Community Action: Bedfordshire

We are a voluntary and community sector support organisation that develops, enables, promotes and supports local voluntary and community action (including volunteering) across Bedfordshire.

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Community Led Housing Workshops

 A collaborative approach to housing for older people and the wider community - 14 May 2018 at the Rufus Centre, Flitwick.  

Workshop 1 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Workshop 2 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Community Led Housing (CLH) schemes are growing in both number and significance across the UK, providing aspirational housing solutions for local people that wish to play a leading role in addressing their own housing needs; where communities have the appetite to adopt a long-term formal role in the ownership, management and stewardship of homes, often in partnership with housing associations.

The diversity and creativity of CLH schemes knows no bounds, so these workshops are designed to raise awareness of and test the local appetite for CLH; determining what type of enabling approach might be optimum for Central Bedfordshire Coucil and partners to adopt if there is a demand for CLH from communities.

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Make 2018 the year to volunteer!

Did you make any New Year resolutions for 2018? Are you already finding it difficult to stick to them? If so, you are not alone! In 2017, one in five people failed to keep all of their resolutions in just the first week. Research shows that we are far more likely to keep resolutions that have a positive effect on us or people we care about. I am sure you agree that any goal is more achievable if it is something that appeals to you; something you enjoy or find rewarding. 

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Natural health service: wildlife volunteers get mental health boost

Natural health service: wildlife volunteers get mental health boost

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Community Action: Bedfordshire and Volunteer Centre Central Bedfordshire are the operating names of Voluntary and Community Action South Bedfordshire
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