Leek Building Society Charitable Foundation

Leek Building Society Charitable Foundation was founded in 2021 to support local schemes and good causes across Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Shropshire. The Foundation’s primary purpose is to provide grants and donations up to £5000 that will have a positive impact on the lives of disadvantaged or vulnerable people in our communities. Organisations based within […]

Volunteering Opportunities with SARAC

SARAC (Sexual Abuse Rape Advice Centre) offers confidential support for people in Burton, Lichfield, Tamworth, Uttoxeter, Swadlincote and South Derbyshire who are at risk of or have experienced sexual violence and/or rape at anytime in their lives. SARAC (Sexual Abuse Rape Advice Centre) offers confidential support for people in Burton, Lichfield, Tamworth, Uttoxeter, Swadlincote and […]

HOPE – Parent Peer Support

If you’re a parent who has supported your child/teen through emotional wellbeing challenges we’d love to hear from you. We provide training over 6 sessions via zoom and then need just 1 hour a week from you. In this hour you’ll chat virtually to a parent struggling with a similar challenge and share your life […]

YMCA Burton press release – Else Solicitors raises money for YMCA

Else Solicitors – a Burton-based law firm – called on businesses to help their local YMCA recently by joining Else’s charity football tournament and golf day, which attracted local and regional businesspeople. The football event which took place at the Burton Rugby Club saw seven teams play knock out games, with the top four teams […]

Southeast Staffordshire Healthy Communities Engagement Funding

We are welcoming conversations with Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) groups about the first round of Engagement Funding to support and grow your work. These funds can be from £500 to £2000 and in the update you can find links on the attached Update to more information and an application form. Closing date for […]

Support Staffordshire Recognises Uttoxeter Volunteer

Rupert Hill, Uttoxeter Knights treasurer and ambassador-at-large, was presented with a certificate recognising his contribution to the voluntary sector by Rachael Anderson from Support Staffordshire at a special open evening hosted by the Knights. Knights Chair Robert Hunt announced at the event that, thanks to funding from the local branch of NFU Mutual Insurance and […]

Celebration of the Trent Valley

To celebrate nearing the end of the five year Transforming the Trent Valley (TTTV) scheme, September saw us gather together people from across the region to highlight our successes. We held a celebration evening at the National Memorial Arboretum on Wednesday 6th September to thank the scheme partners, our funders and volunteers who have all […]

Burton on Trent Volunteer Drop-in Sessions

Our Burton on Trent Volunteer for All Officer runs regular volunteer information drop in sessions at Burton Library. Open to anyone to come along and find out more about volunteering in Burton on Trent. There is no commitment needed, just come along and ask any questions you may have about: Why volunteering is worthwhile Where […]

Volunteer Advisors Needed

The Support Staffordshire Volunteering Team are looking for Volunteer Advisors to join us in the South Staffordshire and East Staffordshire areas. This varied and rewarding volunteer role involves supporting potential volunteers to find a suitable voluntary placement. You’ll get the chance to help multiple people each week and also benefit organisations across the county. Having […]


Tue 6 Jun 2023 Volunteering Heroes! The Claymills Victorian Pumping station in Burton upon Trent would not be here without the wonderful work of volunteers in the area.  They are living proof of the amazing work that can be done by a willing ‘few’ to preserve our heritage and bring entertainment and insight to the […]

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