Healthwatch Southend e-bulletin June 2015

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Healthwatch Southend have issued their June 2015 e-bulletin. Contents of this e-bulletin include: Healthwatch Southend publishes its Annual Report. Southend parents help to bring child healthcare into focus Healthwatch Southend Complaints Advocates drop in at Southend Hospital Healthwatch Southend wants your opinions on Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Learning disabilities event mixes magic with […]

The Big Lottery Fund

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Building Better Opportunities The Big Lottery Fund is matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) to provide joint investment in 71 local projects tackling the root causes of poverty, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth. Projects will provide opportunities for people to improve numeracy, literacy and digital skills, build confidence and […]

Blood test could pick up early signs of Alzheimer’s disease 10 years earlier

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Scientists believe that a blood test could identify Alzheimer’s disease ten years before onset of symptoms. Researchers at Kings College, London and the Medical Research Council have discovered a protein MAPKAPK5 which is lower in people who develop Mild Cognitive Impairment, a disorder which often develops into dementia. The discovery came about by taking samples […]

Essex Fire Service Community Development

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Essex Fire Service would like to give talks/attend events, meetings or be anywhere they can, come along and give an overview of their services.  All their advice is free. They will fit smoke alarms and replace batteries – free of charge and want to reach our most vulnerable members of the community. If you feel […]

Farleigh Hospice Open Day Opportunity

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Farleigh Hospice is holding an Open Day on Saturday 11th July, 12.00pm – 4.00pm, and has opportunities for community groups / charities to have a stall at the event.  There is no charge and a 5ft table will be provided.  You can fundraise for any charitable cause, sell goods, recruit members, run a workshop or taster […]

TCHC – Capacity Building

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TCHC is offering funding of up to £1,500 to organisations involved in the field of education, training, skills and employability, for capacity building purposes Organisations must: Have a turnover of less that £300,000 per annum Employ no more than 9 full time equivalent paid staff Be a social enterprise or not for profit organisation Not […]

Morrisons Foundation Charitable Grants (UK)

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Charities registered in the UK can apply for grants from the Morrisons Foundation. The Foundation is looking to award approximately £2 million a year for community projects that improve people’s lives. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and there is no specific grant amount that can be applied for but applicants must demonstrate how […]

Money Advice Trust – Innovation Grants (UK)

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The Money Advice Trust has opened its 2016 Innovation Grants scheme. The scheme aims fund projects which empower individuals and microbusinesses to tackle their debts and improve their financial health and support staff in charities across the UK to provide effective debt and/or money advice. There is a two stage application process. Applicants will need […]