The Covenant Fund – time to get started

Surrey County Council’s Covenant Fund launches on 13 August. The Covenant Fund is one of many funds available through Government, trusts, lottery distributers, European Funding and other sources. Its budget is not unlimited, and it won’t be possible to do everything straight away – instead, focusing on doing a few things very well each year, and have a real impact in … Read More

Are you in contact with looked after children?

Are you in contact with, or were you ever a looked after child? Either foster care or residential care? We’re the Care Leavers Association and we have some funding from the Department of Health to work around the health issues that care leavers face. We are looking for input from care leavers of ALL AGES to be involved with this. … Read More

Changes to some local bus services in Surrey

From 29 and 30 August there will be changes to some local bus services in Surrey. These changes were drawn up following two wide-spread public consultations in which thousands of residents and stakeholders had their say. Please see Changes to local bus services for further details, which can also be viewed online at surreycc.gov.uk/transportreview. Paper copies of the booklet will be … Read More

WANTED: office space for Us in a Bus

Us in a Bus need 150-250m2 in the Redhill & Reigate area Can you help? We are looking for new office space from 1st September as we have been given notice on our current home and need to find somewhere to house us with secure parking for 3 vans overnight. Any ideas please let Renée know on 01737 764774 or renee.canter@usinabus.org.uk

Fire crime and licensing training for community building managers

Helping you to take preventative action This YouTube video shows how devastating a case of arson can be to a community building – and sadly there have been a number of arson attacks to community buildings in Surrey over the last couple of years. But as well as arson, unfortunately there are other types of crimes which can disproportionately affect … Read More

Communities in action – CPRE Hampshire rural conference

Friday 9th October 2015, registration from 9.15am and buffet lunch at 1.00pm Wessex Conference Centre, Sparsholt College The conference will look at how people in many rural communities in Hampshire are finding new ways to deliver services, facilities and activities through community and social enterprises. It will share best practice and discuss some of these projects, with the aim of … Read More