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New Yoga Class Starting

We bring you good tidings! A shiny brand new set of Yoga classes are starting on Tuesday. We have a 6 week block to offer. Turn up 11am for 11.15am start. Please get in touch asap if you are interested. Book now to avoid disappointment. Contact Age Concern Colchester for...

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Loneliness Awareness Week

How to help a loved one in later years cope with the emotional pressures while living alone. When a loved suddenly finds themselves living alone after long years with a spouse or partner, the experience can be very traumatic. One retired lady described it as watching the world as she...

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👏 Announcing Fantastic Funding From National Lottery!

We’ve just received National Lottery funding! Thank you to everyone who plays The National Lottery for supporting us. We pledge to invest the money into our projects around NE which will further help our community to thrive, by tackling issues such as loneliness and isolation. Almost £88 million of NationalLottery funding has just been shared...

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Fundraising for our outside project

Age Concern is set to see 10,000 visitors this year. We are looking to improve access, develop a gardening project and provide an area for those in later years to socialise and share life stories with a view to start a small gardening friendship group right here on the Veranda....

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The Big Knit at Clacton Covered Market

Age Concern Colchester and NE Essex say a big thanks to those who turned up at Clacton Covered Market yesterday to Knit us small smoothie hats so we can turn them into cash. That way we can help make life better for those in Later Years around NE Essex. This...

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Volunteers’ Week 2019

Why not hear what members of the Age Concern team have to say about volunteering? During Volunteers Week it’s a great opportunity to show appreciation for our many volunteers who tirelessly give up their time for us so that we can support our community over NE Essex. With 100 new volunteers who have joined...

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Trying Out New Pursuits

Trying to do new things needn’t apply solely to the younger generation alone, it’s also within the domain of whatever age you are now. Although trying out an activity one is not used to doing can sound exciting, being nervous of failure is often more of a reality for certain...

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