Neighbourhood Cinema Launch

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For a trial period ERO Conference Centre Essex Record Office Wharf Road Chelmsford CM2 6YT is  screening great films as part of the Neighbourhood Cinema project run by the British Film Institute (BFI). During the months of October, and November 2016 you can see a variety of classic and recent films in the ERO lecture theatre. Tickets […]

Postcode Local Trust funding

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Postcode Local Trust is currently inviting applications that encourage lasting benefits by bringing people together to improve local ecology and habitats, encourage bio-diversity and benefit the wider environment. Organisations must complete an Online Application Form, which is only available through their website until the closing date of Friday September 30th at 5pm. Find the application form on https://goo.gl/yxU39V Registered […]

Work-life balance and mental health

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The pressure of an increasingly demanding work culture in the UK is the biggest and most pressing challenge to the mental health of the general population. It is estimated that nearly three in every ten employees will experience a mental health problem in any one year according to the Mental Health Foundation. The recent and […]

Cancer Blogger Dies Day Before her Wedding Day

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A young woman who frequently documented her brain cancer and fundraising events via a blog has died the day before her wedding to the love of her life. Anna Swabey, 25, from Country Durham, was a very sporty and social individual. On 3rd February 2015 she was informed that her brain tumour was now Grade […]

Success Regime initiative

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The Success Regime is a national initiative that was first announced in the NHS Five Year Forward View in 2015. The aim is to support areas with deep rooted and persistent pressures, where financial deficits and service shortfalls create serious challenges for health and care in the future. Mid and South Essex is currently on […]

Southend RFC face Westcliff in local derby

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Fancy watching some sport this weekend? There are many options available with horse racing, rugby and football all taking place in the region. Perhaps the pick of the bunch is on Saturday as Southend RFC face local rivals Westcliff RFC in their first home match of the season. The fixture is the first time the […]

Non-League Day 2016

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With the Premier League and Championship taking this weekend off, Non-League clubs all over the country are putting on offers and initiatives to encourage people to come and watch a Non-League football game this Saturday (3rd September). Now in its seventh year, the boost in attendances and revenue seen on Non-League Day can provide clubs in […]