Supporting small charities: Ashiana Community Project

We have been working with Ashiana Community Project (aka ACP group) in Sparkbrook for the last few years on business development, arts and cultural projects, governance and most recently, social media management. Their mission is to “enable the people of Sparkbrook, and the surrounding area, to improve their quality of life by working together in […]

Supporting tech for good unconferences: VCSSCamp

HOW IT STARTED VCSSCamp was initiated in 2013 by 3 individuals working in or with third sector infrastructure organisations, including Pauline Roche and Paul Webster, who believed that staff and trustees (Board Members) of Local Infrastructure Organisations (LIOs) should have an opportunity to get together and discuss issues and initiatives concerning information, communication and the role of […]

Supporting tech for good meetups: Net Squared Midlands

NetSquared Midlands is a regular free event for people interested in using web or mobile technology for social good around the Midlands. Organisation It is co-organised by Pauline Roche and Ted Ryan as well as a colleague with whom we co-operate with on other tech for social good projects, Paul Webster. Paul is also the […]

Supporting residents groups: Pritchett Tower

We’ve been providing administrative and project management support to the Pritchett Tower Tenants and Leaseholders Association in Small Heath for a number of years. We have helped them to improve communications, both internally amongst members, and externally with the City Council Housing Department, and to achieve improvements in the services they receive from the Housing […]

Supporting small businesses: web & social media sites appraisal

Small businesses/organisations website/social media platform checks As small business owners ourselves, and because of our communications and information management experience, we sometimes get asked by other small business owners and voluntary organisations to have a look at their website or social media pages before they go live, or soon after. We are able to advise […]

Supporting regional funders group: WM Funders Network

(Post updated to reflect change of name and legal status of organisation, Sept 2017) Pauline uses her extensive strategic knowledge, networks and experience to serve on the Board of CIO WM Funders Network (WMFN) (formerly Charitable Trusts West Midlands), the regional funders network. In 2015 then-CTWM celebrated the 40th anniversary of its establishment. Celebrations included […]