mollands lane Sensory Garden host open day

(photos shared by NAS Thurrock) On the 11th September Scope and Nas Thurrock hosted an open day to celebrate the new Mollands Lane Sensory Garden at Mollands Lane allotment, Ockendon. Visitors were able to meet the chickens and try the fresh grown vegetables whilst enjoying all smells and senses in the garden. Project manager Daniel … Continue reading mollands lane Sensory Garden host open day

SIP Group gives Beehive garden furniture a makeover

A shout out to the brilliant SIP Group who brightened up our Beehive Garden Furniture last week! SIP is the 'Social Inclusion Group' run by Open Door, the group is aimed for young people to improve their confidence, independence, skills and friendship group. With the sun shining, the group decided the Beehive furniture was looking … Continue reading SIP Group gives Beehive garden furniture a makeover

Thurrock’s COVID Stars

Recognising those who've helped so much The Mayor of Thurrock would like to recognise those whose incredible generosity and support has helped Thurrock residents during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The support shown by so many individuals, community groups, volunteer groups, faith groups and local businesses in Thurrock has been overwhelming. We're now inviting you to … Continue reading Thurrock’s COVID Stars

World suicide prevention day this Friday

Tommorow (Friday 10th September) is World Suicide Prevention Day and this year’s theme is ‘Creating Hope Through Action’. The @NSPA_UK will be exploring the complicated idea of ‘hope’ in suicide prevention. Find out more https://orlo.uk/GPEJN If you’re feeling overwhelmed, or worried about someone else who may be struggling give us a call on 07308 069 609. … Continue reading World suicide prevention day this Friday

News from purfleet-on-thames community picnic

Our Community Builder, Kim worked in partnership with Peabody Trust to organise, promote and deliver Purfleet-on-Thames Community Picnic on 31st August. The focus being to reconnect residents, neighbours, community groups and service providers after lockdown. On the day 18 community organisations, trusts, statutory partners and local businesses supported and/or took part in the event.2000 leaflets … Continue reading News from purfleet-on-thames community picnic

Active essex : Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) courses

We are pleased to announce that we will be running two new online Discover Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) courses, designed to equip people at all levels across Essex with the knowledge and skills they need to understand and implement Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD). The value of strong and connected communities has never been greater. Putting … Continue reading Active essex : Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) courses