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Nominations open for the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service!

Do you know of a volunteer group that devotes it’s time to helping others in your local area and deserves a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service? The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer … 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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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 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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Wilderness Foundation Communtity Allotment Open Day

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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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Have you got what it takes to make a difference to Safeguarding in Essex?

If you are involved in your community, want to promote the welfare of children, young people or adults, and are happy to be the voice of service users in meetings, then this could be the opportunity for you! Both the … Continue reading

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Essex Voluntary and Community Development Conference – Thursday 26th November 2015 10am – 3pm at Zinc Arts, Ongar.

Essex County Council is keen to improve the way in which we work proactively with the voluntary and community sector to improve the lives of the citizens of the communities we serve. This conference is an opportunity to further develop … Continue reading

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Community Group Development | November 11

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