Chelmsford CVS E-Update #228 – Farm, Grants, Health, & Infrastructure

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Neighbourhood Allocation of Community Infrastructure Levy – Unparished Areas Chelmsford City Council collects a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) from new development in the City Council’s area to help pay towards the infrastructure needed to support growth. A portion of this money is spent directly in the area of the contributing development – this is known […]

BDVSA E-Bulletin – 9th May 2017

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Innovation in Walking and Cycling Competition – deadline to register 7th June Department for Transport will fund up to £470,000 for innovative projects that lead to more walking and cycling. Innovations may include, for example, technology, infrastructure, manufacturing or behavioural change. The competition is open to individuals, groups and organisations. It has 2 phases. Up […]

Disabled Living’s May Newsletter 2017

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Disabled Living Supplier Directory To compliment the launch of the new Disabled Living websites, we have also redesigned the Disabled Living Supplier Directory. The Directory provides information about companies and organisations that provide equipment, products and services to support disabled children, adults and older people. Access to the supplier directory is via the Disabled Living […]

SAVS Weekly Update – Week Ending 5th May 2017

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Highlight of the Week Community Engagement Advisory Group Purpose – The Community Engagement Advisory Group (‘the advisory group’) supports the communications and engagement work undertaken by NHS Southend Clinical Commissioning Group (‘the CCG’). Its key role is to advise on planned activities, help develop communications or engagement projects and ensure the CCG reflects its commitment […]

Grow Your Own Veg?

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Grow your own veg? As well as it being a wonderful way to eat healthy and keep active, you may also be able to help with some important new research being carried out by The University of Sheffield. The MYHarvest scheme plans to make a record of how much food is produced by green fingered […]

Disabled Living Newsletter April 2017

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Please find below a link to our NEW Disabled Living Newsletter which features:- Single Handed Care Moving & Handling – Advanced Techniques for Therapists Supplier Directory – New Companies Job Opportunity at Disabled Living Kidz to Adultz South Research Study Brunel University London – Looking for participants over the age of 18 who has used […]

SAVS Weekly Update – Week Ending 21st April 2017

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Highlight of the Week Board Members Active Essex are delighted to be able to offer the opportunity for individuals, with the required skill set and drive to join the Active Essex Board, on our journey, as we launch our new strategic plan in June this year. The Board play a key role in the governance, operations […]

A guide to getting your dream job

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A recent green paper published by the Work and Pensions secretary, Damian Green, has discovered that about 5 out of 10 disabled people have a job, which is significantly less than the 8 in 10 non-disabled people who are in employment. Discrimination, inequalities, and prejudice contribute to this disparity. The UK government is doing its […]