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

Essex County Council: Children and young people

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A place to belong This report from UK Youth and the Co-op Foundation focuses on the role of youth organisations in combating youth loneliness. The report is particularly aimed at organisations who are considering applying to the Youth funding strand of the Building Connections fund, which is now open for applications. Read More Improved mental […]

Essex County Council News, workshops and events 10th August 2018

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The longer term impacts of matched crowdfunding In 2017, Nesta worked in colloboration with Arts Council England and the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to develop crowdfunding pilot programmes for arts and heritage organisations. The crowdfunding pilot closed in October 2017 and Nesta has now outlined the longer term impacts of the […]

Community360 News – 10th August 2018

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CEO 25th Anniversary Last Friday, 3rd August, Community360 celebrated 25 years with Tracy Rudling, CEO. To commemorate this occasion all the C360 staff contributed towards a horse statue gift shown in the photo that now takes pride of place in Tracy’s garden. I’m sure you will join us in thanking Tracy for all her hard-work […]

Chelmsford City Theatres: Look what’s coming up

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There are some exciting shows coming up… Woman on Fire Fri 7 – Sat 8 September 7.45pm Certain Curtain Theatre Venue name: Cramphorn Theatre This explosive one-woman show, celebrates the centenary of women first winning the vote – a landmark in the history of women’s rights and takes you into the fiery core of the […]

News from Essex Libraries

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Essex County Council Libraries Reading Ideas Book of the Month A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler This dramatic story takes you back across three generations, with all the hopes, fears, rivalries and tensions experienced by families everywhere. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2015 and a […]

Chelmsford CVS E-Update #280

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A Theatrical Summer Chelmsford City Theatre’s have released their latest What’s On guide publicising all the wonderful performances happening at The Cramphon and Civic theatres. From music to drama. Live arts to dance, there is truly something for everyone. To view the latest brochure please click here. CCG to recognise ‘Marvels of Mid’ with community […]

Colchester Borough Council: E-newsletter August 2018

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#ColchesterForFree This summer Visit Colchester is helping visitors and locals find lots of amazing things to see and do in Colchester for FREE! The summer holidays can be an expensive time of year for families but not everything has to break the bank or costs lots of money. Simply head to www.visitcolchester.com/colchesterforfree to discover a […]

Essex County Council News, Workshops and Events 3rd August 2018

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Lessons from impact investing This blog post from Nesta follows their recent event, ‘Bridging the Gap: Impact Investment for a more Inclusive Economy’ and summarises the key lessons learnt about Impact Investing. Read More Home Office Home Office awards over £100 million to police transformation projects Over £100 million of funding has been invested into […]

Community360 Newsflash – 3rd August 2018

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Police Leaflets Community360 have been supplied with some Police leaflets in different languages which provide information on how to contact the police and how to be understood. There is also some information and advice on reporting hate crime. If you would like some of these leaflets for yourself or your community, or for anyone you […]

Chelmsford CVS E-Update #279

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DSC Social Change Awards Sometimes we have to take a step back and appreciate those who go above and beyond to make the world a better place. That’s exactly what the Social Change Awards are all about. Hear from dsc’s Chief Exec, Debra Allcock Tyler, on what makes the Awards their favourite event of the […]

August news from the Essex Record Office

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Welcome to the August edition of the ERO e-bulletin. Document of the Month, August 2018: Drought in Essex, 1905 As we experience some of the warmest temperatures on record for the UK, Archivist Katharine Schofield has been finding out how extremes of hot weather could affect our ancestors. The years between 1890 and 1910 were […]

Braintree District Council News 30th July 2018

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New street market coming to Witham We will be bringing a food and drink inspired street market to Witham on Saturday 8th September. Taking place during the day and sitting alongside the regular Saturday market in Lockram Lane Car Park, you’ll be able to take your pick from a variety of street food from around […]