Helping groups plan for the future

Our team have been working with local groups to help plan events and activities. From event planning to marketing strategies to recruitment and resource management we help turn vision into reality. The range of events we make possible each year increases our experience and skills as a firm and we love a new challenge. We work with local funders such as Councils to help groups put their ideas into words and their plans into practical projects. When it comes to council funding we are helping ...
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LEXXER Cocktail Party

You have all heard about the old advice – never mix your drinks but when it comes to funding Cocktails are just what the doctor ordered!!   Funding cocktails describe the solution we prescribe for many groups such as charities which are either too small to bid for central government core funding or salary based grants. The solution is the right mix of other funding sources. Like any good mixologist we know just what compliments what and in just the right proportions.   &nbs...
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Election Leaders Debate

 The UK's party leaders clashed in the first TV election debate on a range of issues including the NHS, immigration and the deficit. In what was billed as the big debate pundits found the Milliband may have lost the election after his performance.  Northern Ireland party leaders were excluded and took to local press to get their say. It is the only time David Cameron and Ed Miliband will appear together on TV ahead of the election.  The Conservative and Labour leaders, as well as the leader...
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PEACE IV – Getting the Inside View 

Today our team are attending a SEUPB training event to prepare for the new programmes . Both INTEREG and PEACE programmes are at early stages with the technical details being agreed. The information session is invaluable with a clearer picture forming of what will be required.   It is already clear that Prior Research to justify needs, Project planning and construction, Partnership forming and management as well as Procurement and verification will all be vital in what is fast becoming...
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Community Festivals Funding

This year with the transition to new Super councils the provision for many local community funding initiatives such as Festivals Funding has been disrupted. We would urge groups to contact their old local councils urgently to find out if any funding remains, or what provision there has been in the transition phase. We are on hand to liaise with local councils on your behalf to ensure your transition is a seamless as possible. We are also providing funding advice clinics and sessions to assist...
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