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Garden benefits from charity advice

Garden benefits from charity advice

By Jules Easlea | July 2021 Issue

Southend in Sight teams up with the Friends of Leigh Library Gardens to revamp Sensory Garden

London Southend Airport announces charity partnership with Mind

London Southend Airport announces charity partnership with Mind

By Southend Airport | July 2021 Issue

As part of its Connecting Communities Commitment announced last week, London Southend Airport today announces its official charity partner, South East and Central Essex Mind (SECE Mind).

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity announce their Summer Raffle with the chance to win £250!

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity announce their Summer Raffle with the chance to win £250!

By Holly Butler | July 2021 Issue

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity have recently launched their 2021 Summer Raffle with the chance to win fabulous prizes and a top prize of £250! It’s so simple to play and you will be helping to enable quality of life while living with cancer.

Covid proves dementia care activity invaluable

Covid proves dementia care activity invaluable

By Essex Dementia Care | July 2021 Issue

Local charity, Essex Dementia Care (EDC) has recently carried out a survey to find out what impact their services have on the wellbeing of their clients, particularly in light of COVID-related restrictions.

National Lottery grant enables Sight Loss MOT

National Lottery grant enables Sight Loss MOT

By Jules Easlea | July 2021 Issue

Southend in Sight secures funds for three years from National Lottery Community Fund

 Helen Rollason Cancer Charity returned with the 11th anniversary of A Vintage Day Out at Cressing Temple Barns!

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity returned with the 11th anniversary of A Vintage Day Out at Cressing Temple Barns!

By Holly Butler | June 2021 Issue

Against all the odds, A Vintage Day Out took place at Cressing Temple Barns in aid of Helen Rollason Cancer Charity, raising over £14,000 with money still coming in!

Local donation to the Amy May Trust: raising awareness of nut allergies

Local donation to the Amy May Trust: raising awareness of nut allergies

By Amy May Trust | June 2021 Issue

With restaurants and pubs opening up fully after lockdown we're all enjoying going out for a bite to eat and drink.

HARE ALL ABOUT IT!

HARE ALL ABOUT IT!

By Havens Hospices | June 2021 Issue

Hares About Town is a spectacular public art event in partnership with Wild in Art that will weave its way across Southend on Sea, the seafront, High Street through to Priory Park – The town will be filled with giant Hare sculptures! July 1st until 12th September 2021 – 10 whole weeks!

When will we sing again?

When will we sing again?

By Jody Chorley | May 2021 Issue

As a respected choir leader and founder of the Golden-Oldies ‘Sing&Smile’ Charity, Grenville Jones has added his voice to the call for clearer Government guidance on the future of amateur singing indoors.

London Southend Airport continues to support SNAP Helpline

London Southend Airport continues to support SNAP Helpline

By Southend Airport | May 2021 Issue

SNAP Charity provides vital support to local families with children who have any special need or disability. The helpline is more important than ever during the pandemic ensuring that families can speak to someone to receive assistance.

Havens Hospices open new shop near adult hospice

Havens Hospices open new shop near adult hospice

By Havens Hospices | April 2021 Issue

Havens Hospices has opened a new charity shop located near its newly built adult hospice Fair Havens to help raise money for its free palliative care.

London Southend Airport donation towards the Little Heroes ASD Support Hub

London Southend Airport donation towards the Little Heroes ASD Support Hub

By Southend Airport | April 2021 Issue

London Southend Airport, 12 April 2021: London Southend Airport has donated £1000 to Little Heroes ASD Support Group to help transform their support hub ready to welcome families to the space.

Southend-on-Sea Samaritans on the move

Southend-on-Sea Samaritans on the move

By Samaritans Southend-on-Sea | April 2021 Issue

Southend-on-Sea Samaritans branch opened its doors and phone lines in 1963, supporting the community from Shoeburyness to Benfleet.

 Bored during lockdown? Steps for Helen in aid of Helen Rollason Cancer Charity could be the answer!

Bored during lockdown? Steps for Helen in aid of Helen Rollason Cancer Charity could be the answer!

By Holly Butler | January 2021 Issue

Are you doing more walking during lockdown to keep yourself busy and improve your fitness? Why not do it in aid of Helen Rollason Cancer Charity and support local people living with cancer!

Staying active in your home

Staying active in your home

By Jody Chorley | January 2021 Issue

As Lockdown across England puts an even greater emphasis on the health and wellbeing of older people in isolation, the Goldies Charity is increasing its weekly online content to include gentle chair-exercise at home.

Toy Drive: There’s still time to donate

Toy Drive: There’s still time to donate

By Southend Borough Council | December 2020 Issue

Council elves have been hard at work coordinating and wrapping gifts for the council’s annual Toy Drive to provide some Christmas joy for vulnerable children across Southend.

Reindeer on the runway at London Southend Airport

Reindeer on the runway at London Southend Airport

By Southend Airport | December 2020 Issue

London Southend Airport, 10th December 2020: Over fifty ‘reindeer’ took to London Southend Airport’s runway yesterday braving cold temperatures to raise vital funds for local charities.

LOCAL ARMED FORCES CHARITY PROVIDE FESTIVE CHEER TO VETERANS

LOCAL ARMED FORCES CHARITY PROVIDE FESTIVE CHEER TO VETERANS

By ssafa | December 2020 Issue

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity has been spreading Christmas cheer this December by delivering festive hampers to local veterans.

A Christmas Carol Celebration in your home

A Christmas Carol Celebration in your home

By Jody Chorley | December 2020 Issue

Across the UK so many people will miss their traditional Carol Concert or Service. However Christmas music and those well-loved carols can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home with a warm invitation from the Golden-Oldies Charity.

 London Southend Airport announce Reindeer runway event – and you can join!

London Southend Airport announce Reindeer runway event – and you can join!

By Southend Airport | December 2020 Issue

London Southend Airport, 3rd December 2020: As part of its Christmas plans, London Southend Airport has announced a unique opportunity to run or walk the length of the runway (dressed as a reindeer) whilst helping to raise funds for local charities.

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity reopens after second lockdown

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity reopens after second lockdown

By Holly Butler | December 2020 Issue

Having temporarily closed our doors in November for the second lockdown, the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Support Centres and Charity Shops have now reopened!

 Rotary Defibrillators – Saving Lives In Southend on Sea

Rotary Defibrillators – Saving Lives In Southend on Sea

By Brian Clark | November 2020 Issue

A sudden cardiac arrest can happen at any time to any person. Southend has a population of over 180,000 and 6.4m visitors every year, but very few defibrillators available 24/7.

Cruse Bereavement Care Essex

Cruse Bereavement Care Essex

By Cruse Bereavement Care Essex | November 2020 Issue

We’re delighted that Cruse Bereavement Essex has been chosen to benefit from the Co-op Local Community Fund.

UK’s Largest Dog Welfare Charity Backs MP’s Call for a Dog-Friendly Beach

UK’s Largest Dog Welfare Charity Backs MP’s Call for a Dog-Friendly Beach

By James Duddridge MP | November 2020 Issue

The UK’s largest dog welfare charity is backing an MP’s call for an all-year dog-friendly beach in Southend.

Goldies Sofa songs hit the right note

Goldies Sofa songs hit the right note

By Jody Chorley | November 2020 Issue

Older isolated people across England and Wales are singing on their sofas every week with the Golden-Oldies Charity.

Keeping The Dream Alive

Keeping The Dream Alive

By Louise Harris | November 2020 Issue

Rock Choir, the largest contemporary choir in the world, announce that they will be releasing a Christmas single to support the Mental Health Foundation and help raise awareness of mental health.

Fancy winning £500 cash while helping to support the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity?

Fancy winning £500 cash while helping to support the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity?

By Holly Butler | November 2020 Issue

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity have recently launched their 2020 Winter Raffle with the chance to win fabulous prizes and a top prize of £500! It’s so simple to play and you will be helping to enable quality of life while living with cancer.

Southend in Sight celebrates member’s 100th birthday

Southend in Sight celebrates member’s 100th birthday

By Southend in Sight | November 2020 Issue

Talk and Support volunteer meets lady he has helped during lockdown as she turns 100

The Bikeability Trust announce winner of photo competition and £235,000 for family cycle training

The Bikeability Trust announce winner of photo competition and £235,000 for family cycle training

By Bikeability Trust | October 2020 Issue

Leading the way - families learn to love cycling together, thanks to the Bikeability Trust

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