Entries by Ben Pitt

Community ARC Activities and Resource Hire Centre

The Community ARC is an activities and resource hire centre. It offers resources to support clubs, voluntary organisations and community projects throughout Cambridgeshire. Formerly known as The Youth Store, it’s a service provided by Cambridgeshire County Council and has been supporting the Youth sector for more than 20 years. It is now extending its services….

Support Cambridgeshire’s Annual Report

The Support Cambridgeshire Annual Report is now ready to view by clicking here. Its been another busy year for the partnership in what has been a very challenging and dynamically changing landscape within Cambridgeshire. We hope you enjoy reading the report. If you have any questions arising from the report please contact russell@huntsforum.org.uk.

Help Shape the Future of Huntingdonshire’s Green Spaces

Parks, play areas and open spaces are important parts of our community. They are places we can enjoy, where we can relax and have fun. They are also spaces that can help improve our health and well-being. Huntingdonshire District Council is developing a Healthy Open Spaces and Play Strategy which will protect and enhance these….

Improving the NHS for people with autism and learning disabilities

Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has produced an Easy Read version of its report  on what people think about local NHS services. People with autism and learning disabilities say they need much more support and help to live full, healthy and productive lives, reveals a new report from Healthwatch. Healthwatch asked people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough,….

State of the Sector Survey 2019

Support Cambridgeshire’s annual State of the Sector Survey for 2019 is now available to view here. The survey informs infrastructure organisations such as Support Cambridgeshire, local authorities, funders and others of the challenges, trends and patterns taking place across the voluntary sector in Cambridgeshire. So, what are the headlines for 2019? A lack of funding….

Zero Carbon Communities Grant from South Cambs District Council

What is the Zero Carbon Communities Grant? The Zero Carbon Communities Grant supports voluntary and community sector groups, charities and parish councils seeking to deliver bold, ambitious projects that engage communities and support the aim of zero carbon emissions by 2050. If you are interested in applying please come to a networking and information event….

Cambridgeshire Local Councils Peer Learning Event

On 3 July, the annual Rural Affordable Mythbuster Tour took place and 19 local council representatives joined Cambridgeshire ACRE staff, District and County Council officers and representatives from several Housing Associations to learn more about the provision of affordable homes for local people on rural exception sites. The tour started and concluded at Bluntisham Village….