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Funding Alert - 15th February



Kent In Brief - 12th February



Stronger Kent Communities Cross Sector Networking Event



Open Consultations and questionnaires

This is your opportunity to influence decisions and to have your say on a range of topics:
Ashford CCG (1)  

Kent Young People’s Mental Health Transformation Survey 
Kent Commissioning Clinical Groups are interested in hearing views and experiences to help improve community mental health services for young people. 

Closing date: 28th February

Swale Borough Council  

Sheerness Community Governance Review 
A 635-signature petition was handed to Swale Borough Council, asking for a town council to be setup for Sheerness. This has triggered a Community Governance Review

Closing date: 2nd March


Homelessness Support Service for Vulnerable Adults in Kent 
Kent County Council (KCC) funds homelessness support services for vulnerable young people (16-25), adults who are over 18 and offenders who need additional support. Currently, those services can be categorised as either ‘supported housing’, ‘floating support’ or ‘rough sleeper outreach’.
We would like to hear your views on the proposals contained within the consultation document, which refers to plans for those 18+, and your thoughts on how we might improve the future delivery of homelessness support for vulnerable adults in Kent. Your views will be used to help shape the future of these services after October 2018.

Closing date: 4th March

Fundraising Regulator (1)  

Consultation on the Code of Fundraising Practice 
The Fundraising Regulator will be adding rules regarding online fundraising platforms to the Code of Fundraising Practice under section 9 Digital Media. 

Closing date: 14th March

 Victims Commissioner  

Victim Contact Scheme Public Engagement 
National Victim Engagement Survey seeking victims views on Government review on parole transparency, how best to communicate and involve victims with parole process and whether there should be a right to review decisions. Have your say!

Closing date: 14th March

 Canterbury CC  

Community Governance Review 
A community governance review is our opportunity to look at the most local tier of government in the district. This means we will examine whether changes should be made to the current parish council arrangements and what should happen in the areas not covered by a parish or town council.
The aim of the review is to test whether we need to improve engagement with the community, change how local democracy works and alter the way local services are delivered.

Closing date: 18th March


Heritage Lottery Fund's future direction and funding 
HLF is consulting on its role, vision and funding priorities for the next five years.
Your answers will help shape the future of the UK’s extraordinary heritage. 

Closing date: 22nd March


Reducing crime at sites handling waste
DEFRA are seeking views on proposals to reduce waste crime and poor performance at waste sites and introducing a fixed penalty to discourage household waste being fly-tipped. 

Closing date: 26th March

Local Government Boundary Commission  

Have your say on new political map of Dartford 
The Independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking people across Dartford to comment on its draft proposals for new council ward boundaries. Have your say directly through the Commission's consultation portal.

Closing date: 9th April


Ashford CCG (1)


Proposed improvements to stroke services in Kent and Medway 
The NHS in Kent and Medway, Bexley in south east London and the High Weald area of East Sussex, is today launching a public consultation on the future of urgent stroke services in Kent and Medway. The NHS is asking for people’s views on proposals to establish new 24/7 hyper acute stroke units in Kent and Medway.

Closing date: 13th April 

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