Music for Dementia 2020 - new website launched

This new website is a hub of information promoting the power of music for people living with dementia. It details the benefits, outlines the different musical activities available and gives clear advice on how to make music a part of the daily lives for people living with dementia.Read more

Funding available from Wessex Water Money Matters Fund to support debt prevention

Wessex Water believes in helping people to understand financial matters and take effective decisions regarding money. Wessex Water is working with Quartet Community Foundation to administer Wessex Water Money Matters grants for activities that support financial capability and money management projects for people who face financial difficulties.Read more

The PIER Partnership

Do you use health or social care services or care for someone who does? Your real-life experiences could help our students and researchers.Read more

INVITATION to the next #WeHeard event

INVITATION TO THE #BeHeard #WeHeard CO-DESIGN EVENT ON 22nd February 2019.Read more

Latest news from the ICO

All the latest updates from the ICORead more

A Conversation with the Shadow Council - 2018 Conference Summary Report

DCA has published its 7th December conference report looking at the impact of Local Government Reorganisation on the VCSE sector, attended by members of the Shadow Cabinet.Read more

#LocalCharitiesDay #Makeyourpledge

Join your organisation or group to the map of local charities working hard to support community in the UK. To give your support to local charities you can pledge your time to help a local cause or nominate a Charity Champion.Read more

Join the global #Giving Tuesday movement

Giving Tuesday is part of a global movement to support your favourite charity or cause. People across the world are raising or donating money in a myriad of inspirational ways.Read more

We Need That! A new recycling directory for Dorset

Would your charity or voluntary organisation like a free entry in a new 20-page bi-monthly recycling directory called 'We Need That' – Dorset which has been produced for Dorset Waste Partnership by charity Ideas2Action?Read more

Find out more about the benefits of having specialist hospitals

The many benefits of having specialist hospitals in Dorset have been detailed in a report and summary document published by NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).Read more

Inspire Dorset, How does a Team Challenge support the unemployed?!

Inspire Dorset are offering taster ‘Team Challenges’ to local organisations to enable their staff to have a better understanding of how unemployed people can benefit from the support the programme offers.Read more

Cold Weather Priority Initiative Aimed at Tackling Winter Deaths In Rural Areas

The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers, whose members supply up to 1.5 million mainly rural homes in the UK with heating oil, is urging members of the public who are 75+ and who use heating oil to sign up to the Cold Weather Priority Initiative.Read more

Saturday room hire

Are you looking for a venue to run an activity, class or course on a Saturday? If so the Community Learning and Resource Centre here in Wimborne has rooms available for hire.Read more

Something for a young person’s CV?

Dorset CCG are looking for young people between the ages of 16 and 25 years who would like to get involved in an exciting project to co-design Dorset’s Integrated Children’s Community Health Services.Read more

Beat the Street Challenge is coming to Weymouth and Portland!

Weymouth and Portland are set to be transformed into a giant game called Beat the Street from 3 October-14 November as thousands of residents compete to see if their school, community or business can walk, run or cycle the furthest.Read more

Hidden Dorset 2 Report Launched

Dorset Community Foundation has launched its updated Hidden Dorset 2 Report. The report collates existing research on the overall state of the county from Disadvantage & Poverty, to Well being & Mental Health.Read more

Dorset’s Best Village Award Evening Winners

Over 100 people enjoyed a celebration of Dorset community life and volunteering at last night’s Dorset’s Best Village Awards evening at Cerne Abbas Village Hall.Read more

Dorset Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise (VCSE) Survey

The results from Dorset’s Voluntary, Community, & Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector and Local Government Reorganisation (LGR) survey are in!Read more

Join the Digital Academy

In September-November this year, Dorset Councils Partnership will be hosting various learning opportunities under the umbrella of the Digital Academy.Read more

Newsflash - Free Safeguarding Children Training

Dorset Race Equality Council are offering FREE training in Safeguarding for BME Community Members.Read more

Friends Against Scams

Free sessions for community groups and organisations are available to raise awareness of scams. Postal and telephone scams in particular are ever increasing....Read more

2019 GSK IMPACT Awards

Find out more about applying for a GSK Impact Award to win core funding and free training for health charities.Read more