The Good Lunch

Popular charity leaders’ networking event, The Good Lunch, returns in October. As usual, there will be a rotating table place to ensure that attendees can have useful conversations with as many people as possible.

The guest speaker will be Bill Sivewright, Chief Executive at Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance. Bill will give a talk on ‘planning for success’.

The Good Lunch will be held at The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre, Taunton, from 12pm to 2pm, on Wednesday 2nd October.

Tickets are £19.50 and include a two course lunch and refreshments.

Find out more and book your space here.

Somerset VCSE Community Safety Forum

On Tuesday 2nd July members of the VCSE community and the public sector in Somerset came together for a Community Safety Forum at Long Sutton Golf Course. More than 50 people attended and heard updates from:

  • Lucy Macready, Somerset County Council – Safer Communities Partnership and Referral Pathways
  • Amy Hurst, Sedgemoor District Council – Serious and Organised Crime including County Lines
  • Any Lloyd, Somerset County Council – One Teams
  • Simon Billington, Redeeming Our Communities (ROC) – Rough Sleepers Project

Attendees also had the chance to input into how the VCSE community can engage with the Community Safety agenda across Somerset.

A copy of the presentation slides from the event can be found here.