Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital Charity Event

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Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital Charity Invite To The Launch Of Our New Essex Appeal, Never Far Away To see the above poster as a full page, please click on it. If that does not help here is a text version: Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity invite you to the launch of Never Far […]

Essex Record Office: January to February News

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ERO’s Curiosity Cabinet: First World War albums of Nurse Kathleen Morley In the first of our new Curiosity Cabinet series, we take a look at the fascinating things to be found in some recently accessioned First World War albums. Kathleen Morley was 25 when she volunteered as a nurse, and the albums she kept are […]

Community360 News 11th January 2019

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Recognition for local mentoring/befriending project Community360 (C360) has recently achieved the Approved Provider Standard (APS), recognising the excellent work of their mentoring/befriending projects. Tracy Rudling, Chief Executive Officer of C360 says “this is a huge accomplishment for us and is a reflection on the C360 team – without everyone’s dedication and commitment, we could not […]

Colchester Borough News January 2019

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Love gum? Love Colchester? You can do your bit to end unsightly gum litter on Colchester’s streets by putting your gum into one of our bright pink new Gumdrop bins. Did you know, when full, the bins are taken away and made into new bins and other items? The bins are easy to spot and […]

Chelmsford CVS: E-Update #297 Projects, Post & Plan

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Have your say on the Fire and Rescue Plan for the County People who live or work in Essex are being asked for their views on the proposed priorities in the county’s first ever Fire and Rescue Plan. Roger Hirst, the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex, is developing a Fire and Rescue Plan […]

News from Essex Libraries

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Essex Library Services Consultation Essex County Council’s consultation on its proposed strategy for library services over the next five years will continue until 20 February. Thank you for all your responses so far. The strategy sets out the priorities for library services, to shape a service that’s modern, focused and fit for the way we […]

Visit Colchester: January 2019

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Explore Dedham this January There is so much more to Colchester than just the historic town centre, the Beautiful Borough of Colchester covers more than 135 square miles of scenic Essex coast and countryside. After all the Christmas indulgence why not take a bracing walk in the fresh air and discover Dedham Vale, affectionately known […]

Happy New Year from Country Parks

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Essex County Council – Essex Country Parks   Happy New Year! What is your New Year’s resolution? Share your New Year’s Resolution with us on our visitparks facebook page. Look out on our facebook pages for some top tips on enjoying our green spaces this winter. Winter is Here It may be freezing cold and […]

Chelmsford City Theatres: What’s on this January?

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January Highlights At the Civic Theatre and Cramphorn Studio Music   Drama Comedy   Family   Grab your tickets for January shows now!     ~~~ COMPETITION ~~~ WIN TWO TICKETS TO REAL DIAMOND – THE JAZZ SINGER TOUR ON FRIDAY 18 JANUARY 2019 7.45PM To win, simply tell us which of the following is one of Diamond’s classic […]

Essex Record Office: Bookings for February talks now open

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Bookings for February’s Essex History Group talks are now open. Admission to these talks will be at the new price of £5 and, as ever, all proceeds will support the work of the Essex Record Office in preserving our county’s documentary heritage. The first of our January talks is now fully booked, but there are […]

Event Essex – Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

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Super Heroes Walk Raises £5110 For Cancer Trust For the second time The University of Essex Colchester campus hosted the ‘Super Heroes’ charity walk. The Robin Cancer Trust is the UK’s only germ cell awareness charity, and the event was a huge success, raising £5110 on the day. Senior Business Development Manager for Event Essex, […]

WellbeingMatters mental health peer support group meeting

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WellbeingMatters mental health peer support group meeting on Tuesday 8th January 2019, 6-8pm, Twenty-One on Southend seafront (opposite Adventure Island), Pier Approach, Southend-on-Sea – Open discussion with special guests about all things to do with mental health and wellbeing. They will be joined exclusively by several special guests who work in the field of mental […]

WellbeingMatters competition

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WellbeingMatters invites you to enter a festive fun competition for which you could win some fantastic prizes. All you need to do is identify the highest number of locations that feature in our mental health short film, ‘Circle of Support’ by 31 December 2018. ‘Circle of Support’ is a mental health short film, produced by […]

Scope: The Latest from the online community

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Hi Supporter, how are you today? On the community this week we’re talking about Christmas. It’s a time for festive cheer, but we understand that it can have its challenges too. Feel free to share your thoughts over on the community. How to make Christmas accessible “As brilliant as Christmas can be, it can also […]

SE Essex Organic Gardeners’ January meeting

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SE Essex Organic Gardeners would love you to join them at their next meeting on Monday 21st January at Growing Together Westcliff at 20:00: Bees, Biodynamics and Community Ownership at Lauriston Farm Monday, 21st January, 8pm Growing Together Westcliff, 47 Fairfax Drive, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 9AG (corner of Fairfax Drive and Prittlewell Chase) Please use the […]