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Blog feature
Voluntary sector trends: checking the data 

20 Jul 18

        Organised by RnR Organisation , this event will share data and stories from two important data sources: the  2018 NCVO Almanac  with  Karl Wilding  from NCVO (charity which champions the voluntary sector and volunteering) and the  …


Sport
Tennis charity launches more sites 

20 Jul 18

Tennis For Free, which already has sites in Hednesford, Lichfield and Sandwell, is launching at four sites in Walsall and one in Great Barr…


FixMyStreet
Carpark has what looks like charity bags dumped, 19th July 

19 Jul 18

Fly tipping of what looks like stolen charity bags dumped in Carpark of Bagleys Road ( next to flats ) Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Car Park Adjacent 66 Bagleys Road, Brierley Hill Report…


News
Solihull woman seeks to raise £4.5k for dementia charity with Snowdonia mission 

19 Jul 18

A SOLIHULL woman is taking action against dementia by leading a daring challenge in Snowdonia – with her grandmother’s experiences fuelling her.


Saddlers
Chris Marsh Organises Charity Match in Aid of Isabella Lyttle 

19 Jul 18

The match, which will see a Midlands XI take on an ERF Electrical Wholesalers and Shelfield Vets XI, will feature many former Saddlers including Craig Pead, Darren Wrack and maybe the man himself.


Rugby
Brummie drivers warned of ‘white van tan’ dangers as heatwave continues 

19 Jul 18

An experiment conducted by Confused.


News
Hospice overwhelmed by support as Orange Week celebrates 35th anniversary 

19 Jul 18

A Whittington charity said it has been overwhelmed by a wave of orange in support of its 35th anniversary.


News
Burntwood business calls for donations to help families meet cost of new school uniforms 

18 Jul 18

A Burntwood business is looking to help families who are struggling to meet the cost of new school uniforms.


News
Life-saving equipment donated to school thanks to Solihull charity 

18 Jul 18

LIVE-SAVING equipment has been handed over to a school thanks to a Solihull-based charity.


News
Can you help TWCSC with their 5 Year Celebration Challenge? 

17 Jul 18

IN March 2019 The Tamworth Wellbeing Cancer Support Centre (TWCSC) will be celebrating 5 years at their building in Craven, Stonydelph.


Business
Charity boost to homeless fight 

17 Jul 18

Enterprise Rent-A-Car donates £6,000 to West Midlands Homelessness Task Force.


Local news
#PositiveSWBrum – Who is the Postman behind the mask raising all the loot?! 

15 Jul 18

A local ‘Postie’ – who once a year dons a fancy dress costume to deliver his mail on his Spiceland Road estate round in Northfield – has raised more than £6000 over the last ten years.


Events
New sponsorship from Carvers Building Supplies 

14 Jul 18

Light House is delighted to announce our latest sponsor – a familiar name in the city: Carvers Building Supplies.


Blog comment
Birmingham MPs back Red Cross at parliamentary reception 

13 Jul 18

Call for more public support after record year for emergency organisation.


News
Ankerside clothing appeal for children’s charity 

12 Jul 18

ANKERSIDE Shopping Centre is appealing to Tamworth to donate dresses, suits and accessories for a charity which is organising a glamorous prom night to remember for youngsters affected by complex health issues.


FixMyStreet
Charity clothing bin, 11th July 

11 Jul 18

A charity clothing bin has appeared on the front of shop (corner Flora /Deakins Road).


Local news
Weoley Castle schoolchildren raise thousands for charity with 5km walk in searing heat 

10 Jul 18

Children and staff at a Weoley Castle primary school have once again raised thousands of pounds for their chosen charity, this time completing a 5km walk during a heatwave!  On Friday (6th July), Our Lady and St Rose of Lima Primary School in …


Blog feature
Summer Garden Party Auction Brochure 

10 Jul 18

Martineau Gardens Summer Garden Party and Charity Auction – Saturday 14th July 4pm til 8pm Tickets £15 –  advance purchase essential! Food, wine, live music, charity auction and raffle Enjoy the shady, floral, scented areas of our newly …


Blog comment
A great local charity concert coming soon to The Lamp, Brownhills! 

10 Jul 18

There’s a splendid charity fundraiser concert being staged on Friday, 20th July 2018 at the Lamp Arts Theatre at Brownhills Activity Centre, just on the Miner Island in the centre of Brownhills – featuring The Backstreet Theatre Company, …


Local news
Princess Anne opens Sense’s pioneering multi-purpose community centre in Selly Oak 

9 Jul 18

A pioneering new multi-purpose centre – which brings community and disability services together in one building – was today opened by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal (Monday 9th July).


Local news
CASBA introduces new support group for carers 

9 Jul 18

Local charity CASBA are delighted to announce that they will be holding their first ever carers support group on 24th July 2018 from 11:00am to 1:00pm at Northfield Fire Station.


Blog feature
Collaboration: More Than the Sum of The Parts 

9 Jul 18

The FSI’s research has shown that collaborating more effectively can not only help to solve social problems but can also facilitate efficiency, growth and sustainability.


Rugby
Under 9s’ Charity Bike Ride for Tom 

9 Jul 18

Sunday 15th July 2018…


Blog comment
Lichfield Waterworks Trust – 2018 AGM this Monday followed by an evening with the Time Healers 

8 Jul 18

Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this Monday evening (9th July 2018) there will be the Annual General Meeting of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, …


Local news
Trust secures injunction in bid to resolve illegal encampments 

6 Jul 18

An historic Trust has secured a special injunction to tackle illegal encampments and associated anti-social behaviour at two parks in Bournville following a spate of incidents.