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  • National Volunteers Week 2019
    June 16, 2019
    National Volunteers Week runs from 1st – 7th June and is an opportunity to recognise, reward and recruit volunteers. Volunteers are often unsung heroes in the community and this is an opportunity for volunteers across Torridge to be praised for the important work they do. We held a celebration eve...
  • Active & Connected – A new TTVS TorrAGE Ageing Well Project – Volunteers Needed
    June 13, 2019
    We are pleased to announce that TTVS Torrage Ageing Well has received funding from the National Lottery Community Fund for a new project called “Active and Connected”. It is a volunteer led programme, primarily to reduce social isolation and loneliness of older people.  A volunteer will visit f...
  • The NHS Long Term Plan – NAVCA Member Briefing Note
    January 17, 2019
    With particular reference to our sector, the plan outlines a renewed focus on the prevention agenda, setting targets to avoid 150,000 heart attacks, strokes and dementia cases and stop an estimated 85,000 premature deaths each year. There is an increased focus on joined-up care delivery and collabor...
  • Autumn Statement – NAVCA’s Analysis
    November 1, 2018
    NAVCA have released a briefing paper giving their analysis on last week’s Autumn Statement from the Chancellor. It outlines some of the ley spending promises in the Budget and their implications for Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations. You can find the paper on our here...
  • TTVS AGM 2018 – 30 Years of TTVS
    October 24, 2018
    On Thursday 18th October, TTVS held it’s 10th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Royal Devon Golf Club. We celebrated 30 years of TTVS in style. Attendees were treated to a slide show of photos showing staff and volunteers over the years. We haven’t aged a bit!! Jane Whittaker, leader of To...