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Community Achievement Award Winners Announced

9th December

The awards, which recognise and celebrate the wide-reaching impact of Rotherham’s Voluntary and Community Sector, were presented at a ceremony on Friday 22nd November at The Carlton Park Hotel.

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Support for Individuals and Organisations affected by Flooding

28th November

We know first hand what an impact water can have on buildings and individuals, the damage it can cause, the disruption it creates and the amount of time it takes to things put right.  We've brought together a list of support that's available to people affected in Rotherham.

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Flooding in Rotherham

14th November

Has your voluntary or community group been affected by the recent flooding in Rotherham? If so, please contact Voluntary Action Rotherham, we are working with Public Sector Partners to assess the support needs of those affected and where we are able to do so, offer support.

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Food in Crisis Christmas Appeal 2019

13th November

This appeal is an opportunity for the kind and generous people of Rotherham to come together and make a real difference to the lives of those who, for whatever reason, find themselves in crisis in our community.

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VIP Volunteering in Rotherham

5th November

VAR staff worked with the Chief Executives from a number of key agencies in the borough to secure volunteering placements for them in local voluntary and community groups. 

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VIP Volunteering Week… Continues

25th October

This week, Rotherham District Commander Una Jennings, spent the morning volunteering with Rotherham Foodbank. This was one of a series of…

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Social Media pages for Be Cancer Safe Rotherham and Barnsley

22nd October

The Be Cancer Safe Rotherham and Barnsley Team have created a new Facebook page and would like your help to reach more people around Rotherham and Barnsley with their important health messages.

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VIP Volunteering Week

22nd October

VIP Volunteering week began in Rotherham yesterday with RDASH Chief Executive Kathryn Singh, visiting Places for People housing complex in Rotherham.

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Do you want a Networking Opportunity for Voluntary and Community organisations?

21st October

The Rotherham Pay it Forward team wish to hold a networking opportunity in Maltby. The idea is to help organisations explore acts of giving and peer support, thus removing the need for smaller funding bids. Please help by voting yes if you wish the event to go ahead.

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Shortlist Announced for Rotherham Community Achievement Awards 2019

17th October

Organisers of the 16th Annual Community Achievement Awards – celebrating the work of Rotherham’s Voluntary and Community sector – have shortlisted nine nominees across three categories for this year’s ceremony.

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