CVS Uttlesford

Working for the Community and Voluntary Sector in Uttlesford

Volunteers Needed – Get Diggin’ It Needs You!

Join the food revolution and grow your own veg, even without your own land The ethos of Get diggin’ It is to mobilise people to come together in community to grow food -together –  in other people’s unused or abandoned…

Working Together: CVS Uttlesford and Frontline

Frontline is a community project that helps the public and frontline workers quickly find details on local health and wellbeing services Frontline was designed by Uttlesford Citizens Advice, but it is really a large community project where organisations and services…

Consultancy for Charities

We can provide charities with advice and guidance on a range of issues Our team in Uttlesford has over 40 years of involvement in the voluntary and charity sectors.   We are able to draw upon a wide range of experience,…

Automatic disqualification rules for charity trustees and charity senior positions

From 1 August 2018 changes to the automatic disqualification rules mean that there will be more restrictions on who can run a charity For most charities, taking some simple steps to update recruitment and appointment systems is all that will…

Social Isolation and Loneliness are driving some of the worst issues in our society

CVS Uttlesford hosted a loneliness and social isolation knowledge sharing event at the Uttlesford Community Hub on Friday 6th July 2018.   Here, Chief Officer Clive Emmett talks about some of the learning and the challenges we are facing in energizing…

Great free and donated resources for charities and community groups

Charities and Community Groups may find these money saving links useful in running their enterprise If you need detailed help or support CVS Uttlesford is here for you – contact info@cvsu.org.uk or telephone the team on 01371 878400 On this…

Charity Futures report into core costs

A new report by Charity Futures, ‘To the Core’, explores the ongoing challenges associated with charities’ core costs and outlines the need to be open with donors about how their money is spent The report points out the importance of…

Digital Boomers – A theory of change for older people, technology and independent living

A ground-breaking report lifts the lid on how tech-savvy older people are in Essex – except when it comes to their health – and sets out the massive opportunity for the public sector to help local people use technology to…

Recognising our Community Heroes

Uttlesford District Council is keen to celebrate the good work that the district’s army of volunteers does, which is why the council is delighted to announce that it will once again be holding its Community Achievement Awards Held every two…