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'Give A Bag Some Life' is a creative project to help tackle loneliness and isolation in Thanet.
In August 2018, we began handing out blank canvas bags, funded by Thanet Rotary Club, to volunteers and beneficiaries of our befriending scheme, the Thanet Good Neighbours Service. The idea...Read More
We are delighted to announce that our newest, weekly older person's group, "Your Time Westbrook", is now up and running!
13 people came through the doors of All Saints Church Hall yesterday morning, for the first Your Time Westbrook meet-up.
Attendees were treated to chair-based...Read More
We were very excited to be part of this year's Kent and Medway Funding Fair which took place yesterday at Discovery Park, Sandwich, and was organised brilliantly by our fellow Stronger Kent Communities members, "Funding For All".
Rebecca Bullivant, coordinator of TCSP's Thanet...Read More
Fifty of Thanet's lonelier residents will be receiving some unexpected Christmas cheer this year, as the Thanet Community Support Partnership (TCSP) linked up with children across the isle, many of whom have been very busy creating a wealth of amazing Greetings cards, which will be sent to thos...Read More
50 members of the Thanet Over Fifties Forum (TOFFs for short) visited the Houses of Parliament on Monday 12 November 2018, and what a time to visit, as it was UK Parliament Week: an annual festival that engages people in the UK with Parliament.
The day was very rewarding for all who made the jour...Read More
On behalf of the team at Thanet Community Support Partnership, we wish you a safe and warm Christmas season.
Our final day of work this year will be Friday 21st December at 3pm but we will be back and ready to offer you the help you need on Wednesday 2nd January.
Rest assured, we are very ...Read More
Older people's wellbeing festival by Thanet Volunteer Bureau and Dreamland draws the plaudits
Thanet's primary event celebrating ageing in Thanet brought in the crowds last week as well over 500 people attended Silver Sunday at the iconic Dreamland Amusement Park.
Silver Sunday, tying into a natio...Read More
On Monday October 1st 2018 Shepway Volunteer Centre and Dover District Volunteer Centre merged with Thanet Volunteer Bureau (lead Partners of the Thanet Community Support Partnership) to become Kent Coast Volunteering.
We have joined together to form a stronger service; make full use of our skill...Read More
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (Meeting) of Thanet Volunteer Bureau Limited (the Company) will be held at Deal Town Hall, High Street, Deal, CT14 6TR on Thursday 27th September 2018 at 12pm.
You will be asked to consider and vote on the resolutions below. Resolution 1 will...Read More
Iconic amusement park Dreamland has been unveiled as the venue for this year's event to celebrate age, in what will be an action-packed afternoon of fun and entertainment.
Dreamland will play host to this year's Silver Sunday in Thanet with an afternoon of dancing, entertainment and act...Read More
We know that the Thanet Good Neighbours Service (part of the Thanet Community Support Partnership) is an amazing befriending scheme which reduces loneliness by matching people up with volunteers from the Thanet community for teas, chats, shopping, trips, decluttering and dog-walking.
But did you...Read More
We're very pleased to report that our phone lines are very much up and running again after 24 hours of disruption and you can contact us on 01843 609336 or 609337. Apologies for any inconvenience caused....Read More
Margate Baptist Church was the setting for the latest meeting of the Thanet Over Fifties Forum (TOFFs) which took place last Wednesday, 18 July. John Halladay of Greenpeace, and Jasmin Vickers of Thanet Coast Project, were the two guest speakers, as the Environment took centre stage at this packed ...Read More
Thanet Volunteer Bureau Limited
Extraordinary General Meeting
CONFIRMATION IS HEREBY GIVEN of the notice that an extraordinary general meeting of the Thanet Volunteer Bureau will be held at Kent Innovation Centre, Millennium Way, Broadstairs, CT10 2QQ on Monday 9th July 2018 at 10.00 am.
The Thanet Community Support Partnership was proud to be in attendance at last week's Stronger Kent Communities Fair at the beautiful Royal Victoria Pavilion, Wetherspoon's, Ramsgate.
The Fair kicked off with a beautiful performance by the youngsters of the Priory Infant School Choir - ...Read More
This year we are very proud to be taking part in the "Great Get Together" on Friday 22 June. Come along to the Hussar Hotel on the Canterbury Road, in Garlinge, CT9 5JP, from 11-2, for music, food, games and activities, and best of all good company.
It's absolutely free and open...Read More
Meetings of the Thanet Over Fifties Forum (TOFFs) have been coming thick and fast in recent weeks, and no fewer than three top-quality guest speakers featured at the first ever TOFFs meeting to be held at the Centre, Birchington, last month (31 May).
Those speakers were: John Lean, from the South...Read More
On Wednesday 25 April the Thanet Over Fifties Forum (TOFFS) held an excellent meeting at the Minster Village Hall, with two guest speakers in attendance, and several community and charitable organisations from the Thanet Community Support Partnership and beyond, represented.
The first guest speak...Read More
The Thanet Over Fifties Forum ("TOFFS"), a Thanet Community Support Partnership project, is on the road again this Wednesday afternoon, as we visit the historical capital of Thanet, the stunningly beautiful village of Minster.
The latest meeting of the Forum takes place from 1pm-3pm at ...Read More
With 2018 being Thanet Volunteer Bureau's 30th year of service, the team has been busy spreading the word about our services, and have even created opportunities for people of all ages to support their work and play a part in the prevention of loneliness.
As part of the "Thanet Rock Hun...Read More
We are very delighted to announce that our organisation, and lead partner of the Thanet Community Support Partnership, the Thanet Volunteer Bureau, has been awarded the top accolade at the 2017 Isle of Thanet Gazette "Heart of the Community" Awards. A delegation of our volunteers, staff a...Read More
We are delighted to announce that TCSP is now touring around Thanet, with pop-up stands in superstores, at market places and visitor attractions across the Isle - so that we can promote our services, and the wealth of volunteering opportunities on offer with the Thanet Community Support Partnership....Read More
Even with the rain and sleet falling, the crowds still flocked to the Thanet Community Support Partnership's "Old Ramsgate" event with Ralph Hoult, OBE, on Sunday afternoon.
As Ralph - 'Mr Ramsgate' - took us on a trip down Memory Lane, the Thanet Volunteer Bureau, Carers...Read More
Thank you very much to the Thanet Extra for covering us in their online and print editions this week.
The article, which can be accessed via the link below, highlights the work of the Thanet Volunteer Bureau and Thanet Community Support Partnership in tackling the loneliness and social isolation ...Read More
Please join us in giving a very warm welcome to our two newest team members, Claire Singleton and Caroline Palmer, who both bring a wealth of skills and experience to the Thanet Community Support Partnership.
Claire is our social inclusion coordinator, which means she will be developing and expandi...Read More
Our new social inclusion afternoon, "Your Time at the Hussar", was officially opened last Friday (3rd November) by the Mayor of Margate.
Cllr Mrs Rosamund Dixon addressed a packed room at the historic Hussar Hotel in Garlinge, and spoke about the huge problem of loneliness and social ...Read More
Garlinge is getting ready for a brand new weekly social afternoon aimed at Thanet's over 65s. Your Time at the Hussar will be officially launched at 12pm on Friday 3rd November and will take place each Friday afternoon from then on.
This second Your Time - there is already a flourishing one e...Read More
We are very pleased to announce that a small but dedicated band of employees from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will be generously offering their time free of charge to helping make our "Techie Tea" sessions a huge success.
Taking place throughout the month of October, as p...Read More
We are currently advertising for two part-time vacancies with the Thanet Community Support Partnership:
(1) Referrals Co-ordinator
(2) Social Inclusion Co-ordinator
If you would like to apply for either of the posts, please email us at email@example.com requesting an application pack f...Read More
The first ever meeting of the Thanet Over Fifties Forum (or "TOFFs" for short) took place today, in front of a packed audience at the Custom House in Ramsgate.
The Forum, which is part of the Big Lottery funded Thanet Community Support Partnership, was founded earlier this year, with the ...Read More
We are delighted to announce that the work of the Thanet Community Support Partnership (TCSP) is soon to be developed and enhanced further, with the use of an online sharing tool which will monitor referrals made through the service."
Chris Scutt, project co-ordinator for TCSP, said: "These are exc...Read More
Take a look at the press release!...Read More
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