Get Ready For Brexit

30th October 2019Chelmsford CVS

The government has launched a public information campaign to ensure that UK citizens, businesses, civil society organisations, EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals living in the EU are fully informed about how Brexit will affect them and the practical steps they will need to take to be ready. The campaign is available … Read More

What Happens If One Of Your Members Gets Hurt?

28th October 2019Events/ Opportunities

Are your volunteers Insured? Are you covered if one of your group members injures another group member? Running a charity or small community group can be a risky business! Even the smallest of organised activity needs to be properly assessed and covered by appropriate procedures, policies and insurance. The session from industry experts will include … Read More

CXK Community Grants Round 2

30th August 2019Funding Opportunities

CXK have announce further grants for VCSE and small organisations available across the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP). New grants of between £10,000 and £20,000 will shortly be available to third sector organisations of any size, and small organisations from other sectors, which support unemployed or inactive adults. This will be the second round … 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

Embracing Risk Management

2nd November 2018Events/ Opportunities

Charity update on Tuesday 13 November All charities, large and small, are exposed to risk. Trustees are ultimately responsible for managing these risks and for deciding how much risk their charity should take. Never forget that with risk comes reward! Risk management is about getting the right balance between innovation and change on one hand … 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

Limbless Association Race Night

26th March 2018Events/ Opportunities

The Limbless Association (LA) are hosting a fundraising evening, the LA Race Night at Reids Bar, Billericay on Friday 6 April 2018. This year the Limbless Association are proud to be celebrating 35 years of supporting amputees and to have 5 runners representing them in this years London Marathon. It will be fun-filled evening with … Read More