This Summer 2021 celebrates a whole Month of Community! Join in whenever works for you and your community, whether that’s to say thanks to volunteers, connect with your neighbours or simply to say thank you… The Month of Community starts with The Big Lunch weekend from 5 June, and supports a number of charitable events throughout … Continue reading Join in and celebrate a month of Community!
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
You are invited to our first online networking event on Tuesday May 11th at 6-7:30pm Join us for an evening of connection and collaboration with network members across London & South-East England! We’ll be holding breakout spaces with different themes, allowing you to move from room to room, or stay for longer conversations. We hope … Continue reading Eden Project Communities Networking Event
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
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
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
Below, you can view and download the May 2021 Activity timetables for Tilbury, Thameside, Chadwell, Stanford, South Ockendon and Purfleet Children’s Centres.
Round two is now open! See below for how to apply or read about the successful projects from round one here. With physical travel for artists still at a standstill, it’s time to reimagine international ways of working. We know that even to meet up online and dream takes capacity, so today we launch a new … Continue reading Announcing the new British Council Unlimited Micro Awards
Thurrock Dementia Action Alliance will be hosting its first Virtual Dementia Friends Information Session during Dementia Action Week. This session will be held on Monday 17th May 2021, 2pm – 3.30pm. During this friendly and interactive session, you will learn more about dementia, how it affects a person and what you can do, professionally and … Continue reading Virtual Dementia Friends information session
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
Applications are now open! Applications are now open for the next round of the Aviva Community Fund until 6th July. Here’s how the Aviva Community Fund will work: Step 1: Take part Applications are open all year, with quarterly funding rounds for eligible charities. Funding is available for fresh ideas looking to secure up to … Continue reading Aviva Community Fund Re-opened
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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