Help shape the future of local democracy in Chelmsford

4th September 2020Community, News

A review is underway of the most local level of decision-making in Chelmsford. 62% of the population across Chelmsford have a parish or town council, as well as Chelmsford City Council and Essex County Council. The other 38% do not have that very local voice. Chelmsford City Council wants to hear your views, as part … Read More

Coronavirus Volunteers – Thank Yous!

24th August 2020Community, News

The Mayor of Chelmsford, Cllr Jude Deakin, surprised some local people in August with a doorstep visit to offer a personal thank you for volunteering for Chelmsford Community Resilience Hub. Hub volunteers were presented with letters from the Mayor and Lord Lieutenant, together with a card and specially designed Community Volunteer (CV) pin from Chelmsford … Read More

COVID-19: Support for Community Sports Groups & Organisations

1st May 2020Community

If you are a community sports club or organisation and require additional support during this unprecedented time, Active Essex has created a page on their website full of guidance and support for you. The page is being regularly updated and will have the most up to date information. You can find out about funding opportunities, … Read More

Annual Civic Service

14th June 2019Community

The Mayor of Chelmsford, Councillor Bob Massey would like to extend a warm invitation for you, your guest and as many members of your organisation to join him for the annual Civic Service at Chelmsford Cathedral on Sunday 30 June 2019 at 11.15am. Upon arrival at the Cathedral please enter through either the West or the South … Read More

Local Charities Day 2018

14th December 2018Community

Local Charities Day builds on the work of our recently published Civil Society Strategy, where the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committed to enhancing relationships between businesses, charities and local areas, to help communities grow. This year, the DCMS are highlighting the importance of giving by encouraging people to pledge their time to a … Read More

Message from Roger Hirst PFCC for Essex – Policing Precept Survey

12th November 2018Community

Police funding is an important topic both nationally and particularly in Essex. There is always a demand for greater police visibility by the public. The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner has to set a budget for Essex Police that enables the Chief Constable to deliver the best possible policing service that the public of Essex … Read More

Marvels of Mid Awards

31st August 2018Community

Do you know an individual or group that has gone above and beyond in helping local people Live Well? Have they had a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of residents across mid Essex? Mid Essex CCG’s Marvels of Mid Awards (MOMAs) are back for a third year to celebrate the outstanding contributions of … Read More

Do you care?

9th July 2018Community

Plastics are affecting our waterways, rivers and oceans. Dawn Wood (aka Smiffy) a former resident of South Woodham & a student at William de Ferrers School, does care. She has taken on this initiative as her personal challenge to raise awareness of the problems affecting our oceans. How is she doing this? …she plans to … Read More

Walking for Health!

6th July 2018Community, Volunteering

Heart and Sole is Chelmsford’s very own healthy walking scheme. Could you help our community put it’s best foot forward? As a volunteer walk leader, you’ll be helping people in your community to get active and healthy, providing vital support that they otherwise might not get. Our walk leaders love their roles and tell us great stories about … Read More