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Latest news on the incidents in Sali...

Keep up to date on the latest news and advice from Public Health England. See the latest news on meetings to update the public on progress. Information on free parking and help for local businesses. Click here to keep up to date. www.wiltshire.gov.uk/salisbury-amesbury more

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Recruiting and managing volunteers

Recruiting and managing volunteers

Volunteer recruitment Guidance on writing volunteer descriptions and everything you need to know about recruiting https://knowhownonprofit.org/people/volunteers/recruiting/writing Information on involving volunteers in a project http://www.valonline.org.uk/introduction-involving-volunteers Managing volunteers: Downloadable investing in Volunteers quality standard http://iiv.investinginvolunteers.org.uk/images/stories/iiv_standard_revised_jan_2014.pdf From ...more

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Where to find volunteers

Where to find volunteers

Website for volunteering opportunities https://do-it.org/ How to go about recruiting volunteers for your organisation. – what you need to do before you recruit and the process you need to go through to find the best volunteers for your organisation. https://knowhownonprofit.org/people/volunteers/recruiting Downloadable guide on finding volunteers and how to do it https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0ByJY32Rd3sB9fnhiYzdKZHd3TE5mY0pFTEwxNU9ybHpPbDk2SnF3eXEtbHpFOVZON3NQSlE&usp=drive_web Advertising ...more

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How to set up a community group

How to set up a community group

Community Foundation – links for   information and advice for voluntary and community groups https://wiltshirecf.org.uk/support-and-advice-for-groups RunAClub is a cloud-based, easy to use, administration system for people who run community clubs and groups. It has all the essential support you need to set up and manage a community club or network of clubs – whether it’s a sports, youth, health, faith, residents, toddler, music ...more

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Governance of community groups

Governance of community groups

There are various legal forms available for community groups, finding the right one for you is essential. Each legal form has legal restrictions and advantages depending on your organisation’s purpose and intentions. There are a few important ideas to understand before deciding what legal form or structure is right for your organisation. Incorporation & limited liability Legal forms can be either incorporated or unincorporated. Incorporation ...more

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Fundraising ideas for your community project

Fundraising ideas for your community...

70 fundraising ideas on slides that can be downloaded for all age groups. http://www.slideshare.net/dennisyeomans/70-fundraising-ideas-for-community-groups-pdf Work out the best strategy for raising money for your group. Also page contains links to other funding and fundraising advice http://www.resourcecentre.org.uk/information/fundraising-ideas/ 200 fundraising ideas and advice in downloadable pdf. http://www.communityactionsuffolk.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/CAS-Fundraising-A-Z.pdf A ...more

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Funding availability for projects – grants etc. where to go?

Funding availability for projects ...

All the links in this section take you directly to a page that gives funding information and advice on how to apply or gives a link to a page that contains a range of funding opportunities for community groups. £300 to more than £500,000 to community and voluntary groups and charities https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/funding Wiltshire community foundation – apply for a grant. If you are a local charity or community group you can ...more

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