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NottinghamshireLive Heroes Awards 2020
Friday 25 September 2020
Nominations are now open for the NottinghamshireLive Heroes Awards 2020, run by the Nottingham Post. Now in its sixth year, the awards celebrate and honour the achievements of remarkable people who make Nottingham a better place. The awards will recognise people from all walks of life that inspire with their acts of bravery, determination and selflessness. Categories include Good Neighbour, Young... Read More
Dave Thomas Volunteering Development Officer at NCVS
Tuesday 15 September 2020
Dave Thomas, Volunteering Development Officer at NCVS, writes... Over many years, we've seen that young people have a passion and enthusiasm to be involved in their community and make a difference through volunteering. Here at the NCVS Volunteer Centre, we're keen to encourage Leaders of Volunteers to harness young people's desire to help and give back to their communities by considering how they... Read More
Monday 14 September 2020
Disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) working on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic are able to apply for a share of a new £1.5 million emergency fund to help them respond to the COVID-19-related needs of disabled people. The Disabled People's Organisations COVID-19 Emergency Fund has been set up by the National Emergency Trust (NET) and will be administered and distributed through a... Read More
Stop Violence campaign
Wednesday 9 September 2020
A social media campaign has been set-up to lift the veil on weapon-enabled violence and exploitation in Nottinghamshire and direct vulnerable victims towards help. The #STOPVIOLENCE campaign has been funded by Nottinghamshire's Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) and the county's Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping. Developed by marketing firm Powell and Barns Group Ltd, the project began by... Read More
Tuesday 8 September 2020
Nottingham-based charity Ignite! is offering four commissions to Nottinghamshire-based artists and creative practitioners to produce new work that can be celebrated as part of the Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity in February (2021). The opportunity is being supported through the Arts Council England's Emergency Response Fund. Artists working across any creative media are welcome to... Read More
Wednesday 2 September 2020
Organisations that support vulnerable groups are encouraged to apply for a grant of £500 to help them deliver their services during the coronavirus crisis. The funding has been made available by Tesco Bags of Help and is being managed by community charity Groundwork UK. The application and payment process have been streamlined to make it easier for the funds to be distributed quickly.... Read More
Wednesday 2 September 2020
Emergency grants of up to £20,000 are available for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities across England through The Phoenix Fund. Global Fund for Children (GFC) and The National Lottery Community Fund have partnered to support the creation and delivery of the new £1 million fund. The Phoenix Fund aims to put racial justice at the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic response. It is ... Read More
Nottingham You've Been Missed campaign
Thursday 27 August 2020
Local health providers, in Nottingham, have set up the #NottinghamYouveBeenMissed campaign to help alleviate anxieties children and parents have about going back to school this September. Targeted CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service), Mental Health Support Teams (MHST) and the Educational Psychology Service in Nottingham city are working together to deliver the campaign. CAMHS has... Read More
Framework Housing Association COVID-19 Emergency Appeal
Thursday 27 August 2020
Framework Housing Association has released figures which show the impact of COVID-19 on people sleeping rough in Nottinghamshire, during the peak of the pandemic. The charity's Street Outreach Team recorded that 178 people were sleeping rough in the county between April and July, of which 40.4% were new to rough sleeping. 88 were accommodated in a hotel thanks to the Government's Everyone In... Read More
Wednesday 26 August 2020
Now that lockdown has eased, a national campaign has been launched to help young people (aged 16-25) stay safe and look out for each other when meeting up. The 'Help Your Mate' campaign, from social care charity Change Grow Live, has been set up in response to seeing an increase in organised gatherings that are putting young people at risk. A spokesperson for the charity said, "After an extended... Read More