Community News

Here at VAAC we are looking to recruit Trustees, particularly from the East Arun area. We like to have Trustee representation from our member organisations to ensure that we continue to work to the best interest of the local community. If you are interested and would like an initial discussion, please contact Hilary Spencer at / 01243 840305

Your input is needed to help understand what is needed by the communities in Chichester to improve their physical and mental health and to support Brandy Hole CopseRead more

Dementia Support in Tangmere have lots of office furniture that they are taking donations for – they have an array of desks, cupboards, storage etc.There are also 3 chest freezers that are 18 months old, in an amazing condition that are looking for good homes. Please contact Dementia Support for more information – Alison Sheppey

Headway West Sussex would love to hear your thoughts on carers groups for people that support someone living with the effects of brain injury – Read more

The Aviva Community Fund is now accepting votes, please use your 10 votes to support one of the local organisations who have submitted a bid – Read more

Chichester Dementia Support has some office space available to rent – Read more

Ways to get involved with students at The University of Chichester Business School 2016-17 including Marketing Forums for marketing and business students – Read more

Skills Training UK Traineeships Programme – Learn new skills, work with employers and get all the qualifications you need to succeed – Read more

Chichester Community Development Trust What’s on for October to December 2016 – Read more

Alzheimer’s Society Singing for the Brain® sessions, for people in the early to moderate stages of dementia and their carers.Thursdays from 13th October to 1st December 2016 from 10am-12noon at The Midhurst Library – Read more

My Sisters’ House Autumn program – Read more

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Show Your Support for St Richard’s, Worthing and Southlands Hospital Friends Shop – sign the petition

Worthing Women’s Aid (now extending into Arun) is looking for trustees to replace long serving Board members who have left the area – particular skills or experience are required in HR, Legal (especially in family matters), and children’s social care services. For more information contact Margaret Bamford on 01903 873737 or

Let’s Loop the UK Campaign is looking for steering group members in Chichester – Read more

Littlehampton Shopmobility have some office space available to rent: First Floor (South) suite of 3 offices with kitchen, WC and Reception area – special rate for charity – £520-00 pcm! £555-00 for non-charity. Very clean and freshly decorated.
Please call June on 01903 733004 or call in at Littlehampton Shopmobility, 1 – 5 St Martin’s Lane, Littlehampton, BN17 6BS.