The Food Standards Agency has issued a deadline for manufacturers to register products containing CBD, and initial guidance to consumers regarding safe amounts.
‘Theory of Change in 10 Steps’, and ‘Understanding Impact’ reports from NPC – useful tools for charities trying to make a difference, and measure it.
Nominations are open for the Devon and Cornwall Police Volunteer Awards, celebrating teams, employers who release staff to participate in policing, and the Community Accreditation Scheme.
Charitable organisations have written to the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, seeking clarity on the replacement for EU funds, and details on their manifesto pledge: UK Shared Prosperity Fund.
Treverbyn Hall is calling on members of the local community to have their say around creating a pair of local-use flats plus a community space. Find out more, and have your say.
Crowdfunder now has fee-free charity fundraising, where 100% of money pledged goes to the charity, as well as project-based and Big Impact sections, with a 3% fee.
Funding opportunities for disadvantaged children, and for disadvantaged communities, plus to help people realise their sporting ambitions, and the Comic Relief Community Fund.
Older people and mental ill health – GPs urged to prescribe more talking therapies, and older people need to ‘ditch the stiff upper lip’!
News around housing and homelessness – Council budgets stretched around temporary accommodation, Bedroom Tax ruled illegal for some, and Pet Bans to be removed for tenants.
Cornwall Heritage Trust’s campaign to link with local businesses has been a success – four corporate friends announced.
Funding to run holiday clubs, and additional government funding for schools to offer breakfast clubs and holiday provision.
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.
Should money donated for disaster relief fund core costs? In a blog for NCP, Martha Mackenzie argues that transparency is key, together with greater understanding by donors.
More schools than ever are buying in mental health support for their pupils, and 80% of pupils supported by the Community and Hospital Education Service have mental health needs.
The Centre for Justice Innovation and CASS+ are inviting tenders for an organisation or partnership to conduct an evaluation of the CASS+ Community Advice Service. Closing 24 Feb.
Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is a pilot area for a new project aiming to help older people stay out of hospital, and keep well at home instead.
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.
Cornwall Council’s Community Governance Review enters its final consultation phase. Make sure you know the plans for your area, and have your say.
The Royal Foundation has launched a survey around early years, looking at the most important factors influencing children aged 0-5. Please take part & share widely!
ESF, ERDF and other EU funding will continue as planned, now the UK has left the EU. Plus, find out about ESF-funded growth-hub seminars.