Dancing Giraffe visits Emmaus

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Susan Pattrick, CEO Dancing Giraffe and her co Director, Paul Sims, were pleased to present the gift of Christmas lunch to the team and residents at Emmaus Colchester on Tuesday 23rd December. Present from the team at Emmaus to receive the gifts were Keith Henrick, General Manager, Ecky Prolingheuer, Community Manager, and several Companions, Lin, […]

Southend Council plans Autism Partnership Board for 2015

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  A new Autism Partnership Board will act as a voice for people living with Autism and Aspergers Syndrome and help to improve services in Southend. A spokesperson for the council said: “We had a meeting on the 9th December to set up the Autism Partnership Board and discuss the Terms of Reference. The meeting […]

Drug awareness training available in Rochford

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There is drug awareness training available in Rochford on Friday 23rd January at Rayleigh Youth Centre. Please click on the attached PDF for further details and application form: YSG Commissioned Training Application Form 23rd January 2015 Source Rayleigh, Rochford & District Association for Voluntary Services

Free exhibition opportunity at Rayleigh Windmill

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Rayleigh Windmill is offering local artists and voluntary community groups the opportunity to use the windmill’s exhibition space for FREE! The award-winning Rayleigh Windmill hosts a small museum, as well as a self-contained exhibition space on the second floor. This exhibition space is being offered to local artists and voluntary community groups to promote their […]

RRAVS Warm Homes Grant for Winter 2015/2016

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RRAVS Warm Homes Grant for Winter 2015 / 2016 is  now open and looking for referrals urgently. Although the terms of the funding mean that residents can not refer themselves, referrals are welcome from any local community organisation, working anywhere in the Rochford District. This includes any local charities, local residents associations, local churches and schools, as […]

RRAVS Winter 2014 Newsletter

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Please click on the attached PDF for the latest news from Rayleigh, Rochford & District Association for Voluntary Services: RRAVS Newsletter- Winter 2014 This winter edition includes the following content: Message From RRAVS Local Community News Funding Information & Policy Training RRAVS Contact Details Further Reading RRAVS Follow RRAVS on Twitter Source Rayleigh, Rochford & District […]

Ralph Phelps

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It is with great sadness that we report the death of Ralph Phelps, who served the Rochford community for many years in a wide variety of roles. He will be sadly missed by his many friends. The funeral service is being held on Wednesday 31st December at Southend Crematorium at 11.40am, flowers welcome.

Rethink Newsletter

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Please click on the attached PDF for all the latest news from Rethink: Rethink newsletter This edition includes the following content: Community Groups Recovery Story Recovery Point Group Schedule World Mental Health Day Good Companion News Further Reading Rethink Source Rayleigh, Rochford & District Association for Voluntary Services

Rayleigh Arts Centre events programme

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Please click on the attached flyer for details of upcoming fun family events happening at the Rayleigh Arts Centre: Family Theatre Events at the Rayleigh Arts Centre Flyer  Source Rayleigh, Rochford & District Association for Voluntary Services

Latest News From Chelmsford CVS

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Please view the latest information from our friends at Chelmsford CVS: Calling All Care Setting Managers In Essex! Are you a care provider? Interested in networking and sharing best practice with other providers in the County?  If so, come along to the Essex Safeguarding Board forum, aimed at Managers on January 20th from 9.00am – 12.30pm.  It […]

Latest news and events from the voluntary sector in Southend

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Please view the latest information from our friends at the voluntary sector in Southend: SAVS Fundraising Indian Meal SAVS is hosting a fundraising Indian Meal at The Shagor in Hamlet Court Road on Friday 30th January, tickets are £17.50 and include an Indian Buffet and Music and Dancing. For more details please click here. To purchase […]

Apprentice Music Leader Workshops

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Join the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Zinc Arts for a unique free opportunity to explore music-making and leading music activities with other people. If you are a dynamic artist or musician who is passionate about starting a creative career, aged 18 to 30 years old, Deaf or Disabled then this could be for you…Take part in […]

Highways Agency Dartford Crossing Remote Payment Scheme Update

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The scheme has been updated with details of scheduled roadworks. Please check the journey impact page for further information.  To find out more visit the scheme website. Please note that if this update includes roadwork information it is not updated in real time. Please check Traffic England for the latest information and current traffic conditions. Further Reading For […]