Cost of Living Fund Launched – Closing Monday 16 October 2023.
The fund will support organisations across England to deliver critical frontline services. Organisations will be able to apply for funding to maintain or expand critical cost of living services from now until the end of March 2024.
Co-production Week: Youth Voice and Participation Toolkit Pilot Training Session
As part of Sefton’s Co-production week (3– 7 July), the Sefton Young Advisors delivered a training session to staff from Sefton Council and Sefton CVS on the Youth Voice and Participation Toolkit.
FREE Energy Assessments available to VCF organisations in Sefton
Sefton CVS have secured ‘Community Transition Fund’ grant funding from Sefton Council to provide free DEC assessments to voluntary, community and faith (VCF) sector organisation in Sefton.
Living Well bus in Formby on Friday 30th June to provide free health checks and COVID-19 vaccines
The ‘Living Well’ bus will be at at Formby Waitrose from 10.30 to 4pm on Friday 30th June providing spring COVID booster vaccinations, and also health checks if time allows.
Sefton households with pre-payment gas or electricity meters have just ONE WEEK to claim unused energy support scheme vouchers
Sefton households with pre-payment gas or electricity meters have just days to claim unused Energy Support Scheme vouchers, with the scheme ending on Friday 30 June.
Sefton Lights Up for Windrush 75 Commemorations
Sefton will light up this week to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Windrush migration. A flag marking Windrush Day, which takes place on Thursday 22nd June, will also fly from Southport Town Hall.
Presentation on Sefton’s Local System Partnership at the NHS ConfedExpo
At last week’s NHS ConfedExpo in Manchester, Adele Thompson from Sefton CVS, Vicky Keeley from Sefton Carers Centre and Sharon Dooner from Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care Board showcased their innovative approach to community partnership.
Submit your applications for the Community Cashback Fund
Merseyside Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner have reopened their Community Cashback Fund which sees money seized from criminals reinvested back into our communities. Local groups can bid for grants of up to £5,000.
Evaluation Services for new Heritage Project – Invitation to Quote
Sefton CVS invites suitably qualified and experienced applicants to provide a quotation for professional evaluation services to conduct a project evaluation for their new Project ‘Hearts of Gold - Sefton At 50’.
UKSPF – Digital Connectivity for Community Facilities Grant Round 2 Now Open
Round 2 of the fund is open for applications from Monday 19 June 2023, with £361,000 available across the Liverpool City Region. Grants of between £2,500 and £10,000 are available.
Public advised to contact NHS 111 online during this week’s junior doctors strike
Members of the public needing non-emergency care during the latest junior doctors strike are being urged to use NHS 111 online during this week’s industrial action. The British Medical Association (BMA) has confirmed a three-day walkout of junior doctors from 7am on Wednesday 14th June to 6.59am on Saturday, 17th June. Plans in place Health... Read more »
Just over two weeks left for people to get their Spring COVID booster jabs
There are just over two weeks left for people to get their Spring COVID booster. Friday 30 June is also the last chance for anyone who has not yet had their first or second COVID-19 vaccine dose to come forward.