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£255raised of £4,000 target by 12 supporters

Weʼre raising £4,000 to Upgrade Canvey Community Archive's Website

Canvey Island, Essex

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Canvey Community Archive’s website http://www.canveyisland.org/category/index.aspx is nearly 11 years old (a long time in internet years) and is beginning to look its age. We are an award winning site with over 5000 pages of Canvey Island’s history. We would very much like to upgrade it to a modern clean and easy to use website fit to take us into the future. The site is maintained and hosted by Community Sites but if anything happened to them no one else knows how to sort the current site and it will disappear. Many of CS’s other sites have now changed to a different format used by many internet providers if we followed suit we would be making our site more future proof.

Unfortunately most grant funders do not consider this to be a very good investment for their funds. So we are appealing to all our friends out there who have used and enjoyed our site to help just a little towards the cost of upgrading. If you all just donated £5 we could easily hit our target.

Come on Canveyites help us go forward to a bright new future.

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  • Janet Penn3 days ago
    Janet Penn

    Janet Penn

    3 days ago

    Great news we have the money from other sources to upgrade the website. We have started the process for the upgrade. You wont see anything for several weeks. Then the site will be frozen, which means you will still be able to view but no-one including us will be able to add anything to the site. During this time the website will be transferred to the new format and we will be trained on how to use it. Once all that is out of the way the new site will go live. We just need a little more money to cover some training expenses. Can you help?

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  • Janet Penn5 months ago
    Janet Penn

    Janet Penn

    5 months ago

    We still have a very long way to go. We have in total raised over £1,000. From our Justgiving page, a small grant and direct contributions to us. We would like to thank everyone who has supported us. But as I said we have a long way to go so please if you want our site to continue into the future, saving our islands heritage for future generations add a small donation today. Thank you.

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  • Janet Penn8 months ago
    Janet Penn

    Janet Penn

    8 months ago

    Thank you to those who have already donated. We still have a long way to go. Just a few pounds is all we ask. We cannot do this without your help. The archive has thousands of photos and stories from Canvey's past with more to come. Found and published by volunteers who work very hard to bring them to you. We want them to be seen by future generations. Help us save Canvey's History.

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8 months ago

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Page last updated on: 8/14/2019 21.17

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  • Margaret Day

    Margaret Day

    Apr 24, 2019

    Thanks for all the info , I hope this site keeps going for ever .I get such joy looking , at my old home town CANVEY ISLAND

    £30.00

  • David Millington

    David Millington

    Feb 3, 2019

    Hi, I am fairly new to Canvey, my wife and I purchased 7 Oxford Road in 2015 and are in the process of restoring/renovating the property. We are both interested in local history, I hope this helps.

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jan 22, 2019

    Keep up the good work Jan and all the team!

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jan 4, 2019

    Just a small bit to add to the pot

    £30.00

  • Cheri Arlenghi

    Cheri Arlenghi

    Dec 15, 2018

    £10.00

  • Margaret Day

    Margaret Day

    Dec 15, 2018

    well done xx

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Dec 13, 2018

    Keep up the good work!

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Canvey Island, Essex

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