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Awards for All is a rolling Lottery grants programme set up to help small local groups and communities. The application form is short and simple. The programme aims to make a difference to communities and the lives of those most in need and focuses on social and environmental projects that benefit local communities. Voluntary and community groups, schools and health organisations, and parish and town councils can apply for grants of between £300 and £10,000.

If you need any help and advice with your application please contact Greg Alexander or Sue Hathaway at Rushmoor Voluntary Services on 01252 540162.

Big Lunch Extras logo

The Big Lunch has a sister project called Big Lunch Extras. This is a Lottery funded initiative that provides free training for those who want to improve their community. Big Lunch Extras run community “bootcamps” at the Eden Project usually starting from Friday afternoon and continuing through till Monday afternoon. These camps are completely free, including travel, food and accommodation. They’re looking for community-minded individuals, who are not employed in that sector, but who wish to make a positive contribution and are looking for more ideas on how to go about this.

During the weekend participants will take part in workshops, seminars and group work. Big Lunch Extras will also take you on tours around the Eden Project. To apply please visit the website.

British Red Cross logo

The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. The Red Cross have also been running courses in the commercial sector for 27 years - ever since it became compulsary to have first aiders in the workplace.

BUSFORUS is a website mainly targeting 16 to 25 year olds to help them get the very best from UK buses. It pulls together information on thousands of bus services from over 2 million postcodes and places.

Children in Need logo

BBC Children in Need awards millions of pounds each year to organisations supporting disadvantaged children and young people in the UK. The application form and all guidance can be accessed via the website.

DirectGov logo

Public Services all in once place

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) logo

On 1 December 2012 the Criminal Records Bureau and Independent Safeguarding Authority merged to become the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For disclosure information and services please visit the DBS website.

Do-it.org.uk logo

do-it.org.uk was launched in 2001 with the first, and still the only, national database of volunteering opportunities in the UK.

Educare logo

Educare stock quality, used furniture and equipment cleared from educational and healthcare facilities around the UK. As well as being of interest to schools, colleges, care homes and other similar facilities, their furniture is used to equip businesses in an ever growing range of industries. They may be able to support you with sourcing equipment and furniture or help you clear any equipment and furniture that you no longer want. They provide a full duty of care statement that shows you what happened to all of your equipment.

Employee Volunteering help businesses, individuals, charities, organisations and communities to maximise the benefits offered by employee volunteering.

Hampshire Community logo

Hampshire County Council's Community pages and links to other sites

Hampshire County Council's page providing advice for young people who look after someone at home and are under 18.

Hampshire Scouting logo

With over 17,200 members across the County, Hampshire is the largest Scout County in the Country. Scouting continues to offer a progressive programme of interesting, exciting and challenging activities to young people in the 6 - 25 year old age range

Hantsweb logo

Comprehensive gateway to information about Hampshire and Hampshire County Council

You can register your property for free on the Immobilise website and improve your chances of getting it back if it is lost or stolen.

Anyone concerned about online content which might be criminal in nature can contact the Internet Watch Foundation. You can report anonymously any online content which you think may be illegal.

Make £5 Grow is an enterprise initiative designed to help draw out entrepreneurial skills in primary school pupils, combined with some basics of financial education. For those schools wishing to take part, Virgin Money will provide an interest-free loan of £5 for every participating pupil, up to a maximum of £250 per school, for 50 pupils. Pupils are then encouraged to form small teams and pool their money to create a small business and develop products or services they can sell.

National Rail Enquiries logo

National Rail Enquiries is the official information service for National Rail. National Rail is the collective name for the train companies who operate Britain's rail service.

National Youth Agency logo

National Youth Agency website, an information toolkit for young people

The one-stop recycling information centre. You will find help and advice on all aspects of recycling at home, at school and in the workplace.

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