Forthcoming Events

News Roundup from London Swimming

East Region Para-Swimming Development Meet
The East Region is promoting a meet on 6 March and is urgently looking for officials.  Anyone who is available should contact  swimofficials@eastswimming.org

Heart Research UK Healthy Heart Grants
Grants scheme to enable community organisations to carry out new, original and innovative projects that actively promote heart health and help to prevent or reduce the risks of heart disease in specific groups or communities. Community and voluntary organisations, registered charities, and other not-for-profit organisations based and working in the UK may apply for grants of up to £5,000 and up to £10,000. http://www.heartresearch.org.uk/community-grants/current-hruk-healthy-heart-grants

Free online training
Future Learn (part of the Open University) offer free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.  One forthcoming course is on the importance of social media.

Child abuse whistleblowing helpline launched
The helpline, serviced by the NSPCC, will be open Monday to Friday and will handle calls and emails from employees from any sector, who are afraid to raise concerns about the way their organisation is dealing with cases of child abuse, or who feel they have exhausted all avenues with their employer directly. www.gov.uk/government/news/home-office-launches-child-abuse-whistleblowing-helpline