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What’s happening in Cornwall’s VCSE sector

New Shielding guidance

The updated guidance for people who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (the new ‘Shielding’) can be found here. Make sure you know the new guidance, if you or people you work with, will be affected.

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Online platforms for charities

Digital resources for charities – how to choose and use the different online meeting platforms, plus CRCC’s advice on how to get your community group online, and what to do with them when they’re there!

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Information for EU, EEA & Swiss people

EU, EEA and Swiss nationals have to apply for settled/pre-settled status to continue living in the UK after June 2021. Citizens Advice Cornwall has support available to help people with that – make sure colleagues & service users know.

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Fuel Poverty Awareness Day today

This winter will be even more difficult for those in fuel poverty. Covid-19 is squeezing household finances further and compelling people to spend more time in their homes #FuelPovertyAwarenessDay #WarmSafeHomes

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Current consultations

Make sure the voice of the VCSE sector is heard in consultations on Truro Town Deal, the St Austell Bay Neighbourhood Development Plan, the Commission on Ethnic Disparities and Inequality consultation, and more.

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Funding 25 November

Funding opportunities: for village halls, various hard-to-reach and disadvantaged groups, heritage organisations, social prescribing, community businesses, equine welfare and those with digital innovations around mental health.

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