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The Wellbeing Prescription Service

The Wellbeing Prescription Service, which is jointly run by Tandridge District Council, Reigate & Banstead Borough Council and funded by East Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group and Surrey County Council, supports people to make small changes to their lifestyles to improve their health.   Wellbeing Advisors are based in GP surgeries throughout East Surrey helping people…Read More


Healthwatch Surrey – Community Cash Fund Launching January 2019!

Healthwatch Surrey are pleased to announce the return of the Community Cash Fund. This will be our 4th year running and we hope it is the biggest one yet! The aim of this fund is to help small groups start projects which improve health and wellbeing in their local community. We will be awarding grants…Read More


Gatwick Airport Community Trust 2019 Funding Programme

Good news for local community groups and organisations looking for funding. Gatwick Airport Community Trust (GACT) now in its 18th year, has launched its funding programme for 2019. This is earlier than usual and coincides with the launch of its new website www.gact.org.uk. Local community groups and organisations looking for funding for special projects or…Read More


Sheila McKechnie Foundation Introduction To Social Change And Campaigning

Sheila McKechnie Foundation are running a training workshop in London for groups, organisations and individuals who are interested in learning a little bit more about campaigning and social change. Introduction to Social Change and Campaigning If you are interested in bringing about change – whether locally or nationally – and would like information and advice to…Read More


Sporting Capital New Funding For Sports

Sporting Capital (www.sportingcapital.org.uk) is a new social investment fund that focuses on supporting the sustainable development of community sports organisations. The £3m fund is the first of its kind, and offers investment in the form of simple, repayable loans of between £50k to £150k. The loan is ideal for an organisations that wants to: -…Read More


Gatwick Airport Community Trust – open for funding bids

Gatwick Airport Community Trust (GACT), now in its 18th year, has launched its funding programme for 2019.  This is earlier than usual and coincides with the launch of its new website www.gact.org.uk. Local community groups and organisations looking for funding for special projects or community facilities should make an application before next year’s deadline of Thursday…Read More


Pfizer UK win award for Skills Based Volunteering in Reigate & Banstead

Congratulations to Pfizer UK, based in Tadworth,  on being announced as "Winner of the Social Value Recognition Awards 2018" at the recent #WeAreSurrey event. Pfizer UK were nominated by Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead for their participation in a skills-based volunteering pilot.  Staff from Pfizer have been using their volunteer days and their skills to…Read More


YMCA East Surrey – YMCA of the Year 2018

Congratulations to YMCA East Surrey who have won the prestigious Youth Matters YMCA of the Year Award. Says Ian Burks, Chief Executive of YMCA East Surrey “This award belongs to all the volunteers, staff, trustees and young people in our YMCA who achieve so much for communities in East Surrey. This is well earned recognition…Read More


Resident consultations launched by Surrey County Council

Surrey County Council has launched consultations on a range of services and want to hear the views of as many residents as possible by Friday 4 January 2019 to help them shape those services for the future and set a sustainable budget. The consultations are about: Family resilience – children’s centres Special Educational Needs and…Read More


How does the Autumn Statement affect the Voluntary Sector?

National Association for Voluntary and Community Action NAVCA  have produced a summary of the key ways in which the Autumn Statement 2018 may have an impact on your voluntary organisations and/or your clients and beneficiaries.  DownloadRead More


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