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Covid-19 vaccine
Friday 23 April 2021
From today (Friday, 23 April 2021), all Covid-19 vaccine appointments in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire will be able to be booked through one route. Eligible residents in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire will be able to book their Covid-19 vaccine by calling 119 or visiting the National Booking Website.  The move from Swiftqueue to the National Booking Service has been made to make the booking... Read More
The UK Community Renewal Fund
Wednesday 21 April 2021
From today (Wednesday 21 April 2021), organisations can apply through Nottingham City Council for a share of The UK Community Renewal Fund. The Fund has been set up by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government and will be administered on a local level by the city council. Overview of the fund and its priorities The UK Community Renewal Fund will support communities to pilot... Read More
Government sets out New Plan for Immigration
Tuesday 20 April 2021
Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum is campaigning against the government proposals for a New Plan for Immigration. The New Plan for Immigration Policy Paper sets out the government’s intentions to build a new asylum and illegal migration system. The paper is currently under consultation and people have until 11.45pm on Thursday 6 May 2021 to share their views. The government states that... Read More
Tuesday 20 April 2021
Nominations are now open for The National Diversity Awards 2021. This prestigious awards event celebrates the excellent achievements of grass-root communities, giving them recognition for their dedication and hard work. Charities, role models and community heroes will be honoured at the ceremony, showcasing their outstanding devotion to enhancing equality, diversity and inclusion. There are six... Read More
Tuesday 20 April 2021
A PhD researcher at the University of York is carrying out research to consider how inclusive (or not) generic community based social care services, groups and organisations are for older lesbian, gay and bisexual people.  Liz Wands-Murray wants to understand the experiences of people who access these groups or services and those who work or volunteer in them. The research will be carried out... Read More
The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
Tuesday 20 April 2021
Nominations are now open for The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) 2021. The QAVS is the highest award for voluntary groups and is the equivalent of the MBE. It is awarded to outstanding groups of volunteers whose level of initiative and impact are truly exceptional. Each group is assessed on the benefit they bring to their local community and their standing within that community. ... Read More
UnLtd logo
Tuesday 20 April 2021
An award scheme from UK-registered charity UnLtd is providing funding and tailored support to social entrepreneurs, to help them grow their social venture and become social leaders. 50 per cent of the awards will be allocated to go to Black, Asian and minority ethnic social entrepreneurs and/or disabled social entrepreneurs. Applications are being accepted from: Those that have an idea or are in... Read More
Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner
Tuesday 20 April 2021
The candidates standing for election as Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Nottinghamshire have been announced. The role of the PCC is to be the voice of the people and hold the police to account. PCC's are elected every four years. The role is diverse but is mainly focussed on the following four areas: Setting the priorities for Nottinghamshire Police Responding to the needs of communities... Read More
Friday 16 April 2021
Grants of up to £5,000 are available from the Schroder Charity Trust to support UK-registered charities with their core and project costs.  In order for a charity to be eligible, their work must feature within any of the following categories: Arts, culture and heritage  Education, training and employment   Environment and conservation  Health and wellbeing  Strengthening communities  This... Read More
Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Friday 16 April 2021
Youth organisations can request core funding of up to £90,000 spread over three years, through the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Youth Fund. The Youth Fund supports organisations whose main purpose is working with and for young people, aged 14 to 25, who face complex transitions to adulthood. The Youth Fund is designed to be a strategic investment in your organisation, and as such the Foundation prefers... Read More