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November 2017

Hull City Council Provider Engagement Workshop for Independent Care Act Advocacy Services (ICAA)

November 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Guildhall Hull, HU1 2AA + Google Map

Hull City Council are pleased to announce their forthcoming provider engagement workshop for current and prospective providers of advocacy who are or wish to deliver Independent Care Act Advocacy Services (ICAA). They want to: • Explore the draft service specification including expected performance measures • Discuss the pricing schedule for advocacy • Explain the Framework agreement and time line Spaces are limited so please reserve your place as soon as possible via email to amina.begum@hullcc.gov.uk

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North East Lincolnshire Diabetes Support Group (Grimsby)

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Open Door, Albion Street
Grimsby, DN32 7DL
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A local Support Group, set up to offer people a chance to share their experiences and learn more about diabetes Today's topics - Heathwatch and Accord For more information contact Dave McGuire on Tel: 07941847602, e-mail mcguire.dave@hotmail.co.uk or go to their Facebook page Admission £2

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East Riding Voluntary & Community Sector Safeguarding Adult Forum

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Old Parcels Office, Station Approach
Bridlington, YO15 3EP
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Safeguarding adult forums provide useful opportunities for providers and service users to give their view on different topics. They aim to raise awareness of adult safeguarding in communities by listening to people, providing information/updating and promoting best practice. As part of its new service in this area of work ERVAS would like to develop a Safeguarding Adults forum in the East Riding for people working or volunteering with adults who may now, or at a some future time have the…

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People with Dementia and Carers Consultation & Engagement Event

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Albermarle Music Centre, Ferensway
Hull, HU2 8LN
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NHS Hull CCG is currently undertaking a review of services in Hull for People with Dementia and their carers. This event is open to people with dementia and carers to discuss current services within the city. To book a place please go to Eventbrite or contact Kelly McGill and Wayne Goddard on 01482 344764  or e-mail: Kelly.mcgill1@nhs.net or w.goddard@nhs.net

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Hull Tenants’ Forum

November 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Guildhall Hull, HU1 2AA + Google Map

Working in Partnership: Help to shape the future of Hull’s Housing Service Guest Speaker: City Neighbourhoods & Housing Manager If you think that services could be improved or you have suggestions on how to combat problems in your area, why not come along to the meeting. For more information please contact the Tenant Participation Team on 300300 or email tenant.resident@hullcc.gov.uk

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Sector Support NEL Funding Fair 2017

November 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Centre4 Community Centre, 17A Wootton Rd
Grimsby, , Grimsby DN33 1HE
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Sector Support North East Lincolnshire are holding a one-day funding event at Centre4 in Grimsby, open to all voluntary and community sector organisations working in North East Lincolnshire. We will be supported by regional and national funders, including Sports England, Wharfedale Foundation, Lincolnshire Cooperative Development Agency (LCDA), Big Society Capital, PSMDB Project, The Key Fund, The Rank Foundation, Big Lottery Fund, Lloyds Foundation, Arts Council England, Heritage Lottery Fund, Lincolnshire Community Foundation, Charity Bank, Groundwork, Tudor Trust, The Architectural Heritage Fund,…

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The Human Firewall: Countering Cyber Risk

November 23 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
HCF Catch, Stallingborough
Grimsby, DN41 8TH
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It is estimated that 90% of cyber-attacks can be prevented but organisations tend to focus on the technology and not the most effective defence – the Human Firewall. This event demonstrates how an organisations own staff can be an effective barrier to cyber-crime, ransomware attacks and data breaches. Join and find out more about: Common cyber-attacks. Data protection issues. Case studies on business impact. How to develop your human firewall. Advice and planning. Useful and free resources available. Changing Direction…

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Mental Health Level 1 – Basic Awareness

November 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Carers Support Centre, 1 Town Hall Square
Grimsby, DN31 1HY
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Delivered by Mental Health Millennials UK Facts, Myths & Legends Mental Health Wellbeing Mental Ill Health Depression Bipolar Schizophrenia Other disorders How Many? Why? When? Treatments? Self Help, Peer Groups, Coping techniques  and more For more information contact – Brian Hoser at info.nelforum@gmail.com

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East Riding Voluntary & Community Sector Safeguarding Adult Forum

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Goole Central Methodist Church Hall, North Street
Goole, DN14 5QB United Kingdom
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Safeguarding adult forums provide useful opportunities for providers and service users to give their view on different topics. They aim to raise awareness of adult safeguarding in communities by listening to people, providing information/updating and promoting best practice. As part of its new service in this area of work ERVAS would like to develop a Safeguarding Adults forum in the East Riding for people working or volunteering with adults who may now, or at a some future time have the…

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Hull City Council, Residential Children’s Services, Market Engagement.

November 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Guildhall Hull, HU1 2AA + Google Map

Hull City Council is carrying out pre-procurement market engagement in relation to its requirement for Residential Children’s Services within the Hull area. The authority wishes to alert potentially interested organisations with the appropriate expertise and experience and invite them to attend the following event. Hull City Council, Residential Children’s Services, Market Engagement. The event will allow for a number of short meetings to take place with providers enabling open conversations with Hull City Council staff from departments including Commissioning, Planning,…

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Carers’ Rights Day 2017

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Grimsby Town Hall, Town Hall Square
Grimsby, DN31 1HX
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Free entry to the Time Trap Museum Benefits advice and information Cake Bake competition Games Prizes Hula-Hoop competition Art Workshop Virtual Dementia Experience Tour (booking essential) For more information, to enter in the Cake Bake or book your dementia experience call 10472 242277

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Speaker Networking Lunch & Speed Networking

November 24 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Country Park Inn HU13 0HB + Google Map

New Member of Parliament for Hull West and Hessle, Emma Hardy, will be joining Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce on Friday 24th November at The Country Park Inn to ‘open a conversation’ as she puts it with the business community. As Hull’s newest Member of Parliament, they're encouraging Members to come listen to Emma’s views and express your opinions on what she and her fellow MPs should be lobbying on for local business, in the new parliamentary term. Members build up their contacts…

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Age UK Pick and Mix

November 24 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Age UK (Hull), Bradbury House, Porter Street
Hull, HU1 2RH
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Aerobics Ballroom fitness Chair based exercise on prescription Hula Hoop Fitness Line dancing Yoga/Pilates Zumba And more! Join Age UK and the Hull City of Culture bus for £3, including refreshments, raffle and prizes. Stay as long as you want!

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Age UK Hull Charity Shop Fashion show

November 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Age UK (Hull), Bradbury House, Porter Street
Hull, HU1 2RH
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In the The Beehive Restaurant Free event, refreshments available For information ring 01482 324644

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Singing for blokes, chaps and other men

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Albermarle Music Centre, Ferensway
Hull, HU2 8LN
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Free Singing Workshop day led by member of the amazing Spooky Men's http://www.northbankforum.org.uk/event/singing-for-blok…ps-and-other-men/Chorale - Dominic Stichbury Are you a man? Have you ever experienced the power of the male voice multiplied? Men are underrepresented in most UK choirs so since 2013 it has been choir leader Dominic Stichbury’s aim to get more men singing. In this one day workshop, Dominic will teach a variety of songs - from the rousing to the beautiful - arranged especially for male voices and…

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Glow in the Park (Cleethorpes)

November 25 @ 5:30 pm
Meridian Showground

Runners and walkers are urged to put the date in their diary for this year’s fun-packed Glow in the Park event. More than 1,400 people signed up to take part last year and people are being urged to sign up soon to avoid disappointment for the 2017 event. Sponsorship from the event will be in aid of the Little Lives Fund run by The Health Tree Foundation (HTF), the official charity of Grimsby hospital. The fund provides money for women…

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Mayor’s Charity Ball

November 25 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Grimsby Town Hall, Town Hall Square
Grimsby, DN31 1HX
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In aid of the Mayoral charities: Carers’ Support Service and Linkage  3 course dinner with entertainment from Julia Martin as Dame Shirley Bassey £35 per ticket Book by Friday 10th November by calling 01472 324101

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European Funding Workshop: Making Sense of ESIF (Humber)

November 28 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Ropewalk, Maltkiln Road
Barton on HUmber, DN18 5JR
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Organised by the Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP) Accessing European Funding may sound like a tricky task, if it does, this 'Making Sense of European Structural and Investment Funds' workshop can help to unlock the mysteries surrounding ERDF and ESF and clarify any myths you might have heard. The workshop is ideal for anyone who is considering applying for a future ERDF or ESF Call but is feeling a little overwhelmed by the prospect. The workshop also includes a session on jargon…

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Hull and East Riding Interfaith meeting

November 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Guildhall Hull, HU1 2AA + Google Map

Radicalisation Main speaker: Phil Lewis, Bradford University Peace Studies Department. All welcome to join in - come and share your views. Click here for more information about HERI

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East Riding Voluntary & Community Sector Safeguarding Adult Forum

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Hospital, Swinemore Lane
Beverley, HU17 0FA United Kingdom
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Safeguarding adult forums provide useful opportunities for providers and service users to give their view on different topics. They aim to raise awareness of adult safeguarding in communities by listening to people, providing information/updating and promoting best practice. As part of its new service in this area of work ERVAS would like to develop a Safeguarding Adults forum in the East Riding for people working or volunteering with adults who may now, or at a some future time have the…

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Festive Musical Memories

November 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Linden Homes Club Cleethorpes, DN32 8QL + Google Map

Start the festive season early with the final musical memories session of the year. As usual there will be musical entertainment and dancing along with festive games and Christmas cake. Free, everyone is welcome, feel free to bring festive treats to share, wear something festive! For more information contact the Alzheimer’s Society North East Lincolnshire, 21 Dudley Street, Grimsby, DN31 2AW Office Telephone: 01472 359247

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Northern Powergrid community grant – Supporting vulnerable customers and communities

November 30
Centre 88, Saner Street
Hull, HU3 2TR
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Northern Powergrid is the Electricity Distribution Network Operator who keep the lights on, the kettles boiling and the phones charged for 8 million people across the North East, Yorkshire and north Lincolnshire. They would like to invite you to their community event where they want to meet local partners and explore how they can work with you to support vulnerable people within communities. They will be launching their annual community fund which has an allocation of £50,000 for grants to…

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Dementia friendly film show –   White Christmas!

November 30 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Beverley Parkway Cinema, Flemingate
Beverley, HU17 0PW
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Irving Berlin`s White Christmas will be screened by popular demand for those people living with dementia their families and carer`s. The epic film starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Rosemary Clooney will be shown in full colour on the big screen and includes dementia friendly features. The Beverley based Dementia Friendly East Riding charity is organising the event and to add to the Christmas theme free mince pies, coffees and teas will be served by cinema staff before the film…

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Emmaus Open Mic nights    

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emmaus Hull The Orchard, 32 Lockwood St
Hull, HU2 0HN
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The Emmaus superstore is currently opening late until 8pm on a Thursday evening to try and increase the opportunity for people to come and have a look at their selection of furniture, bric a brac and electrical items. They will also be hosting on the last Thursday of every month and would like to invite you. They are looking for people who would like to perform; this could be singing, comedy, reading a story, reading poems, playing an instrument, dancing…

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December 2017

Goole & District Health & Wellbeing Forum Information Event

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Goole Adult Learning Centre, Pasture Road
Goole, DN14 6DP
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All Welcome! Come along to find out about a range of health, wellbeing and social care services and support in East Riding Information Stalls Get Online Workshops ‘Using NHS Choices & GP Online Resources’ Adult Learning Health & Wellbeing Courses Refreshments For more info email: gperry@healthwatcheastridingofyorkshire.co.uk or call 01482 665684 The Aim of this group is to try and help local people facing problems and issues accessing and using local Health and Social Care Services. They aim to put you in touch…

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Heritage Lottery Fund Workshop  

December 5 @ 11:15 am - 4:30 pm
Hull History Centre,, Worship St
Hull, HU2 8BG
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In 2013, Hull was announced as the UK City of Culture 2017. A cultural programme has been taking place throughout 2017 to celebrate the unique character of the city, its people, history and geography. To link into this the Heritage Lottery Fund has been running a campaign, ‘Revealing Hull’s Heritage’ over the past 12 months to encourage community groups to get involved. Revealing Hull’s Heritage encouraged community groups to come forward and develop projects to explore, share and celebrate the fascinating…

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Hull and District Diabetes Support Group    

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mercure Royal Hotel, 170 Ferensway (Paragon Station)
Hull, HU1 3UF
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Help and support for all diabetics, carers, family and friends, existing & newly diagnosed 1st Tuesday of the month 7:00 pm-9:00pm NO Joining Fees and NO Subscription Fees Guest Speakers: Consultants, Diabetes Nurses, Chiropodists, Pharmacists,  Opticians,  Dieticians and many more Health Care Professionals For more information please Telephone Pauline 805854;  Ron 376544; or  Lionel  844933. Supported by Hull & East Yorkshire NHS and the City Health Care Partnership CIC

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Alzheimer’s Society Elf Day

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tea In The Park – Grant Thorold Park Grimsby, DN32 8BA + Google Map

The Alzheimer’s Society NEL will be hosting it’s very own Elf Day to raise money and awareness for people living with dementia. From dressing up as an elf to baking and indulging in elfy treats and games there’s no limit to the fun you can have. Please tell your friends and family about the event. Free, everyone is welcome, feel free to bring festive treats to share, wear something festive! For more information contact the Alzheimer’s Society North East Lincolnshire,…

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HERIB Christmas Craft & Gift Fayre

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cottingham Civic Hall, Market Green
Cottingham , HU16 5QG
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The perfect place to find your Christmas presents! More than 30 craft and gift stalls with a stunning array of fabulous gift ideas for everyone on your present list! Everything from food, crafts, clothing, toys and much more! Plus tombola & refreshments. Fun for all the family! Admission 50p adults, children FREE. (All proceeds to HERIB) Information for stall holders You can apply for a stall at this event by downloading the HERIB  Booking Form  and returning it along with your payment to: Christmas…

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Demonstrating social impact (Half Day)

December 11 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Artlink, 87 Princes Avenue
Hull, HU5 3QP
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For VCS organisations that want to improve the way they measure and communicate the difference they make. Suitable for people with experience of impact measurement that wish to review their practice, and anyone wanting to understand the key issues. What demonstrating impact means and why it matters Creating a theory of change to map your impact on different stakeholders Methods for gathering quantitative and qualitative data Systems, toolkits and approaches Communicating impact to different audiences Duration: Half day For a…

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Singing for the Brain Special — Celebration of Christmas Songs

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cleethorpes Memorial Hall, Grimsby Rd
Cleethorpes, DN35 8AH
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This will be an opportunity to unite everyone together to celebrate the festive season with a song or two! The celebration begins with a light buffet and festive treats followed by  singing a selection of ‘singing for the brain' songs and Christmas carols, and a special performance by the Grimsby Community Choir Free, everyone is welcome, feel free to bring festive treats to share, wear something festive! For more information contact the Alzheimer’s Society North East Lincolnshire, 21 Dudley Street,…

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Setting up a Not for profit organisation (Half day)

December 11 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Artlink, 87 Princes Avenue
Hull, HU5 3QP
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By the end of the session, attendees will: Recognise the drivers behind starting community groups and what’s involved Have an increased understanding of the types of voluntary and community sector organisations Be able to identify the pros and cons of different structures and how they apply to their work Have an improved knowledge of the factors involved in setting up and running an effective group or organisation Duration: Half day For a booking form, and details of prices click here

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Loan Shark Awareness Event

December 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Warehouse, 155 – 159 Freeman Street
Grimsby, DN32 7AR
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Sessions at 11am and 1pm (Drop in 11am-3pm) Foresight and Harbour Place, working in partnership with the National Illegal Money Lending Team For more information contact The Warehouse on 01472 240440 or e-mail info@thewarehousegy.co.uk

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Joint Local Access Forum (JLAF) quartlerly meeting

December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
County Hall Beverley, HU17 9BA + Google Map

The JLAF is a statutory partnership which provides independent strategic advice to help improve countryside access, rights of way and open-air recreation across Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire. Click here for more information about the JLAF JLAF meetings are held in public on a quarterly basis

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Alzheimer’s Society- Minster Carol Concert

December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Beverley Minster, Minster Yard North
Beverley, HU17 0DP
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Join them for a magical evening of carols, festive treats and special guests all in support of Alzheimer’s Society. Together we will unite against dementia. Doors open: 18:15 Concert duration: 19:00-20:45 Ticket prices: £10 adult, £15 person with dementia and carer, £5 child Tickets available from the Alzheimer's Society

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January 2018

Small Grants (Half day)

January 22, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Octagon, Walker Street
Hull, HU3 2RA
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For VCS organisations that want to build/improve their skills in applying for small grants (approx. £10k and below).Suitable for staff, trustees or volunteers that are new to grant funding and bid-writing, and those with a basic level of experience. Different funding types and eligibility requirements Using tools to carry out a funding search Identifying and understanding the elements of an application Writing a simple project plan Note – it is recommended that this is undertaken prior to the large grants…

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Good governance – Trustee Roles and responsibilities (Half day)

January 22, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Octagon, Walker Street
Hull, HU3 2RA
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For trustees and committee members, and staff that attend board meetings or recruit/support trustees. Different organisational structures in the voluntary sector Governing documents Legal roles and responsibilities – compliance, prudence and duty of care Charity accounting – SORP and the SOFA Developing strong and diverse boards Meetings and sub-committees Conflicts of interest and reporting concerns Duration: Half day Click here for more information and a booking form

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Free Property Workshop & Advice Clinic

January 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Enterprise Village, Prince Albert Gardens
Grimsby, DN31 3AT
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Saving Money on Your Premises Costs For many small voluntary groups, managing premises is an extra on top of the day job. Yet managing a building can be a real headache: bad management can lead to high costs, unexpected problems and even risks to the very existence of the organisation. Leading property advice charity the Ethical Property Foundation, in partnership with Sector Support North East Lincolnshire (North Bank Forum), is offering a jargon-free, accessible introduction and an overview of the…

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February 2018

Large grants (Full day)

February 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Freedom Centre, 7 Preston Road
Hull, HU9 3QB
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For VCS organisations looking to make applications for larger grants (£10k and above). Suitable for people with some experience of writing grant applications. Identification and demonstration of need Capital applications Budgeting and full cost recovery Monitoring and evaluation Partnership bids Duration: Full day For a booking form, and details of prices click here

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March 2018

One-to-one advice sessions

March 21, 2018
Guildhall Hull, HU1 2AA + Google Map

One hour slots available on a first come first served basis, booked in advance 9.30am; 10.30am; 11.30am; 1pm; 2pm; 3pm For more details, to discuss the advice you are seeking and to book a slot contact Pippa on 01482 499032 or e-mail Pippa@nbforum.org.uk

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April 2018

Developing a fundraising strategy (Full day)

April 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Freedom Centre, 7 Preston Road
Hull, HU9 3QB
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For VCS organisations that want to plan ahead and diversify their income. The course covers: The purpose and contents of a fundraising strategy Legal and ethical aspects of fundraising including the new regulator Different income types and the ‘return on investment’ of fundraising techniques Communicating your plans to others Duration: Full Day For a booking form, and details of prices click here

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May 2018

 Demonstrating social impact (Half Day)

May 16, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

For VCS organisations that want to improve the way they measure and communicate the difference they make. Suitable for people with experience of impact measurement that wish to review their practice, and anyone wanting to understand the key issues. What demonstrating impact means and why it matters Creating a theory of change to map your impact on different stakeholders Methods for gathering quantitative and qualitative data Systems, toolkits and approaches Communicating impact to different audiences Duration: Half day For a…

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Setting up a Not for profit organisation (Half day)

May 16, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Freedom Centre, 7 Preston Road
Hull, HU9 3QB
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By the end of the session, attendees will: Recognise the drivers behind starting community groups and what’s involved Have an increased understanding of the types of voluntary and community sector organisations Be able to identify the pros and cons of different structures and how they apply to their work Have an improved knowledge of the factors involved in setting up and running an effective group or organisation Duration: Half day For a booking form, and details of prices click here

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June 2018

Small Grants (Half day)

June 12, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Octagon, Walker Street
Hull, HU3 2RA
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For VCS organisations that want to build/improve their skills in applying for small grants (approx. £10k and below).Suitable for staff, trustees or volunteers that are new to grant funding and bid-writing, and those with a basic level of experience. Different funding types and eligibility requirements Using tools to carry out a funding search Identifying and understanding the elements of an application Writing a simple project plan Note – it is recommended that this is undertaken prior to the large grants…

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Good governance – Trustee Roles and responsibilities (Half day)

June 12, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Octagon, Walker Street
Hull, HU3 2RA
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For trustees and committee members, and staff that attend board meetings or recruit/support trustees. Different organisational structures in the voluntary sector Governing documents Legal roles and responsibilities – compliance, prudence and duty of care Charity accounting – SORP and the SOFA Developing strong and diverse boards Meetings and sub-committees Conflicts of interest and reporting concerns Duration: Half day Click here for more information and a booking form

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