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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 lot...

Bracknell Forest Cultural Festival 2017

On March 11th 2017 we had our second annua racknell Forest Cultural Festival. It was olourful, active and diverse event, tha imed to bring together fro ll walks of life throughout our community. Hosted at Bracknell & Wokingham College, there were so many...

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...

Celebrating Volunteer’s Week

What do volunteers mean to the organisations they volunteer with? It's Volunteer's Week again, the time of year to recognise the great work being done by volunteers. Across the country, people who give up their time to help charities and community groups will be...

Pride of Bracknell Forest Awards

On Friday, 29th April, the Pride of Bracknell Forest Awards were held at Bracknell & Wokingham College. It was a great success, with around 150 guests in attendance to enjoy a three course meal, entertainment, and to celebrate the people, organisations and unsung...

East Berks CCG – help wanted

We need your help. All public bodies have a specific duty relating to promoting equality and diversity in the way we work. We have recently reviewed our progress in this area and have published our self assessments (one for each Clinical Commissioning Group). The...

Autism Berkshire Open Forum

Autism Berkshire is looking for stories of people's lives with autism in recent times and the past as part of a project launched last year to mark the 25th anniversary of the charity, which was founded as the Berkshire Autistic Society. The aim is to create a written...

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