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Notice of Thanet Volunteer Bureau AGM - 13/09/2018

 - Thanet Community Support News

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...

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Silver Sunday is back - at Dreamland! - 10/09/2018

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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...

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"Give A Bag Some Life" with the Thanet Good Neighbours Service - 07/09/2018

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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...

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TCSP phones back up and running - 01843 609337 - 06/08/2018

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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....

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TOFFS Meeting: How can we help protect the Environment globally and locally? - 25/07/2018

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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 ...

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Notice of upcoming Thanet Volunteer Bureau EGM - 10/07/2018

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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.

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Stronger Kent Communities Fair a success at Wetherspoon's - 15/06/2018

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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 - ...

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Come along to the Hussar in Garlinge on 22 June for the Great Get Together! - 22/06/2018

 - Thanet Community Support News

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...

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Three top-quality guest speakers attend Birchington TOFFS Meeting - 08/06/2018

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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...

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TOFFS Meeting: PCSO Butterworth's top tips for community safety and avoiding scams - 07/05/2018

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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...

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Thanet Over Fifties Forum gets set to visit Minster this week - 25/04/2018

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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 ...

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#Be Someone's Rock and Help prevent Loneliness - 22/04/2018

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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...

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Thanet Volunteer Bureau scoops Heart of the Community Award - 09/02/2018

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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...

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TCSP launches community pop-ups - 06/02/2018

 - Thanet Community Support News

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....

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Crowds flock to TCSP "Old Ramsgate" event with Ralph Hoult - 05/02/2018

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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...

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Thanet Volunteer Bureau in the press - 25/01/2018

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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 ...

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Welcome to our newest team members - 02/01/2018

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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...

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"Your Time at the Hussar" launches with great success - 06/11/2017

 - Thanet Community Support News

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 ...

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TCSP to open second Your Time afternoon - in Garlinge - 24/10/2017

 - Thanet Community Support News

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...

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Come and join our Techie Tea sessions in partnership with the DWP - 10/10/2017

 - Thanet Community Support News

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...

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We are Recruiting! - 09/10/2017

 - Thanet Community Support News

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 thanetvb@btinternet.com requesting an application pack f...

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Standing room only at TCSP's first ever Over Fifties Forum - 19/09/2017

 - Thanet Community Support News

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 ...

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Partnership to launch online tool aimed at efficiency and transparency - 29/08/2017

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...

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January Lottery Press Release - 14/03/2017

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Take a look at the press release!...

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