Project to explore cultural Social Prescribing in Chelmsford

15th March 2024Chelmsford CVS, News

A new research project will explore how cultural activities could help improve the health and wellbeing of people in Chelmsford. The research, a new collaboration between Culture Chelmsford, Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and Chelmsford CVS, will explore what social prescribing currently looks like in Chelmsford and identify where there are gaps in connecting it with culture to … Read More

The Big Seed Swap 2024 in Chelmsford Market

13th February 2024News

Speak to experts from the RHS, share seeds and tips with others, and pick up some free seeds for growing season! Come along to “Community Corner” in Chelmsford Market between 10am and 2pm on Wednesday 20th March Hot food and drinks provided by City of Chelmsford Mencap. Everyone is welcome. Community Corner is based at the … Read More

Winter Coat Appeal

2nd November 2023News

Can you help people in need stay warm this winter? Chelmsford CVS is working together with the Salvation Army, and The Ideas Hub to make sure some of our most vulnerable residents don’t suffer outside this winter. Coats will be distributed to our city’s homeless, refugees and asylum-seekers, elderly, women in refuge, and children and … Read More

Healthy Living Festival – Saturday 7 October

20th September 2023News

Chelmsford CVS is working in partnership with Writtle University College to launch a family-friendly festival focusing on health and wellbeing. Get ready for a fun-filled event! The Healthy Living Festival takes place from 10am to 3pm on Saturday 7th October at Writtle University College’s scenic countryside estate, just two miles from Chelmsford. The fantastic, family-friendly … Read More

Mayors Awards for Voluntary Service – Monday 15th 2023

26th May 2023News

Awards and Commendations for Outstanding Voluntary Contribution were recently presented to local people by The Mayor of Chelmsford at a celebration afternoon tea held in the Mayor’s Parlour. Chelmsford Awards for Voluntary Service were formed eight years ago by Chelmsford Community Voluntary Services (CVS) to recognise outstanding contribution in volunteering by local people. The Mayor … Read More