News and Press Releases

DIAL Services and Projects Update

The Beehive, West Street, Grays, Essex, RM17 6XP TEL: 0333 366 1045   MOBILE: 07786 088538/07826 902087 E-MAIL: enquiries@dialsouthessex.co.uk  WEB SITE http://www.dialsouthessex.co.uk Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic DIAL have had to cancel all of their Outreach Desks, Coming Together Groups and Home Visits due to the possible spread of the Coronavirus and are unable to see … Continue reading DIAL Services and Projects Update

Policing in Thurrock: A conversation with BAME community leaders

Addressing the policing of the BME community in Thurrock About this Event We are pleased the Thurrock Police Chief Inspector is attending this event. The is the first conversation with the police focussing solely on the BAME community in Thurrock. Our research has shown that there is a wide range of mistrust at the moment between the … Continue reading Policing in Thurrock: A conversation with BAME community leaders

Purfleet-on-thames Community Forum give Roundabout Boat sculpture a makeover

Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum have been very busy over the past couple of weeks painting the boat sculpture on Stonehouse Roundabout which they funded and installed 10 years ago.   It was the desire of the community then to see a feature on the roundabout to mark an entrance and give a welcome to Purfleet and … Continue reading Purfleet-on-thames Community Forum give Roundabout Boat sculpture a makeover

Coming soon: Tilbury CLLD to launch a new funding round later this month

The Tilbury CLLD Programme will be launching a Round 4 ESF funding round later in September.  Up to £750k in ESF funding, which needs to be matched, will be available to support workless Tilbury residents into learning or work.  Interested organisations should complete the eligibility questionnaire at the Stronger Together Thurrock website or contact the … Continue reading Coming soon: Tilbury CLLD to launch a new funding round later this month

NHS calls for Thurrock residents to take part in a Flu Vaccination Survey

In the run up to winter, local health and care partners want to make sure they do everything they can to prevent avoidable illness.  Not enough people are taking advantage of a free flu vaccination programme to help protect them and they want to understand what, if anything, they can do differently to make sure … Continue reading NHS calls for Thurrock residents to take part in a Flu Vaccination Survey

Could you be an Essex Community Foundation Trustee?

ECF are recruiting new trustees to contribute to their work and help deliver their 5-year strategy. As one of the UK’s leading community foundations, EDF’s mission is to inspire philanthropy and charitable giving – matching people, ideas, resources and needs to make a lasting difference. Each year they inspire charitable giving from donors in Essex … Continue reading Could you be an Essex Community Foundation Trustee?

Free weight loss management programme – COVID lockdown Fightback!

NAF Health have a new free 12 week weight loss management programme starting soon.A virtual/online nutrition/healthy eating, cooking and exercise classes using Zoom app with Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) group with a bespoke one to one online and telephone supports by registered nutritionist and dieticians. Supported by the The National Lottery Community Fund and … Continue reading Free weight loss management programme – COVID lockdown Fightback!

Sepsis Awareness Month

It is #Sepsis Awareness Month! Sepsis is a rare but serious complication of infection. Do you know the symptoms to look out for in a child? Find out more at orlo.uk/4dRNX or orlo.uk/snX9p Sepsis is life threatening. It can be hard to spot. If you think you or someone you look after has symptoms of … Continue reading Sepsis Awareness Month

Better Care Together Thurrock shortlisted as HSJ Award Finalists 2020

Better Care Together Thurrock (BCTT) is a transformation programme that has been delivering change across health and care services in Thurrock, supported by a shared vision and track record of successful implementation. The programme is led by a “whole system” approach covering primary care, community healthcare, social care, the community and the individual in promoting … Continue reading Better Care Together Thurrock shortlisted as HSJ Award Finalists 2020

OurRoad: Thurrock resident wins £500 by piecing Thurrock back together

Residents in Thurrock have been busy delivering, swapping and collecting Postcards of the borough as part of the Piecing Thurrock Back Together competition launched in July 2020. The initiative was part of the launch of OurRoad, a way of connecting to your local community and immediate neighbourhoods, carrying on the tremendous efforts of volunteers and … Continue reading OurRoad: Thurrock resident wins £500 by piecing Thurrock back together

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