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Friday 9 October 2020
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, the need for food has been extraordinary, and the stories of food provision from individuals, agencies, food banks and community projects have been amazing. Community organisation Near Neighbours Nottingham is keen to understand the full story of food provision in the city during the COVID-19 crisis, so is inviting organisations, big and small, to take part... Read More
International Volunteer Managers Day
Friday 9 October 2020
Dave Thomas, Volunteering Development Officer, at NCVS, writes... It's the one day each year that is all about us, a day to celebrate Leaders of Volunteers! So whether you are a Volunteer Coordinator, Volunteer Manager or anyone else who supports volunteers in any way, please join Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service (NCVS) for a special Leaders of Volunteers Network (LoVN) meeting on... Read More
Nottingham Castle Volunteer branding
Friday 9 October 2020
Nottingham Castle will soon reopen. The drawbridge will be down after a £30 million National Lottery Heritage Fund transformation that will establish the castle as a world-class cultural destination. Last month, the castle launched its rebrand, displaying a brand new look ahead of its reopening in Spring next year. In the past few weeks, it has also revealed a new golden volunteer brand to help... Read More
Thursday 8 October 2020
Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations are invited to take part in the next round of the Barometer Survey, commencing on Monday 19 October 2020. The project, led by Nottingham Trent University in partnership with NCVO, has been set up to examine and explore the impact of COVID-19 on the sector in real-time and is specifically interested in looking at how the... Read More
Thursday 8 October 2020
Creative people in the East Midlands who have gone the extra mile to help their families and/or the local community during the COVID-19 crisis are to be recognised with a new award. The Kevin Ryan Creative Community Hero Award has been set up by young person's charity The Mighty Creatives, in memory of Kevin Ryan, 'a dear friend and colleague' of The Mighty Creatives who died earlier this year ... Read More
Emmanuel House Harvest Appeal 2020
Wednesday 30 September 2020
Emmanuel House Support Centre has launched a Harvest Appeal 2020 to help provide, healthy nutritious food for its night-shelter service users. Since lockdown, the Nottingham-based charity has been running its night shelter service from a local hotel which has enabled rough sleepers to self-isolate in individual rooms throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As well as providing private rooms with en-... Read More
Jules Sebelin of NCVS
Wednesday 30 September 2020
Jules Sebelin, NCVS Head of Business Development and Deputy CEO, writes... After a couple of months of getting to grips with digital technology, we are really pleased to announce the launch of our online training programme. From tips on writing a funding bid, support in taking on volunteers, or essential training in developing your governance there is plenty to choose from. Because the sessions... Read More
Nottingham Together, Let's Talk events
Tuesday 29 September 2020
Nottingham Hate Crime Awareness Week is going online this October. Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire Police and other partners have come together to run a series of online events during the week (10-17 October), to encourage people to talk about hate crime and 'spread hope not hate.' Below is a full list of the free events planned. Please click on the link for the event you are interested... Read More
Love your Park campaign launched by Parks for Nottingham
Monday 28 September 2020
A campaign has been launched to encourage people to consider what their local park or open space means to them and support them by visiting, volunteering or donating. The Love your Park campaign has been set-up by the Parks for Nottingham project, part of Nottingham City Council. People are being asked to get involved by: Volunteering Volunteers make a huge difference to Nottingham’s parks and... Read More
Monday 28 September 2020
Researchers are inviting partner organisations and charities to work with them to help shape and progress a study to develop new ways of reducing self-harm and suicide in autistic adults. The collaborative research is being led by the University of Nottingham and Newcastle University to look at how Suicide Safety Plans can be adapted to be more effective for adults diagnosed with autism.  Dr.... Read More

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