24 hour Stop Learning Disability Hate Crime Helpline in Essex

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Stop Hate UK are pleased to announce the recent launch of the 24 hour Stop Learning Disability Hate Crime helpline service across the Essex area. The service has been funded by the Essex Police & Crime Commissioner until end of September 2016. Essex Police serve around 1.6 million people, including in major towns and cities […]

Southchurch Park Bowls Club Project

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The Southchurch Park Bowling facility is the home of a mixed club and Greenways, which is a ladies only club.  Our objectives are to ensure that lawn bowls continues to be played at the clubs by increasing membership, and to create an environment that is a social attraction for local residents, as well as a […]

Royal Voluntary Service need Office Space

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Royal Voluntary Service (Home & Well Southend) are looking for office space with 2 desks, a phone line and access to Wi-Fi. Lockable storage space is needed as we hold confidential information. Access is needed Monday to Friday from April 2016, until June 2017. Any help offered please contact Maggie Chimes – Service Manager 08710 […]

SAVS Video

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Please see the latest video from SAVS: For those of you attending our AGM on Wednesday please click here to find a profile of a new trustee to approve. Further Reading My Town Southend Follow SAVS: Website, Facebook, Twitter

News from Think Local Act Personal (TLAP)

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TLAP co-production tree at NCASC Our stall at the National Children and Adult Services Conference (NCASC) in Bournemouth featured a display of a ‘co-production tree of life’. Delegates were encouraged to write on leaves ways in which they would incorporate co-production into their work and pin them to the tree. We had a great response […]

Age UK Essex Prose and Poetry Competition 2016

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The competition is open to anyone over 50 and you must live in Essex. Prose should be no more than 1500 words long and poetry should fit on one side of A4 paper. For a full list of entry requirements, please refer to the application form here. If you’d like to read some examples of […]

Essex Police Advice and Fun for Halloween

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Essex Police are offering Halloween advice, plus you can download ‘No Trick or Treat’ posters. There are also some Halloween colouring sheets and masks which you can also download. Please click here to access the webpage with posters and colouring sheets. Further Reading Follow Essex Police: Website, Facebook, Twitter 

New Small Grants Award 2015

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Are you a small volunteer led organisation with an annual income of less than £25,000? Do you have an interest in delivering projects that will benefit the health and wellbeing of your community? Essex County Council value the contribution that the voluntary and community sector make to improving the lives of the county’s population and […]