News and Press Releases

Thurrock Soup project awards New Arts and Culture platform

Another great Thurrock Soup event took place on Thursday 22nd April, on Zoom. Over 30 people joined our virtual event to hear three inspiring pitches from budding Thurrock entrepreneurs. Once again, there was some fantastic energy and excitement, and all pitchers and attendees were able to hear about available funding and free business advice as … Continue reading Thurrock Soup project awards New Arts and Culture platform

Volunteers Week coming soon

This year’s Volunteers Week will be ‘A time to say thanks’. From 1-7 June 2021, we will be recognising and thanking all volunteers who supported our communities throughout this pandemic and all those who usually volunteer but have not been able to because of coronavirus. Have you thought about how you will be thanking your volunteers this year? For full volunteers week resources such … Continue reading Volunteers Week coming soon

Breathing Space Scheme

Breathing Space Scheme aims to help relieve some of the pressure of dealing with your debt, so you can focus on getting advice without worrying about being chased for payment or incurring extra charges. To find out whether you’re eligible

Carer Friendly Card Scheme

The Carer Friendly Card scheme, which is nationwide recognition identity and discount card for carers has been launched by Forward Carers. The card is available in either a physical credit card size which also holds emergency contact details on the rear or a virtual app-based card, there is a small cost, but this is quickly … Continue reading Carer Friendly Card Scheme

National Weaning Week

As part of National Weaning week 2021 we are asking everyone to get on board and share support, information and tips to make weaning easier and fun! For Trusted NHS help and advice during pregnancy, birth and parenthood

Messages of Hope

As part of Morrions Grays Community Champions Seeds of Hope Campaign, they are sending Messages of Hope. Spread some joy with these lovely postcards for little ones (or big ones!) to colour in. There’s room on the back to write a lovely little message. You could send to a neighbour or relative or if you … Continue reading Messages of Hope

Free Cycle parking for Groups in Thurrock

Voluntary sector groups, businesses, shops, offices, cafés, pubs, churches, dental practices and surgeries can get free cycle parking! Various designs of cycle stand are available. The bike stands are free of charge, but you are responsible for installing them, on your own property (we provide full instructions) in a location that ParkThatBike has approved. This … Continue reading Free Cycle parking for Groups in Thurrock

A warm welcome to our new Staff at Thurrock CVS

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 A warm welcome to our new Staff at Thurrock CVS


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