Local independent charity Southend Blind Welfare is one of the nominated charities for the Masonic Charitable Foundation Community Awards Tercentenary Fund. The charity is in the running to receive a grant for £25,000.
Charities and community groups in Southend are being encouraged to apply for their share of a massive £3million funding pot. People’s Postcode Lottery’s Dream Fund is looking for charities to apply for funding to bring their dream project to life.
On Thursday 13th July, Sir David Amess MP asked the Leader of the House of Commons, Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, for a debate on the laws surrounding illegal caravanning sites during Business of the House questions.
Sir David visited RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show on Sunday 9th July, to see two gardens which were built by Southend Youth Offending Service. This is the 8th year in a row that the group have built gardens for the show.