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How would you use £2,000 to help people spend less money?

17th January 2018

Good Things Foundation and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation have teamed up. Together, we have created a competition which rewards the best ideas in the Online Centres Network. We know the difference you make in your community. A challenge prize is simple: someone sets a challenge, and asks people to respond. The best response gets a…

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Move More…Do Something!

17th January 2018

Your city needs you! Move More is Sheffield’s strategy to create a culture of physical activity resulting in Sheffield becoming the most active city in the UK by 2020, they are looking to create a network of Move More Ambassadors from a range of backgrounds that will champion Move More on a local level; engaging…

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Green Paper on Social Care in danger of being ‘kicked into the long-grass’ by Government.

18th December 2017

Age UK is concerned about the state of Social Care in the country and are worried that the long promised Green Paper on Social Care is going to be ‘kicked into the long-grass’ by the Government. They  have launched a Government petition in the hope of getting 100,000 signatures. They are calling on the Government to…

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General Data Protection Regulation Hotline Now Open

21st November 2017

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched a dedicated advice line to help small organisations prepare for a new data protection law. The phone service is aimed at people running small businesses or charities and recognises the particular problems they face getting ready for the new law, called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The…

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Review of Volunteering and Community Contributions in Later Life

16th November 2017

The Centre for Ageing Better, in partnership with the Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport, has launched a review into how to enable more people aged 50 and over to contribute their time, skills and experience to their communities. People in later life already make significant contributions to their communities – from small acts…

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