Up and Coming Events at Colchester Museums

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The Christmas trees are up, the fairy lights are on, the elves boots are polished, Santa’s Grotto is ready and the gift shops are fully stocked – Colchester Museums are ready to welcome visitors this Christmas! Enjoy the build up to Christmas and beyond with Colchester Museums. Bring the family for festive filled days out, […]

Scope: Online Community and Volunteering

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Hi Supporter, how are you today? On the community this week we’re talking about volunteering. Do you do any volunteering? You can tell us your story over on the community. The Importance of Volunteering “I don’t think I would have even been considered for the jobs that I have applied for, if it wasn’t for […]

Blesma: Fundraising Update

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Your latest update from the Fundraising Team at Blesma Chadwell Heath That’s A Wrap! Our last Transport For London collection of 2018 took place at Canary Wharf underground station on Wednesday 5th December. Once again it was a huge success and we would like to thank everyone who helped us to raise an incredible £5,046.60.In […]

European Disability Forum: 80 million people demand a better Europe

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The European Disability Forum has made the following media release: European leaders need to guarantee an accessible and inclusive Europe On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the European Disability Forum launches its key demands for the European Elections. The “EDF Manifesto on the European Elections 2019” was adopted during the 4th European Parliament of […]

International Volunteers Day – 5th December 2018

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International Volunteers Day 5th December With the above in mind, there is no better time to allow VST to show you how best to support and value your volunteers. VST has courses available in Recruiting Volunteers and Supporting, Developing and Managing Volunteers, available in December. December Courses Recruiting Volunteers 11th December, Colchester Supporting, Developing and […]

Chelmsford CVS: E-Update #294 Input, Jingle Bells & Kindness

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Christmas Kindness Appeal Action for Happiness are excited to be launching their Christmas Kindness Appeal and their new Do Good December kindness calendar – full of ways to spread happiness to others this festive season. Please take a moment to share the calendar with all your friends, colleagues and loved ones so together we can […]

Visit Colchester: E-newsletter December 2018

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This December embrace Christmas in Colchester! Whether you are looking for traditional seasonal events, activities to keep the children entertained or simply need to head out in search of that special gift, Colchester has something for everyone. For details of what’s happening please visit www.visitcolchester.com/christmas. Colchester to be Merry and Bright! Colchester Borough Council has […]

Essex Libraries Newsletter

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Essex County Council is consulting on its proposed strategy for library services over the next five years. In March 2018, we asked Essex residents and library users for their views on libraries and the feedback informs this strategy. Our priorities, with books and reading at the top, reflect your priorities. However, in the last six […]

Community360 News 30th November 2018

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Community360 Christmas Raffle The raffle prize draw is fast approaching! If you would like to purchase a raffle ticket please contact Community360 on 01206 505250 or email information@community360.org.uk There are lots of great prizes to be won including the 1st prize of £250! The winners will be drawn and announced on Thursday 13th December Win […]

Scope: The latest from their online community

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Hi Supporter, how are you today? Monday 19 November was World Toilet Day 2018, so lately we’ve been talking about toilets and disabled people’s needs. We’d love to hear about your own experiences over on the community too. The Big Give: Scope’s fundraising challenge “The Big Give Christmas Challenge is an online match funding campaign. […]

Colchester Borough News: Festive Special

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We have installed six beautiful Christmas trees across the town centre this year! The real trees, which are all individually decorated, are now shining bright. Keep a look out when you’re next in town. Can you spot them all? The trees are part of our Better Colchester campaign, to make Colchester an even better place […]

Community360 News 23rd November 2018

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New research from Contact the Elderly highlights ‘Christmas anxiety’ is a common festive issue Despite Christmas Day being only five weeks away, more than three quarters* of the British public still don’t know how they plan on spending the day, as a new survey reveals that a third of us feel anxious and worry about […]