A PROJECT to get businesses to help charities in Chelmsford has been launched.

The Chelmsford 4 Good scheme has set up by the Chelmsford Centre Supporting Voluntary Action group and has already got the thumbs up from 23 firms in the city.

The aim of the initiative is to get businesses engaging with local charities and provide help and fundraising ideas.

Any firms interested in taking part in the scheme should contact Peter Brookes, charity engagement manager with CCSVA, by calling 01245 280731 or emailing info@chelmsford4good.org.uk.