Will you be taking part in #Stoptober next month?

27th September 2015Chelmsford CVS, Health

Centre Supporting Voluntary Action joins Essex County Council in urging Essex Smokers to sign up to Stoptober. With data showing that almost 19% of residents in the Essex smoke, Essex County Council is urging smokers to sign up to Stoptober – the country’s 28 day mass quit attempt from Public Health England – to receive support and encouragement every … Read More

Bank Holiday Pharmacy Information

21st August 2015Chelmsford CVS, Health

Information about health services over the bank holiday If you are feeling poorly and need to access local health care services, please: Visit your local pharmacy Call NHS 111 See an out of hours GP (by calling NHS 111) You can access health care and advice at any pharmacy. Pharmacies in your area are listed … Read More

Sanctus Juice Bar – 28 Broomfield Road

29th July 2015Chelmsford CVS, Health

A new social enterprise project for community regeneration in collaboration with Anglia Ruskin University & The Students Union has opened at Sanctus Cafe, 28 Broomfield Road. Help support this local homeless charity and your health by purchasing freshly prepared Superfood Smoothies & Juices. All profits go to Sanctus Charity. The Juice Bar has a variety … Read More

Chelmsford Talking Newspaper for the Blind and Partially Sighted celebrate their 40th Anniversary

8th July 2015Chelmsford CVS, Events/ Opportunities, Health

CHELMSFORD TALKING NEWSPAPER  40TH ANNIVERSARY   1975-2015 The 2000th Edition of the Chelmsford Talking Newspaper will be issued on Thursday 9th July 2015.  This is a 90 minute voice recorded version of the Essex Chronicle issued on a SB stick and cassette tape.  Ronald Sturt began the Talking Newspaper in 1975 and it has been produced … Read More

Affected by epilepsy?  Book your place now at the Epilepsy Explained Event 11 July 2015

3rd July 2015Chelmsford CVS, Counselling / Support Services, Events/ Opportunities, Health

Epilepsy Explained – Saturday 11 July 2015 9.45am to 4.30pm Meath Epilepsy Charity, Westbrook Road, Godalming, Surrey GU7 2QH     (The event is 10 mins (max) walk from Godalming station and the venue has plenty of parking.  Children over 11 years are welcome to attend with their parents at no charge). If you’re newly diagnosed; supporting … Read More

Support 4 Sight will soon expand their network of support to people who care for visually impaired relatives or loved ones.

3rd July 2015Chelmsford CVS, Counselling / Support Services, Health

Supporting your loved one with sight loss? Support 4 Sight have been helping people in Essex with sight loss for the last 20 years. They are now expanding their network of support to people who care for visually impaired relatives or loved ones. The advice they can offer includes guidance about the day to day supporting of someone with sight loss, financial … Read More