Volunteering Summit

You are invited to a Volunteering Summit to be held on 18th November 2014, 10 am – 4 pm at Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1SG.   The keynote speaker has been confirmed as Leesa Herbert, the Head of Infrastructure Development, National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). This will include addressing national priorities, future opportunities and challenges for … Read More

Supporting people at home facing life-threatening illness

Life threatening conditions are not something we plan for. News that a loved one has cancer or other life threatening condition comes as a great shock. From that moment their life expectancy is changed, their lives have changed and the impact on the lives of those closest to them has changed as all struggle to cope in coming to terms … Read More

Surrey Youth Small Grants

Applications are invited for the the October round of the Surrey Youth Small Grants. Deadline 6th October. Funding is available for projects in Elmbridge, Surrey Heath, Reigate & Banstead, Runnymede, Tandridge or Waverely Small grant funding is available for small, Surrey charity and voluntary organisations to enable direct work with young people that contributes to: more young people in education, … Read More

Creating opportunities for young people

Commissioning of Local Prevention 16th October 2014 at the HG Wells Centre, Woking, GU21 8EW 9:30am -12:30pm Services for Young People invites you to an event on 16th October 2014 to launch the new Local Prevention commission.  If you are interested in bidding for Local Prevention funding then please attend this event, where we will explain the new model and … Read More

Surrey Police Feeling Safe Survey

Surrey Police are keen to improve how they help and support people with a disability. To do this your views are really important to us so we are asking you to take a little time to complete these questions for us. Please be as open and honest as possible, there are no right or wrong answers. All responses are anonymous, … Read More

A new look for St Matthew's Church Hall

Parishioners and community groups came together on Sunday 21 September to celebrate the refurbishment of St Matthew’s Church Hall in Redhill. Funding for the refurbishment was partly provided by a grant from the Community Buildings Grant Scheme which is administered by Surrey Community Action on behalf of Surrey County Council and Reigate & Banstead Borough Council. In addition to the … Read More

Surrey Food and Farm Week

Surrey Farm and Food Week, held at Harvest Festival time in late September (21-28 September), is a programme of farm walks and events designed to help bridge the gulf of understanding between farmers and the public. The week, organised by Surrey County Agricultural Society, has become a successful and established feature of the autumn farming calendar. Since its launch in … Read More

Minister urged to protect future of rural affordable homes

Housing minister Brandon Lewis has been urged to protect small rural communities from Government proposals which could drastically cut the development of new affordable homes. Surrey Community Action is backing the plea by its national body ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England), which has written to the Minister to outline its objections. The charity says the planned changes to … Read More

Have your say!

Each year Surrey County Council (SCC) carries out an annual survey to monitor how well the needs of Surrey’s Voluntary Community and Faith Sector (VCFS) are being met by infrastructure organisations such as Surrey Community Action and the local Councils for Voluntary Services (CVSs). An infrastructure organisation is one that provides services to other charities and community groups, rather than … Read More

Let Them Help Themselves

There will be an African inspired fund raising event on 18/10/14 at St Andrew’s Church Hall in Walton on Thames. We have African food and live music by Ugandan singer song writers. For more details visit http://www.lethemhelpthemselves.org/annual-fundraising-ball