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SPC joins Shropshire Council and partners to launch the Social Value Charter for Shropshire

SPC’s Lindsay Barton, joined Shropshire Council and its partners on the Shropshire Social Value Group at the launch of the Social Value Charter for Shropshire. The Charter is a set of guiding principles and simple commitments that organisations operating in Shropshire are invited to adopt, whether they are public sector commissioners, service providers, voluntary, community and  […]

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Shropshire Inclusively Fit project goes from strength to strength

SPC (project contract managers) and partners, Energize (County Sports Partnership), Shropshire Disability Network (SDN), Headway Shropshire, South Shropshire Furniture Scheme, Shropshire Football Association and Shropshire Public Health are delighted that the Shropshire Inclusively Fit project (IFP) is going from strength to strength as it enters year three of the four year project. The project aims to […]

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SPC supports small grass root organisations, ensuring their local knowledge and expertise is not over looked.

The climate that small and grass roots organisations are operating in is more challenging and competitive than ever. Many smaller organisations have a solid track record of development, delivery and partnership working yet experience difficulty in finding “a place at the table” when there are larger scale funding opportunities that are being pursued by larger organisations. The role […]

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Community Hubs

Community Hubs Shropshire Community Assets & Services Inspiration Event SPC has won a contract from Shropshire Council to support Shropshire organisations in taking on the management and potential ownership of community based assets. We recognise that there are many communities, people and organisations who are as well, or better placed to deliver the solutions and […]

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Our Community Hubs Project – SPC and Locality Partnership

Our Community Hubs Project – SPC and Locality Partnership ***PLUS FREE ONLINE TRAINING*** Shropshire Council has awarded a grant funding contract to SPC to build capacity within the voluntary and community sector and town and parish councils to take on the management (and sometimes ownership) of community hubs, to include libraries and customer services. SPC will […]

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Successful Lottery Funding Visit

After a very successful year in operation, the Shropshire Inclusively Fit project had an annual visit from the Big Lottery. Faye Downey, Reaching Communities Officer, met with Jessica Lightwood, Inclusion Officer for Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, who took Faye to visit the Sports Village in Shrewsbury. During this visit, they saw a group of people from the Sight and […]

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Shropshire Inclusively Fit- Project Launch for Stakeholders

  Shropshire Inclusively Fit-Project Launch for Stakeholders Shropshire Providers Consortium (SPC), and its partners Energize (County Sports Partnership), Shropshire Disability Network, Figaro, Headway Shropshire, South Shropshire Furniture Scheme, Shropshire Football Association and Shropshire Council’s public health. held the Inclusively Fit Project launch for all stakeholders recently. This new project to encourage more disabled people to […]

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SPC reaps the benefits of Big Assist Funding

SPC has been fortunate to win Big Assist funding from the Big Lottery and NCVO to work with a consultant on developing SPC business development and marketing. BIG Assist is a pilot programme offering support to infrastructure organisations in the voluntary sector, helping them to adapt and change to meet a challenging environment. The BIG Assist programme […]

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Project Launch – Shropshire Inclusively Fit

  Shropshire Inclusively Fit – Project Launch  University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, on Wednesday 13th January 2016  10am until 12noon This ground breaking health and well-being prevention project, aims to tackle physical inactivity, social isolation and low self-esteem amongst some of Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin’s most vulnerable adults. FACTOIDS Physical activity can make a fundamental […]

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SPC win ‘BIG Assist Vouchers’

SPC have been successful in winning BIG Assist Vouchers from the Lottery Big Assist Programme. About BIG Assist BIG Assist is a programme offering support to infrastructure organisations in the voluntary sector, helping them to adapt and change to meet a challenging environment. Support is offered in two ways; as a voucher issued for a […]

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