Funding resources – creating entrepreneurs in S & E Cornwall, for children, homeless, equine and animal welfare, suicide prevention, innovative community projects and around human rights.
New funding – for COVID-19-related welfare support (with short deadlines), and others around welfare, support for vulnerable groups, and heritage preservation. Plus Future for Nature competition.
Non-covid-related funding opportunities for organisations working with people with disabilities, housing, planting trees, and rehoming pets
The Sensory Trust have a variety of activities on their website to help people connect to nature and support their mental health and wellbeing.
Good news for the environment – new EU rules will make it necessary for manufacturers to make goods repairable, and longer lasting.
Action was the buzz word when over 35 organisations from all sectors met at Treverbyn Community Hall to discuss climate change and the steps we can all take now.
Use it or Lose it – the warning to help find ‘lost’ footpaths, before the right to walk on them is lost. Time to get out your walking-boots and magnifying glasses!
Cornwall Council has approved a budget that will improve social care provision, as well as climate change plans, rural transport, and waste, and introduce a Real Living Wage for Council staff.
March awareness raising: Cancer and other health conditions, Fair Trade, inequality, debt, family safety, St Piran, World Book Day, women, stopping smoking, forests, single parents, and more!
Cornwall Council and dogs – Changes to the regulations allowing them on beaches, but a new campaign to reduce fouling. Good for the environment and responsible pet owners.
Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum and Treverbyn Community Hall invite our partners across the voluntary, public and private sectors for an evening of discussion and action-planning, looking at Climate Change at Treverbyn Community Hall on Friday 21st February.
Consultations – HeadStart Legacy Fund, Cornwall Council’s adult mental health plan and clean air strategy, the Youth Voice Census and TV licences. Please participate and share. Deadlines imminent.
Young people (13-24) with an awareness of and enthusiasm for environmental matters are invited to apply as Eco Ambassadors with the Eco-Generation Regional Ambassadors Programme.
Have your say on Council consultations, including the budget, planning services, the Fire and Rescue Service’s emergency response standards, and the proposed A39 route near Camelford..
New subsidised bus routes are announced to start in April, helping ease rural isolation, as well as being good for the environment.
The first trees have been planted as part of the Forest for Cornwall scheme. Find out what you can do to get involved. #Forestforcornwall
The group behind #2minutebeachclean is celebrating 2020 by becoming a charity. Find out more, get involved, and do your bit in just 2 minutes to help keep our beaches clean.
If your organisation is involved with climate action, you may be interested in being part of the Cornwall Community Climate Action, working together to tackle this issue.
Christmas waste and recycling collections, plus notes on what can be recycled, and how to reduce waste this Christmas.