The Essex Lottery is an exciting weekly lottery which has been set up by Essex County Council to give local charities and good causes as easy and effective way to raise extra funds. In total 60p from every £1 ticket sale goes to the good causes - more than double the National Lottery.
The Essex Lottery website is packed full of information including how to play, how you can show your support and find a chairty to support. Head to - www.essexlottery.co.uk
You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0300 302 32 32
Residents can save over £250 on their gas and electric bills by joining the Essex Energy Switch which harnesses people power to secure cheaper deals from energy suppliers.
Everyone who registers will recieve a personalised offer on 23 February 2018, which details how much they could save by switching to the winning provider, or cheaper tariff.
To register for the next auction, visit www.essex.gov.uk/energyswitch or call 0800 0488 285
Charitable and community organisations can now apply for grants from the Middlewick Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund. The application form can be found on the website www.essexcommunityfoundation.org.uk - on this page you can find guidance notes and two application forms for grants, one for less than £1,000 and another for more than £1,000.
The first round of grant applications closes on 31st March and will be considered on 24th April. Dates for the second round of grant applications will be posted at a later date.
Use the calendar or list of months to view entries made on those dates.