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Dancercise Zumba for the visually impaired

 

Dancercise Zumba classes are for the visually impaired (sighted people are also welcome). The classes are fun and are geared to give a social aspect to fitness and friendship.

Should you feel able to come along and assist a blind partner, it would be a big help.

The classes are on Tuesdays from 2pm for an hour (excluding school holidays). The venue is the Balmoral Community Centre, Salisbury Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 7UA.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday 52 times.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 14:00
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 14:00
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 14:00

Walk online Roadshow for parents

 

This event is aimed at parents who want to know more about how they can help keep their children safe online. Delivered by "The Two Johns" who have extensive expertise in the field, this event will give parents and carers a better understanding of the online roadshow being delivered in schools across the Rochford District and practical advice to keep their children safe.

This event is free to attend and is funded by the Castle Point and Rochford Community Safety Partnership.

It is being held at the Mill Hall, Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh.

Date: 
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00

Free NHS event for nurses to celebrate General Practice Nursing

 

A free event to celebrate the role of the General Practice Nurse throughout Mid and South Essex is taking place at Stock Brook Country Club Banqueting Suite, Billericay, on Sunday, June 2.  

The event is specifically for practice nurses, however if you are a student nurse keen to join general practice post qualifying, or a health care assistant keen to undertake nurse training or a return to practice candidate, please email Melanie.Lamb@nhs.net for more information.

Date: 
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 09:30 to 17:00

Sport for Confidence - sport sessions for carers

 

Sport for Confidence have been commissioned by Southend Borough Council to provide sport sessions for carers. You don't need to live in Southend-on-Sea to take part.

They have their first session starting on the Thursday 30 May from 11am to 1pm at Southend Leisure and Tennis Centre, Garon Park Cricket Ground, Eastern Avenue, Southend-on-Sea SS2 4FA.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Thursday 70 times.
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00

Virtual Dementia Tour

 

In support of Dementia Action Week next week, the Virtual Dementia Tour will be in Websters Way Car Park in Rayleigh on Wednesday 22nd May from 9am – 12:30pm. This mobile simulator offers people the opportunity to experience what it’s like to have dementia. It is free of charge and people can drop by anytime during the morning to take part.

A member of the local Dementia Community Support Team will also be available to answer any questions and speak to people about the service they provide for people with and those caring for someone with dementia.

 

Date: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 09:00

Rochford District Public meeting held by Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex

 

If you live or work in the Rochford District and have an interest in community safety matters come along to a public meeting being held by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex.

It is taking place on Tuesday, May 28th at The Grange in Little Wheatley Chase, Rayleigh, SS6 9EH between 6.30pm and 8pm.

The meeting was booked for the Civic Suite in Rayleigh but due to the number of people who have expressed an interest in attending, we have switched to a larger venue.

Date: 
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Free seminar - The Bank of Mum and Dad

 

Free seminar - The Bank of Mum and Dad by Palmers Solicitors

8.15am (for 8.45am start) to 10.30am

Rayleigh Town Museum, 1st Floor, 91 High Street, Rayleigh Essex, SS6 7EJ

First-time buyers are facing the twin challenges of building up everlarger deposits and of persuading lenders to offer them sufficient funds to buy their first property. This has made the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ more important than ever.

To help you navigate the complexities this creates, we will be hosting a seminar which will cover a range of topics:

Date: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 08:45 to 10:30

Street Meet

 

Pop in and meet your local PCSO and discuss any community issues.

For more information on any of the events contact Rochford library on 03330 132 688 or visit www.essex.gov.uk/libraries

All events are FREE unless stated

 

 

Date: 
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

Southend Beating Bowel Cancer Support Group meeting

 

Southend Beating Bowel Cancer Support Group meetings are open to anyone who has had or is going through bowel cancer treatment, and we welcome their friends or family to our informal meetings held every two months at Nazareth House, Southend-on-Sea. We always have a speaker to entertain the audience, but strictly on non-medical subjects. Each year we also arrange coach day trips and sometimes holidays.  Coffee and tea are available during the afternoon.

The next meeting is on Wednesday 6th February from 1.30pm - 4.30pm (arrive any time from 1.15pm).

Date: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 13:30

Old House Open Day

 

The Old House will be opening its doors on Saturday 2 March 2019 10am - 1pm, offering visitors a fantastic opportunity to come along and see our venue set up for wedding viewings.

Whether you have a date in mind or would just like to visit and take a look, don't miss this opportunity to view the Old House's Ceremony Room, Bridal Suite and reception room. 

Rochford District Council’s Portfolio Holder for the Community, Cllr Mike Webb said: “ The Old House is one of the oldest buildings in the county with history dating back to 1270.