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Brighter Berkshire Yellow July

Hundreds of people all across Berkshire have been wearing yellow across July to help raise awareness of Brighter Berkshire's Year Of Mental Health 2017. Brighter Berkshire is a community led initiative committed to improving and promoting opportunities and support for...

Volunteer Week 2017

Volunteers week has taken place this year from 1st-7th June 2017. There were great events going on all across the country to celebrate the help volunteers ar o the community, and we celebrated them in our own way too. Volunteer Thank You Barbeque June 1st 5-9pm at...

Decorator Volunteers from Nielsen at the involve Offices!

Today (Friday May 12th 2017) we've had the great help of Nielse or decorating our offices a bit more. In case you didn't know, back in October 2016, we moved to the Courthouse Offices in Bracknell, which is near the Police Station and Library, however, since we've...

Volunteer Personality Traits Survey

We all know how important volunteering is for our community. Well, a final year psychology student with the Open University is conducting a survey exploring volunteering behaviours and personality traits. She intend to produce a summary for the voluntary organisations...

involve’s New Training Cancellation Policy

Starting from April 3rd 2017, involve Community Services are implementing a Cancellation Policy for their training courses. Hiring trainers and using equipment & extra energy costs us a lot of money, so when people cancel last minute or don’t show up, it uses up a...

Bracknell Forest Cultural Festival 2017

On March 11th 2017 we had our second annual Bracknell Forest Cultural Festival. It was a colourful, active and diverse event, that aimed to bring together from all walks of life throughout our community. Hosted at Bracknell & Wokingham...

Stroke care improvements will save lives

Stroke services are set to improve for more than 430,000 people living in the east of Berkshire. This means that, from January 1, local people suspected of having a stroke will be taken straight to the nearest hyper acute stroke unit by ambulance to receive the best...

involve Christmas Party

Bracknell-based companies, including Redwood Technologies, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bracknell Forest Homes and Waitrose were delighted to continue their support of the local community by sponsoring involve’s annual Befrienders Christmas party. Held at the Parish Church...

URGENT Volunteer needed!

Bracknell Forest Voluntary Car Scheme is looking for Volunteer Organisers five mornings a week. The Car Scheme has been registered as a charity and operating across Bracknell Forest since 1975, transporting hundreds of local people to medical appointments. This...

White Ribbon Day

The 25th November marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day. The first White Ribbon Campaign was launched in Canada by a group of men after the brutal mass shooting of 14 female students at the University of...

Pilgrim Hearts – Vacancy

DEPUTY MANAGER: NIGHT SHELTER for Bracknell Homeless Can you manage a team of volunteers? Do you have experience in caring for the homeless? Are you OK with working nights on 2 nights a week, usually Fridays and Saturdays from 7.00pm to 7.00am? This is a part-time...

National Hate Crime Awareness Week

To coincide with National Hate Crime Awareness Week which runs from 8 - 15 October 2016, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) will be launching a new campaign under the banner "Let's Hate, Hate". This campaign builds upon their work in supporting...

Could you be a Community Navigator?

The involve Community Navigation Scheme is now up and running across Wokingham Borough. Community Navigation is a guided process to enable people to access local community organisations and voluntary groups. People are currently referred to the scheme by healthcare...

Stronger Communities – making a difference in Bracknell

Do you have the time to be a Volunteer in your local community? Or do you know someone who would be interested? ALL YOU NEED IS a friendly and flexible nature, the ability to listen, understand the need for confidentiality and to be able to offer a few hours of your...

Karma Nirvana Day of Memory

Next Thursday, 14 July will be a Day of Memory to commemorate victims of honour killings. The 14th July 2016 would have been Shafilea Ahmed's 30th birthday. 17 year old Shafilea was killed by her parents in 2003 for bringing perceived shame on her family by rejecting...

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