Latest News from CSV

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

Thu, 03/07/2014 - 10:24am

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 period of restructure and transformation, CSV now has a strong base to take forward its core social action and volunteering programmes. The charity has an inspiring plan for its future and a new senior team.

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'A Call to Action for the Common Good' report launched

Fri, 30/05/2014 - 4:13pm
This new report sets out the belief that a more hopeful story of change, based on ‘common good’ principles, is needed to address many of the big challenges faced across the country.   The report

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'A Call to Action for the Common Good' report launched

Wed, 28/05/2014 - 9:13am
This new report sets out the belief that a more hopeful story of change, based on ‘common good’ principles, is needed to address many of the big challenges faced across the country.   read more

Action Earth campaign launched with £47,000 of conservation grants

Mon, 19/05/2014 - 4:19pm

CSV has launched this year’s Action Earth campaign in Scotland with over £47,000 of conservation grants to give away.

Now celebrating its tenth year, CSV Action Earth encourages people to make a difference to their local environment by volunteering.

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