Do you know a trade hero?


Jewson’s are offering the opportunity for a trade hero to win £50,000 to support a community project.New for 2017 is the Trade Hero category, which seeks to celebrate construction workers who play a big role in their community. Whether it’s a roofer who has fixed a leak in the village hall or a builder who has supported a local children’s charity – they want to find these individuals. The Trade Hero will win £50,000 worth of building materials to enable them to complete a worthy community project. Are you a Trade Hero? Tell them what you would do with £50,000 worth of building materials for your community.

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Writing a good funding application

writing good fund 26 aprilDate: Wed 26 April 2017

Time: 9:45am – 1:15pm

Venue: Arkenstall Village Centre, Haddenham CB6 3XD

Eventbrite - Writing Good Funding Applications

This half day event has been specifically designed to provide the essentials in making a funding application for small and medium sized voluntary community groups

The course will identify good practice and help develop the skills and knowledge focusing on:

  • Understanding what the funders want to see in an application
  • Identifying the key features of successful funding applications by using case studies and group work
  • Evidencing the need for your project and developing measurable & achievable outcomes
  • How to Monitor and evaluate the success of your project

The Course is led by Alan Turner – Development Worker for CCVS

This course is FREE to any community or voluntary group in Cambridgeshire and to Parish and Town Councils

By booking on this course you agree to the CCVS cancellation policy

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If you have any problems please contact us on 01223 464696 or email

Registration is limited to two bookings per member organisation only.

Writing a good funding application – 26/04/2017 9:45am

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Training

adult safe guarding 20 aprilDate: Thursday 20th April

Time: 9:30am – 1:00pm

Venue: 16-18 Arbury Court, Cambridge

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Free to all Community Groups in Cambridgeshire

Who is it for?

This course will be directed at community organisations.

It is an opportunity to get up to date on the safeguarding process and help ensure that everyone is kept as safe as possible from abuse, neglect and harm.

It is recommended that your training is updated every three years.

Paid staff or managers should attend the appropriate Cambridgeshire County Council course designed for them.  See Cambridge County Council website  

Course Aim

The course will provide information on roles, responsibilities, Safeguarding reporting processes and raise awareness of the basic principles of Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Harm.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Define what abuse is and who we are safeguarding as per ‘The Care Act’ 2014
  • Describe the categories of abuse.
  • Understand good practice in dealing with disclosures and how to report and record them
  • Explore barriers to reporting and the importance of ‘whistleblowing’

Your Trainer: Angela Haylock

Angela previously worked for a small charity for 7 years where she worked as the Designated Child Protection Officer and has delivered Safeguarding training since 2008.  In 2013 she set up her own company called The Safeguarding Toolbox.

By registering for this course you agree to abide by the Support Cambridgeshire Cancellation Policy

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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults – 20/04/2017 9:30am

Have you booked your place yet?


We are running a special finance session for all Treasurers and trustees who have a particular interest in finance. The event will cover questions such as:

  • What are the Charity Commission requirements?
  • What information should be on the Annual Report?
  • Can we pay trustees?
  • Do we employ Staff or are they self-employed?
  • What are the financial implications?

The morning session 10am to 12:30pm – covers the role of the treasurer and trustee, governance requirements, Charity Commission register, book-keeping, and financial information for meetings.

The afternoon session 1pm to 3:30pm – looks at the Charity Commission requirements and reporting, annual account requirements, annual report, employment and payroll using HMRC Basic and RTI.

Course fees

Cambridgeshire ACRE Members: Free of charge for 1 delegate per hall/building. Additional places for delegates from the same hall/building will be charged at £15 per person and will be subject to availability.

Non-Members: £54 per delegate which covers your course fee and gives 1 year’s membership of Cambridgeshire ACRE. Additional places for delegates from the same hall/building will charged at £15 per person and will be subject to availability.

A light lunch will be provided.

This event will be taking place at the Cambridgeshire ACRE offices, 72 Market Street, Ely, CB7 4LS.  (There is FREE all day parking available in the town).

To book your place please register on-line, places are limited to 10 for this event.  Alternatively drop me an email.

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