What are your views on the NHS Long Term Plan?

Healthwatch Thurrock is co-ordinating a tri-borough wide survey on the proposed NHS Long Term Plan.Read more

Community passion for parks drives project forward

A passionate group of volunteers with visions of creating sustainable community parks in their areas met at Hardie Park in Stanford-le-Hope this week as part of NESTA’s national ‘Rethinking Parks’ Programme funded by The Big Lottery Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund.Read more

Brentwood a Becket Rotary Club plans £10,000 Community Award

To mark the start of our 40th year as a Rotary Club we will be launching a one- off Community Award  on line on 23 April to enable local charities and voluntary organisations to apply for a single grant of up to £10,000.Read more

Residents dreams on the horizon for inclusive community park

Friends of Gobions Park, a dedicated group of residents from East Tilbury and Linford are making steady progress in regenerating their green space for the benefit of local people.Read more

Quiz raises funds for Local Park

The Springhouse club in Corringham hosted their monthly charity quiz night recently and chose Friends of Hardie Park in Stanford-le-Hope as their local charity to benefit.Read more

Computers donated to local charities

TechVertu has now donated all available IT equipment to local causes around Essex.Read more

Thurrock Voluntary Conference celebrates what's strong and not what's wrong in Thurrock

Over a hundred people from across the voluntary, community and public sectors joined together with the members of the public and business community for the Annual Thurrock Voluntary Sector Conference last week (Wednesday 23 January).Read more

Hardie Park's Winter Wonderland

Friends of Hardie Park in Stanford-le-hope have planned a weekend of Christmas cheer for the local community.Read more

Trustee Week - 12th to 16th November 2018

Would you like to be a to make a difference to a cause you feel passionate about?Read more

Spooky family fun planned at Hardie

Friends of Hardie Park in Stanford-le-hope will be staging its annual Halloween Hunt on Saturday 27th October for the younger residents of SS17 and beyond.Read more

Lower Thames Crossing: consultation announced

A consultation on updated plans for a new Lower Thames Crossing will start next week, Highways England announced today (Thursday 4 October).Read more

Nominate your local sporting hero for the Active Essex Sports Awards

Nominations are now open for the Active Essex Sports Awards, an annual event that celebrates the outstanding achievements of sporting organisations and individuals.Read more

Shedders share skills at fundraisers

The Men’s Shed Project based at Hardie Park in Stanford-le-hope have three fundraiser dates scheduled further to the success of their car show and craft event back in April of this year.Read more

Government Launch Civil Society Strategy

This week the government launched the Civil Society Strategy setting out how the government will work with and for civil society in the long-term to create a country that works for everyone.Read more

Mental Health First Aid Training

Thurrock Mind are offering training for you to become an Accredited Mental Health First Aider.Read more

It's a summer of bounce

A family park in Stanford-le-hope is planning a summer of bounce for local children.Read more

Kinetika Launches T100 Recipes Walking Festival

Internationally renowned outdoor arts company Kinetika is once again running its popular Thurrock 100 Walking Festival during July.Read more

The Value of Small

This week, Lloyds Bank Foundation for England & Wales launched the findings of major national research commissioned on the impact of small, local level charities and the challenges to survival that they face.Read more

SS17 Festival Weekender

Following the success of last year’s event, Hardie Park in Stanford-le-hope will be staging the second SS17 Community Festival on Sunday 1st July between 12pm and 6pm.Read more

Happy hounds at Hardie Park

A family park in Stanford-le-hope joined forces with local companies Dogtopia Pet Services and Alicia’s Obedience Dog Training School this weekend to deliver a dog themed activity day at Hardie Park.Read more

Thurrock recognised by Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services

One Community Development Trust, Tilbury; Thurrock Mind; and Stanford, Corringham and Tilbury Community First Responders have been recognised with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services for 2018.Read more

One community recognised by Queens Award

The announcement from Buckingham Palace was released that One Community Development Trust along with 249 other organisations across the country has won the Queens Award.Read more

Volunteers’ Week: Celebrating local volunteering

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution that millions of volunteers make across the UK – and it’s taking place from the 1-7 June 2018.Read more

Hardie Park hosts pup-tastic day out

A community park in Stanford-le-hope has joined forces with local companies Dogtopia Pet Services and Alicia’s Obedience Dog Training School to deliver the ever popular Dogtopia Show event.Read more

Community groups urged to bid for loan sharks’ cash

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) are putting proceeds of crime money to good use with grants to worthy community groups.Read more

Safeguarding in charities

Following recent events, Thurrock CVS and the Charity Commission would like to remind ALL trustees to take safeguarding extremely seriously.Read more

Information to prepare your Charity for the new GDPR Regulations

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 across all EU member states.Read more