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Volunteering for Victim Support in Essex

Make a difference in your local community

Victim Support helps people affected by crime feel stronger, understood and able to move forward with their lives. Last year in Essex,

our team of trained volunteers and staff supported over 3,000 people affected by crime across the county.

We are looking for reliable volunteers with great listening skills, who have 4 hours or more to spare a week, to join our team in Essex.

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Harlow is 70 – Events

Some fantastic events have taken place so far – notably the U3A ’70 Not Out!’ event held in Paringdon last week, which showcased lots of work undertaken by U3A groups for Harlow’s 70th celebrations from creative writing to flower arranging. A beautiful scrap book made by local U3A members is now touring some of the planned events for this year.

Please see the latest list of events which will be held during May/early June. For more information please go to:

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FREE WORKSHOP MONDAY 8th MAY With an increasingly ageing population, Lasting Powers of Attorney have become a vital tool to enable relatives to deal with loved ones’ affairs when they are unable to do so themselves.


Water Pipes Replacment

Affinity water will be replacing pipes through Berecroft starting in January 2017 for about 11 weeks.
They have given a number if there any issues but as usual these companies give you number that will cost you to speak to them,so avoid using your mobile, 0345 357 2407

Letters on the next page. PDF of letter and flyer here  Images here

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Hard standing damaged

Vandals have badly damaged the hard standing at the back of Berecroft.

The vandals stole a refuse bin and set it alight and have badly damaged the tarmac. This is need of repair as it is now dangerous.

If you have any information please contact us using the menu on the left or HERE or the police directly

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Christmas refuse collection dates

Collection dates fro this Christmas 2016 and the new year 2017

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Water meters coming

Berecroft is to be fitted with water meters during the summer of 2017 .
You will have the option to keep the existing payment methods for 2 years and Affinity will give you usage details and costs. After 2 years you will have to change to water meter billing.

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Phone in Funding Surgery

Are you a voluntary or community organisation working in Harlow or Epping Forest and do you need funding?

If so, Essex Community Foundation will be holding a phone-in funding surgery to help you identify if there is support available for your work and talk you through the process of applying for grants.

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