Funding opportunities for community buildings

Surrey Community Action have produced two reports using the NCVO Funding Central database to help community buildings identify local and national funding opportunities. Please click on the following links to see the funding opportunities in detail…… [download id=”45″] and [download id=”46″]

Calling all village halls!

There’s now extra time take part in an online survey which will paint a picture of the vital role you play at the heart of local communities. Rural expert ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) is carrying out the research with the help of its nationwide network of specialist village hall advisers. The charity is delighted with the level … Read More

People's Millions open for applications

People’s Millions is open for applications. The Big Lottery Fund and ITV have launched the People’s Millions public voting competition for 2014. This year organisations can apply for up to £50,000 for projects that help communities to enjoy as well as transform their local environment.  The competition is open now until 13 May, entry forms are available from or … Read More

Getting to know the South East Coast Strategic Clinical Network

A big thank you to those of you who have expressed their interest in getting involved in the work of the South East Coast Strategic Clinical Network.  It is not too late to get involved – Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations, networks and fora involved in all aspects of Mental health for adults, children and young people, Dementia or Neurological … Read More

FREE plastic chairs

Following the purchase of new chairs, Worplesdon Memorial Hall has 80 plastic chairs available. For more information contact Bernard Callanan on 01483 232117 or 07792645540 or

Understanding the Tender & Grant Evaluation Process

Training & Development Partnership, in partnership with Surrey Community Action, is offering a FREE workshop entitled Understanding the Tender & Grant Evaluation Process on 14 May 2014. This workshop will help you to understand the tendering and grant evaluation process and explore what this may mean for your organisation. It  offers an ideal opportunity to raise any questions you may … Read More

Filling the information gap about former children’s homes

For people who spent part or all of their childhoods in children’s homes, it can be extremely frustrating to gain any sort of access to their records or any information at all about the children’s homes in which they once lived. The website is England’s first directory of former children’s homes providing information, photographs and memories. It is a … Read More

Help for community buildings affected by the flooding

If you manage a community building which has been affected by the recent flooding then you may be able to receive funds from your local authority to help with repairs. If you need help to access funding from your local authority or if you have experienced difficulty with your insurance company, please contact Surrey Community Action’s Community Buildings Adviser on … Read More

Community Safety Conference for professionals and volunteers 27th March

Runnymede Borough Council in partnership with the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office for Surrey is running a Community Safety Conference for professionals and volunteers who work with our older residents. The conference is taking place on Thursday 27th March from 9.30am to 1.30pm, at the Hythe Centre, Thorpe Road, Egham, TW18 3HD. There will be a series of talks on … Read More