e-Scooters Coming to Colchester (& other news)

Lady & man on e-scooters

Lady & man on e-scooterse-Scooters, Befriending, Wellbeing, Fitness & Chitts Hill

e-Scooters will kick off this update but we also have updates on:

e-Scooters Trial Starting Soon

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Day 32 of Lockdown – the Co-op Dancers edition

Co-op DancersDay 32 of Lockdown

Day 32 sees another slew of updates from Borough & County Councils, some anti-fraud stuff, the Tik-Tok videos of the Co-op dancers stitched together into one and a musical interlude.

But first, let’s enjoy the Co-op Dancers:

Dancing for West Bergholt

What better way to spend your evening after a hard day’s work than spending 45 minutes rehearsing some dance moves.  Well, that’s what Continue reading “Day 32 of Lockdown – the Co-op Dancers edition”

Sport Relief Grants

Sport Relief via Essex Community FoundationSport Relief Community Cash grant

Apply now for a Sport Relief Community Cash grant

Sport Relief Community Cash to North Essex and Suffolk comes via Comic Relief. The Fund is now available, with Essex Community Foundation working with Comic Relief to get the cash to the groups that need it most.

Cash grants of £500 to £1,000 are available to small grassroots community organisations in North Essex (Colchester, north Braintree and Tendring) that are doing great work to help local people living tough lives. It is not only sporting projects or organisations that can apply, but groups across the whole of the community.

Applications for Sport Relief Community Cash need to be submitted by Monday 15th February 2016. Interested groups should click here for the grant criteria and guidance on how to apply.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Grants Team on 01245 356016 or [antibot mailto=”[email protected]”] should you have any questions.

Essex Community Foundation are:

an independent charitable trust improving the quality of life of people in our community by investing and distributing funds on behalf of a wide range of donors.  Since 1996 our donors have invested £26 million of charitable funding directly into Essex, Southend and Thurrock making it a great place to live, work, learn and grow.

Further information about the Fund is also available at www.essexcommunityfoundation.org.uk