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Announcement from our Board Chair
Jun 21, 2022 | 2022, Uncategorized
Spotlight on our Household Support Fund Administrative Team
In October 2021 the Government announced the Household Support Fund, a £500m fund for people in England who were likely to suffer food or fuel poverty over the winter. In Birmingham, the City...
When services become seamless: a Social Prescribing story
Feb 8, 2022 | 2022, Social Prescribing, Stories
We wanted to share a story from one of our Social Prescribing Link Workers, Deborah. She passed us this patient story as a great example of what happens when services work together to provide...
Household Support Fund is coming to Edgbaston
We’re pleased to announce that the Household Support Fund has now been launched and will be open for applications early in the New Year. The fund is aimed at helping people afford essentials such as...
Getting ready for a smoke-free Christmas: Helen’s story
Dec 14, 2021 | 2021, Solihull Lifestyle Services, Stories
Up until a few weeks ago, Helen*, 50, was a heavy smoker. She has asthma and, having smoked all her life, she constantly suffers from chest infections. Now, with the help of the Solihull Stop...
Martineau Gardens receives the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service
Nov 29, 2021 | 2021, Neighbourhood Network Scheme
One of the longest running Community Gardens in Birmingham, Martineau Gardens, has been recognised for its commitment to the community, receiving the Queens Award for Voluntary Service. The Gardens have been described by visitors as ‘an oasis of calm in the bustling city’ and as ‘Birmingham’s hidden gem’…