MOD Armed Forces Covenant Fund

The MOD Armed Forces Covenant Fund page has just been updated with information on the new priorities for 2016. It includes full guidelines on each priority and dates for submitting bids. Please visit  for further information on the new priorities. The fund opens for grants up to £20,000 on 4 May with a closing date on 22 June.

Enter & View – your feedback welcomed

What is Enter and View? Local Healthwatch have a statutory power to observe service delivery and talk to service users, their families and carers on premises such as hospitals, residential homes, GP practices, dental surgeries, optometrists and pharmacies. Enter and View visits can happen if people tell us there is a problem with a service but, equally, they can occur … Read More

Bags of Help funding scheme – round two

The Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ funding scheme opens for another round on 18 April 2016. The money raised through the 5p bag charge will go to community open spaces for a second time this year. The first round has just successfully finished with funding going to over 60 projects in Sussex & Surrey. Groundwork continues to administer the scheme for … Read More

New Safe Haven opens in Guildford

A new Safe Haven has opened in Guildford offering people support for their emotional or mental health. It is open 365 days a year until 11.00pm. For more information, see the attached leaflet