Starlight Walk

19th June 2019Events/ Opportunities

Be part of something special in aid of Farleigh Hospice. Are you ready to be a #FarleighStar? Sign up for Farleigh’s first ever Starlight Walk. Join hundreds of inspiring men and women, as they step into the night and light up the streets of Chelmsford. Join them for a 6km or 11km walk through the … 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

Mental Health First Aid Training

12th September 2018Training

What you say, how you say it , and how well you listen can have a profound impact on someone who is emotionally distressed or having a difficult time. Everyone can learn and benefit from MHFA skills. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training is an interactive and practical training course to help you spot the … Read More

Showcasing Healthcare this September

5th September 2018Events/ Opportunities

It’s just over a week until the 5th Mid Essex Showcasing Healthcare event at Broomfield Hospital. Last September we held our largest ever multi agency Health & Wellbeing Showcase attended by commissioners, professional, practitioners, health providers and representatives from local charities working in the field of health and social care. The event was very well received by … Read More

Safeguarding & Reporting: Are you prepared?

21st February 2018Chelmsford CVS

It is near impossible to miss the headlines relating to our sector at the moment, but whilst it might be easy to consider these as ‘big charity’ issues, the problems surrounding Oxfam present important lessons for smaller members of the sector too. All charities operating at an international, national or local level, have a duty not … Read More

Future leaders for the voluntary and community sector

10th November 2017Training

ASPIRE is a 12 month leadership development programme that will bring 15 people from the Voluntary and Community Sector in Essex together to create a strong cohort that will learn together through an accelerated development journey. The programme has been commissioned by the Essex Partnership in recognition that growing the skills and capabilities of a … Read More

Essex Trading Standards | Illegal Tobacco

13th December 2016Health

Essex Trading Standards is currently undertaking a wider initiative on tobacco control, covering the reduction in the sale of tobacco to children and inhibiting the supply of illegal tobacco.  The important message that we want Essex residents to take from it, is that cheap tobacco can be potentially unsafe, it damages the local economy and … Read More

Connect Well Providers Needed

7th March 2016Chelmsford CVS, Events/ Opportunities

Connect Well   New community focused direct referral project seeks local community providers for mutual attraction and connecting with local people! Connect Well, the new social prescribing project in Mid Essex has just been launched!  The project aims to raise awareness of the excellent support that exists in our local communities from self-help groups, to … Read More