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Funding available to boost sport and wellbeing in York

Applications are being invited for City of York Council’s two Sport and Active Leisure grants to make clubs more accessible, offer more sports options and further improve safety and wellbeing standards.
The Small Grants Fund will see funding of up to £500 distributed, whilst the Hub Club Grants will award a max of £1,000 to 5 successful applicants per year. Both funds are open for applications before 31 May 2022. Payments to successful applicants will be made in June 2022.
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Get ready for Safeguarding Week 2022

After the success of last year’s virtual conference, North Yorkshire Police have once again teamed up with our safeguarding partners across the region (North Yorkshire, the City of York and the East Riding of Yorkshire) to take part in this year’s Safeguarding Week 20 – 24 June.
Developed for both professional and public audiences, the online programme of seminars offers a packed schedule of over 50 sessions across the week, which will each be delivered by inspirational and mo...

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Free outdoor woodwork, craft and campfire cooking sessions for adults (18+)

This Friday, 20th May, 11am - 3pm, come and try a free outdoor woodwork, craft and campfire cooking session for adults (18+) in Homestead Park. Anyone can come along and try it out.Thrive Outside CIC offer opportunities for people to get out in nature and learn new skills, including; woodwork, craft, campfire-cooking as well as gentle movement to improve physical health. You can learn to whittle, weave, build a campfire and cook seasonal snacks. There is so much evidence that being outside is gr...

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The Learning Disabilities Partnership is Changing

We (the Learning Disabilities Partnership) want to make sure that the voice of people with learning disabilities is at the centre of everything we do. We are creating a Learning Disability Partnership Board. The Board will have 20 people on it, chaired by Jamaila Hussain (Director of Prevention Commissioning and Education). Members will include Officers from City of York Council, Health professionals, self advocates and carers.
The biggest group on the Board will be self advocates. The Learning...

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Do you have lived experience of social care for older people?

Do you live in York?
Do you have lived experience of social care for older people?
We'd love you to join us to talk about using and getting involved in research to improve care and support for older people in our region.
We are hosting a workshop in York (at the Priory Street Centre, Priory Street) on Monday 13 June 2022 , 9:30-13:00 and we'd really like you to join us. Registration is essential as places are limited. Book here.
What is the Curiosity Partnership?
The Curiosity Partnership i...

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Cultural Wellbeing Grants 2022

York-based charities, social enterprises, voluntary and community groups are invited to apply for the 2022 Cultural Wellbeing Grants, with an overall fund of £30,000 available. In a collaboration between Make It York and City of York Council, with funding made available via the Better Care Fund, organisations are being invited to apply to grants up to £5,000 to aid initiatives throughout the city which will reduce loneliness and isolation and combat mental ill-health.


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Remap York - helping disabled people live more independently for over 50 years

Remap York is the latest submission to the Live Well York Service & Products directory.It's a charity that make aids for disabled people, for free. If an aid does not already exist commercially, they’ll have a go at designing and making it. They’ve been helping disabled people to live more independently for over 50 years. Remap has ‘Panels’ around the country and the York Panel is made up of 12 people.
The Panel is made up of retired engineers, with other volunteers...

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Ukraine Fundraiser - Good Neighbours Live

On Friday 6th May, our main UKRAINE FUNDRAISER features FIVE fantastic local acts at the 200-capacity Tang Hall Working Men's Club. All funds raised go to our Ukraine Emergency Appeal. We are supporting safe passage of refugees and providing psychosocial support in Romania and the UK. The event features two choirs, the STONEGATE SINGERS and SOME VOICES, local rock bands NOVA and ANTHEA DRIVE, and the fantastic community big band BARGESTRA!● DATE & TIME - Friday 6th May 2022, 7-10pm● VENUE -...

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