Thousands of civil servants descended on Manchester for the return of Civil Service Live to the North West. They learned new skills, made new contacts, and came away inspired to help deliver the vision of a Brilliant Civil Service.
Wow, can you believe it’s over 3 months since our first ever Changing Horizons event in Blackpool! Since our last blog we’ve been busy evaluating the event and planning for our next ones… so watch this space! However, we promised to share some of our findings with you and this blog is all about our dedicated team of volunteers!
Now that the dust has settled on Civil Service Live in Manchester, it’s a good to time to reflect on the event – and say a big thank you to all those volunteers who made it happen.
Julie Birkett from HM Land Registry took part in a fun scheme to raise the aspirations of primary school children in Blackpool, and tells us why she can thoroughly recommend it.
Following the success of a CS Local Academy project in 2016, Civil Service Local will once again be hosting the Pride of the Civil Service Awards in 2017. Allowing us to celebrate ‘Ordinary people doing Extraordinary things’
Insights from the recent launch of The Charity for Civil Servants’ mental wellbeing campaign indicates that many people are looking for advice on ‘How to Sleep Better’.
Support is available from the Charity for Civil Servants for those affected by the incident in Manchester
Civil Service Live is a great opportunity to see first-hand what the Civil Service of tomorrow looks like. You could attend as a delegate, or why not consider volunteering to help at one of the venues?
The Charity for Civil Servants is this week launching a new campaign to help civil servants improve their wellbeing. The launch coincides with Mental Health Awareness Week.
Following the success of the first Pride of the Civil Service North West Awards last year, CS Local will be hosting the awards in 2017 – and we need your help.
The spark that fired-up Mags Sykes’ enthusiasm for Civil Service Local was lit when she attended the Academy in 2015. Since then, she’s been involved with a number of projects – and has just led one for the first time.
Students from Blackpool’s McKee College House have just completed our Inspiring Young People programme at Peel Park.
We are looking for volunteers to share their skills and knowledge giving 1:1 advice to civil servants on competency writing at Civil Service Live 2017
The first discovery event hosted by the redeployment network has been held at the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Learning Academy in Preston.
It was tailored for staff who have been identified as surplus or at risk by their network member, and 47 colleagues from five different departments attended.
Our Further Education programme has branched out once again and added Blackburn to the location list as well as Liverpool and Blackpool.
Have you read the latest issue of The Network magazine?
It’s here and it’s bigger and better than ever before! The 2017 Walking Challenge! is back! Whether you want to lift your mood, shape up for summer, get more fresh air or even compete against your colleagues, it’s all possible if you accept the Challenge from The Charity for Civil Servants to walk 10,000 steps a day for 50 days.
A week ago now, CS Local North West hosted the ‘Changing Horizons’ event in Blackpool, the first of its kind. The focus of the event was to raise the aspirations of young people and their families in line with the Prime Minister’s ambition …
Our very own occupational charity, The Charity for Civil Servants, has recently been talking to more and more people about effective budgeting, offering financial capability information as well as emergency help and debt advice.
Civil Servants in our region are being offered a wonderful opportunity to help raise money for a local charity that supports autistic people and their families right here in Merseyside. Bootle-based charity, Autism Initiatives, are looking for civil service …