Entries by Nick

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.

World Mandate Ministries to help unaccompanied children displaced by war

Clopton-based World Mandate Ministries is setting up a new ministry to help unaccompanied children displaced by war in the Middle East. CHOCS (Caring Homes for Orphaned Children). “Over 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees have disappeared since arriving in Europe. This needs to be the church’s finest hour, showing the world that’s approved by religion that’s approved by God (James 1:27). CHOCS is currently embryonic and is investigating all the avenues available to offer care and help to the refugee children. If this strikes a chord in your heart and you would like to know how you can help, support or be involved, please visit www.godsmandate.org/chocs

Northamptonshire County Council says ‘No’ to refugees

In spite of a promise last September by Mary Markham, the leader of Northampton Borough Council, that NBC would accept 50 Syrian refugee families over the next 5 years, the controlling majority on the Council have reneged on that promise and voted not to accommodate any.