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Covid19 testing site on Forge Island

24th September

VAR are working with RMBC to get messages out to all communities regarding the Covid19 testing site on Forge Island.

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Flux to bring “Sparks of Joy” to Rotherham

24th September

Flux would like to bring “Sparks of Joy” to different communities over the coming weeks and months. If you know of a street that would benefit from a short one off performance please contact VAR.

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Do You need an extra pair of hands for a one off social action project?

10th September

Voluntary Action Rotherham would really like to help you to get on back on your feet after the lockdown and will be working with a number of partner agencies including RMBC, local colleges and private firms to help.

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Be the one and save lives

10th September

Today (10th September) is World Suicide Prevention Day and we at Voluntary Action Rotherham would like to encourage all groups, staff, volunteers, friends and family take part in the zero suicide alliance training. 

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It’s time to shine a light on Rotherham’s voluntary and community sector!

9th September

Shouting about the positive difference they make to people’s lives and communities is something that voluntary organisations often shy away from. But now more than ever, it is important that we have a spotlight on how vital the work of the sector really is.

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Primark Meadowhall donates 100 Monopoly games to the Food for People in Crisis Partnership.

7th September

In July, Primark Meadowhall was delighted to support local charity, the Rotherham Food for People in Crisis Partnership by donating £1,800 of stock to support families in need

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Could your group support with making Face Coverings in Rotherham?

27th August

South Yorkshire Community Foundation have funding available to support people through the COVID-19 crisis and one area identified in Rotherham is the making of face coverings to distribute to those most in need.

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Need funding for Christmas 2020? Now is the time to start your grant applications!

25th August

We know Christmas seems a long way away and will probably look a lot different this year but every year Voluntary Action Rotherham receives inquiries in December for Christmas activity funding, which is too late for the majority of funders.

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Healthier You NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP) (Update July 2020)

17th August

Diabetes UK ‘Know Your Risk’ tool now supports self-referral.

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Sign up to VARs Members Newlsetter

6th August

and be the first to hear all Voluntary Action Rotherhams news, events and support as well as meeting some of the team.

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