VSI Alliance Update 23 September 2022

VSI Alliance News & Events
Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

 

Read the latest updates from the VSI alliance. You will find information on local events and available training, job opportunities and volunteering options. The newsletter also highlights current campaigns and consultations.

Read the updates here

About VSI Alliance:

All staff at the VSI Alliance are available remotely to support you and your organisation at this time with various aspects of your work, along with providing key information and resources. For support/advice, please contact info@vsialliance.org.uk, or visit www.vsialliance.org.uk for more contact details.

Life Qi are looking for Tai Chi instructors

We are looking for enthusiastic people interested in healing others to live a remarkable life in health and wellbeing.
Train to become one of our amazing instructors with the new CalmX programme – learning the basic skills and principles of T’ai Chi & Qigong exercise.
 
Are you patient, kind and understanding of others’ needs?
 
Then apply to Marsha at LifeQi – the company devoted to helping others enjoy Energy for Life, with a Calm Mind and Strong Body.

Only a few tickets left for The Business for Calderdale Awards 2022

The Business for Calderdale Awards will take place on Thursday 13th October 2022 at The Venue, Barkisland celebrating the achievements of businesses in the borough over the last year.
It’s a great opportunity to celebrate and recognise the achievements of businesses in Calderdale over the last year. We have a few tickets still available to buy. Individual tickets are £50 and a table of ten is £500. This includes a three course meal and the opportunity to network and celebrate. The drinks reception starts at 6.00 pm and the Awards ceremony will finish at 11.00 pm. Traditionally the dress code has been Black Tie or National Dress. Feel free to ‘Dress To Impress – Yourself’. You can order your tickets online here or alternatively email rachel@cffc.co.uk and we will send you an invoice and you can do a bank transfer. If you would like to join us to celebrate the brilliant businesses and their determination, innovation, and resilience, please book your tickets now.

Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Practices (Evening Course)

We are delighted to be recruiting for this fantastic opportunity starting on Monday 26th September. To make a booking please click on the link below:

Overview

Netcom Training is offering YOU an exceptional opportunity to access a Level 3 certificated learning programme in Cyber Security Practices.

As part of this FREE programme, you will gain valuable experience from experts in the field, who will guide you through and teach you a range of topics including: understanding intelligence threats, vulnerabilities, controls and professional behaviours required within the industry.

As a FREE add on, Netcom Training will give you access to  ‘Scrum Master’- a widely recognised professional project management tool.

As if that is not enough, Netcom Training’s in-house employment team will provide one to one support with CV and interview techniques and assist you through employment opportunities.

What is Cyber Security?

Cyber security involves techniques that help secure various digital components, networks, data, computer systems from non-authorised digital access.

New Skills

As part of the program, you will acquire knowledge and skills related to cyber security practices which will enable learners to either go into employment or further study in this field.

Threat intelligence in cyber securityUnderstand legislation and ethical conduct within cyber securityUnderstand cyber security practicesProfessional skills and behaviours for cyber securityCyber security testing, vulnerabilities and controlsCyber security incident response

Career Opportunities

Through this course, learners will be able to consolidate their knowledge of Cyber Security alongside gaining practical skills that could be used to enhance their employment prospects.

Security Software DeveloperCyber Security AnalystCyber Network Engineer

Start date: Monday 26th September 2022Study mode: Monday to Thursday, 6pm – 9pm and a additional workshop on FridaysCourse length 8 weeksDelivery: Online (tutor-led classes)

Message from WY Police : Clashes between Hindu and Muslim groups in Leicester

 

 

  • The police stand together with all communities in the UK and we will take action against any criminal behaviour, which seeks to undermine society, especially where crimes are motivated by hate.
  • We are aware of the clashes between Hindu and Muslim groups in Leicester and the potential impact that this incident may have on the community’s sense of safety.
  • There can never be any excuse for hate crime and this criminality will not be tolerated.
  • We want those who are victims of hate crime to feel confident in the belief that we’ll take your reports seriously, protect you and make sure you get all the support you need.
  • If you are a witness or a victim of hate crime or feel vulnerable, please contact someone to report it.
  • More people are reporting hate crime than ever before but it is still significantly underreported.
  • Do not suffer in silence; there are people who can help you.
  • Call the police on 101, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website at www.crimestoppers-uk.org, or visit the True Vision website (www.report-it.org.uk)

Contacting the Police: https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/contact-us

  • If you have information to share about any crime please either speak to a police officer in person or call 101.
  • If you are Deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired please register with 999 Emergency SMS service

Editor’s Note:

There are further ways to report hate incidents or hate crime, which can be found here:

Calderdale Hate Incident Report Centres

Free school uniforms at Morrisons supermarket in Illingworth

Morrisons supermarket in Illingworth has teamed up with the YMCA Free uniform service, and have set up a free uniform rail in their store to help out struggling families in need of school uniform.

Morrisons in Illingworth

The uniform rail can be found against the wall after exiting the self service tills, besides the book exchange shelf.

You don’t need to go through the shop floor, simply walk towards the café area.

The uniforms offered there are FREE, just help yourself.

An apology from the editor

Due to unforseen circumstances over the past couple of weeks, some of your submissions have not been published in a timely manner or missed altogether.

We pride ourselves in bringing news and updates to you quickly and accurately. In this occasion some of you have been let down and we would like to apologise for this.

Please rest assured that all your messages have been received, we even waded through our spam folders to ensure nothing went missing and pledge to prevent similar lapses in the future.

We hope to keep receiving your messages with events, announcements and requests.

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