New Member of Our Team

Jean Robinson started yesterday as Centre Manager and joins us after 5 ½ years in AGE UK Essex. She will managing our ‘Veranda’ space here at Age Concern headquarters. We would just like to say, welcome to the team! The Veranda as this space is called, was launched earlier this...

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Panto Horse Derby Day Thrills and Spills

                Charities are signing up for this great opportunity to raise money for Panto Horse Derby Day September 23rd 2018 along your very own Colchester High Street. Could you raise money for your favourite charity? We have suits if you are stuck for...

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National Pet Week

Experts say, owning or adopting a pet tends to help reduce stress and can be therapeutically healing, for example by lowering blood pressure while providing physical wellbeing, particularly walking those dogs on a Sunday morning! Many of us have found companionship over the years by looking after a pet with...

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National Conversation Week

Who are you going to have your next conversation with? Indulge in the art of conversation this week 19th – 25th March. Have you heard the phrase “It’s been far too long” or “I was meaning to get back to you”? Well, National Conversation Week is all about the joys of...

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Are you stuck at home?

With the extremely cold weather still circling the UK, if you are stuck indoors, there are things you can do in the meantime to look after yourself over the next few days: Older people are being advised not to open their bedroom windows at night as the cold air could...

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Read a Story – Make a Memory

Don’t forget World Book Day 2018 is on 1st March. Reading aloud to someone has never been so fun. Create a wonderful memory and share a story both old or new with someone you know and show that the magic of story time is still going strong. However, whatever your...

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Personal Fundraising

Have you thought about sponsoring us at Age Concern Colchester? You can Gift Aid your donation: That means more money comes to us so we can support those in later years all the more. With the option to set your own target, raise as little or as much money as...

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