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Somerset Diverse Communities is a project that aims to celebrate the diversity in Somerset. It hopes to support and build relationships with groups and organisations who are supporting or working with black and minority ethnic (BME) communities in Somerset. Through it’s Small Grants Scheme, funding of up to £300 is available to community groups, charities,…

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The Rapid Response Team (RRT) Service will be developed as one of six work streams commissioned by the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Delivery Board, with the primary aim of avoiding hospital admissions, and helping to reduce the pressure on services, particularly during the winter period. The development of a community-based RRT service is seen as a…

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The Charity Commission has issued an alert from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB), highlighting the insider threat from fraudsters and cyber criminals. The alert identifies that over 50% of organisations have suffered an insider threat attack in the previous year. Insider fraud is committed by someone involved within your charity, whether a trustee, an employee…

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Networking & Events

Spark are working in partnership with Sedgemoor District Council to deliver The Sedgemoor Conversation. The council recognises that Sedgemoor is changing – communities old and new are changing and forming, and there is a need for them to understand those communities and what support they need. As a result, The Sedgemoor Conversation, a conversation with…

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People with Learning Disabilities and People with Autism are included as one of the important priorities for the NHS the plan for the next 10 years. NHS England are working with Learning Disability England to hold meetings across the country to talk about what needs to be included in the plan. The meetings will explore…

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Join Spark for an inspiring evening to hear how people in Somerset communities are working together to improve health and wellbeing. You’ll hear case studies and get best practice advice from the people behind a range of successful community projects, including: ‘The Space’ younger people’s mental health project Spark’s Community Partnerships project Transport Around Baltonsborough’s…

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