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UK Shared Prosperity Fund Grants

Following the borough-focused briefing sessions held online w/c 5 June, a further session – covering completely different content – will be held online on Thursday 15 June, 2-3pm. This session will focus on technical hints and tips to consider when setting up (or upgrading) a public-access computer facility.
by Richard 12/06/2023

Unpaid carers in the spotlight for Carers Week

To mark Carers Week, Sefton Council will be celebrating the brilliant work done by unpaid carers, as well as highlighting the services provided by Sefton Carers Centre.
by Richard 05/06/2023

UKSPF Digital Connectivity Grants Programme: Online Briefing Session, Tuesday 6 June, 11am – 12noon

VOLA is launching Round 2 of its UKSPF Digital Connectivity in Community Facilities Grants programme w/c 19 June.  Grants will be awarded to successful applicants after the summer holidays, in September 2023. Prior to the application launch, Sefton CVS will be running an online briefing session in partnership with VOLA on Tuesday 6 June, 11am – 12noon.
by Richard 22/05/2023

Sky Up Digital Hubs

Sky have recently launched their ‘Sky Up Digital Hubs’ Programme, which is offering voluntary/community sector organisations three years of free sky broadband for public use to those venues who currently deliver digital skills support.
by Richard 18/05/2023

LCR Cares Digital Inclusion Fund: Applications Now Open – Closing Friday 16 June 2023

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority with the VS6 Partnership has launched the LCR Cares Digital Inclusion Fund to support community and voluntary organisations who are able to provide digital support and skills development for local residents who face additional social and economic barriers.
by Richard 18/05/2023

More chances to get a free health check and COVID-19 vaccine

The ‘Living Well’ bus service is returning to Sefton this month to offer residents a free health check and the opportunity to catch up on first and second COVID-19 vaccines, as well as third primary doses for those who are immunosuppressed.
by Richard 09/05/2023

World Immunisation Week is opportunity to ensure you are up to date with all vaccinations says Sefton Health Chief

As World Immunisation Week gets underway Sefton Council’s Director of Public Health Margaret Jones is urging people across the Borough to ensure they are up to date with their routine vaccines.
by Richard 25/04/2023

Have your say for a chance of winning £100, Complete the Cheshire & Merseyside State of the Sector survey!

The Cheshire & Merseyside VCFSE sector survey is a collaboration with the VS6 Partnership, Cheshire and Warrington Infrastructure Partnership (CWIP) and Voluntary Sector North West (VSNW). If you are a voluntary, community, faith or social enterprise organisation operating in Cheshire and Merseyside we invite you to be part of this exciting research project!
by Richard 21/04/2023

Test of Government’s new, national Emergency Alerts system at 3pm on Sunday 23 April 2023

At 3pm on Sunday 23rd April there will be a test of the Government’s new, national Emergency Alerts system set up to warn people across the UK if there’s a danger to life nearby.
by Richard 20/04/2023

Sefton residents being urged to apply to Open Access Household Support Fund

Sefton residents struggling to afford energy, food and water bills are being urged to apply to the Open Access Household Support Fund.
by Richard 19/04/2023

More chances to get a free health check and COVID-19 vaccine

The ‘Living Well’ bus service is returning to Sefton this month to offer residents a free health check and the opportunity to catch up on first and second COVID-19 vaccines, as well as third primary doses for those who are immunosuppressed.
by Richard 17/04/2023

‘Review culture’ is on the rise, yet only one in ten feedback on health services. 

As Healthwatch Sefton celebrates 10 years this year, it appeals for more people to feedback on NHS and Social Care services care and how increases in the cost of living affects how they access healthcare in Sefton. People are nearly four times more likely to share their thoughts on a dinner out or takeaway than... Read more »
by Richard 31/03/2023