Creative Sustainability Community Hubs

Keeping People Safe

Data Protection and GDPR – advice and guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office for all small organisations, including small charities, groups and clubs.

Health and Safety – guides and information sheets for community groups on how do to a risk assessment, public liability insurance and sample policies from the Resource Centre.

Safeguarding Children – Guidance from NSPCC on safeguarding for groups or organisations who work with children.

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults – a safeguarding checklist from the Ann Craft Trust to test your individual or organisational safeguarding knowledge and practices. 


Free training is available for community groups and volunteers across Stroud district via:

  1. Stroud District Council’s e-learning portal ‘melearning‘. Please email for details on how to access it.
  2. Gloucestershire County Council’s e-Learning portal LearnPro. Please follow the instructions via the user guide here. If you have any questions, please write to or call 01452 324306.