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Tag Archives: Inspiration

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Tibby Residents Association – First Steps

November 6, 2015

In this blog, the Tibby Residents Association take us through their progress as part of the First Steps programme  Welcome to the Tibby Residents Association blog… it’s all about us, who we are and what we are doing! We are …
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REACH CIC First Steps project

November 6, 2015

Neal Williams from First Steps project REACH CIC tells us all about what’s been achieved so far and what the plans are from here. We are REACH CIC and we’re here to rock Wembley. Or, more accurately, we work in community development… yeah, it’s community …
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Love Heaton Norris – First Steps Blog

November 6, 2015

Love Heaton Norris was formed in September 2014 by a group of local people from all walks of life (incl. residents, community workers, charities, faith leaders, employees, businesses and school governors). Our aim is to champion “all things Heaton Norris” …
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First Steps – Kenton Bar Tenants and Residents Association

November 6, 2015

First Steps project, Kenton Bar Tenants and Residents Association tell us all about their progress so far and what their next steps are. We are a Tenants and Residents Association and work for the people of our estate to give …
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Neighbourhood Pride – First Steps

November 6, 2015

Rosetta Ufeli-Iormeanu tells us all about her First Steps project, and how things have progressed so far. At one of First Steps training, in July, I met the Relationship Manager for our area for the first time. She was quite …
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Guest blog: Life-changing opportunities from volunteering locally

July 20, 2015

  Kerry-Anne is Youth Director at Cadence Café CIC in Tyldesley, near Wigan. In this blog she tells us in her own words how volunteering at her local arts café as a student has turned into full-time paid work and …
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How can crowdfunding work for your community project?

May 26, 2015

In this blog you can find out how you can get funding for your community project using crowdfunding. It was written by Jess Ratty, Brand Communications Manager at Crowdfunder.
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Discover the My Community Network

March 27, 2015

CDF’s Communications Manager, Charlotte Stuffins, shares what you can expect from the My Community Network which launches next Wednesday, 1 April here on Just Act. This blog was originally published on – view the original post here.  What is …
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Submit 2 Success: alternatives to a traditional youth club

March 10, 2015

Ralph Presgrave is project coordinator for Submit 2 Success. In this guest blog Ralph writes about how he left his role as a youth worker to devote his time to this community project that uses sport to reduce anti-social behaviour …
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Guest blog: Street Dance and the Community

January 26, 2015

This guest blog comes from Tamika Abaka-Wood from Barking & Dagenham Youth Dance (BDYD). Tamika began dancing with the group as a teenager, and 11 years later still works with the organisation as a dance teacher.
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