Entries by Kathryn Shepherdson

Councillors tells us their views

Back in early July, Support Fenland met with some of the Fenland District Councillors to update them on the project and hear their views on what their communities need. By Victoria Hopkins In this meeting we shared with them the themes that had emerged from our engagement sessions earlier in the year, which you can….

Training around wellbeing of staff

  Many people find it challenging to talk about mental health at work. Frontline staff may feel embarrassed about their suffering, while managers may not know what to say. Unfortunately, this can contribute to a vicious cycle as no one talks about it and the stigma and isolation grow. In this workshop series, managers and….

New listening service for VCSE staff and volunteers

  Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Integrated Care System, in partnership with CPFT, have launched a new support service in response to the pandemic, specifically for people who work in healthcare, social care, the voluntary sector or not-for-profit sector in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The pandemic has affected us all in different ways. We know it can be particularly….

New round of funding : Innovate & Cultivate Fund

Innovate & Cultivate Fund Deadline: 1 August 2021 One-to-one pre-application advice will be offered on 22nd and 23rd June (details below). This is a great opportunity to discuss your ideas and Support Cambridgeshire highly recommends that you take advantage of this opportunity. The aim of the fund is to support initiatives that strengthen our communities….

Becoming an ICS – We want your views

Health and care organisations across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are becoming more joined up than ever before after the creation of a new Integrated Care System (ICS) for the area. Integrated Care Systems, or ICSs, are partnerships between organisations that meet the health and care needs of local people. There are 42 Integrated Care Systems in….

Queens Award Nominations Open For 2022

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Queen’s Coronation. 2022 marks the 20th anniversary of the award, coinciding with the Queen’s Plantuim Jubliee. As part of this, we would like Cambridgeshire….

Job Opportunity in Fenland

Community Engagement Lead Are you a proactive self-starter with a passion and drive to help communities find solutions for themselves? We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic community development professional to join our small team and lead on Covid recovery work supporting targeted communities as we move into the next phase of Covid recovery…..

Opportunity for Voluntary & Community Groups in Fenland

Does your organisation have the skills, knowledge and experience of working with and supporting local marginalised communities? Support Cambridgeshire is working in partnership with Cambridgeshire County Council to deliver crucial work supporting Fenland communities to recover as we move into and through the next stage of Covid recovery. We are looking for VCSE partner organisations….