News: Sector News

Silver Lady Fund

22nd June

This fund is open to application from organisations working with individuals and families in need, as well as those working at community level.

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Carer Workshops in Rotherham

21st June

Rotherham Carers Forum will be continuing the carers workshops during the summer break but be more informal. 

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Coalfields Community Investment Programme (England) to reopen for new enquiries

21st June

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the 5.5 million people living in Britain’s former mining communities. Many of these communities still require support due to the huge impact the closure of the mines had upon them.

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Children and Young People’s Summer Craft Sessions 2018

21st June

Swinton Lock Activity Centre have organised creative children’s sessions including pottery, graffiti art and jewelry making, every Tuesday throughout the summer holidays.

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New Dates for End of Life Care Workshops

21st June

Further dates have now been confirmed for the next set of EOLC Workshops taking place in Rotherham.

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Research reveals over 5,000 isolated older people in Rotherham

21st June

The people of Rotherham are being called on by Contact the Elderly, the national charity working to end loneliness and social isolation amongst older people, to step forward and help the 5024 socially isolated older people living in the Rotherham community.

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Trusthouse Charitable Foundation Launches New Grants Programme

21st June

The Foundation’s updated grants programme, which opened to applications this month, focuses on supporting smaller charitable and not-for-profit organisations that work to improve the lives of communities in the most deprived urban areas or the most remote and socio-economically deprived rural areas of the UK.

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Prime Minister Announces £20m in Funding to Tackle Loneliness

21st June

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that £20 million in new funding is being set aside for charities and community groups that are working to ‘help isolated people and those suffering from loneliness’.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation’s New Strategy to Reach Further

21st June

Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales has published its new five-year strategy, ‘Reaching Further’ which will provide more unrestricted grants to registered charities with an income of less than £1 million that work to help people overcome complex social issues and rebuild their lives.

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Summer of content for theatre-lovers… Open-air events at Wentworth Woodhouse

21st June

The magnificent stately home in Rotherham is staging three magical midsummer nights of outdoor theatre.

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