Entries by Kathryn Shepherdson

The New Integrated Care System

On the morning of the 21st April, Mike More the Independent Chair of the STP and Interim Chair of the Integrated Care System (ICS) shadow board came and spoke to a group of CEO’s and top-line management professionals about the new health care system which will replace the CCG. Mike took the group through where….

New Family Learning Grant Announced

Cambridgeshire Skills have launched their Family Learning Grant scheme which are available to fund free local activities for all generations. Activities should be designed to be fun, informal and promote a culture of learning as a family. They will bring children, mums, dads, aunts, uncles, grandparents and their family friends together to try something new….

Eastern Community Homes Launch Event and Offer to Communities

Eastern Community Homes, the new community-led housing hub in the East of England, have recently opened booking for their launch event, ‘Eastern Community Homes: We Do Housing Differently’. They are holding 5 free, online sessions from 16th-18th March 2021 including: Community-Led Housing and Local Authorities Community-Led Housing and Housing Associations An Introduction to Community-Led Housing….

Lloyds Bank Foundation Funding Confirmed

Support Cambridgeshire is delighted to announce that two of its partner organisations, CCVS and Hunts Forum, have been award £30,000 to deliver a year-long project across Fenland. This funding has been awarded as part of the infrastructure grant scheme, which gives 15 local infrastructure charities funding to review and support their service during and after….

New dates for Innovate and Cultivate Fund – Feb 2021

Cambridgeshire County Council is pleased to announce that the next deadline for Innovate & Cultivate Fund applications is 1st February 2021. One-to-one pre-application advice will be offered on 10th December (details below).   The aim of the fund is to support initiatives that strengthen our communities and reduce pressure on County Council services, thereby giving….

Now we’re talking – coming together in isolation

Organisations across the county have joined forces to launch a wellbeing campaign and additional mental health support for people during the coronavirus outbreak. ‘Now We’re Talking’, encourages people to get talking to combat loneliness whilst self-isolating, and to seek help if they are struggling with their mental health. The campaign, led by the local authority,….

Support Services across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Cambridge County Council and Peterborough City Council have now released Commissioned Community Services list 2020 – highlighted their commissioned services across the two areas. The flyer consists of three pages and makes it clear what services each provider is offering along with contact details. Remember you can also find more information on the Cambridgeshire Directory….