Community Connection Out Now!

4 August 2022

Our Summer 22 edition of Community Connection magazine is now available to read online. This edition features articles from Basildon Heritage, Parent’s Aid, Essex Family Support Service as well as the latest volunteer opportunities, job vacancies, activities and lots more. Read it here: Community Connection Issue 19 – BBW Volunteer Network

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Coming Soon! The Story Forge Games Club

30 June 2022

***New*** The Story Forge Games Club – Grand Opening SUNDAY, 17 JULY 2022 FROM 14:30-19:30 George Hurd Day Centre‎ SS14 2FL Have you ever wanted to slay a Dragon or explore the vastness of space? Create your own world or command armies of loyal soldiers to march off into a great battle? Maybe you just […]

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Queens Award for Voluntary Service

8 June 2022

Exciting News! Here at the BBW Volunteer Network we’d like to offer our congratulations to The Listening Post CIC and BOSP for being awarded the Queens Award for Voluntary Service 2022. Every day, millions of people across the UK are making a difference by volunteering. Each year, outstanding examples of this work are celebrated through […]

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Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

25 May 2022

Do you have any plans to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee? There are lots of exciting things going on across the Borough over the Jubilee weekend. Here are just some of them. You will find further event information on the Council’s Platinum Jubilee webpage.

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Careers Fair at The Advice Store, 27th May

18 May 2022

Are you looking for a job or need some careers advice? If so why not visit the Advice Store in Basildon for their small scale Careers Fair on Friday 27th May between 11am and 3pm. This event needs to be booked prior to attending. Book your space here.  

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Dementia Action Week 2022

11 May 2022

Dementia Action Week is taking place between 16th and 22nd May. The Alzheimer’s Society run this awareness campaign annually to encourage people to ‘act on dementia’. This year the theme is diagnosis. If you or a loved one is experiencing memory loss, it could be a sign of dementia. Research shows that the misconception around memory […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 9th to 15th May 2022

4 May 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual event when there is an opportunity for the whole of the UK to focus on achieving good mental health. The Mental Health Foundation started the event 21 years ago. Each year the Foundation continues to set the theme, organise and host the week. The event has grown to […]

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Tec Mates, Digital Drop in Sessions

3 May 2022

Do you feel digitally excluded and nervous when it comes to using technology, or know someone who would be benefit from some digital support? If so our Tec Mates sessions are for you! Our weekly drop in sessions are run by tech savvy volunteers who are on hand to assist you with all your tech […]

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FREE Diabetes Awareness Session 16th June

28 April 2022

Diabetes UK, in partnership with BBW CVS are offering a FREE Awareness session 16th June 1pm via zoom to mark Diabetes Week This 1-hour session will provide basic knowledge of Type 1 and Type 2, common symptoms, risk factors of Type 2, hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia, complications, and an update on prevention studies. This is a […]

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Spring Community Connection Out Now!

20 April 2022

Our latest edition of Community Connection magazine is available to read online now! In this issue you will find articles from: Basildon Heritage on royal visits to the borough over the last 70 years Basildon Pride on what it means to be Transgender and Non Binary HeadsUp Employment Service Warp-It Reuse Service Feeding the Family […]

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