View Post

Make a Difference this Summer!!

In Home Page, News, Uncategorised by Caroline Foxton

What about doing something different this summer?  Give something back, help others, develop skills and gain work experience as well as meeting new people.  We have a wide range of volunteer opportunities for young people, from sport, health, social care, entertainment, environment and one off events.  Contact us via email or call us, we are here to help you find …

View Post

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 …

View Post

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.

View Post

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 …

View Post

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 …

View Post

To Meet New People & Gain Confidence

In Aspire Case Studies, Uncategorised by Lisa Irwin

John wanted to volunteer to gain experience in the office environment and gain knowledge in using a Content management System to edit website news. He has also met new people and gained confidence working within a friendly team of people, he’s been able to keep busy and learnt new things about computers. He tells us he “Gets a sense of achievement …

View Post

Grants for Disadvantaged Youth in SE England

In Uncategorised by Caroline Foxton

This small family charity offers a handful of grants each year to registered charities and not-for-profit organisations for projects that help the most disadvantaged young people (aged 5 to 19 years) to fulfil their potential. To be eligible, projects must: Help the most disadvantaged young people keep away from a life of crime and violence, and to fulfil their potential. …

View Post

Hospital Discharge Project and Survey Link

In Uncategorised by Caroline Foxton

Healthwatch have launched this project to find out more about people’s experience of communication throughout the discharge process. Healthwatch will be visiting a number of wards in St Peter’s and in Royal Surrey during November but would also like to circulate this  survey to people outside of these! The Survey link  is for people (65+ and/or their relatives) who have …