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How to avoid a heart attack

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Do you want to make a difference to health and care in Essex? 

Have you got what it takes to ensure that Healthwatch Essex is a thriving ‘independent voice for the people of Essex, helping to shape and improve local health and social care services’? A full role-profile, highlighting the main responsibilities of their Trustees, … Continue reading

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Culture in Essex – Small Grants funding available

If you’re an individual or member of a voluntary organisation or community group with a vision to host a community arts or heritage activity in Essex this year, then you could receive much needed funding from our ‘Culture in Essex – Small Grants Scheme’. A fund … Continue reading

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Childhood Illness Workshops – back by popular demand

Parents across mid Essex are invited to a second phase of free NHS workshops aimed at providing information and advice about common childhood illnesses. Mid Essex CCG are running another series of workshops between 6th and 10th March 2017 and would like … Continue reading

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Chelmsford Start Co-operative Charity of the Year

Since 2006, Chelmsford Star Co-operative has supported a different local charity each year to be the focus for staff fund raising. Over this time through a variety of initiatives and events, they have raised over £283,000 which has benefited the … Continue reading

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Dry January #dontbottleitup

As the festive season comes to a close Chelmsford CVS and Essex County Council are urging people to get their 2017 off to a positive and healthy start by signing up for Dry January. Dry January is a national initiative … Continue reading

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Chelmsford Awards for Voluntary Service | Get your nominations in!

Would you like to acknowledge the outstanding work of your volunteers? There is still time to nominate someone for the 2016 Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Voluntary Service. The Awards raise awareness of the thousands of local people who … Continue reading

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Essex Trading Standards | Illegal Tobacco

Essex Trading Standards is currently undertaking a wider initiative on tobacco control, covering the reduction in the sale of tobacco to children and inhibiting the supply of illegal tobacco.  The important message that we want Essex residents to take from … Continue reading

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NEW woMEn TIME activities for January 2017

woMEn TIME is all about providing opportunities for women to be more active or try a new sport, in a friendly and non-competitive environment. This project is funded by Sport England to get more women active. The project is aims … Continue reading

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Employment Research Project for people with sight loss in Essex

Only 27% of working-age, sight impaired people have employment, which represents a decline from 33% over ten years ago.  At a time when more people have employment than ever before*, Support 4 Sight believes that this matter must be addressed … Continue reading

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Lung cancer is curable – if you catch it early enough

Survival rates for lung cancer are lower in mid Essex compared to the national average. That’s why, at the start of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, which runs throughout November, Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wants to encourage everyone locally … Continue reading

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The Discovery Festival 2016

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The FRSB has now formally closed

The FRSB has now formally closed and has passed on the regulatory duties to the new Fundraising Regulator in recent months. They have now issued cheques refunding membership income to over 1,800 members organisations who had paid membership fee beyond 31 July 2016. As … Continue reading

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SOUP Evening, Chelmsford Library | Wednesday 16 November

SOUP is a relatively new concept to these shores after beginning in the United States of America. So far SOUP events across Essex have raised more than £14,500 towards local grassroots projects seeking to make a real difference in their … Continue reading

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Childhood Illnesses Event, Chelmsford

To reserve your place at the Chelmsford Events please follow the links below: Chelmsford (Afternoon): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/what-to-do-when-your-child-is-illworkshop-tickets-28784739932 Chelmsford (Evening): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/what-to-do-when-your-child-is-illworkshop-tickets-28785298603

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Chelmsford Happy Dance for Make a Difference Day | Friday 28 October

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Stakeholder briefing from Mid Essex CCG and Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trus

A&E for those who really need it As many as two in every three people who go to Broomfield Hospital A&E do not need to be there – leading to longer waits for patients needing urgent care. Before the start … Continue reading

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MacMillan Coffee Morning – 30 September 2016

There are lots of different MacMillan Coffee Mornings happening across Chelmsford City today, we have pulled together a list of ones you could visit. M&S Coffee Morning @ M&S Chelmsford High Street from 10am. Find out more here. Nationwide Building … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Chelmsford based charities

The Meadows Shopping Centre is offering an exciting opportunity for charities at this December. They are currently seeking a charity partner to work with them over the Christmas period with exclusive access to fundraising opportunities. Commenting on the search, Sue … Continue reading

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Reminder | 3rd Annual Showcasing Health Care Event next Thursday

Don’t forget our 3rd Annual Health Event is taking place next Thursday 15 September at Broomfield Hospital from 11am. There will be stands located throughout the main atrium showcasing over 40 voluntary healthcare organisations.  The event will be followed by … Continue reading

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