Category Archives: Chelmsford CVS
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
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
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
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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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!
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