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Are you or your beneficiaries worried about rising energy costs?

If you, or your beneficiaries are worried about energy costs, why not come along to one of our FREE online energy advice sessions? 

Many householders are very worried right now about steeply-rising gas, electricity and heating oil prices. And with the onset of winter, many more homes are at risk of sliding into fuel poverty.  We'll tell you about what support is available and you’re invited to attend a free on-line session on Monday 29th November from 1.00-2.00pm and another on 25th January.

Support sessions for charity and social enterprise leaders

IVAR (Institute for Voluntary Action Research) is running 90-minute drop-in peer support sessions for groups of 10 charity leaders every week throughout September.

The Desert Rats Association - finding funding for commemoration

The Desert Rats Association is raising money to build a new memorial to the men and women who have served in the division from 1940 to the modern day. To do that they needed funding, and lead fundraiser Beverley Cooper - a campaigner and fundraiser of many years’ experience and standing -turned to CAN for further advice and direction. 

Charities and community organisations – closing down vs other options: Part 2 - Ashwellthorpe

This is Part 2 of last week's article about other options when Charities and Community Organisations might be considering closing down.  You can read Part 1 here.

FREE 30-mins 1-to-1 advice for West Norfolk VCSE organisations - 14th April

We are offering FREE 30-minute one-to-one advice slots for West Norfolk VCSE organisations on 14th April (a.m.)

Charities and political campaigning – what you need to know in advance of the local elections

With county and district council elections happening on 6th May 2021, now is a good time to take a close look at what VCSE sector organisations need to know about getting involved in political campaigning. 

Our Covid work with Good Neighbour Schemes & Mutual Aid

Over the weekend of the 14th March 2020, we saw several hundred Norfolk communities create new Mutual Aid Groups in response to the pandemic's effect on their communities.

This was our community spirit at its best. A process of forming groups that would normally take several months was accelerated into days. People were coming forward to help, who had never volunteered before. Whatever the legacy of the practical support that was delivered, the simple truth is “you can’t un-meet your neighbour” and this is hugely positive for our communities.

The 2021 Budget – opportunities for the VCSE sector

The Small Charities Coalition has scrutinised the recent government budget to highlight some potential opportunities for charities.

Updated guidance: COVID ‘Road Map’ advice relating to village halls and community buildings

ACRE has issued new information to help village and community halls get to grips with the latest announcements about the lifting of national lockdown restrictions. 


 

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