‘Let’s Talk’ Network meeting notes

Let’s Talk Network Notes  14.9.22 10-11.30am Special Item- Minute silence as a mark of respect to both the late monarch Queen Elizabeth II and Kristina Jackson CEO Thurrock CVS Introductions Blended meeting with some members taking the option of face to face and others on Zoom Spotlight New Child weight management service BeeZee bodies- presentation … Continue reading ‘Let’s Talk’ Network meeting notes

Thurrock CVS hold Community Trustees Training

This week we held our Trustees Training at Thurrock CVS, led by our Community and Voluntary Sector Development worker, Vanessa Bennett. We had 16 individuals from the voluntary sector attend the hybrid session to learn more about key legal responsibilities of trustees, liabilities and how a board of trustees should operate alongside staff/volunteers and more. We're … Continue reading Thurrock CVS hold Community Trustees Training

Thurrock CVS Easter Bunnies deliver to community groups

Impulse Leisure have been busy this month encouraging and collecting easter egg donations from their members and residents, resulting in a fantastic collection of 400 easter eggs!Last week, Thurrock CVS hopped into action to help distribute the eggs across local groups that support vulnerable children and families in need.Eggs were gifted to organisations such as … Continue reading Thurrock CVS Easter Bunnies deliver to community groups

Updates from our latest ‘Let’s Talk’ Meeting

2nd February 2022 12.30-2pm We were joined by 22 Attendees, which included members of the voluntary sector, charities and community groups in Thurrock. Spotlight Thurrock Association of Forums TAF is the coming together of active Forums in Thurrock. Kim Towlson Chair Community Forums are independent community groups which bring together local residents, councillors, voluntary groups, … Continue reading Updates from our latest ‘Let’s Talk’ Meeting

Thurrock CVS AGM Report

Our Annual Review Read about the great work Thurrock CVS and projects have achieved this year. Minutes of Thurrock CVS 2021 AGM Minutes of Thurrock CVS 2020 AGM (for reference) About Thurrock CVS & our projects video https://videopress.com/v/p6GiRWer?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fthurrockcvs.org%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2021%2F11%2Ffinal-thurrock-cvs-projects-1_mp4.scrubthumb-1.jpg&preloadContent=metadata Thurrock Coronavirus Community Action video https://videopress.com/v/eWdHynrV?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fthurrockcvs.org%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2021%2F11%2Ftcca-3_mp4.scrubthumb.jpg&preloadContent=metadata Financial Report Thurrock CVS Finance ReportDownload

IKEA Supports Families in Thurrock

Thurrock CVS alongside other organisations as part of the Stronger Together Partnership have received a fantastic donation from local retailer IKEA.    Families moving into the Thurrock area from Afghanistan were in need of basic household linens, cutlery and crockery.  On hearing this, IKEA Thurrock was more than happy to donate items from the local … Continue reading IKEA Supports Families in Thurrock

A year in review

Thurrock CVS has produced a review of the past year capturing some of the elements during lockdown and how we have supported the borough. From celebrating our volunteers to acknowledging the work of our projects. We also have produced a couple of videos to showcase the work we do. https://videopress.com/v/eWdHynrV?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fthurrockcvs.org%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2021%2F11%2Ftcca-3_mp4.scrubthumb.jpg&preloadContent=metadata https://videopress.com/v/p6GiRWer?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fthurrockcvs.org%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2021%2F11%2Ffinal-thurrock-cvs-projects-1_mp4.scrubthumb-1.jpg&preloadContent=metadata

Volunteers support Vaccination Centre

The vaccination of Thurrock residents is well under way and recently a new Vaccination centre supported by volunteers has opened in Purfleet Medical Centre.  These are two of our wonderful volunteers who have stepped up to keep the vaccination programme in Thurrock going strong.  If you are interested in being a vaccine volunteer in Purfleet … Continue reading Volunteers support Vaccination Centre

Thurrock CVS employ new Community Builders and Food Network Coordinator

Community Builders (Helen Sefa, Richard Bonsu and Kim Vasa) We will be out and about in Thurrock helping communities to have a voice in their local area and to take part in local decisions.  We will be meeting with local groups and residents helping you access opportunities like healthy activities, training and local community funding.  … Continue reading Thurrock CVS employ new Community Builders and Food Network Coordinator