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Family Activity Sessions
Job Vacancy

Robert Findlay's Retirement
Exploring the Co-op Model

St Clare Hospice
Face Coverings
Harlow Fields School
Public Liability Insurance
Harlow & Gilston Garden Town
Contacts at Rainbow Services
Harlow Rugby Club are pleased to be offering FREE activity sessions for the whole family to enjoy together. Complete a short survey to tell us what you would like to see at these sessions.
DWP Work Coach.  The Work Coach holds a key role in the Department for Work and Pensions as you will be helping people and their families towards financial independence through work and enabling them to get the support they need as they move towards this ambition.
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Robert Findlay, Town Chaplain, is retiring soon. We will be saying farewell on Sunday 25th October when we will make a gift to him as part of the Heart4Harlow monthly prayer service (via Zoom). Covid-19 regretfully restricts what we can do.
Robert has touched many lives across the town including in Business & Commerce, Civic life, Education, Health, the Voluntary Sector, and church life across the area and as part of the town centre parish. The  Annual Community and Business Awards Dinners have been one particular annual highlight. He has been Chair of the Harlow and District Chamber of Commerce, headed the Heart4Harlow Festival and Harlow Showcase, was on the Recreation Trust Panel, and much besides. Then there have been many one to one conversations, and the support given to so many, which have been so valued,
If you would like to contribute to the gift, details of how to give and send well wishes are here:
A free event to raise awareness of the co-op potential, arouse curiosity and gauge interest in local ideas around combining the new sense of community.8th October 10.30-12.
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Comic Relief, the National Emergencies Trust and the Lloyds Bank Foundation are among 19 funders to receive millions in match-funded cash, the government has announced. The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) and The Greggs Foundation will also receive money from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, in the final phase of funding from April’s emergency coronavirus package.
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The High Sheriffs’ Fund is calling for applications. Grants of up to £5,000 are available for local projects that address crime reduction, community safety or anti-social behaviour. Examples of work that has previously received funding include a personal safety scheme for older people, educating young people about the dangers of carrying a knife and support for children that have witnessed domestic abuse. The deadline date is Tuesday 1 December
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BAME Healthy Communities Surviving Covid-19.  Resilience and Rebuilding from the Grass Roots.  The aim of this fund is to help small and medium sized BAME groups and their communities build wellbeing, resilience and capacity through their various funded projects following the pandemic.
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Grants are available for charities to support disadvantaged people (particularly the young) or for conservation projects in Essex and the London boroughs of Havering, Barking and Dagenham, Newham, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, or to support Arctic and Antarctic expeditions.
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Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations can apply for funding to run projects focused on starting well in life.
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Grants available from The Masonic Charitable Foundation.
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St Clare Hospice is holding two virtual Open Hospice events, on 6th and 7th October, as part of national Hospice Care Week. You are invited to attend to hear about how they have navigated the pandemic, what services may benefit your communities and clients, and how to get involved.  
Register for the event on Tuesday 6th October, at 7pm: 
Register for the event on Wednesday 7th October at 2pm: 

Is access to face coverings a barrier to individuals being able to comply with the Government legislation for wearing them?As part of Essex CVS's role in the Voluntary Sector and Communities Emergencies Partnership (VSCEP) we have been asked to feed in any needs in the community to help inform allocation of resources and strategy.
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Harlow Fields is a Special School meeting the needs of pupils with severe, complex, and learning difficulties. The school intake ranges from ages 3 – 18years.  They are currently seeking a School Governor, if you would like some more information please contact their Chair of Governors Paula:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Would your organisation be interested in taking part in a webinar about public liability insurance?Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to register your interest.
Have your say on travel in Harlow and Gilston Garden Town.
The Garden Town team would like to hear the views of those involved in the charity and third sector on the
 plans for travel across Harlow and Gilston in the future. A virtual Zoom discussion will be held on 26th October 2020, 2–3pm where those who work or are involved with a charity or third sector organisation can have their say.Please email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for further details and joining instructions.





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