Lottery Funding to help Surrey’s voluntary sector to access European funding

Lottery Funding to help Surrey’s voluntary sector to access European funding The Big Lottery is today (23 October) awarding £630,000 of lottery funding to 36 organisations across England, including Surrey Community Action, to raise awareness within the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector of the opportunities available through the European Social Fund (ESF). The funded projects will provide advice … Read More

Surrey Transport Plan consultation extension

The consultation on the Surrey Transport Plan has been extended to Monday 2 February. The county council is producing a transport strategy to mitigate the transport impacts of school expansions. Surrey County Council’s schools places programme aims to meet the future need for additional school places in the county, with over 17,000 more school places planned by 2018. You can … Read More

Funding boost for energy advice in Surrey

Vulnerable householders in Guildford, Waverley, Woking, Runnymede, Surrey Heath and Spelthorne can find out how to save money on their energy bills this winter, thanks to support from Surrey Community Action and Action Surrey. The organisations are now part of the Big Energy Saving Network, a project funded by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, designed to help vulnerable … Read More

Faith Action National Conference

Find out more about the Faith Action National Conference in November by clicking on the link: FaithAction is proud to be holding our National Conference

Get involved – cancer strategy

The North East Hampshire and Farnham Clinical Commissioning Group held a successful launch of our draft Cancer Strategy on the 26th September.   To ensure that we have gathered the views of a wide range of stakeholders, we have published the draft Cancer Strategy on the North East Hampshire and Farnham Clinical Commissioning Group website for consultation until the 7th … Read More

Wear it Purple

15 October 2014 is Wear it Purple Wednesday in support of Domestic Abuse Awareness Week. Domestic Abuse Awareness Week runs from 13-19 October. Show your support and make a donation to North Surrey Outreach Service who provide help and support to those in need. For more information email communitysafety@elmbridge.gov.uk or call 01372 474399/8 Text NSDA £1 to 70070 www.nsdao.org.uk For more information email communitysafety@elmbridge.gov.uk … Read More

The Local Transport Review

The Local Transport Review: Visit:                          www.surreycc.gov.uk/transportreview Email:               mailto:localtransportreview@surreycc.gov.uk Write to:                 Local Transport Review | Room 365 | County Hall | Kingston Upon Thames |  KT1 2DN Phone:               … Read More

AGM update

Representatives from a diverse range of voluntary, community and faith groups attended our AGM yesterday at Redhill Methodist Church Hall to find out about Surrey Community Action’s achievements over the past year and our vision moving forward. Zoe Gray from Learning Links spoke about opportunities for the voluntary sector through Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), specifically through the Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise … Read More

Commissioning of Local Prevention

Surrey County Council Services for Young People ‘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 … Read More

Relate Mid Surrey launches workshops to promote healthy relationships.

This Autumn, Relate Mid Surrey in Reigate, is running workshops and courses to help the general public have better relationships:   “Relate is about a lot more than counselling. We believe that everyone can benefit from taking a look at how they relate to their friends, family and colleagues through coming to workshops or short courses. This autumn we’re covering … Read More