Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Free Training Courses for Adults on Benefits

by paulankers on 31 December, 2018

The team have been contacted by a training provider, Think Employment. Many people seem to struggle as they don’t know where they can go to access  training and support in our region. Their courses are funded by the European Social fund and are FREE to customers over 19 claiming any benefit where they are wanting to […]

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Become a Community Reserve Volunteer?

by paulankers on 14 May, 2018

Stockport Council is joining the British Red Cross and Aviva in calling on people across the borough to sign up to a new scheme called community reserve volunteers. The British Red Cross community reserve volunteer scheme wants local people to work together as a team during major emergencies, such as flooding, fires and power failures. The […]

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Frightening Effects of Not So Savvy Government Cuts

by jontwigge on 26 February, 2018

One of our local charities, Stockport Action for Voluntary Youth or SAVY, is closing its doors in March after nearly 30 years of helping local young people. Due to ever more austerity from the Tory government and the savage cuts to local government funding SAVY can no longer get core funding that would allow it […]

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