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’
14/04/2021 We are very excited to be welcoming the public back through our doors this Wednesday and as a special Thank You we are offering any NEW members a little gift! If you sign up to become a member during the months of April and May 2021 you will receive a voucher to redeem a … Continue reading Thurrock Play Network re-opens today!
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
Ramadan Mubarak to everyone who is taking part in observing Ramadan. The Muslim Council of Britain has produced guidance on how to follow Ramadan safely by following COVID-19 restrictions View here
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’
Parkinsons Awareness Week Anxiety & depression affects up to 50% of people with Parkinson's. Exercise can help your mental health as well as your physical symptoms of Parkinson's. Parkinson's Care and Support UK provide free online exercise classes specifically for people with Parkinson's View here
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!
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
Thurrock African Group has launched a new online radio station, TAG Radio, set up in Thurrock for the region's BAME communities. One of the driving forces behind the station, Bukky Okunade, borough councillor, said: “Thurrock African Group Community Voice radio is a hub set up for the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicity to promote health, culture, crafts, career, … Continue reading Thurrock African Group launches radio station