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Active Citizens Programme – New Recruits!

26th November

VAR is delighted to be delivering it's third Active Citizens Programme in Rotherham and the new recruits started this week.

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Active Citizens Participants 2014


Community Achievement Awards Winners Announced

25th November

The wide-reaching impact of Rotherham’s Voluntary and Community Sector was recognised at Friday’s eleventh annual Community Achievement Awards, where individual and group winners in three categories were announced in an emotional ceremony compered by Michael Kilby-Scott from Rother FM.

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Community Achievement Awards Finalists with Judges, MPs and the Leader of the Council


Help Wanted to Feed those in Crisis this Christmas

30th October

In an attempt to help those that are struggling this Christmas, Rotherham’s Food for People in Crisis Partnership (FIC) has launched their Christmas Appeal, asking Rotherham residents to help where they can by donating food, toiletries or money at various collection points throughout the borough.

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Spotlight on Volunteer Opportunities

29th October

Action Housing and Support - Action Housing and Support have a number of new volunteer roles to support their Rotherham based teams. The Royal British Legion - We are always looking for new volunteers to help us run the Poppy Appeal in Rotherham

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VAR Celebrates Living Wage Commitment

20th October

The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that Voluntary Action Rotherham, has today, 16th October 2014, accredited as a Living Wage employer.

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Social prescribing

2nd October

Voluntary Action Rotherham has led a social prescribing project. This was set up to reduce admissions to hospital by addressing non medical issues.

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Shortlist Announced For Rotherham Community Achievement Awards, 2014

2nd October

Organisers of the 11th Annual Community Achievement Awards – celebrating the work of Rotherhams Voluntary and Community sector – have shortlisted nine nominees across three categories for this year’s ceremony.

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Voluntary Sector Child Sexual Exploitation and Safeguarding Conference: date for your diary – 5 November 2014

18th September

The Rotherham Children, Young People and Families Consortium is running a child sexual exploitation (CSE) and safeguarding conference on 5 November 2014 in Rotherham as part of its planned CSE awareness raising programme.

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Spotlight on Volunteer Opportunities

17th September

United Methodist Church – Help in the Kitchen The Cornerstone Cafe was established with the help of a grant which…

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Independent inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham

17th September

We have all seen the news and for those of us that live and/ or work in Rotherham this is a very unsettling time, please find here a quick round up of the changes in Rotherham and where to get support.

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