Entries by Nick

Driver required for local Parkinsons Group

Can you help support your local Parkinsons group? Wellingborough groups needs someone to drive the Minibus to collect and return members from their homes when the group meets every second Wednesday of the month.

Community leaders look at how to ‘Love Your School’

Local leaders and representatives from schools, churches and charities came together for the East Northants’ Faith Group Community Leaders’ Lunch to reflect on how to ‘Love Your Local School’. Keynote speaker, Chad Chadwick, a Youth Missioner for the Church of England challenged attendees to think strategically about the way they partner with their local schools and seek to “serve them from the inside-out”. He shared on the scale of change in society over the last 20 years, particularly within the education system, and highlighted the increasing weight of pressure upon the whole school community, including parents, students and teachers.

Police and Crime Plan Consultation

A consultation on the Northamptonshire Police and Crime Plan is taking place until 24th November and proposes a focus on keeping the young safe; community partnerships; protecting people from harm and putting victims at the heart of justice.

FaithAction to host next ENFG Lunch Oct 5th

As part of our ENFG Community Leaders Lunches, FaithAction is coming to Northamptonshire in October to facilitate discussions between faith, voluntary sector and public sector groups on how to engage with your local community – particularly in the area of health and wellbeing. Reserve your place today.

New County Forum for charitable organisations

In March Voluntary Impact held a series of events to discuss a new Countywide Forum for the county. We’d like to thank all of those who participated for your input as it was invaluable to the process of shaping the forum.

Courses To Promote Positive Mental Health & Wellbeing

Spaces available on the Learn2b Summer Courses to help anyone who is experiencing any form of mental health distress (you do not need a medical/doctors diagnosis) – this includes depression, anxiety, stress, lack of confidence etc.