COVID-19: Organisations Still Operating

30th March 2020Chelmsford CVS, News

In these uncertain times lots of organisations have had to shut their doors to encourage social distancing, however this doesn’t mean that we have to socially isolate ourselves. Many organisations are taking their services online or utilising phone calls. Below is a list of organisations that are still operating, just in a slightly different way. … Read More

Funding for Organisations Supporting People with Disabilities or Learning Difficulties

20th March 2020Funding Opportunities, Funding Opportunity

Funding for Organisations Supporting People with Disabilities or Learning Difficulties is available. The Boshier-Honton Foundation aim to improve quality of life for people with disabilities or learning difficulties, and their families, by making grants to organisations providing facilities and advocacy for children and adults with special educational or other needs. The Trustees are experienced in … Read More

Funding for Environmental Projects

20th March 2020Funding Opportunities, Funding Opportunity

The Trust provides funding of between up to £5,000 to support environmental and conservationist projects. The Trust supports projects that cover the following areas: Renewable Energy / Nature Conservation / Sustainable Communities / Recycling and Repair / Science and Education / Community Energy ‘start up’. Click here for more information.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

18th March 2020Chelmsford CVS, News

We are monitoring the Coronavirus pandemic and taking necessary precautions for staff, volunteers and service users in line with the most up to date advice provided by the World Health Organisation and national bodies. For the welfare of all we are implementing recommendations in all of our working practices as advised which includes avoiding non-essential face … Read More

Funding from Tesco

16th March 2020Funding Opportunities, News

Community groups can now apply for funding of up to £2000. Three community projects in each local area will be voted on by customers in Tesco stores, with projects changing every three months. The winning project will receive up to £2,000, second receiving up to £1,000 and third place up to £500. Click here for … Read More

Love Essex Fund

18th February 2020Funding Opportunities

Love Essex is an umbrella brand that acts on behalf of the Essex Waste Partnership and The Cleaner Essex Group to encourage residents to reduce, reuse and recycle their rubbish as best as possible. We want to help make Essex a great place to grow, live and work by securing sustainable development and protecting the … Read More

External Job Opportunity: North Avenue Youth Centre

11th February 2020Chelmsford CVS, News

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 and in the community. Through these activities North Avenue Youth Centre aims to develop meaningful … Read More

People Power – less is more

10th February 2020Chelmsford CVS, News

Weight management: give away power and reach more people CVSs across Essex have been working with Essex County Council and Anglian Community Enterprises to design and deliver a new collaboration that maximises ‘people power’ to significantly increase the number of people successfully losing weight across the county. We are absolutely delighted that this work has … Read More

City of Chelmsford Mencap Upcoming Events

17th January 2020Chelmsford CVS, News

City of Chelmsford Mencap have released information about their upcoming dates for the Community Lunches and Gateway events throughout the year. Community Events Gateway Clubs The Gateway Clubs’ 2020 programme, Around the World in 40 Days, is inspired by the adventures of Phileas Fogg, who went around the world in eighty days in a hot air … Read More

External Job Opportunity – Hearing Help Essex

13th January 2020Jobs, News

Hearing Help Essex are seeking to recruit a new member of staff to support the growth of their NHS Hearing Aid Support Service. This post is a jobshare with an existing member of staff. Please click below link to open a PDF of the Job Description & Person Specification. Please note: The closing date for … Read More