Free help – offer from Health and Safety Expert

Free help – offer from Health and Safety Expert

Calum Cameron is no stranger to the world of safety, with 25 years of experience as a Chartered H&S professional and holding the title of Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management. With an additional 35 years in the construction and...
Volunteering Matters #4

Volunteering Matters #4

Dates for your diaries! The Big Help Out is back, 7th to 9th June Join the free, practical NCVO webinar on 6th March or 3rd April, to learn about plans for The Big Help Out 2024, including how you can get involved. More information can be found here Event Management...
Local Charities team up for Social Justice Campaign

Local Charities team up for Social Justice Campaign

To celebrate World Day of Social Justice on Tuesday 20th February 2024, local charities International Care Network (ICN) and Citizens Advice Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole (CABCP) are joining up to highlight the barriers faced by Refugees and Asylum Seekers...
Dorset Police Launch Fairy Tale Competition

Dorset Police Launch Fairy Tale Competition

  Fairy tales and fables have been used for centuries to warn people of dangers because they are easily remembered, entertaining and become part of our cultural heritage. They can be a powerful tool to educate people about the dangers of fraud and how to protect...
Getting the voice of the sector heard

Getting the voice of the sector heard

We’re proud to share the work of Natascha McAllister, Chief Executive at SEDCAT, who supported by CAN, as a VCS Involvement Partner,  represents the VCS on the Safeguarding Adult Board for Dorset and BCP Councils. The role of this Statutory Board is to support the...
Love HamWorthy Receives National Lottery Funding Boost

Love HamWorthy Receives National Lottery Funding Boost

The Power House, a charity nestled in the heart of Poole, is basking in the glow of a significant achievement. The organisation has been awarded a generous grant of £243,623 from the National Lottery’s Reaching Communities fund for their ambitious ‘Love...
The Alcohol Education Trust has changed its name!

The Alcohol Education Trust has changed its name!

The 5th February marked a very important day for the youth charity The Alcohol Education Trust. After 14 years, the charity has changed its name to The TALK ABOUT Trust, to reflect the fact that it supports young people with the knowledge, life skills and resilience...
Royal seal of approval for HealthBus Trust

Royal seal of approval for HealthBus Trust

The HealthBus Trust, which operates a mobile clinic for people experiencing homelessness in the BCP area, has received The King’s Award for Voluntary Service. It is one of 262 charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups to receive the prestigious award this...
BCHA Learn are inspiring change

BCHA Learn are inspiring change

Funded by the Rough Sleeping Initiative at BCP, the Inspiring Change project works with people experiencing rough sleeping or in temporary accommodation. The support provided by the Inspiring Change project will include: Signposting to support services (Housing...