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 […]

Community360 News 28th December 2018

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Tree-cycle for charity Did a real Christmas tree take pride of place in your home this year? If so, when it’s time to take its beautiful decorations off, make sure you give it one last special role by recycling it with St Helena Hospice for a donation. This year they will be collecting trees from […]

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 […]

News from Essex Libraries

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Essex County Council Libraries Reading Ideas Book of the Month A young boy wakes to find his mother gone, and a snowman in the garden, with his mother’s pink scarf round its neck. When detective Harry Hole investigates, he discovers many women have gone missing over the years. With horror he realises a serial killer […]

World Mental Health Day

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WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY, 10 OCTOBER 2018 – Official launch of new mental health short film ‘Circle of Support’ live on YouTube. ‘Circle of Support’ is a mental health short film, produced by WellbeingMatters, a mental health peer support group based in Southend-on-Sea. The film hopes to improve awareness and highlight the importance of support […]

News from Essex Libraries

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Essex County Council Reading Ideas Book of the month Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien Set in Canada, ten-year-old Marie and her mother take in Ai-Ming, a young woman who has fled China following the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square incident. As relationships deepen, the story of Ai-Ming’s family in revolutionary China […]

Scope: Share your experiences of school and learning

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Hi Supporter, how are you doing today? This week on the community we’re talking about education and schools. Do you have any stories to share? We’d love to hear them over on the community. Accessing early years’ education with a disability “I willingly hand him over to them and they repay that trust over and […]

Community360 News 31st August 2018

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Colchester Lunch and Learn Monday 17th September 12noon – 1pm Citizens Advice Colchester Neil Lawrence, of Citizens Advice Colchester, explains the work of the charity and gives insights into how you can get help with*: Money & credit problems Benefits & tax credits Family & personal issues Housing Employment Consumer rights Neighbourhood disputes Education & […]

SE Essex Organic Gardeners Meeting

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SE Essex Organic Gardeners would love you to join them at their next meeting on Monday 17 September at Growing Together Westcliff at 20:00: ‘Philip Fawcett’s gardening career 50 years on’ This year is 50 years since Philip left school and started his gardening career. He will try to give some insight into how he […]

Chelmsford City Theatres: Strong September Women

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Experience the glamour and awe of the silver screen with cult classics and strong iconic women at Chelmsford Picture House. Then, be transported back in time to the mind of powerful and defiant suffragette; Edith Rigby in the explosive one woman show: Woman on Fire in the Cramphorn Studio. Pandora’s Box (PG) Tuesday 4 September […]

Want to enhance your neighbourhood? Got an idea that will help your community?

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Want to enhance your neighbourhood? Got an idea that will help your community? Join us on the 3rd September for a free crowdfunding workshop. Ignite Chelmsford is collaborating with Essex Crowd, a new crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to run crowdfunding campaigns for local projects across the county, and Chelmsford City. Marc De’ath, […]

Essex County Council: News, workshops and events 24th August 2018

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Toward data driven philanthropy Data is increasingly being used to drive decisions and can often provide a competitive advantage. However many charitable organisations are not utilising data to its full potential. To combat this, GovLab sets out how and why charities should become more data driven. Read More How collaboration can drive innovation in the […]