Richmond Fellowship in Wakefield welcomes Hannah Moradi as their Peer Support Coordinator. Hannah tells us a bit about her role.
A guest blog from Voluntary Action Worthing exploring the choice of registering as a Community Interest Company (CIC).
It's increasingly being recognised that activities provided by voluntary organisations have a positive impact on people's health and well-being – both physical and mental. However, there has historically been quite a chasm between the clinical side of treating poor health and activities that promote positive health, with very little investment in or recognition of the voluntary sector's contribution. Wakefield CCG has recently created a new post which aims to bridge this gap.
Party Political Candidates from all the main parties were all invited to attend the Nova Election Hustings on 20 April.
In the first of an occasional series of guest blogs Steve Tathata (currently working with the West Wakefield GP consortium) provides a compelling account of why neighbourhood-based community organisations are vital to the health and wellbeing of our district.
FINALLY it is being recognised that the current model of contracting which favours huge corporations like G4S and Serco may be a bit lacking!
The Commission on the Future for Local Infrastructure has just published its findings – and its conclusions are thought-provoking. Alison Haskins, Nova CEO, muses on what it means for Wakefield district.
Local voluntary sector organisations in Wakefield district have achieved brilliant results in supporting people into employment. But the scheme is ending shortly and despite 160 people finding (and staying) in work, there are no plans to continue it. Alison Haskins, CEO of Nova, wonders why.
Inspired by a trip to #GoogleJuiceBar, this post is about the pressure to keep up with technology and be involved.
A post inspired by the BBC Radio 4 journalists' roundup over Christmas.