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19 December 2014

After the decision to delay the award of Nottingham City Council's tender for support services for the community and voluntary sector, we sat down with our Chief Executive, Helen Kearsley-Cree, to discuss what this means...

19 December 2014

The Nottingham CVS Volunteer Centre is now closed for the Christmas break.

19 December 2014

Nottingham City Council have delayed the awarding of the Support Services for the Voluntary and Community Sector tender - which Nottingham CVS and CA Plus bid for in partnership.

18 December 2014

Nottingham City Museums and Galleries run a range of sites from Nottingham Castle to Wollaton Hall - and they are looking for volunteers who can help out by welcoming visitors and to encouraging them to join in with family-friendly activities.

18 December 2014

Nottinghamshire YMCA run a cafe in Mansfield called Y5 - and they are looking for volunteers who can help keep it running and enable it to continue its providing loyal customers with a comfortable setting to socialise.

18 December 2014

Nottingham Women's Centre offers a safe, positive, friendly environment for women of all ages - and they are looking for a volunteer who can support local women to get their voices heard.

18 December 2014

The Friary is a registered charity providing a drop-in centre for the homeless and vulnerable people aged over 18 - and they are looking for volunteers who have the right skills to be able to support both their own staff and visitors in their IT suite.

18 December 2014

Dunkirk and Lenton Partnership Forum run a weekly community meal called 'Tasty Tuesdays' - and they need volunteers to help keep it going by giving up time to help prepare, cook and serve food.

18 December 2014

Nottingham CVS’s Skillsbank scheme recently celebrated its first birthday – and we’re pleased to say that its first year has been a big success!

18 December 2014

Nottingham City Council recently launched a small grants scheme to support an increase in befriending activity - and we are hosting an event here at Nottingham CVS for any groups who want to apply for the funding.

18 December 2014

If you are a community or voluntary organisation and are looking for new trustees, you may be interested in taking part in an event that Nottingham CVS is running in the new year in partnership with Nottingham City Homes.

18 December 2014

As we approach the halfway point in December Nottingham CVS’s online advent calendar to promote microvolunteering is continuing to capture people’s imaginations – and we’re now offering those who share our microvolunteering ideas with their friends the chance to win some Christmas goodies!

18 December 2014

Nottingham Women’s Centre have produced a leaflet offering information to women on various types of crisis support available over the Christmas period.

17 December 2014

A Nottingham-based charity has started offering food parcels to people who are struggling to afford to eat.

17 December 2014

A new community garden was launched at Radford and Lenton Library earlier in 2014 - and as part of the scheme, budding gardeners are being invited to sign up for training to improve their green-fingered skills.