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 […]

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 […]

Looking forward to meeting you…

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Susannah, our Funding Development Officer welcomed baby James into the world – and whilst collectively congratulating Susannah and her family I wanted to introduce myself to you. My name is Gemma and I will be covering Susannah’s maternity  leave until October next year. Working the same hours 9.00am  – 5.00pm Monday – Wednesday. I am […]

Michelle Mone, founder of Ultimo, blasted for claiming she loves her mental illness

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OCD affects around 12 in every 1000 people in the UK. According to NHS Direct, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition where a person has obsessive thoughts and compulsive activity. An obsession can be an unwanted and unpleasant thought, image or urge that repeatedly enters a person’s mind causing feelings of anxiety, […]

Save the dream

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The story of 38 year old Guisy Versace is of strength and inspiration. She lost both her legs in a terrible automobile accident during one of her many business trips on 22 August, 2005. After more than a year’s hard work and training, Guisy started to walk again. She is also a member of the […]