External Job Opportunity: Home-Start Essex

17th May 2022Jobs, News

Home-Start Essex (HSE) is a leading family support organisation that provides high-quality family-led services for families with young children. By mobilising trained volunteers, we support families directly in the home and in group settings to overcome a range of issues such as isolation, domestic abuse, mental health, financial stress and school readiness. They are looking … Read More

Emergency Collection for Afghan Refugees

26th August 2021News

DONATIONS PAUSED Following an appeal for donations of items and clothes for individuals arriving from Afghanistan, Essex County Council have now paused donations due to the overwhelming kindness of our residents. ECC kindly ask that you do not take donations to the centres listed online. We will update this page as soon as these donation … Read More

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