St Lukes launch ‘Moments in life Project’

ST Lukes were pleased to launch 'Moments in Life', a new service offering their hospice patients the opportunity to capture a memory or memoir with the help of one of their trained Wellbeing Volunteers. Volunteers will help create lasting memories for families, and this can be in the form of a video message, perhaps writing … Continue reading St Lukes launch ‘Moments in life Project’

One Community Shop re-opens

Further to the recent government announcement, One Community Shop were pleased to inform that their shop was re-opened on Monday 12 April for our Work Club coffee morning.   All Covid-19 protocols will be observed (temperature check, wearing of face masks, social distancing and registration for contact tracing). If you need any assistance with getting … Continue reading One Community Shop re-opens

This week’s helpful resources for Charities

Are you a charity or social enterprise navigating relationships with your funders during Covid-19? You may find Good Finance UK’s new guide created with Big Society Cap helpful view here Are you a 'lockdown Trustee'? NCVO has some great tips on how to make being a new Board member an advantage view here Advice for … Continue reading This week’s helpful resources for Charities

Morrisons Grays Community Champions launch ‘Seeds of Hope’

This week Morrisons Grays Community Champions are launching Seeds of Hope. As part of this, they’re giving away 2.5 million packets of sunflower seeds to their customers and local communities throughout the week to help plant hope for a brighter future. You can collect your free sunflower seeds at their kiosk and checkouts. More information … Continue reading Morrisons Grays Community Champions launch ‘Seeds of Hope’

Thinking of Volunteering? Reach Out for Mental Health need you!

Reach Out for Mental Health are a mental health and suicide prevention service supporting anyone in the community who is going through a tough time. We provide a free 12 week befriending service offering emotional support via phone, text, email, 'walk and talk' service across Essex and coffee mornings in Grays, Thurrock. Anyone over 18. … Continue reading Thinking of Volunteering? Reach Out for Mental Health need you!

Calling Applicants: Creative People and Places roles

Thurrock had completed a Creative People and Place (CPP) application for submission in March 2020, however due to Covid-19 the programme was suspended.  Now that the programme has reopened, we are in the process of reviewing our bid and updating this in the context of new CPP guidance.   To support this process, we are … Continue reading Calling Applicants: Creative People and Places roles