmas Box will be collecting donated ‘Christmas dinner in a box’ again this year, to be given to the poorest families in Cornwall. Last year nearly 1,000 families were helped.
Winter is coming – find out more about flu vaccinations, gritting, keeping warm and well, and free energy advice sessions for your group.
Age UK have purchased 6 electric vehicles, for community use, and have installed charging points at 6 locations across Cornwall.
Download the Cornwall Christmas Charity catalogue here, and give a gift to a good cause, rather than a scarf that will never be worn! 20 charities represented, across the County.
The Landmark Trust is once again offering 50 free self catering holidays in historic buildings, to charities and non-profit organisations.
Inclusion Cornwall’s Village Works project is seeking people to ‘tell the story’. Tenders invited for the communications aspect of the project by 5 November.
Reduced bus fares promised with a Government subsidy, making buses more affordable, and an eco-friendly option that everyone can sue.
Funding opportunities – Scillies only, Music for all, conservation, community support, children’s and medical charities and small, isolated rural communities
The ONS’s most recent list of Indices of Multiple Deprivation, used to indicate the most deprived areas in the country, has been published, with 17 areas of Cornwall in the bottom 10%.
New research from Locality shows how councils can drive forward a radical new localism agenda, with a focus on work we’ve been doing here in Cornwall.
Criticism of the RNLI’s international work sparks a few to leave, but many more to join their supporters.
Future plans for Cornwall VSF, plus a Members questionnaire, and trustee recruitment – please share with your contacts!
Funding for urban regeneration has been announced recently, covering Redruth, Camborne, Penzance, St Ives and Truro. Economy, culture, skills and transport will be improved.
Government promise to improve rural connectivity issues, with a £30m fund and changes to planning regulations.
The Prince’s Countryside Fund has published a Village Survival Guide, covering all the things a village will need to know to safeguard its future viability.
Morrisons Cafes are being opened for bookings by small community groups, like craft groups, or coffee mornings.
Cornish Charity Cornwall Hugs Grenfell continues to support families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, including organising a street sign for Grenfell Street in Mousehole, with the iconic green heart.
Four awards that are currently open, for charities, individuals, or unsung heroes in the NHS. Who could you nominate?
A new scheme has been launched, to help charities which can redistribute surplus food work with the business which have that excess, funding infrastructure changes in the businesses.
New social inclusion and empowerment services launching on 1 October from Cornwall Council and community providers.