Stay at Home, Grow your Own in Chelmsford!

5th June 2020News

To support the wellbeing of Chelmsford residents, the Chelmsford Community Voluntary Services and Abberton Rural Training (ART) are working in partnership to bring a new community initiative to encourage residents to ‘Stay At Home, Grow Your Own’ Deputy Leader of Chelmsford City Council, Cllr Marie Goldman, Portfolio Holder for Connected Chelmsford, said: “Staying at home … Read More

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

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

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

Grants to Tackle Housing Issues

18th November 2019Funding Opportunity, News

Grants of between £10,000 to £50,000 are available from the Nationwide Community Grants Programme to support projects tackling housing issues. For more information about the grant, click here.

Mental Health First Aid Training: January 2020

4th November 2019News

InterAct is holding Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training for those looking to learn new skills, enhance your CV or wanting to become a certified mental health first aider. MHFA training is an interactive and practical training course to help you spot the early signs of a mental health problem. It will equip you with … Read More