newsletter 07.02.2021



Southend Emergency Fund – Funding Available Now – Funding is available from Southend Emergency Fund for groups of all sizes and even those who have applied previously to spend as soon as possible on activities and purchases needed to support the continued challenges of lockdown and recovery from it/ Funds to support families with children under 18 with food and fuel costs./ Fund to support the health and wellbeing of those clinically extremely vulnerable (high risk) from COVID-19.

Applications received by Tuesday 12pm, are reviewed Wednesday morning with funds and decisions shared within the week. Groups can reapply every 4 weeks for further support. Examples of previously funded projects include;

Food vouchers for young people./ IT equipment for those isolated without internet access./ Care packs for vulnerable people living with mental health issues. /Mobile phones to support remote working during lockdown.

The application process is simple and effective with a simple application form – for support in completing it or to chat about your idea for funding email To apply go to this address


From Carrie Wade – Thanks to everyone that donated to the tin team Hinguar Street, Hinguar Court this little lot will go to St Vincent to help the food bank soup kitchen and Charlie Boys Angels Fundraising Group

The Lidl store is set to open on the 18th February which is good news for shoppers but we still have concerns re the effect on local shops/flooding and, as already being experienced, problems with large lorries negotiating the roundabout by the primary