Thurrock CVS staff support Foodbank hampers

With Christmas fast approaching, Thurrock Foodbank were urgently calling for volunteers to help assist making 150+ hampers for vulnerable families who had been identified by local organisations. Our Thurrock Food Network Coordinator, Jaymie and ngage Volunteer Coordinator, Lourdette sprung into action to help source local volunteers to support the cause. Thurrock Foodbank's operations director Peter Newall said: … Continue reading Thurrock CVS staff support Foodbank hampers

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

Vaccination of people working or deployed in care homes: operational guidance

From 11 November 2021, anyone working or volunteering in a care home will need to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19), unless exempt. Key dates to bear in mind are: 22 July (this is when the grace period starts)16 September (last date for care home workers to get their first dose so they are fully … Continue reading Vaccination of people working or deployed in care homes: operational guidance

Samaritans: Tips to help reach out

It's important you consider how other people feel about the restrictions easing. Avoid pressuring people into situations where they may not feel comfortable.If you're worried about someone as restrictions ease, Samaritans have got some tips to help you reach out view here