Village Friends

Village friends are networks of  people who want to support people in their local communities to be connected and to live well. Through regular social meetings and  other support activities such as social car and help with tasks they want to create friendly and connected villages for everyone who lives in them.

Village Friends are supported by Maldon and District Community Voluntary Service, Maldon District Council and the Diocese of Chelmsford. are purpose is to provide publicity and support for volunteers who wish to run, or are running, informal meetings for older and more rurally isolated people to socialise, make friends and connect.

The 4T’s 

Please see below links for more details of activities taking place in the villages of Tollesbury, Tolleshunt Knights, Tolleshunt Major and Tolleshunt D’arcy.

Events for Tolleshunt Knights residents are held at the New Times Pub in Tiptree. Full details on the below poster or contact christine.gorringe@btinternet.com or 01621 819166 for more information

Charges vary and although they are not free, they are generally subsidised to make them more affordable. To find out more, please get in touch with the named contact on the above links or download all the information on the below poster

4 Ts activities poster

If you would like to be involved with the 4T’s as a Village Friend read more about the volunteering role and apply here