Latest News from CSV

Bank on helping the environment with an Action Earth grant

Thu, 25/09/2014 - 4:33pm

In recent weeks, outdoor volunteers across Scotland have been planning a series of environmental activities to welcome in the autumnal months.

Activities will see disability groups developing a horticultural centre in Falkirk, Ethnic Minority Women’s Groups training in gardening skills in North Edinburgh, and a commuters group in Croy reclaiming derelict land around the train station, to name but a few.

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Honouring the fallen from Durham – World War One exhibition opens at Chester-le-Street Library

Fri, 15/08/2014 - 2:04pm

A free pop-up exhibition, uncovering the stories of some of the 80,000+ members of the Durham Light Infantry who served in WW1 opens on July 29th at the Chester-le-Street Library.

Community Service Volunteers (CSV) has created the exhibition in partnership with Chester-le-Street Heritage Group which brings together photographs, letters, keepsakes, uniforms and medals - reflecting the North East’s heritage and the human cost of war.

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Volunteering charity joins library to open WW1 Commemoration Garden

Fri, 15/08/2014 - 1:54pm

A commemoration garden built in memory of the 100 year anniversary of the First World War will open at Oakdale Library, Poole, on Saturday 26th July.

Thanks to a project by CSV’s Retired and Senior Volunteers, visitors will be able to enjoy a transformed garden home to poppies, planters and a plaque dedicated to the memory of the fallen.

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European trip helps volunteers understand and exchange cultural values

Fri, 15/08/2014 - 1:41pm
    Fourteen volunteers from across the UK including teenagers from Hackney, Manchester and Wales have returned home from a 12-day cultural exchange trip to France.   The young people, who all volunteer with national charity Community

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Churches and cathedrals sing the praises of volunteers

Mon, 28/07/2014 - 5:03pm
Young volunteers from across the UK and overseas are helping CSV to restore heritage sites across England, Scotland and Wales.   Hundreds of volunteers aged 16 to 25-years-old have signed up for CSV’s Heritage Camps programme which will see them spend one week preserving and restoring historic buildings.   During July and August volunteers will le

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The UK’s leading volunteering and social action charity enters exciting new era

Fri, 04/07/2014 - 2:14pm
More than 50 years after Community Service Volunteers (CSV) recruited and placed its very first volunteer, the charity is entering an exciting new era. Having inspired and engaged over 230,000 people during 2013/14 the charity, which operates across the UK, is preparing to make an even greater impact. Following a perio

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