Charity seeks trauma sufferers for study

Charity seeks trauma sufferers for study, to help prove effectiveness of new technique A new mental health charity – Every Mind Matters – is seeking 60 volunteers to take part in a study aiming to prove the effectiveness of a new technique to help remove symptoms caused by trauma. The charity hopes to prove that the TIR technique (Traumatic Incident … Read More

Trauma reduction course

A new trauma reduction charity called Every Mind Matters is offering workshops and training for a technique called ‘Traumatic Incident Reduction’ or TIR. This technique, which is widely used and approved in the United States, is new to the UK and is being championed by Every Mind Matters and its CEO, Psychotherapist Gemma Keeley. TIR aims to completely resolve the … Read More

Funding application update from the Building Better Opportunities Team

The Building Better Opportunities Team is currently assessing all round one applications and expect to make decisions about who to invite to stage two in November. All successful applicants progressing to stage two will be invited to an event held in November or December 2015. The events are a chance to bring everyone together, celebrate progress to the next stage and … Read More

Training courses from Voluntary Action South West Surrey

NON-WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS WORKSHOP 18th November 10 am – 4 pm St Saviours Centre, Woodbridge Rd Guildford, GU1 4QD Trainer: Nigel Smallbone Cost £90 to include lunch This one day workshop is perfect for anyone who wants to be able to communicate better at work and will help you with articulating your message and achieving your desired outcome whether with … Read More

Preparing for and Writing Funding Applications – A FREE workshop

Preparing for and Writing Funding Applications A FREE workshop run by the Diocese of Guildford and Surrey Community Action for parishes and community buildings. Wednesday 14th October 10am – 3pm St John’s Stoke-next-Guildford, Stoke Road, Guildford GU1 1HB Funding is competitive! If you need help or just looking for the confidence to apply to grant-making organisations, this practical workshop is … Read More

FREE safe

Surrey Community Action is looking for a new home for its safe. The RRP is over £75 but the safe is FREE for a charity or not-for-profit group. Please note, the safe is collection only. It is currently located on the first floor of our offices in Astolat in Guildford and is very heavy. Dimensions Outside Dimensions: 22”(H) x 19”(W) x 23”(D) … Read More

Lingfield Housing Needs Survey

Lingfield Neighbourhood Plan Steering group has asked Surrey Community Action’s Rural Housing Adviser to carry out a housing needs survey. This will provide more detailed information about the development of new homes in the village and the future needs of local people. If you live or work in the parish, take part in the survey here:

Peace event – responding more effectively to the refugee crisis

An event focusing on how to respond to the refugee crisis is being hosted by the Diocese of Guildford in ‘The Marquee,’ Guildford Cathedral’s enormous events space, this not-to-be-missed event will equip parishes and people of all faiths and non to respond more effectively to the refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East. Date: 20 October 2015 Time: 09:00 … Read More

Black History Month – FREE workshops

A Black History Month Event takes place in Walton on Thames on 31 October 2015 – there are free workshops on African drumming and dance as well as a paid for evening event.