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Mental Health First Aid Training: January 2020

InterAct is holding Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training for those looking to learn new skills, enhance your CV or wanting to become a certified mental health first aider. MHFA training is an interactive and practical training course to help … Continue reading

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Get Ready For Brexit

The government has launched a public information campaign to ensure that UK citizens, businesses, civil society organisations, EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals living in the EU are fully informed about how Brexit will affect them and … Continue reading

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What Happens If One Of Your Members Gets Hurt?

Are your volunteers Insured? Are you covered if one of your group members injures another group member? Running a charity or small community group can be a risky business! Even the smallest of organised activity needs to be properly assessed … Continue reading

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Grants to Tackle Housing Issues

Grants of between £10,000 to £50,000 are available from the Nationwide Community Grants Programme to support projects tackling housing issues. Essex Community Foundation will be holding two Phone-In Funding Surgeries to speak with potential applicants on: – Tuesday 29 October from 2pm … Continue reading

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Community Funding Scheme

Chelmsford City Council has been undertaking a review of its grant giving processes, the result has been the creation of the Community Funding Scheme. The Scheme combines the discretionary funding previously granted under the Corporate Aid Scheme with the CIL … Continue reading

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CXK Community Grants Round 2

CXK have announce further grants for VCSE and small organisations available across the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP). New grants of between £10,000 and £20,000 will shortly be available to third sector organisations of any size, and small organisations … Continue reading

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Active Chelmsford Physical Activity and Sport Grants

No more couch potatoes in Chelmsford! Working in partnership, Active Chelmsford want to create opportunities and resources to reduce inactivity and develop positive attitudes to health and wellbeing in communities across Chelmsford. Grants of up to £500 are available for projects or … Continue reading

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Starlight Walk

Be part of something special in aid of Farleigh Hospice. Are you ready to be a #FarleighStar? Sign up for Farleigh’s first ever Starlight Walk. Join hundreds of inspiring men and women, as they step into the night and light … Continue reading

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Annual Civic Service

The Mayor of Chelmsford, Councillor Bob Massey would like to extend a warm invitation for you, your guest and as many members of your organisation to join him for the annual Civic Service at Chelmsford Cathedral on Sunday 30 June 2019 at … Continue reading

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A Record Number of Essex Voluntary Groups receive The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services for 2019

Nine voluntary groups from across the county who work in the community have been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. Of the nine groups, we are especially … Continue reading

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Community Film Screening!

We’re bringing the cinema to you! Join us for a sing along to Mamma Mia Here We Go Again (PG). Where: Beaulieu Community CentreWhen: Friday 12th April, 5:30pm Film screening of Mama Mia starts at 6pm Buffet & Disco start … Continue reading

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External Job Opportunity: Changing Pathways

Changing Pathways is a place-based domestic abuse support charity that has been supporting survivors and their children in South Essex and Thurrock for over forty years. There are currently three available positions: Domestic Abuse Practitioner (Community) – Full Time Independent Domestic … Continue reading

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Chelmsford Science Festival 11-15 March 2019

With the exciting announcement that Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) are hosting the BSA British Science Festival in September 2020, they are delighted to bring to you Chelmsford’s first week-long Science Festival in March 2019. Join them for a whole range of … Continue reading

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Join the North Avenue Christian Centre Premises Management Team

The North Avenue Christian Centre are currently seeking someone to fill the role of Premises Manager – the ‘go to’ person for use of the NACC buildings in North Avenue, Chelmsford, CM1 2AL This is a part-time role for around … Continue reading

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ALL EARS – LIVING WITH HEARING LOSS

Thursday 14th February 2019 A free to attend All Ears, Living with Hearing Loss event will take place at Christ Church, Chelmsford on Tuesday 14th February from 2.30pm-4.30pm, inviting people with hearing loss and who wear NHS hearing aids to … Continue reading

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Do you work with young people who need to build social skills, self-confidence and independence?

InterAct’s new programme for January to March 2019 is here! They have lots in store for you in 2019. There are lots of exciting things going on during February half term including Mamma Mia, the musical, Southend Adventure Island and London … Continue reading

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External Job Opportunity: North Avenue Youth Centre – Youth Support Worker

North Avenue Youth Centre is based in Chelmsford and works with young people aged 8 – 18 (25 with additional needs) in the area. They aim to engage young people in a range of activities both within the Youth Centre … Continue reading

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Local Charities Day 2018

Local Charities Day builds on the work of our recently published Civil Society Strategy, where the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committed to enhancing relationships between businesses, charities and local areas, to help communities grow. This year, the DCMS … Continue reading

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Kids Inspire Christmas Appeal 2018

Kids Inspire are once again warmly welcoming your Christmas gift and hamper donations for their Christmas Appeal 2018. All of the donations will be distributed to children and young people who, without Kids Inspire and you, may not have an … Continue reading

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Public consultation on Essex Future Library Services Strategy (2019-2024)

Essex County Council recognise that library services play a unique and valued role in our society. But in the last five years use has slumped: loans have almost halved and fewer than one in five Essex residents use libraries. The … Continue reading

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