The Future of Adult Social Care Green Paper & Consultation

The Local Government Association (LGA) has launched a public consultation and accompanying Green Paper on the future of adult social care.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

Community Hub and Library Consultation

Libraries have long been at the heart of communities. But communities, lifestyles and expectations are changing too. Thurrock Council are conducting a consultation to help plan ahead and make library services fit for the future.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