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SMALL CHARITIES EVENT IN BLACKPOOL

SMALL CHARITIES EVENT IN BLACKPOOL


Posted By on Jun 9, 2019

You are invited you to Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde’s Small Charities Week Event on June 19th 2019. The event will be held at Lancashire Energy HQ, Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone, Squires Gate Lane, Blackpool , FY4 2QS. Parking is available. Small Charity Week celebrates and raises awareness of the essential work of the UK’s small charity sector who make an invaluable contribution to the lives of millions of individuals, communities...

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Monday 15th April saw a visit to Blackpool for funder, BBC Children in Need, as part of their plans developing a new funding strategy. Supported by both Blackpool Council and Third Sector organisations, Ali from got a warm and appreciative welcome to our fabulous town. Starting with a meeting with key council personnel, Ali was given information about Blackpool, key statistics and information about the wards and Blackpool Council...

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Blackpool Dementia Action Alliance have worked tirelessly in partnership with local services including Blackpool Transport, Blackpool Council and local taxi services to ensure travel within the town is Dementia Friendly. Dementia is a general term to describe symptoms associated with a decline in memory or thinking skills that affect a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. There are many types of dementia, with the most...

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In December 2018 the board of the Blackpool Fairness Commission met to outline the prosperous future for the FC. Out of the 23-fairness commission started in UK Blackpool is the only still operating six years on. Throughout 2019 the Fairness Commission will be taking on new projects and priorities to make Blackpool a fairer place to live, work and learn. Some of the projects previously undertaken by the FC include: Fairtrade Town...

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Blackpool has successfully renewed Fairtrade Town status for two years, following its ongoing commitment to promoting Fairtrade principles. The town was first awarded Fairtrade status in 2017 in recognition of the strong support for Fairtrade within Blackpool and the achievement of five qualifying goals, such as a wide availability of Fairtrade products in local shops and catering outlets, high levels of support from local people,...

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Campaign to end period poverty

Campaign to end period poverty


Posted By on Nov 26, 2018

A group of Blackpool ladies have joined a national initiative to end ‘Period Poverty’ for school girls. The Red Box Project quietly ensures that no young woman misses school because she has her period. The project seeks to provide free sanitary items for young women in local schools. In 2017, a survey by Plan International UK, found that 1 in 10 girls and young women were unable to afford sanitary protection, with 49% of those...

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