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News Rainbow Services an award-winning charity based in West Essex whose mission is to work for change to alleviate the effects of disadvantage, deprivation and social exclusion.

Sat,28Nov2020

Rainbow Services an award-winning charity based in West Essex whose mission is to work for change to alleviate the effects of disadvantage, deprivation and social exclusion.

 
Family Fun Activity
Harlow Rugby Club are pleased to be offering free activity sessions for the whole family to enjoy together.  Active Essex and Rainbow Services would like to hear your views on when these sessions should take place.  Please complete this short survey, link below.
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An Active Essex 
The purpose of this publication is to provide a position statement about the increased importance of physical activity since the Covid-19 pandemic, and to continue the conversations across Greater Essex about what the main priorities are for the future, and where resources are most needed.
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Virtual Workshops
Reconnecting with the Office. A workshop to prepare you for the return to office working and addressing healthy routines and coping strategies.15th September 10am-12pm
24th September 2-4pmTo book email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Uniquely You. A workshop to help you make the most of your working relationships.22nd September 10am-12pmTo book email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Funding
The LGBTQ+ COVID-19 Fund is funded by Comic Relief, and METRO is the lead intermediary partner distributing these funds to the sector.  The Fund is for LGBTQ+ community-led organisations and groups to support their vital role in supporting LGBTQ+ communities through the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.
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GSK’s IMPACT Awards reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health and wellbeing. Organisations must be at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with income between £80,000 and £2.5 million.
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Mothers and babies will benefit from a new multi-million pound fund to give people from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) or poorer backgrounds the best chance at a healthy start in life.
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Charity Commission
The Charity Commission has launched its new online register of charities, which includes more details with the aim of increasing transparency.
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The Enterprise Wing
The Enterprise Wing is a seven week business development programme for young women, offering start-up advice, positive mentoring, and access to the tools and the right people to enable a successful business launch.
 
Participants will be helped to establish their initial business idea, understand customers and how to reach them, and how to pitch. 
 
WHEN: Thursday 24th September - Thursday 5th November @ 17:00
WHERE: Online through MS Teams
COST: Free
WHO IS ELIGIBLE: Women aged 16-25, NEET/at risk of exclusion based in London, East Herts and West Essex

 
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Covid-19 testing
Please see below information from West Essex CCG on booking a Covid-19 test.
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Coronavirus Outbreak FAQ's
From Monday 14th September the rules on social gatherings change.  Please check the FAQ's link below, as it will be illegal in certain circumstances to have gatherings of more than 6 people – but there are exceptions to this.
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