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New Contract August 01, 2019
Ann has just been awarded an exciting contract with North Yorkshire County Council to work with them in establishing Voice and Representation for Ol... [MORE]

Crosby International Day Success August 01, 2019
Crosby International Day was a huge success with approximately 600 people attending. ... [MORE]

Celebrating Community Development August 01, 2019
Celebrating Community Development - Friday 27th September 2019 at the Oxford Centre in Longbenton, North Tyneside is an opportunity to celebrate the... [MORE]

Community Matters Yorkshire Sheffield event August 01, 2019
Making Your Community Building a Success  event is being run by Community Matters Yorkshire in Sheffield on Tuesday, 15th October 2019.  T... [MORE]

Looking Forward August 01, 2019
Alan is finally looking at retirement and slowly handing casework over to Ann. ... [MORE]

Local School June 20, 2019
Alan is working with a group which is seeking to retain its local school for community use after it was closed by the local authority.  It was ... [MORE]

Community Care Course June 20, 2019
Alan's new course on Community Care has drawn appreciative comments from participants.  The course, run by MBL Seminars, is next scheduled to r... [MORE]

Legsby Old School June 20, 2019
Alan and Ann both provided support to Legsby Old School, which has recently completed its transition from school to community centre.  We wish ... [MORE]

Crosby International Day June 13, 2019
Crosby International Day is all set for an even bigger and better event on Sunday, 21st July 2019 at the CrosbyOne Centre with live music and multi-... [MORE]

Helmsley Swimming Pool June 13, 2019
Helmsley Swimming Pool re-opens this month for the summer after extensive refurbishment largely paid for by LEADER, EU money for rural projects.&nbs... [MORE]

Making Keadby Greater June 13, 2019
Ann is working with a new community group in Keadby, a small village beside the Trent.  A new charity is being formed to develop community acti... [MORE]

Yorkshire Grant Makers' Forum June 13, 2019
Ann recently spoke at the Yorkshire Grant Makers' Forum in Hull about the research that Wharfedale Foundation took part in last year with VAR. ... [MORE]

Ex Forces Support December 06, 2018
Ann is working with Rose Regeneration, again on a project evaluation of a programme of support for veterans of the armed forces in North Yorkshire.&... [MORE]

Webinars December 06, 2018
Alan recently recorded a series of webinars for one of the big legal training providers.  The webinars cover mental health, the law for carers,... [MORE]

London Conference December 06, 2018
Alan spoke at a conference in London recently on acting for older people.  His topic was care planning. ... [MORE]

World Community Development Conference June 14, 2018
Ann will be delivering a paper on Women's Role in Rural Community Practice at the World Community Development Conference in Dublin on Monday 25th Ju... [MORE]

Community Development Training June 14, 2018
Ann is pleased to be delivering community development training to faith based workers in County Durham, as part of the Shildon Alive project.  ... [MORE]

Contract complete June 14, 2018
Ann has just completed a contract for Rossington Parish Council in Doncaster exploring the feasibility of their taking on the asset in the Youth Cen... [MORE]

Advising Elderly People Conference June 14, 2018
Alan is speaking at a conference on advising elderly people in London in November.  He will be discussing some of the problems arising from the... [MORE]

Training events June 14, 2018
Alan is speaking in Cardiff in July where he is presenting a course "Introduction to Community Care in Wales" and again on a new course on... [MORE]