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Staying Safe in the Hot Weather

While temperatures in Sefton may not be forecast to reach the levels that have caused the Met Office to issue a second heat warning, the Council is still urging people to be careful and prepare for the heat.
by Richard 09/08/2022

Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership: Sports, Arts and Culture Fund – Closing 2 September 2022

The Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership (MVRP) fund is targeted at sports, arts and culture based activities that support young people aged under 25 years who may be more vulnerable to experiencing violence.
by Richard 03/08/2022

Living Well Sefton launch the Community Resilience Grant Round 10

The Community Resilience Grant fund is open to Sefton-based voluntary, community and faith (VCF) sector groups. Groups are invited to apply for up to £2,000 to support local community health and wellbeing projects and activities that evidence community resourcefulness within the borough.
by Richard 02/08/2022

Helping to bridge the digital divide in the cost of living crisis

Include-IT Mersey is looking for volunteers to encourage local people to improve their digital skills at digital drop-in sessions and by accessing free training. Known as Digital Champions, they will support participants to make the most of the digital world and will volunteer in local communities to raise awareness of the benefits of getting online.
by Richard 27/07/2022

Summer Food Programme returns to Sefton

Sefton Council and its partners are once again providing food to schoolchildren from eligible families and other groups across the Borough through the 2022 summer holidays.
by Richard 25/07/2022

UK-Shared Prosperity Fund update from the VS6 Partnership

Following on from the VS6 “UK Shared Prosperity Fund: Making the case for Liverpool City Region's VCFSE Sector” event held in May, the VS6 Partnership have continued to strive to work with the Combined Authority to shape the Liverpool City Region’s UK-SPF investment plan. Place based VCFSE leaders from our CVSs have also been working with local authority colleagues to advocate for the sector at a local level.
by Richard 25/07/2022

Heatwave Information and Useful Links

This information sets out impacts a of health wave on health and wellbeing, and actions organisations and members of the public should take to protect health. There are also a number of useful links, which you can circulate to colleagues, partners and people in the community.
by Richard 14/07/2022

LCR Community Food Organisation Mapping Survey

Following the VS6 Sustainable and Affordable Food event on 16 June 2022, VS6 are currently in the process of finalising the Community Food Mapping exercise that was presented at the event. Complete the survey!
by Richard 14/07/2022

Community based Digital Inclusion Survey

VOLA has been commissioned by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCR CA) to undertake some research and mapping into current Digital Inclusion activities that are happening on the ground in local communities across the city region, so that the overall picture at a city region level can be brought up to date.
by Richard 13/07/2022

EOI – Help us Develop a Social Impact Toolkit

Sefton CVS are seeking to produce a toolkit which would allow a range of VCF organisations to demonstrate their social impact. The aim is for the toolkit to align to local area priorities, comprising common outcomes and measures which organisations/groups could select and report on. Enabling, not only the capture of individual groups impact but... Read more »
by Richard 08/07/2022

Third Sector Trends Survey 2022

Join the Third Sector Trends survey here! Whether your organisation or group is big or small - we need to hear from you to help build a picture of what is happening locally in Sefton
by Richard 07/07/2022

Supporting continued improvements to health and care in Sefton

On 1 July, Sefton Partnership was formally established for the borough, as one of nine local area partnerships within the Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care System. These partnerships will lead on shaping health and care in their areas, and for Sefton means a continuation of long standing work to bring health and care closer together, to improve and shape services around the needs of local people.
by Richard 05/07/2022