Category Archives: Chelmsford CVS

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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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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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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Could you be the Chelmsford Museum Volunteer Coordinator?

An exciting and new role has been created at Chelmsford for an enthusiastic Museum Volunteer Coordinator to enhance the participation of our community in the history of Chelmsford and the Museum. The Museum has been progressing significant change since 2016 … Continue reading

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5th Mid Essex Showcasing Healthcare Event

Last September we held our largest ever multi agency Health & Wellbeing Showcase attended by commissioners, professional, practitioners, health providers and representatives from local charities working in the field of health and social care. The event was very well received … Continue reading

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Putting multi-agency reviews into practice

Essex Safeguarding Adults Board and the Southend, Essex and Thurrock Domestic Abuse Board in conjunction with the Essex Social Care Academy, Essex County Council are hosting a workshop on putting multi-agency reviews into practice – professional curiosity and themes from … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the MBE for volunteer groups was created by Her Majesty to mark the Golden Jubilee in 2002 to recognise exceptional contributions made to local communities by groups of volunteers. Do you know an exceptional … Continue reading

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Would your club/organisation like to access grant funding to increase the physical activity levels of the local community?

The Community Sport and wellbeing Team at Chelmsford City Council will be running two funding workshops on Monday 30 April led by Kerry McDonald a highly successful bid writer, who has accessed hundreds of thousands of pounds for community groups across … Continue reading

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Small Charities – Self Assessment Tool and other FAQs on GDPR

If you are tempted to do nothing about GDPR please first read the ICOs recently published FAQs and take the Self Assessment Tool as soon as possible. This will clearly indicate if GDPR applies to you and your next steps. The … Continue reading

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Safeguarding & Reporting: Are you prepared?

It is near impossible to miss the headlines relating to our sector at the moment, but whilst it might be easy to consider these as ‘big charity’ issues, the problems surrounding Oxfam present important lessons for smaller members of the … Continue reading

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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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