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CCPFA’s Pasty and Pint Event

  The CCPFA (Cornwall County Playing Field Association) Is holding a Pasty & Pint event on January 18th. The evening aims to provide advice and information for those who need help with maintain their Play Field, Sports Pitch or Open Space. If you are in contact with or know of...

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Charity coalition focus on leadership development for Trustees’ Week 2016

admin September 28, 2016 Advice and guidance Training No Comments

A coalition of charities, regulators and professional bodies has announced details of this year’s Trustees’ Week, 7 to 13 November 2016. A series of events, resources and information will be made available to the public on the theme of good leadership and effective chairing of charity...

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CCPFA Free Volunteer Training program

admin September 7, 2016 Training Volunteering No Comments

The Cornwall County Playing Fields Association (CCPFA) have secured a funding bid to deliver training to all their members and volunteers. Membership to the CCPFA is free to committees of playing fields, playgrounds, green spaces & sports pitches. The training program aims at...

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The VCSE Summit 2016 – Tuesday 19th April 2016

The VCSE Summit 2016 will be taking place on Tuesday 19th April 2016 at Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge. The Summit will be a free learning and networking event exploring potential for innovation, collaboration and sustainability. Collaboration is the buzzword at the moment –...

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FREE Safeguarding Adults Workshop

An ‘Introduction to Safeguarding Adults who may be at risk of harm’ workshop will be taking place in Cornwall in the next few months. This half-day workshop has been specifically designed for people working in the voluntary and community sector to help them understand their role and...

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Pensions and Auto Enrolment Seminar

Are you a Community Organisation that employs people? Are you aware, under the government auto-enrolment scheme, as an organisation you are required to enrol members of staff onto a pension scheme?   CRCC is keen to ensure that community organisations in Cornwall are aware of the...

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Take 2 – Mid Cornwall halls networking event a great success

On October 19th village hall and community centre volunteers met at Penwithick Community Hall to discuss funding opportunities, consultation, monitoring and evaluation. The evening started with a pasty supper and free time for chatting and networking. Halls saw 2 speakers talk about...

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Free Training Session For Community Groups

FREE training session – Volunteers – Attracting, Recruiting, Managing & Retaining, for your community group Thursday 5th November at The Globe Coffee House Boardroom, Frances Street, Truro from 9.30am to 4.30pm. This session is hosted by Community Energy Plus and has been funded by...

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New Dates for Trustee Induction Workshops

Vital Venues are pleased to announce 2 workshops in October on inducting Trustee’s. The workshop provides volunteers with an overview of all the important management responsibilities encountered when running a community building.  Comprehensive resources covering the aspects of...

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New Dates for Safeguarding Adults Workshops

We are pleased to announce 2 new dates for the Human Rights:Human Lives workshop – An Introduction and Leading & Managing in Safeguarding Adults. With the new Care Act 2014 being introduced on the 1st April 2015 we have updated the content of both workshops to reflect the...

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Skills for Engagement Programme

Enabling Health Sector Workers to Engage Effectively with Patients and the Public. The programme will be available to all health and social care providers in the public, voluntary and independent sectors as as organisations with a strategic planning, support or monitoring role in the...

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Free Training for VCSE Organisations

admin August 28, 2015 News Opportunities Training No Comments

Penwith Community Development Trust (PCDT) is being funded by The Learning Partnership to work with Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise organisations over the next nine months. This will provide an opportunity for VCSE organisations to access a wide range of free training for...

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Hall committees get together in Mid-Cornwall

Last Wednesday (22nd July ’15) village hall and community centre volunteers met at Treverbyn Community Hall to discuss funding opportunities, how to attract volunteers, popular activities for community halls and much more. We would like to thank everyone who attended, we had 33...

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Charity regulator launches updated essential guidance for trustees

The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities, has published the new version of its guidance ‘The essential trustee’, the key guidance for all charity trustees in England and Wales. The guidance explains what the regulator expects of trustees and outlines their...

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New training workshops for hall committees

Following the success of our workshops earlier this year we are pleased to announce the next series of Business Planning and Trustee Induction sessions. Feedback from previous sessions: Thanks for advice, guidance, ideas and documents – well presented. Illogan Preschool We need...

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Managing a sustainable community building

On Thursday 14th May CRCC held a joint event with Big Lottery to support community organisations with a building related project. The aim was to demonstrate what types of projects can attract funding from the Reaching Communities, Buildings programme and how to make a strong...

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Cornwall’s Community Buildings Adviser off to national event

Speakers at the Holiday Inn will include representatives of the Big Lottery Fund, the Centre for Sustainable Energy, Revenue & Customs, Locality and the Yorkshire Association of Local Councils. Solicitor Jonathan Dawson will be holding advice surgeries and there will also be a...

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Gain an advantage for Big Lottery funding

                    Taking place on Thusday 14th May, at the Exchange in Wadebridge, CRCC are inviting local groups, that are thinking about or are in the process of submitting an application to Big Lottery’s Reaching...

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Safeguarding adults – Human Rights: Human Lives

Nikki George February 11, 2015 News Opportunities Training Volunteering No Comments

The next free Safeguarding Adult workshops takes place on 18th February in Newquay. Human Rights: Human Lives provides individuals (paid or voluntary), within Cornwall based community organisations, the opportunity to increase knowledge and understanding of how to Safeguard Vulnerable...

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Vital Venues funded training for hall committees

Vital Venues is pleased to announce ‘Trustee Induction’ and ‘Business Planning’ workshops funded by Awards for All to support volunteers who manage village halls, community centres and other community buildings.     The Trustee Induction Workshop...

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New Human Rights Leading & Managing Workshop

Nikki George December 12, 2014 Governance Opportunities Training No Comments

New dates for the Human Rights: Human Lives – Leading & Managing workshop. The workshops will be in Truro on the 2nd February 2015 and 2nd March 2015 from 9.30am – 1pm (attendance at both is essential). The workshop is for Volunteers or Staff of Community based organisation that...

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Vital Venues Secures funding to provide new workshops

Vital Venues Secures funding to provide new workshops Thanks to support from the Big Lottery, Vital Venues is planning a series of fully funded workshop sessions across Cornwall in early 2015. The workshops are free for community building managers to attend. Previous workshop sessions...

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More spaces available for the next Be your Own Boss programme in the New Year

Nikki George November 25, 2014 Opportunities Training Uncategorized No Comments

The Cornwall School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) are recruiting for their next Be your Own Boss Programme starting in January 2015. Be Your Own Boss is aimed at helping people who are not currently in employment, over 19 years old and who have a seed of an idea for creating a...

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Funding success for new Community Café in Treverbyn

Life just gets busier and busier in Treverbyn and Stenalees. Treverbyn Together who with the help of lots of volunteers from their local community are currently busily painting and decorating their recently extended hall ahead of its reopening have also been successful in securing...

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Can you help promote new programme to assist unemployed people in Cornwall

Be Your Own Boss the newest programme by the Cornwall School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) is aimed at helping people who are not currently in employment, over 19 years old and who have a seed of an idea for creating a business that also has social or environmental purpose. Courses...

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Power of Volunteering

New research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development  demonstrates the profound effect volunteering can have and has identified 10 key skills volunteering can help to develop including: Greater Confidence Increased awareness of local community Enhanced coaching and...

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Human Rights:Human Lives safeguarding adults training

  The Human Rights: Human Lives Leading and Managing in Safeguarding adults is open for bookings:   If you would like any more information please contact training@cornwallrcc.org.uk or 07817 450468. The booking form is online following this link:...

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Free professional advice at Power of Partnership event

Could your organisation use support from solicitors, architects, branding & marketing specialists building surveyors, accountants and other professional firms?   Do you want to know how you can achieve more for your organisation by working in partnership?   Then come to...

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Free professional advice available through Community Assist

Community Assist is open for applications and we want to hear from you if your organisation could benefit from free professional advice and accredited training. A range of professional advice and support is on offer and new businesses are being recruited each week.  The type of...

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Basic IT Training and Income for your Hall

Funded IT Training and Guaranteed Bookings As a community building if you are aware of 8-10 people (minimum 4/5) that would like to receive some basic IT Training for newcomers to computers, this will in turn give you a guaranteed booking for 6 weeks. Further details are below:...

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