Join our festive networking event on 11 Dec, 4-6pm

Give a gift to yourself, to the planet and to the community this Christmas!

We are hosting our Christmas networking event for the Voluntary and Community Sector groups in Milton Keynes at MK Snap on Wednesday the 11th of December from 4pm – 6pm. 

Come along to have a mince-pie and a glass of mulled wine, and to catch-up with your friends from the sector, or to make new connections.There will also be a chance to explore different ways of looking after our wellbeing, contributing to our community and caring for our planet over the coming Christmas period, as well as an opportunity to donate gifts (optional) to some of the key local groups and charities in Milton Keynes that support people in need.  Date: Wednesday 11th December 2019 Time: 4pm – 6pm Venue: MK Snap 20 Bourton Low, Walnut Tree, Milton Keynes, MK7 7DE 

What donations are we looking for?

We are looking for the following types of donations for 4 different groups/charities:

  • Boys and girls children’s toys
  • Books for children and young people
  • Items for studying
  • Christmas themed sweets
  • Christmas selection boxes
  • Biscuit selection boxes
  • Toiletries (for all ages)

(Donations are optional)

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System-wide Conversation: “Let’s talk about changing outcomes for people who are the highest users of services and how we support these vulnerable individuals within our community to flourish”

Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes ICS invites you to: System-wide Conversation: “Let’s talk about changing outcomes for people who are the highest users of services and how we support these vulnerable individuals within our community to flourish”

When: Wednesday 9 October, 2019 5.45 pm – 9.00 pm
Where: Rufus Centre, Lockyer Suite, Steppingley Road, Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1AH

To register for the event please click here.

BLMK ICS is delighted to invite you to a special workshop focussed on changing the outcomes of the health systems highest users. On the evening we will be joined by two keynote speakers who will join us to talk about ‘High Intensity User (HIU) Schemes, Approaches, Mindsets & Behaviours’.

– Rhian Monteith, Clinical Lead for RightCare High Intensity User Programme, NHS England and NHS Improvement & Clinical Lead, Rotating Paramedic Programme, Health Education England and

– Dawn Chamberlain, Programme Director Clinical Improvement, NHS England and NHS Improvement

In addition, the evening will also include an opportunity for attendees to participate in break out groups to focus on jointly identifying a better understanding of the true impact across our whole system – in particular the wider determinants of health – for HIU schemes/approaches. 

Spaces are available to staff of the 15 Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes partners and associated voluntary organisations.

To register for the event please click here.

Food and refreshments will be provided at the event and a full agenda will follow. 
Follow us at:  @BLMKPartnership www.blmkpartnership.co.uk

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Event: Top Tips For Community Groups When Leasing Property, 22nd November

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Community Action: MK and Dentons hosted a series of talks throughout 2017 aimed at supporting community groups, social enterprises, charities and other not-for-profit organisations in Milton Keynes. The talks provided an introduction to legal issues.

The final talk in the series on Wednesday 22nd November in CMK, sees Josie Coe of Dentons give an introduction to leasing property and offer some tips for negotiating leases or licences.

In particular, Josie will cover repairs, alterations, protected tenancies, dilapidations and the end of a lease, rent and rent review, break clauses and termination.

This talk is for you if you work for or are involved in the running of a community group, charity or other not-for-profit organisation that leases office or other space or is considering doing so in the future.

You will also find this talk useful if you are a trustee, director, board member or committee member of a community group, charity or other not-for-profit organisation.

Breakfast will be provided. Please let us know if you have any access or other special requirements. Book your free spot via Eventbrite.

Dentons, through Community Action: MK, provides a free Legal Advice Clinic for local not-for-profit organisations requiring one-off legal advice on a specific issue. If you are currently in need of legal advice, please contact Community Action: MK’s Development Officer Team on 01908 661623 to see if the Legal Advice Clinic may be able to assist.

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