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Tesco Centenary Grants Programme

In News, Funding News, Uncategorised by Caroline Foxton

Tesco have launched the Centenary Grants programme in celebration of Tesco reaching its 100th year as a supermarket retailer. Groundwork which is an environment charity is running the grant programme on behalf of Tesco. The Centenary Grants round is now open for not-for-profit groups to apply for the full £25,000 grant, to deliver any health and wellbeing project across an …

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Third Sector Brexit Impact

In Uncategorised by Caroline Foxton

Colin Kemp, Deputy Leader of the County Council outlines the work that Surrey County Council have been undertaking to prepare for Brexit, please click this to read the update.

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Tesco Centenary Grants Programme

In Uncategorised by Nina Porter

Tesco have launched the Centenary Grants programme in celebration of Tesco reaching its 100th year as a supermarket retailer. Groundwork which is an environment charity is running the grant programme on behalf of Tesco. The Centenary Grants round is now open for not-for-profit groups to apply for the full £25,000 grant, to deliver any health and wellbeing project across an …

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Parkinson’s UK

In News, Uncategorised by Caroline Foxton

Services provided by Parkinson’s UK include: Reigate Group Meeting at the Woodhatch Centre on the 3rd Thursday of the month 14:00-16:00. Please contact Pat Bowker on 01737 210799 or at parkukreigate@hotmail.co.uk Alternatively, visit https://localsupport.parkinsons.org.uk/opportunity/51381 Reigate Choir at the Woodhatch Centre on the 2nd Monday of the month, 14:00-15:00. Please contact Hazel Smith on 01737 764342 or at parkukreigate@hotmail.co.uk Alternatively, please visit  https://localsupport.parkinsons.org.uk/opportunity/68906 Extend Exercise …

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VARB’S Festive Feast 2018

In News, Uncategorised by Lisa Irwin

VARB’s Festive Feast 2018 was yet again a huge success with 45 volunteers helping to set up St Mark’s church in Reigate on Christmas Eve and 73 volunteers making sure our 44 guests had a wonderful time on Christmas Day.                       VARB has put on this event for 3 years …

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I Am Regaining My Self Confidence Again.

In Uncategorised by Lisa Irwin

I have been volunteering with VARB since October 2016.   This followed a very difficult period for me after the death of my elderly and infirm father who I had cared for for full time at home for four years.  These caring responsibilities also immediately followed the death of my mother. All the team immediately made me feel very welcome and …

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A Valuable Learning Experience

In Uncategorised by Lisa Irwin

It was suggested by my work coach at Jobcentre Plus, during the summer of 2017, that I might find it beneficial to do something of a purposeful nature. After an interview at VARB; they suggested I volunteer with KSS CRC (Kent, Surrey & Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company) who deliver a range of rehabilitation services to people who have been sentenced by …