Part of our Winter Workforce Wellbeing thread – free exercise online. Find exercises to suit you and help improve your mood, without needing waterproofs!
Cornwall Council has issued advice around council tax debt and rent arrears for households in financial difficulty. Make sure you know where to signpost people for help.
Find out about the new Green Homes Grants for residential property owners, banning plastic straws, a new standard for biodegradable plastic, and families becoming greener in lockdown.
Cornwall Charity Accountancy Service has been given lottery money to support 65 local charities with their financial needs post-covid.
The National Youth Agency has released a National Curriculum for Youth Work – find out more, and download a copy here.
Rural resilience, small BAME community organisations, women and girls, large-scale job access programmes,
Find out more about Integrated Care Areas and Primary Care Networks, and take part in a survey to ensure the Voluntary Sector’s views are known.
A long drawn out pandemic, increasing need, and the start of winter aren’t a good combo for mental health. Help us develop WInter Workforce Wellbeing resources to help the sector get through this.
Boris Johnson has promised new college courses will be provided for people who do not have qualifications at A-level. More announcements to follow.
Just a few more volunteers are needed to help staff the drive-through flu vaccination sites – can you help? Please share the message!
Cornwall Council has set up a new Redundancy Support Hub, to help people and businesses at risk of, or experiencing, redundancy. Find out what support there is for you, here.
The coronavirus pandemic has had side effects in other areas of healthcare, with rising numbers of unplanned pregnancies, and fewer cancer diagnoses. Find out more here.
Have your say on two important consultations – Cornwall Council’s draft budget for 2021/22, and the Government’s housing proposals for Cornwall. Act now – these will impact us all.
Funding update: Creative Cornwall Calling crowdfunder; Leaders with Lived Experience; for financial inclusion; for cultural organisations plus updates on NET and Gov’t funding allocations.
After the Government’s series of COVID announcements this week, here is a round-up of the changes as they apply to the voluntary sector, and those we support.
The report by Danny Kruger MP, resulting from his consultation with the voluntary sector (including via VSF), has been published. See his recommendations, and the PM’s response.
Information, data and resources to support the sector – NCVO, NPC, ONS, Cornwall Council, and more.
Police are reporting new successes fighting the ‘county lines’ drug trade. #KnowTheSigns, and help protect rural areas.
The NCVO is beginning a long-term survey of the impact of COVID-19 on the voluntary sector. Help them get a full picture, by taking part, if you can.
Cornwall’s Director of Public Health has published her annual report, focussing on Planetary Health.