February 2019

Staffordshire's Family Strategic Partnership Newsletter


May 2018 -

Hednesford Best Kept Village Poster1; Poster2

Olive Branch, Safe and Well Champion training 10th May 2018 - click here for more information.

April 2018 - Staffordshire umbrella network meeting; Information to families regarding Staffordshire Childrens services; Learn to Sail at Chasewater, click the leaflets for more infomration, leaflet1, leaflet2, leaflet3

March 2018 - The Child Health and Wellbeing Programme (0-19 years) is an integrated service provided by Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust and brings together health visiting and school nursing. In 2020 the service will expand to include Children's Centres. Click here for more infomration.

February 2018 - Health and Safety Awareness Newsletter - SAfer sleep week 12th - 18th March 2018.  Click here for more information and to read the newsletter.

December 2017 - A child of mine is working with local partners to provide regular coffee mornings for anyone affected by the death of a baby or a child of any age.  These will provide a safe and friendly environment, together with a listeing ear,  where you can meet others who understand.  Please see further details, meeting venues and dates here

November 2017If you know, or support anyone who is in need on Christmas day or may be alone, then please consider sharing this information:

Will you be on your own on Christmas Day? We would love to invite you to join us for a family-style Christmas dinner at Create Community Hub with lots of fun, food and friendship.  This event is free to attend and we would welcome any donations from the community to help us put it on. Arrive at 1pm for lunch at 1:30pm. Transport can be arranged if required. Please book your place on 07703 043773, or message the Create Community Hub Facebook page -
November 2017 -  A creative project is taking place at the museum of Cannock Chase called Emerge.  The project will be running until April 2018 and gives young people the opportunity to curate their own festival around the work of Shakespeare in a very fun and creative way. The project is all encompassing and can include drama, poetry, music, film, dance.  It really is a blank canvas and completely up to the young people involved.  Sessions are free and take place every Tuesday evening from 7-9PM at the Museum of Cannock Chase.  The project is being led by a very experienced creative called Josh Hawkins and co delivered by local theatre company 'Fired Up'.  Find out more and how to get involved here

September 2017 - Fairbridge Programme - Are you 16-25? Want to gain new skills and get motivated? - The Prince’s Trust in partnership with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is offering a free part-time, six week programme in the RUGELEY area.  Click here for more infomration.

September 2017 - Prince's Trust Team Programme - For details of the 12 week personal development programme click here.

September 2017 - Emerge are looking for young people to lead the production of an Arts Festival that celebrates Shakespeare.  Develop great skills and share exciting ideas.  Click here for more involved in how to get involved.

September 2017 - The Museum of Cannock Chase - Support our bid to host Hednesford's very own festival for young people in March 2018 - Click here for more information on how to cast your vote.

September 2017 - A Service of Remermbrance will be taking place on Saturday 11 November 2017 at Chadsmore War Memorial - 10:15am.  Click here for more information.


Chase View Hub

The Chase View Hub operates in conjunction with the community and external agencies to support the academy's students, their families and the local community. For more information regarding the CVH please follow our Multi Agency HUB link.

Involvement in the community

To find out more about Staffordshire University Academy's community connections, please follow the below links:

Community Links 2015-2016

Community Links Autumn Term 2016-2017

Dementia Friends and the Dementia Friends Latest Newsletter

In support of the Dementia Friends' links to fight against dementia with Alzheimer's Society, please click here to watch their latest video advert.

Chase Community Partnership

The Council has launched an official website for the Chase Community Partnership which can be used by both partners and local residents. The special website not only provides visitors with information about the Partnership, but is also a way of showcasing successful initiatives that are being delivered in the District. The website will be the main communication resource for all partnership activity and will act as a central hub of information.
Use of the website will help local residents and partners understand the Partnership and the ambitions of the Local Partnership Plan. It is hoped by showcasing the activity of the Partnership; it will instil community confidence and improve public perception amongst those living in Cannock Chase District.
The website is available at and for more information or to contribute to the website, contact Karla Vowles, Senior Partnerships Officer on 01543 464635 or email
Co-op Fundraising
The Co-op are currently fundraising for their local communities and already the fund is at £817. We would like you to support their cause! If you are a Co-op member and buy at Huntington or Rugeley, you can vote for your preferred cause with a plastic counter which will be provided for you upon each time you make a purchase. If you are not a member this is easy to do if you visit a local store! The Co-op would like to increase the £817 to a fantastic £10,000!
For more information, please visit their website directly by clicking the following link - Co-op Fundraising. We hope that you are able to support our local community projects and thank you in advance for your input to these very worthwhile causes!


SUAT supports and leads in the set-up of new academies joining the partnership.  The services provided by the central support function cover both educational and non-educational support.  In terms of educational support, SUAT is linked to the School of Education of Staffordshire University, which is an outstanding ITT provider.

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