Community Action: MK – Welcome to the Community Action: MK Weekly Update…

Welcome to the Community Action: MK Weekly Update…

In this week’s edition:

 

 

Our Work: Launch of Good Governance Programme

Good Governance in charities is fundamental to their success. It enables and supports a charity’s compliance with the law and relevant regulations. It also promotes a culture where everything works towards fulfilling the charity’s vision. We know that it can be a huge job keeping up with all the latest best practice around regulation and compliance so thanks to funding from…
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Opportunities: Nominate Your Local Community ‘Worthy’ for Stowe’s New Project

The National Trust at Stowe are inviting community groups to be involved in a new project at Stowe called ‘Aren’t We Worthy?’ Stowe’s monument called the Temple of British Worthies features 16 people that were chosen for being ‘worthy’ back in 1735. Fifteen of them are men and only one a woman – Queen Elizabeth…
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Opportunities: Local Learning Clubs on Leadership in the Voluntary Sector

Last few places remaining on The Open University’s Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership Local Learning Clubs! Are you involved in a local group? If so, you’re invited to join a learning club for two courses on leadership in the voluntary sector. There is anecdotal evidence to suggest that voluntary sector organisations that engage in collaborative leadership…
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Community Life: Arts Gateway Open Studios, Sunday 25th March

Our Work: Renaissance CMK Drop Ins

On 6 March, Community Action:MK, MK Council and City Fibre came together in Acorn House to hold two drop in sessions to discuss the Renaissance CMK project of MK Futures 2050. We were pleased to see so many faces come to find out about the project and to share their views on how to bring…
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Evidence for the link between Health and Community Building

We were pleased to see a number of articles this past month providing great arguments and evidence for what we’ve known for many years – that there is a direct link between stronger communities and health outcomes. This Guardian article demonstrated how Frome is doing amazing work identifying and mitigating the link between social isolation…
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