Entries by Carita Magnani

London’s Connected Communities Programme Opens for Applications (London)

Community organisations are invited to apply for funding to help tackle poverty and inequality in London. The Trust for London’s Connected Communities Programme will provide funding for initiatives which help disadvantaged and underrepresented people to access their rights and entitlements, and to speak out about issues which directly affect them. There is no minimum or […]

Postcode Innovation Trust: The Dream Fund

A new round of The Dream Fund has opened to applications. Charities can apply for up to £1.25 million to deliver their ‘dream’ project, including Covid-19 recovery projects. Applications must come from a partnership of at least two charitable organisations, one of which will be the lead. The website states: ‘Applications must be innovative, creative […]

FREE Training Courses for Staff

We have access to a range of Level 2 fully funded courses that offer huge advantages to your organisation – they are cost-effective, help you support talented employees who want to learn and progress, and they are an effective way to support your skills requirements. We want to support you in focusing on the retraining […]

Flu and Covid-19 Booster Jabs

With colder months fast approaching, the winter flu vaccination programme will get well and truly underway.  This year the flu jab will be offered via GPs, pharmacies and schools to: All children who are aged two and three on 31 August 2021 All children in primary school and all secondary school pupils under the age […]

Health & Wellbeing Forum

Health and wellbeing is without doubt, one of the key underlying themes of the work of most VCS organisations in the borough.  Countless organisations provide a myriad of information, services and support to local residents, from physical exercise, support for those with specific health conditions, and a huge range of support for all forms of […]

A Word from Sue Spiller, Sobus CEO

Whilst offices and workplaces have opened up again many of us are now working both in the office and from home.  “Hybrid working” is becoming the norm for lots of organisations and businesses, but we need to make sure that we are managing this approach carefully so as to avoid any complications that may arise. […]

Black History Month in H&F, By Sharon Tomlin, Sobus Community Organiser

Historically during the month of October, Black History Month – residents, the local authority, community groups, voluntary organisations and community leaders have celebrated aspects of the lives of people from ethnically marginalised communities, particularly from the African and Asian diasporas who have contributed to the borough. This year sees a strong focus in the borough […]