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Funding Fair Update

Funding Fair at Towcester Racecourse: 10th May

DDC LogoHere’s some more details on the Funding Fair mentioned in our earlier post.

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If you are a member of a voluntary and community group which is seeking funding why not come along to Towcester Racecourse on Tuesday 10th May 2016 from 10am to 3pm. There will be representatives from national and local organisations offering information on grant programmes.

There will be presentations, hosted by both national and local exhibitors, with two focusing on tips for writing good funding applications. Whilst presentation booking can be made on the day the partners recommend pre-booking as places are limited. Please review the details above and email South Northants Volunteer Bureau  to book your place at as many presentations as you wish.  Email fundingfair@snvb.org.uk to book your place(s).

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Money For Local Groups

Funding Fair at Towcester Racecourse: 1oth May

DDC LogoDaventry Vounteer Centre, Daventry District Council, South Northants District Council and the South Northants Volunteer Bureau are joining forces and hosting a funding fair for local groups.

Come along between 10:00am and 3:00pm and find out about funding for your local community project or group with…

  • a case study of how one group raised £200,000.
  • accessing Community Grant and Community Infrastructure Levy funding
  • tips on writing grant applications.
  • stalls from funding providers.

And much more.

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Minibus for Local Groups

South Northants Volunteer Bureau Transport

snvb logoThe South Northants Volunteer Bureau supports voluntary work across our area.

Among their services is a mini-bus hire service for local groups. The 16 seater vehicle is available with a driver for hire by not-for-profit community groups, charities, and schools.

NEW Village_Networks_Minibus_Hhire_2015_A4_poster oct2015 copyThere are more details on this poster or you can visit the opens in a new windowSNVB web site page  covering the service for more information such as including hire rates and terms and conditions.

Boden Party

Proceeds to the Air Ambulanceboden

Come along on Tuesday 16th September to Woodford Halse Football Club.

Pop in any time between 7:00 to 9:00pm and you can:-

  • browse and try on Boden’s five packed rails of autumn fashion
  • chat & sample NYR products with Susannah Smyth,
  • sample the milk shakes from Sue Avery’s weight management company ViSalus,
  • chat and have a glass of wine.

Free admission, all welcome! Proceeds to the Northants & Warwick Air Ambulance!


Macmillan Coffee Morning

Cancer Appeal Event.

Woodford Halse Garden Club is supporting the Macmillan Cancer Support “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” appeal with a coffee drop-in invitation on 26th September between 3:30pm and 7:30pm at 15, Parsons Street.

Come along for coffee and cakes and support this cause.

Care for a Cuppa?

Eat Cake & Help Katharine House Hospice.

Katharine House Hospice is looking for hosts for their “Care for Cuppa” fund raising campaign.

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If you would to help, contact Sarah Brennan at KHH’s Fundraising team on 01295 812161 or email sarah.brennan@khh.org.uk.

Stamp Appeal

Katharine House Hospice Collecting Used Stamps


Katharine House Hospice has already have raised almost £750 in the last year by collecting used postage stamps.


stampsPerhaps you can help? Any sort of stamps will do, 1st, 2nd, foreign, anything.

Just drop them in to any of the Katharine House Hospice shops or to Fundraising at the Hospice in Adderbury.

Run, Run, Run

How many more London marathon runners have we in the village?

Craig Webb from Central Avenue is running in this year’s London Marathon with his friend and colleague Leo to raise money for PACT (Prison Advice and Care Trust).vlm-logo-base

PACT’s mission is to support prisoners, ex-offenders and families to make a fresh start. They give real hope, practical and emotional support to those they help: children coping with the imprisonment of a parent, the prisoner contemplating suicide, the mother struggling to support her ex-offender son.

If you’d like to support Craig, their Just Giving page can be found here:  www.justgiving.com/webbanddeane2013.

If you are aiming to run for a charity in the London Marathon, we’d be happy to give you  a plug here, so let us know: info@woodford-halse-villagesignpost.co.uk