News: Sector News

How do families with disabled children engage in physical activity?

23rd January

Sense, The National Deafblind And Rubella Association, and the ukactive Research Institute are partnering together to understand in more detail how families with a child or children with complex disabilities engage in physical activity. 

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Comic Relief, Future Looking Good grants, deadline 7 February 2020

22nd January

Investments from £100,000 to £200,000 are available to help young people aged 11 to 25 build skills necessary to live with dignity, access basic housing and create a happy home in which they feel safe and secure.

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The Rotherham Marie Curie Fundraising Group Need your support

22nd January

The Rotherham Marie Curie Fundraising Group raises vital funds for Marie Curie by organising local events and activities and are looking for volunteers to get involved in the Great Daffodil Appeal and support them with collections in Morrisons stores between 9th and 15th March.

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Get Yourself Active’ Programme

22nd January

Disability Rights UK have developed a get active programme and would like to offer training to social care providers.

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Diversify Launch Auction

22nd January

Diversify have recently launched our Yorkshire & the Humber Regional Office in Rotherham and we are holding a silent auction in order to raise money to fund the costs of our workshops.

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This Girl Can Community Fund opens

22nd January

Up to £10,000 is available to support women aged 16+ to get active.

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South Yorkshire Public Art Commission Opportunity

21st January

Three temporary physical public art commission opportunities for three Artists/ Collectives/ Organisations – at Wentworth Woodhouse; Wentworth Castle Gardens; Elsecar Heritage Centre (South Yorkshire).

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Aviva Community Fund 2020 makes £250,000 a quarter available for small charity projects

21st January

Aviva has today (21 January) unveiled the latest development of the Aviva Community Fund, which will see £250,000 per quarter available for small charity and community interest group projects, with Aviva employees deciding how the money is distributed.

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SafeTALK Suicide Prevention Training

21st January

safeTALK is a free half-day training session on suicide alertness. It helps participants recognise a person with thoughts of suicide and connect them with resources who can help them in choosing to live.

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Get Creative with Decoupage

21st January

Active Independence will be starting their next series of Free Art of Wellbeing classes in Rotherham and Doncaster aimed at improving the wellbeing of Disabled people in the area.

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