SAVS Weekly Update – Week Ending 14th April 2017

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Highlight of the Week Southend Borough Council: In-Year Grants Re-Opened Deadline 22 June 2017 In-Year Grants were established in 2003/2004 to assist with pump-priming of new groups and emergency matters arising for existing groups.  In 2007/2008 this programme was extended to include special events that contribute to community well-being and promote community cohesion and social […]

BDVSA E-Bulletin – 11th April 2017

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The April Funding Bulletin is on our old BDVSA website. Click here to view. The new Community360 website should be operating from May Braintree District Volunteer Awards Event At a special event on 4 April at Causeway House in Braintree, six winners were celebrated with one of them also crowned the overall winner and guests voting […]

SAVS E-Bulletin – April 2017

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Welcome As always there is a lot going on in the world that either directly or indirectly affects the Voluntary and Community Sector (or Third Sector – the term I am starting to use more to describe us). In this issue I am highlighting some local news, national news and features which might be of […]

SAVS Weekly Update – Week Ending 7th April 2017

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Highlight of the Week SOSDAP need you help in making Easter a happy time for all. SOS Domestic Abuse Projects who support women, men, children and families who have been affected by domestic abuse urgently need donations of Easter eggs to distribute to families they are supporting. If you are able to help please take your egg […]

Chelmsford CVS E-Update #219 – Voting, Village, & Volunteering!

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Woodward Charitable Trust One-off children’s summer play scheme grants of between £500 and £1,000 are available from the Woodward Charitable Trust. Applications close 7 April, click here for more> Funding for Volunteering – Sports England Sport England’s Opportunity Fund and Potentials Fund will support volunteering projects for groups where they have identified significant untapped potential; those […]

SAVS Weekly Update – Week Ending 31st March

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Highlight of the Week International Transgender Day of Visibility On Friday 31st March its International Transgender Day of Visibility. This is a day dedicated to celebrating transgender people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide. Transpire have been working behind the scenes to play our part in that important day and we’re […]

The Power of a Positive Mindset

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March and April are all about spring cleaning and the idea of having a clean slate ahead of you is an incredibly liberating and satisfying thought and provides the perfect opportunity to focus on adopting a positive mindset. “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” – Guatama Buddha Never underestimate the power of […]

BDVSA E-Bulletin – 28th March 2017

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Braintree District Health and Wellbeing Panel Grant 2017/18 The Health and Wellbeing Panel is inviting applications from to help improve the health and wellbeing of our communities. The target areas are obesity and frailty to enable residents to lead happier, healthy and fulfilling lives. There are two forms, one for projects under £1,000 and the […]

SAVS Weekly Update – Week Ending 24th March 2017

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Highlight of the Week Lone Worker Training Friday, March 31, 2017 – 13:00 to 16:00 at SAVS-Southend Training provided by Jan Reed from REED Training and Consultancy On completion of this course, learners will; Have a better understanding of the responsibilities of employers, and the related legislation Understand personal safety responsibilities Explore the risk factors to consider during […]

Introducing Happiful

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Therapy Directory, an organisation that provide information on therapists in your local area, would like to introduce their new, free, online magazine, Happiful. Happiful is all about healthy ideas that change the world. The mission is to build a happier, healthier, more sustainable society. This month’s edition features interviews with Kiss FM DJ Pandora Christie and […]

Whole Soul Arts March Offer

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To celebrate International Women’s Day, as well as the launch of their new wholesoularts wellbeing clinic on Tuesdays at AK Hairdresser’s, White Colne, Colchester, Whole Soul Arts is offering  £10 off  all holistic and wholesoulart wellbeing sessions For March  on Tuesday Only. For more information, please call the number listed above or click here.