Crucial crew : Keep safe FREE event – 18th June 2015

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Please find attached below the programme of events for the Crucial crew : keep safe event that is planned to run from our centre here at the Abbots Activity Centre in Colchester. Keep safe event June (Word) Keep safe event June (PDF) Please book your places by E-mail: les.nicoll@essex-fire.gov.uk, or call 01376 576721. Alternatively, write to: Fire […]

News from IF #April 2015

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#EXPERTS MEETING Face-to-face meeting of IF’s Global Experts Panel On Saturday March 28th, 2015, IF’s Global Experts Panel held its second meeting, kindly hosted by Boston Children’s Hospital. The aim of the meeting was to get better acquainted with each other’s work, learn about IF and its Strategic Plan, and to establish a workplan. The panel also discussed the […]

Nest Box Challenge

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The Nest Box Challenge helps the British Trust for Ornithology to monitor the breeding success of birds in Britain’s green spaces.  To take part, register your nest box online and then give BTO updates on whether it is used, what birds are using it, and the progress of any nests. Please click here for further […]

The Great British Dog Walk

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Join Hearing Dogs for Deaf People at their first ever Great British Dog Walk to be held in the beautiful Ickworth Park, nr Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday 10th May and help raise vital funds for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.  You don’t need to bring a dog to enjoy the walk, but if you […]

Braintree District Voluntary Support Agency E-Bulletin 28th April 2015

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Braintree District Voluntary Support Agency have issued their latest E-Bulletin. This E-Bulletin contains information on: Woodward Charitable Trust – closing date 15th May Grocers Charity – closing date 1st May Essex Community Foundation Voluntary Sector Training Summer Programme Young People Wanted to Help Influence Changes in Braintree District Braintree Time Bank Information Day for Volunteering with […]

Disability Gymnastics News and Events

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British Gymnastics is pleased to share with you some recent news regarding our I’M IN Disability Programme: NEW DISABILITY HUB CLUBS We are excited to announce the addition of three Disability Hub Clubs to our I’M IN Programme, enabling even more disabled people to get involved in gymnastics and to support our growing network of […]

SAVS Training Prospectus for 2015-16

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We are delighted to announce our new Training Prospectus for 2015-16. Courses include: Fundraising in the Local Community Writing Successful Grant Applications Safety for Lone Workers Dealing with Aggression Safeguarding Children Getting the most out of Facebook and Twitter Risk Assessment Evidencing the Need for your Work and Safeguarding Adults For more information, download our prospectus here. […]

Opening a Charity Shop?

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The British Heart Foundation have issued valuable advice for anyone who is considering opening a charity shop to raise money for their cause. Opening successful shops can be hugely beneficial to small charities. They can provide income and become highly visible hubs to communicate a charity’s cause, and a place where supporters can meet. Please […]

Metro Bank Charity Accounts

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As you will see from the video this week we went to Metro Bank, the new high street bank in Southend. They offer great charity accounts and the details are below. Please click here to check out the tariff arrangements. Interest is paid at the following rates to all charity connections:- Instant- 0.75% 3 M […]