Entries by Russell Rolph

Innovate and Cultivate Funding – new rounds

Cambridgeshire County Council is pleased to announce that the next deadline for Innovate & Cultivate Fund applications is 1st November. 2019. A pre-application advice session will be held on 19th September  2019 – and details are provided below. The aim of the fund is to support initiatives that strengthen Cambridgeshire communities and reduce pressure on….

Its Very Hot..!!

The Met Office have today issued a Level 3 Heat wave warning across Cambridgeshire. The warning will stay in place until the 27th July 2019.  Temperatures are predicted to remain over 30 degrees over the next few days, with warm and humid conditions expected to continue overnight. Hot weather can be uncomfortable for most people…..

Cinnamon Micro – Grants

Cinnnamon invites churches in Cambridgeshire to participate in an exciting pilot partnership with either Cambridgeshire County Council  or Cambridgeshire Police in which targeted social action projects will be established  in high-need, low-capacity communities. Cinnamon believe that churches are well placed to offer support for those most likely to be impacted by the reduced budgets of local….

Connecting Communities 2019

On the 20th June 2019 Hunts Forum and Support Cambridgeshire (as part of their Think Different Approach) ran their annual Connecting Communities Conference, the topic this year being unwanted Loneliness and Social Isolation. Subtitled Tackling Loneliness, A Community Response, the conference looked at how volunteering can help reduce loneliness. Interest in the conference was high….

Marketing on a Shoe-string

As part of Support Cambridgeshire’s partnership with local business across the County, 10 delegates attended the recent Marketing on a Shoe – String practitioner session held at Loves Farm House on the 23rd May 2019. Invitees were treated to an engaging and interactive workshop by Hayley Williams of Keystone Marketing on the basic principles and….

Small Charities Week 2019

As part of Small Charities Week (which this year falls between the 17th and the 22nd June) Support Cambridgeshire lead partner Hunts Forum will be holding an advice surgery at the Maple Centre between 10am and 2pm on the 17th June 2019 which will be open to all small charities and community groups across the….

A Slice of Orange in Cambridgeshire

29 delegates from across the County came to Wood Green Animal Shelter on the 22nd May 2019 to hear Steve Beccles – Ebusua, the Speaker with the Orange Tie talk about leadership, beliefs, conditioning, language, happy chemicals and much more, all in an attempt to understand and unlock personal mindsets, important when trying to galvanise….

I Heart Wisbech Engagement events

If you have not been following I Heart Wisbech the back-story can be found by clicking here: Over a thousand residents completed the survey on what they felt was good about Wisbech, what was not so good, and what could be changed. Come and hear the results, and see what further opportunities are available by….

Huntingdonshire – Community Chest 2019/2020

Huntingdonshire District Council are now inviting applications for their Community Chest in 2019/2020. Details of the chest and how to apply can be viewed here: Online applications need to be submitted before close of play on the 30th June 2019. The eligibility criteria is as follows: The maximum amount for any one grant award shall….

Innovate and Cultivate – Next Round

Cambridgeshire County Council is pleased to announce that the next deadline for Innovate & Cultivate Fund applications is 1st August 2019. A pre-application advice session will be held on 18th June 2019 (see below). The aim of the fund is to support initiatives that strengthen communities and reduce pressure on County Council services, thereby giving….