Volunteering

Applications for British Science Week 2019

The application process for grants to support British Science Week in 2019 is still open. British Science Week will next take place between 8th-17th March, 2019. The application process involves thematic grants for school, community groups and one for the British Science Association branches. You can see the detail for each sectoral award below… The...

New Anglia Enterprise Adviser Network

Embed from Getty Images  Can you help create business builders for the next generation? Linking Education and Business – A New Approach Continuing our thematic coverage of new ways to support young people and the education and training sector, we were very pleased to see the emerging detail of the Enterprise Adviser Network for schools...

We support JDRF,
a great Type 1 Diabetes charity!

View image | gettyimages.com Cambridge Coffee Morning for JDRF Date: Friday 2nd October Time: 10am – 12.30pm Venue: Girton College (The Old Kitchens) Come along and join us for this informal coffee morning, which will give you the chance to meet other families living with type 1 diabetes. You can find out more about the...

Cambridgeshire Timebanking Partnership
…can you help?

The Cambridgeshire Timebanking Partnership are keen to ensure the sustainability of their Timebanks by diversifying their funding. The Partnership have  decided on a development programme to institute a major raffle and an Auction of Promises. The Partnership  are looking to develop this ambitious campaign which can be run on an annual basis. What is needed...

A Fellow, a camera, a keyboard?

  View image | gettyimages.com This month’s conversationsEAST sponsored Coffee with My Councillor session will be held in Chelmsford. It is an opportunity for Fellows to meet and talk directly with their Fellowship Councillor in the East of England. Tim reports that conversations he has had, so far, have fallen on stony ground in his...

Be the change in Cambridge?

Be the Change in Cambridge are holding a community event on Saturday 14th March, 2015. This is an opportunity to help ‘…facilitate the creation of ideas and bring the city together to make Cambridge greater than the sum of its parts‘. Anglia Ruskin University East Road CB1 1PT Cambridge United Kingdom Saturday, March 14, 2015...

Be a volunteering Fellow
in Cambridge…

Volunteer for Cambridge Saturday 28th February, 2015 – There is a great day of volunteering opportunities for the Fellowship in Cambridge this weekend. Visit The Guildhall and see! Members of the regional Fellowship will be abroad, supporting 80 Cambridge based organisations who are ‘…working to create positive social and environmental change through volunteering‘. 11am to...

Abbey People? A great volunteering opportunity

The Fellow led RSA Cambridge Network are offering their support to the Abbey People community project. This is a call to action for new volunteers from the Fellowship in the East of England and beyond. Abbey People is a community group working to support residents in the Abbey Ward , located in the east of...

Thinking about the Fellowship, 2014

During the summer of 2014 the Society sent out a survey to the Fellowship, seeking their responses on a number of issues and asking for their views and comments. Below is a copy that analysis, garnered from the 29% of Fellows who responded, along with some thoughts from the conversationsEAST team as to how our...

Water Buffalo
and Reed Beds

A small group of Fellows were this week able to take advantage of an invitation to visit and see the work of the team at Kingfishers Bridge Wetland Project . Situated close to Wicken Fen, this sanctuary, developed from privately held land, is both a successful conservation area and a test-bed for experimental conservation methodologies....