Gloucestershire Funders – information from the VCS Alliance

The VCS Alliance has issued the following information about funding to support the county during the Coronavirus pandemic: Gloucestershire Funders Gloucestershire Funders is a new collaboration between eight charitable foundations and organisations who can provide funding for charities, groups, people and activities, in Gloucestershire.  We have come together to support the county during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listening to what’s needed …

Coronavirus – grants and funding for organisations and businesses

The Gloucestershire Rural Community Council has issued the second edition of their Keeping in Touch newsletter which outlines some more new grants and funds available to help organisations deal with the financial consequences of Coronavirus: Rural Response Emergency Grants Programme – The Prince’s Countryside Trust Applications close on Wednesday 15th April at 12:00 Community Emergency Fund – Sport England Heritage Emergency …

Allotments Guidance Covid 19 Emergency Measures

It has been decided by Wotton Town Council that plot inspections and the annual judging will be cancelled until further notice in light of the Covid 19 pandemic and National Allotment Society Guidance Covid 19 Emergency Measures. Please select this link  National Allotments Society Guidance to view the notice that has been put up at Knapp Road and New Road …

VCS Alliance Emergency Funding Bulletin

The VCS Alliance has issued the following bulletin: Funding Opportunities Emergency Funding Bulletin 7 April 2020 In light of the number of emergency funds that are being launched, the VCS Alliance has compiled a list of funds we are aware of that we think will be useful to you at this time. You can find this extra bulletin on our …

Wotton Area Mutual Aid Group

During the COVID-19 crisis, the Wotton Area Mutual Aid group is matching up people in Wotton and the surrounding villages who need some help with neighbours who are willing to give it. WAMA volunteers are able to collect shopping, help with urgent supplies, or just phone you for a friendly chat. They aren’t healthcare professionals so won’t be able to …

Temporary Road Closure – Old London Road 8th – 10th April 2020

Gloucestershire County Council has advised that Old London Road, Wotton-under-Edge will be closed from 8th – 10th April 2020. The road will be closed from the junction with Bradley Road, to the junction with Adey’s Lane. The reason for the closure is to renew a fire hydrant. For more information please call Gloucestershire Highways on 08000 514514, or visit www.gloucesterhire.gov.uk …

Gloucestershire Community Resilience Fund – Covid-19 Response March 2020

Gloucestershire VCS Alliance has issued the following bulletin: Gloucestershire Community Resilience Fund – Covid-19 Response March 2020 Purpose The purpose of the fund to is to support local voluntary sector agencies and community groups who are supporting vulnerable people during the Covid-19 crisis to cover additional costs they may incur due to increased activity or functions that they have insufficient …

Changes to bus services from 30th March

In light of the Covid-19 crisis and following the government advice to limit non-essential travel, temporary changes to bus services have been introduced from Monday 30th March 2020. Please select this link to view details of the changes that have been made to bus services.

COVID-19 Update from Gloucestershire County Council

Gloucestershire County Council has issued an update from the Director of Public Health on the current position in the county in relation to Covid-19. The update includes the latest Covid-19 figures for Gloucestershire, as well as key information, answers to some of the questions being asked and useful links. Please select this link to read the update in full.

Latest funding bulletin from the Gloucestershire VCS Alliance

The latest version of the Funding Bulletin is available on the Gloucestershire VCS Alliance website at http://www.glosvcsalliance.org.uk/external-funding-opportunities-bulletin/. In light of the coronavirus a section has been introduced a principally with news about emergency funds that are available now. This section is on pages 13-16. Many funders are deferring deadlines or limiting funding to existing grantees. Dates and details in the …