Category Archives: Chelmsford CVS

InterAct Activity Programme January – March 2018

InterAct’s new January – March 2018 Programme is here! InterAct supports some of society’s most vulnerable children, young people and their families. From leisure and social activities, parenting and relationship support, to community connection and volunteering. From hand drumming to … Continue reading

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Silver Sunday

Silver Sunday is a national campaign to help prevent loneliness and tackle the problem of isolation for older people by organising fun activities for them to join in on this day.  Click here for more details. Essex County Council are … Continue reading

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Foster carers change children’s lives

Foster carers with Essex County Council help build better, brighter futures for hundreds of children across Essex every year. Could you provide a loving, safe, stable home and a nurturing environment to support the most vulnerable children in our county … 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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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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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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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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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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Chelmer Valley – Broomfield Hospital Park and Ride Shuttle Bus

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Awful Animals Alphabet for Adults

EWAG will be publishing later this year the Awful Animals Alphabet for Adults, The poems have been written by George Courtauld and the artist is John Holder. This may be a useful stocking filler for Christmas!

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Essex Leadership Collaborative – Learning Opportunity

The Public Sector Reform Unit issued out application forms for the above programme on behalf of the Essex Partnership Board.  I attach a Briefing which explains how the Collaborative Opportunity has developed.  The application forms and further information can be found below. As a Sector, we now … Continue reading

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Engage – Mid Essex CCG patient and PPG newsletter, June/July 2016

Please find below the latest edition of Engage from Mid Essex CCG. Engage Jun-Jul 2016

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Essex Energy Switch

The Essex Energy Switch is a community energy switching scheme, which aims to help as many residents as possible to switch providers and secure a better deal on their gas and electricity bills. Community energy switching works by bringing together … Continue reading

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Children and Young People’s Plan 2016

The Essex Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership brings together representatives from the different agencies in our County who work with children, young people and their families. The Partnership discusses what are the most important issues and problems for children, young people and … Continue reading

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High Sheriff gives recognition to local people and charities

People who have made a major contribution to community safety and crime prevention in Essex were recognised and thanked at the High Sheriffs’ Awards ceremony held at Hylands House in Chelmsford.  More than 40 voluntary and community organisations were represented … Continue reading

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Are you late filing your accounts?

Have you filed your charity’s accounts yet? On 15 April the Charity Commission reported that 11,928 charities had not complied with all their filing requirements. If your charity’s income is over £25,000, your accounts must be digitally filed with the commission. The … Continue reading

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‘Who Will Care?’ Awards 2016

People across the county are being asked to nominate individuals, voluntary organisations and charities that they feel deserve recognition for their volunteering efforts and commitment, for going that extra mile and making a difference for this years ‘Who Will Care’ … Continue reading

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Connect Well Providers Needed

Connect Well   New community focused direct referral project seeks local community providers for mutual attraction and connecting with local people! Connect Well, the new social prescribing project in Mid Essex has just been launched!  The project aims to raise … Continue reading

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