Want to enhance your neighbourhood? Got an idea that will help your community?

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Want to enhance your neighbourhood? Got an idea that will help your community? Join us on the 3rd September for a free crowdfunding workshop. Ignite Chelmsford is collaborating with Essex Crowd, a new crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to run crowdfunding campaigns for local projects across the county, and Chelmsford City. Marc De’ath, […]

Braintree District Council: Chance to meet with Essex Police and A120 work to begin

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Braintree District News A120 Millennium Way Slip Road works begin this autumn Two public exhibitions will be held in October giving you the opportunity to see how this scheme will improve the traffic, along with details of other major improvements proposed in the Braintree district: Saturday 6th October (10am-4pm) – Council Chamber, Braintree Town Hall […]

Superfast Essex Programme Update – August 2018

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Phase 4a plans for 5,000 more added to rollout map The new Phase 4a plans include fibre upgrades for homes and businesses in Basildon, Braintree and Epping Forest districts, secured under two new contracts with Openreach and Gigaclear. All addresses in the new Phase 4a plans (as well as all addresses in existing plans under […]

Essex County Council: News, workshops and events 29 August 2018

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Actively Listening This blog post from UKFundraising explores the impact of asking the right questions to donors. Asking the right questions will help fundraisers to establish the story behind the donations while creating positive engagement. Read More Lloyds Bank Foundation changes grant criteria Lloyds Bank Foundation have made some some changes to their funding approach […]

Grow It Cook It Eat It

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Local mental health and wellbeing charity Trust Links is launching an exciting new course for people from the Castle Point and Rochford areas to learn gardening skills, cooking skills and to share a meal together. The ‘Grow It, Cook It, Eat It’ course runs for 12 weeks on Tuesdays – in the morning in Thundersley […]

Essex County Council: News, workshops and events 24th August 2018

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Toward data driven philanthropy Data is increasingly being used to drive decisions and can often provide a competitive advantage. However many charitable organisations are not utilising data to its full potential. To combat this, GovLab sets out how and why charities should become more data driven. Read More How collaboration can drive innovation in the […]

Chelmsford City Theatres: September 2018

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September Highlights At the Civic Theatre and Cramphorn Studio Music   Drama Comedy   Family Grab your tickets for September shows now! *** COMPETITION! *** WIN TWO TICKETS TO SEE THE JOHNNY CASH ROADSHOW ON SATURDAY 15 SEPTEMBER @ 7.45PM! Johnny Cash is considered one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll singers of all time, but what nickname did […]

Community360 News 24th August 2018

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Know where to turn for healthcare help this bank holiday weekend NHS North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group is reminding the public to collect any prescriptions they have from their pharmacy early before the bank holiday, and to use local NHS services appropriately during the extra day off. Many GP surgeries will be closed from […]

Community360: Get you glad rags on for the Glitz & Glamour Ball

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Expect a shimmering, spectacular array of entertainment at the Community360 50th Anniversary Ball Community360 is holding a black tie ball on Friday 28th September at Jobserve Community Stadium Colchester. In order to recognise the role that the voluntary sector plays, to honour those who have spent time supporting people in the last 50 years and […]

Chelmsford City Council: What are we up to?

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New Courses Freebies and More! Fancy a free trial? If you haven’t tried our gym, swimming pool or exercise classes yet, now’s your chance! Click here to book a no obligation free one day trial of one of our four leisure centres. Ts and cs apply. Find your feet and volunteer as a Walk Leader […]

Super Hero Tri Series 18th August 2018

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Well what a fantastic day! It started for me at 0200 am on Saturday morning when I got up to have my shower. I got myself ready and packed the car up with Gerald our stuffed giraffe and set off at 0300 am to meet my co Director Paul Sims at McDonalds at junction 19 […]

Chelmsford CVS E-Update #282 Awards, Adult Social Care & Answers

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Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Voluntary Service Every day we are humbled by the willingness of people to come forward and give their time and energy to support local charities, voluntary and community activity. Volunteers are a formidable force for good which helps to make Chelmsford a great place to live. The Chelmsford Awards […]

Disabled Living Newsletter August 2018

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To read this newsletter go to the bottom left corner where there are two arrows which allow you to go backwards or forwards through the PDF. If you would like to read it from the official web page please follow this link: Disabled Living Newsletter August 2018