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The Marsha Miles Consultancy has started producing a regular Bid Bulletin, which is free for not-for-profit organisations. 

The bulletins provide a taster of current tenders relating to the not-for-profit sector across the South West region, such as consulting business services, health and social care and Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprises (VCSE).  These alerts come from a mixture of contracting websites including Pro Contract and Contract Finder. 

An example bulletin, which you can sign up for by visiting this link to the Marsha Miles Consultancy website, is provided below:

1. Healthy Homes Dorset 2021

45321000-3 – Thermal insulation work
85300000-2 – Social work and related services
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, Dorset Council, and Public Health Dorset have tasked and funded Dorset Council to design and deliver the Healthy Homes Dorset Programme. Healthy Homes Dorset 2021 aims to improve health and wellbeing by reducing illness and death caused and exacerbated by cold homes. This programme is a key component in the local authorities’ work to improve housing stock and enable people to live in their own homes for longer while mitigating fuel poverty, reducing Carbon emissions and improving air quality.
Region of Supply – Dorset
Key dates
Start date 01/04/2021 End date 31/03/2023
Contact Details
Buyer                    Dorset Council
Contact                 Liz Moorhouse
Telephone            01305224692
                            Dorset Council
#environment #dorset #funding #healthandsocialcare

2. Torbay Safeguarding Children Partnership – Foundation and Refresher Training 2021

80000000-4 – Education and training services
85000000-9 – Health and social work services
Torbay Safeguarding Children Partnership (TSCP) is tendering for a new Contract for the mandatory courses aimed for level 3 staff within Torbay (see Training Levels Document within Appendix B). The courses required are the Safeguarding Children Foundation and the Safeguarding Children Refresher (completed three years after the Foundation course except for Education Designated Safeguarding Leads, who will complete this after two years). These courses have been commissioned on a routine basis for one year or two year contracts. This contract will be for two year plus one year option for both courses.
Region(s) of supply
Estimated value £63,300.00
Key dates
Start date 11/05/2021  End date10/05/2023
Contact details
Buyer          Torbay Council
Contact       Chloe Bradshaw
Telephone    01803 208350
#cyp #safeguardingtraining #torbay

3. Nature Based Well-Being Service

85000000-9 – Health and social work services
85323000-9 – Community health services
Nature Based Well-Being Service Swindon Borough Council invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced service providers for the provision of a Nature Based Well-Being Service. Project Description Swindon Borough Council is looking to procure Nature Based Well-Being Service that will provide the following: A nature based well being service that offers nature-based therapeutic intervention and practical support for people with mental health issues, people with Dementia and their Carers, and people with learning difficulties and/or Autism. It will support people to develop peer support groups and integrate into mainstream activities/ wider community life. It will promote locally the benefits of nature-based activities to the mainstream population. It will upskill relevant mainstream services to work with people recovering from mental ill health, Learning Disability or Autism, directing them to relevant training and offering advice and guidance. This may include advice and guidance on individual people. Full details relating to the Services are provided in the tender documents. To participate, Suppliers will need to Register as a Supplier with ProContract,, then Register an Interest before obtaining access to the tender documents. In the event of difficulties registering as a supplier, please refer to the System Administrator Proactis support team
Key dates
Start date 01/07/2021  End date  31/12/2022
Region(s) of supply

Estimated value  £379,166.67
#wellbeing #mentalhealth #ecotherapy