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What’s happening in Cornwall’s VCSE sector

Thriving Communities

Catch the updates from Thriving Communities – still opportunities to join their Network, and apply for funding, plus view their funding seminar. Find out more here.

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Funding 17 December

Government funding to change systems to support adults with multiple disadvantage, and to tackle loneliness, plus funding for community music, and various other topics.

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Access to cash decreasing

A cashless society is creeping up on us, but to the detriment of those who struggle to access online payments, or who do not have a bank account. See this Bristol Uni report on access to cash.

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Criminal Justice Sector roundup

News around the impact of COVID on VCSE orgs in the criminal justice sector, info around prisons at Christmas, a survey for young adults’ experience of policing, plus the Truth Project and Internet Watch Foundation’s updates, and acting to prevent teens being radicalised online.

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People in need over Christmas

Christmas doesn’t mean any kind of holiday from people being in need of support. Here’s our quick list of resources for food, clothing, mental health support, homelessness advice and abuse.

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Funding 11 December

National Lottery regular funds reopening, Youth COVID support fund preliminary announcement, access to employment and for unemployed adults, environment and community funding, for the cultural sector, for gas safety for vulnerable people, and for disadvantaged families, children and young people, plus ex offenders.

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Christmas!

Volunteer Cornwall’s Christmas Buddies scheme launches, to tackle loneliness at Christmas, plus Christmas waste & recycling info from the council, and Christmas fire safety.

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