**Do you know any volunteers that deserve recognition?**

**Do you know any volunteers that deserve recognition?**

The Charity that runs the Civic - Dudley CVS is on the hunt for nominations for people and groups who roll up their sleeves and get active in their communities and help to make life better for local people.

Examples could include:

- engaging people and communities in activities, helping people to share, learn and do

- bringing people of all ages and backgrounds together

- making a lasting,positive difference to their communities

- developing and supporting projects for local children, young people and families

- inspiring health and well being

- looking out for others

- encouraging social connectivity

- helping local sports clubs

- lending a hand in their street or neighbourhood

- supporting each other to thrive

- active in the arts or with local heritage groups

- connecting their business to support local communities

Visit the #dva19 website Here to find the nomination form, latest news and inspiration for nominations.

For Nomination form Click Here

Closing date for nominations - 9th September

For more information please contact Eileen Fielding at admin@dudleycvs.org.uk

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Building a vibrant community facility

Brierley Hill Civic Hall has been host to artists, performers and theatre production since the 1960s and is in the heart of our community. In recent years, its usage had dropped while costs have remained or risen. The Hall was often closed during the day and it was not operating at its full potential as a hive for all sorts of activity.

Rejuvenating the Civic

In February 2015, Dudley Council entrusted Dudley CVS with rejuvenating Brierley Hill Civic Hall on an 18-month trial. This is part of Duduley MBC's move to become a 'community council', a council that enables and supports communites to do things for themselves rather than being a body that does things to or for people and communities.

During the trialIn the first two months of the trial, Dudley CVS:

  • built relationships with existing users, schools, colleges, voluntary organisations, promoters, artists, businesses and entertainers.
  • welcomed and engaged anyone who wanted to make great things happen at the Civic. In March 2016, Dudley CVS threw open the doors of the Civic. People who had never been before toured the space, sharing their ideas and inspiration, while past users shared their experiences. Around 60 people joined Dudley CVS to share their inspiration. The report (written and visual) can be viewed at http://tinyurl.com/ocq2ncj
  • shared and held open conversations with the media, residents, colleges, businesses and promotoers. Conversations have been shared more then 200 times online.
Dudley CVS is looking forward to building upon this, to encourage local talent to use the Civic Hall as a showcase for their skills and ensure that the Civic reflects local heritage and is a vibrant community hub for everyone.
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