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  • Latest news from Christchurch Borough Council

    Christchurch Borough News - February 2018 Read more

  • Dorset AONB Annual Forum: Views on your Landscape

    The countryside around you is truly outstanding - a unique and nationally important protected landscape which underpins the economy, health and wellbeing of the people who live and work here. This year, we need to review and refresh the 5 year Dorset AONB Management Plan and are keen to hear your views on the key landscape issues and opportunities you face in your area. Read more

  • £10,000 Community Investment Fund launched

    Healthwatch Dorset have £10000 to offer to local community groups to help people across the county have their say and get the best out of health and social care services. Read more

  • Trusthouse Charitable Foundation Announces Changes for 2018

    The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation is a medium-sized grant making foundation that gives grants to small, well-established charitable organisations in the UK who address local issues in areas of extreme urban deprivation, or in remote and fragile rural communities. The Foundation has announced that it will be making some key changes in the year ahead. Read more

Our Training and Events

  • North Dorset - Free Community Networking Opportunity, 19th March 2018

    This event is hosted by DCA to enable VCSE organisations the opportunity to network, share information and share good practice of the great work that you do in the Community. Groups will be able to find out about local initiatives, share common problems and exchange solutions and ideas, and to find out about the support that's available. Read more

  • Purbeck - Free Community Networking Opportunity, 15th March 2018

    The opportunity to network, share information and share good practice of the great work that you do in the Community. Groups will be able to find out about local initiatives, share common problems and exchange solutions and ideas, and to find out about the support that's available. Read more

  • West Dorset -"Pitch Perfect", 14th May 2018

    The Dorset Funders Forum is pleased to provide the opportunity for local organisations that support children and Young People to present their project ‘idea’ to a panel of funders including BBC Children in Need, Big Lottery and Dorset Community Foundation. This event will also provide the opportunity to obtain advice and information on developing a good application and the support available locally to get your great idea funded. Read more

  • East - Bite Size Training "What Benefits Does Social Media Bring My Organisation?", 2nd May 2018

    This two hour ‘Bite Size’ course, led by Dorset Community Action, is aimed at voluntary, community and charity groups who are new to social media. The course will give an overview of social media, why it's increasingly important and how to use it to best support your organisation. Read more