CVS Uttlesford

Working for the Community and Voluntary Sector in Uttlesford

Uttlesford Local Plan – how to submit your views

The latest version of the Draft Local Plan is known as the ‘Regulation 19 Pre-submission Local Plan’ – it is the final stage before the plan is submitted to the government for independent examination. Residents and other interested parties are invited to put forward their…

Small charities need more support

New research shows that small charities offer something valuable, but they need more support A recent article in The Guardian by the chief executive of The Cellar Trust (a Bradford-based mental health charity) has highlighted the vital role that small charities…

ECVYS-ECC Follow-Up Market Event – Wednesday 18th July 11.30-1.30pm

A two hour information and practical networking session led by Rachel Brett from the Essex Council for Voluntary Youth Services (ECVYS) and Karen Tucciarone from ECC – Procurement Services This will be held on Wednesday 18th July 11.30-1.30pm at County Hall – our…

Local Infrastructure & Small and Medium Charity Survival

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 The Value of Small  study was carried out by a consortium…

Men’s Health Week 2018

Thank you to everyone who came and joined in the fun Men’s Health Week event we ran yesterday with our colleagues at Maldon CVS We had a fun afternoon look at the very serious topic of men’s health, with our…

Are you Mental Health Aware?

Calling all charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups in Uttlesford District. We are offering a half day introduction to Mental Health Awareness session on 31st August 2018 in Dunmow Places now available to book via Eventbrite An introductory four hour…

Funding Bulletin June 2018

The June 2018 edition of our Funding Bulletin is now free to download Each month our Funding and Information Officer Jacqui Davies prepares an invaluable funding bulletin, detailing currently open funds that charities and community organisations can apply to in…

Dunmow’s first Volunteer Celebration event hosted by CVSU draws good numbers

Thank you to everyone who came and supported our #volunteer celebration event in Dunmow today At one point we had over 55 people in the room – what an amazing turnout! Dunmow is fortunate to benefit from so many volunteers who freely…

Volunteers Week 2018 – thank you to all our amazing volunteers

Volunteers make a huge contribution to the delivery of voluntary and community services across Uttlesford each year – including here at CVSU Thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you! We still can’t say it enough, but we…