Collaborate to innovate

Surrey Community Action, in association with Skylark hosted a successful collaboration workshop at Astolat in Guildford on Thursday 8 January 2015. Representatives from a variety of different VCF organisations attended the workshop which  looked at why and how charities should collaborate as well how to overcome barriers to collaboration. The workshop was led by Linda Boucher, a Skylark principle, and Graham … Read More

FREE audio visual equipment

Following upgrades to audio visual equipment at Guildford High School, the school would like to donate the following audio visual equipment free of charge to community and voluntary groups in the local area who may benefit from this equipment. The following quantities of projectors and sound monitors were previously installed in classrooms at Guildford High School and are in a used but … Read More

Proposed merger between Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (ASP) and Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RSC).

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is currently considering the above merger under the merger control provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002. This will enable the Authority to decide whether this merger should be referred for a phase 2 investigation. We would welcome your views on the effect(s) that the merger may have on patient choice and competition in the … Read More

Celebrating Carers event

Are you a carer? Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has organised an event on 9 December to celebrate the work of carers. Celebrating Carers Event 9.12.14

Short training courses for the voluntary sector

Redstone.FM are running a number of short training courses for the voluntary sector in conjunction with NESCOT, a further education college in Epsom, under the Community Learning programme. For details of the courses, see the attached pdf: Brochure-Autumn2014-v2

Dates for VSNS festive community events

Voluntary Support North Surrey would  like to invite you to participate in one or both of our festive community events. Come and hear about our progress and listen to our guest speaker. A great opportunity to network and catch up on what is happening locally. Refreshments will be available. Thursday 4 December 11.30 to 1.30 pm St Paul’s Church Thorpe Road … Read More

Rural Housing Seminar

Surrey Rural Housing Group is hosting a seminar on Thursday 27 November which looks at Sustaining rural communities through affordable housing and which will cover topics including Community Land Trusts, Local Lettings Plans and overcoming the barriers to bringing a scheme forward. The seminar takes place at Hambledon Village Hall between 10.30am – 2.00pm. For more information email Surrey Community Action’s Rural Housing Enabler, … Read More

Mental Health Carers’ Rights and Information Day

Mental Health Carers’ Rights and Information Day Friday 28 November 2014, 10.00am – 3.00pm Leatherhead Leisure Centre, Guildford Road, Leatherhead KT22 9BL Mental Health Carers’ Rights Information Day 28 11 14 Flyer Booking Form Carers’ Rights & Information Day 28.11.14

Social Media: A free webinar on tips and tricks

Social Media: Tips for Success A free Lasa webinar on tips and tricks for getting started with social media Online: 2pm Tuesday 11th November 2014 Social media matters to charities. It’s huge and still growing (Facebook users constitute the world’s third biggest nation behind China and India), and it can be a cost-effective way complement your existing communications, drive traffic … Read More