News: VAR News

New Chief Executive for Voluntary Action Rotherham

30th July

Leading voluntary and community sector support charity Voluntary Action Rotherham (VAR) has announced the appointment of Shafiq Hussain as its new Chief Executive.

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Appeal to local groups – could you use some help?

22nd July

Voluntary Action is appealing to Rotherham groups – do you have a room that needs sprucing up, or a garden that requires some TLC?   

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Funding Available for Complementary Therapies Sessions

10th July

Funding is available from the Rotherham Social Prescribing Service for not-for-profit organisations to deliver a Complementary Therapies group pathway service.

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Rotherham Community Achievement Awards Opens for Nominations

4th July

Do you know an organisation or individual who has made a real difference to life in the community in Rotherham?  Then why not nominate them for a Community Achievement Award.

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Rotherham Accessible provision fund

12th June

Applications for grants ranging between £500 and £5000 are invited from faith, voluntary or community groups to widen access to mainstream activities for children and young people with SEND (Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities) aged 0-25 years, in Rotherham.

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Shaping the Future of VCS Support in Rotherham…

5th June

It’s that time of year again where we ask you to tell us about your experiences of voluntary and community sector (VCS) support in Rotherham.

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Opportunity for your group to have a free stall at Rotherham Show

5th June

Once again Voluntary Action Rotherham is offering its members the opportunity to have a FREE stall in their Marquee at this year’s Rotherham Show. The show is a fantastic chance for voluntary and community groups to showcase the work they do.

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Community groups came together at Rotherham Minster to explore acts of giving and peer support

24th May

Following the success of Rotherham Pay it Forward's Free Voluntary and Community Networking Event, free peer support is now available by pledge to Rotherham charities.

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Rotherham Volunteers Month

15th May

This will be the sixth time Rotherham has dedicated the whole month to the promotion of volunteering, which kicks off on the 1st June with National Volunteers Week. There's lots of ways for you to get involved, come and say hello, join us on a walk or join one of our FREE workshops!

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Be Cancer SAFE Rotherham: Year 1 Report

13th May

Be Cancer SAFE has been running in Rotherham since March 2018 and has received funding from the Rotherham CCG for a further year.

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