Welcome

RRAVS’ vision is of a strong voluntary sector which is at the heart of a vibrant and caring Rochford District where people are able to fulfil their potential through voluntary and community action.

rravs logo imageThe Rochford district includes the towns and villages of Rayleigh, Hockley, Ashingdon, Great Wakering, Canewdon, Hawkwell, Rochford, Barling, Fambridge, Paglesham, Rawreth, Sutton, Foulness and Hullbridge.

RRAVS works to promote, support and represent the interests of all voluntary and community groups in the Rochford District. This is achieved through provision of the grants and funding that is available, promoting group activities and events to the wider community, providing subsidised or free training to upskill staff and volunteers, publishing volunteer opportunities and supporting volunteer recruitment and representing the views of the voluntary sector with strategic bodies and local government. We are  also developing our RRAVS Community Directory which provides useful contact information for a wide range of local services provided by our member groups and the wider community.


RRAVS Projects

Hockley Friendship Group

Starting Thursday 10 March 2022 A suggested donation of £2 ...
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New Steps Bereavement Friendship Group

New Steps – Bereavement Friendship Group This is a friendly ...
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RRAVS Community Directory

The RRAVS Community Directory gives information about the services and ...
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Knit to Nurture Rayleigh has restarted!

Our Knit to Nurture Group will be restarted on Thursday ...

Latest News

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Find Your Active – UPDATE

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The Megacentre Rayleigh – 2021 & Beyond

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Walk-in Vaccination Clinics

Find the latest walk-in vaccination clinic information for the Rochford ...
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Residents health and wellbeing survey

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Essex Rural Partnership Monthly Bulletin

Please find attached the latest edition of the Essex Rural ...
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Essex Climate Action Commission Report

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Find Your Active

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Hockley and Hawkwell Day Centre open afternoon

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Live Well Link Well

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Essex Additional Business Support (EABS) Grant

Essex County Council has today made additional grant funding available ...
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Community Initiative Fund – Essex Association of Local Councils

Essex Community Initiatives Fund re-opens Essex’s Community Initiatives Fund (CIF) ...
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Mid and South Essex NHS listening events

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Cllr Simon Wootton, Leaders Update

It is important that we all play our part to ...
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Council launches ‘Events Additional Restrictions Grant’ scheme

Rochford District Council has launched a new grant to support ...
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Share your experiences of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout across mid and south Essex

Please share your experiences of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout across ...
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Youth Wellbeing Group – Megacentre

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Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) Third Round

The Govt ARG (Additional Restrictions Grant) funding is to be ...
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Parks for Nature consultation

Allen Scott Landscape Architecture are managing an online “Parks for ...
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GP Surgeries

To reduce increasing call volumes/footfall to our GP practices about ...

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