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October E-Bulletin

22 October 2020

The October edition of our Volunteer Network E-Bulletin is out now! Inside you can find the latest volunteering and training opportunities. To sign up to receive the Volunteer Network E-Bulletin straight to your inbox every month please click here, or read this month’s issue now.

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Community Connection Issue 5

9 October 2020

Read Now! The fifth edition of our Community Connection magazine is out now! This month’s edition is full of volunteer news and local information, as well as a fun Halloween-themed puzzle page. Our volunteer spotlight this month is on the work of Parents 1st, and community groups featured include Basildon Pride, Peaceful Place and The Next […]

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Gateway Celebrates a Decade on Air!

25 September 2020

Basildon’s local radio station, Gateway 97.8, are celebrating ten years on the air today! The station, which launched on September 25 2010, has gone from strength to strength over the past decade and has become a beacon of community in the Borough. They have celebrated countless successes over the years, from the recent Princess Royal […]

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Community Connection Issue 4

18 September 2020

Community Connection Issue 4 Our latest edition of Community Connection is out now! With a fun activity page, an introduction to the Community Exchange, lots of amazing Network News and a spotlight on our Volunteer group of the month, it is the perfect September read. If you would like to be featured in our next […]

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Sew 4 Community Volunteer Spotlight!

South Essex Sew 4 South Essex Sew 4 Community is our volunteer group of the month. Established at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the group has used the power of social media to encourage local people with sewing skills to come together and sew for our key workers. The group initially responded to a […]

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BBW Volunteer Network welcomes Billericay Volunteer Network

2 September 2020

We recently welcomed Billericay Volunteers Network (BVN) into our wider BBW Volunteer Network. After discussions with the BVN founder, Carl Roberts, it was felt an appropriate time to connect the networks together. This means that the BBW Volunteer Network will be taking over the management of the BVN group on Facebook and its associated Twitter account. We […]

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Virtual Volunteer Fair – Live!

In August we launched our very first Virtual Volunteer Fair on our You Tube channel. The fair features videos from a selection of our local charities who are looking for volunteers to support them in running key services for the community. The fair is still live for you to view from the comfort of your […]

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