We are just one of 7,000 charities and community groups to receive free surplus food from Tesco stores and were thrilled to attend a free cookery school recently to learn how to make use of whatever is in the donations that arrive at our door.
We invited guest to join for tea and cakes us at Growing Together Shoeburyness to celebrate local women overcome adversity and were thrilled to welcome the Mayor and Mayoress of Southend
Local businesses are preparing to go head to head in a prestigious 7-a-side charity tournament in aid of Trust Links taking place at Roots Hall in May
Statistics suggest that 50% of mental health problems are already established by the age of 14, so we are branching out to provide even more support to local young people in need.
This Friday is International Women’s Day and to celebrate local women that overcome adversity every day we are holding an open afternoon at our Growing Together Shoeburyness site next Wednesday 13th March, from 1pm – 3pm. All are welcome.
We can all benefit from sharing our lives a little bit more with wildlife, and our new wildlife garden will bring nature that little bit closer to those that visit and attract more birds to the site too.
Taking place this Saturday at Growing Together Westcliff, we are inviting local residents to come along to our community garden on Fairfax Drive, Westcliff, where they can choose from over 40 varieties of seed potatoes and then go and enjoy growing their own delicious spuds from home, or their own allotment.
Knowing how to look after yourself and finding time to do so is crucial for your own wellbeing, which is why today our 'Looking After Yourself' course paricipants have been using leeks from the garden to make home-made healthy soup.
Time to Talk Day is a National Campaign to encourage people to talk more openly about Mental Health. We support people living with mental health, disabilities, and carers too, and want local people to know that they we are listening.
We are pleased to announce that we have a new drop in session for young adults aged 11-18 who may benefit from a supportive place to take part in relaxing activities. Starting soon every Wednesday, at Growing Together Westcliff andon Tuesdays at Growing Together Thundersley.
We were thrilled to welcome over 150 people to our Wassailing event at St Laurence Orchard in Southend on Sunday and we are hoping for a fruitful harvest.
We are excited to announce that we are launching a brand new accredited 15-week course to support local people to look after themselves.