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Independent evaluation of the PDU
Monday 14 June 2021
Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service (NCVS) is inviting proposals from suitably qualified organisations or individuals to undertake an independent evaluation of the Practice Development Unit (PDU). The PDU is a project run by NCVS in partnership with Opportunity Nottingham. Opportunity Nottingham is part of the National Fulfilling Lives Programme and is funded by the National Lottery... Read More
Trevor Clower with his Lifetime Achievement Award
Monday 14 June 2021
NHS Volunteer/Parent Carer Trevor Clower, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award in the NottinghamshireLive Heroes Awards. The awards celebrate and honour the achievements of the remarkable people who make Nottinghamshire a better place. Trevor won the award in recognition of his work in championing unpaid carers. His dedication, enthusiasm, and commitment have made a big difference to the... Read More
Oliver Taylor of Arnold with his #EUTellThem sign
Thursday 3 June 2021
An urgent new campaign aimed at contacting Nottingham and Nottinghamshire’s more vulnerable, hard-to-reach EU citizens is being coordinated by Nottingham Law Centre. The aim is to make sure that everyone eligible to apply to the government’s EU Settlement Scheme knows they need to act fast before the 30 June (2021) deadline. The Nottingham charity’s word-of-mouth campaign, ‘Must tell my Neighbour... Read More
The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
Thursday 3 June 2021
Congratulations to Nottingham-based domestic abuse, sexual violence and gender equality charity Equation for receiving The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service. 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. The charity was nominated for the award by... Read More
Wednesday 2 June 2021
Tap into the talent of final year Nottingham Business School (NBS) students to help develop your organisation and deliver positive change. #NBSBright, run by Nottingham Trent University (NTU), is an innovative NBS business challenge designed to help businesses of all sizes to prosper. NTU students can offer a fresh perspective to help with a range of challenges, for example, how to build your... Read More
Wednesday 2 June 2021
The Christmas Challenge is the UK's biggest online match funding campaign. It launches on #GivingTuesday (30 November 2021) and brings together hundreds of charities in one high profile campaign to raise millions of pounds for amazing causes. The Christmas Challenge gives your donors the chance to double their donations as you raise vital funds for your work. This year, it will run from 12pm on ... Read More
Wednesday 2 June 2021
UK-registered charities that support the homeless can apply for up to £5,000 in funding from Help the Homeless. Funding will only be provided for 'capital' projects not core or running costs. All applications must relate to projects that assist individuals in their return to mainstream society, rather than simply offering shelter or other forms of support. In order to be eligible for this funding... Read More
Thank You Day
Wednesday 2 June 2021
On Sunday 4 July (2021) the country is coming together to celebrate Thank You Day. This new national day of recognition, to mark the Covid-19 pandemic, is being supported by hundreds or organisations across the country and has received backing from celebrities, religious leaders and sports stars. The aim is to encourage as many people as possible to get involved, however they would like, so... Read More
The Life of William Chong a Windrush Passenger
Wednesday 2 June 2021
A new book about a Windrush passenger who came to Nottingham is being launched by Bishop James Stapleton and his daughter Esther Stapleton-Stone. James is the Chairman of the Windrush Awards. The organisation acknowledges people who have served by promoting unity and understanding in Nottingham City's communities. William Chong was one such individual who received a special lifetime award for... Read More
Book your Covid-19 vaccine
Wednesday 2 June 2021
A fresh call has gone out for adults in Nottingham to get vaccinated – to help the city’s continued unlocking of Covid-19 restrictions. Adults aged 30 and over (or people who will turn 30 before 1 July 2021) are currently eligible and Nottingham City Council is urging everyone to come forward when their turn arrives. Those aged between 40 and 49 no longer need an appointment – they can simply... Read More

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