National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2019

Today marks the start of National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2019, an annual event to raise awareness of Hate Crime and encourage collective action to tackle prejudice. For more information search ‘Hate Crime’ at www.essex.police.uk. Note two events coming up in Colchester and Clacton during this...

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Arthritis – Physical Pain and Mental Health

Arthritis will often creep up by stealth, commonly developing over a many years without respite. This process is not easy to monitor as there are a variety of variations of it with a distinct set of symptoms causing a great deal of physical pain especially during the later years. Essentially,...

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ebay For Charity page now Live

Our ebay For Charity page is now live – There are great many advantages to selling your wares on line in this way while an amount of the proceeds will go to a worthy cause! Please nominate us when selling by clicking onto our page (link below) so we can...

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The Community Mega Mix

If you have strolled through any town centre, one might be reminded of the current trend in population growth towards an ageing demographic. This means that in the 21st century preoccupation in town planning would not go far wrong by considering greater accessibility for our senior community. Given there are good...

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The Mayor’s Charity Tea Dance 6th November

Is dancing your cup of tea? It’s the Mayor’s Charity Tea Dance. Tea will be served with cakes and music all included. #Ballroom, sequence and #jive. Everyone is welcome whatever level of experience dancing – some of us gently jig and this is fine too – just come and be welcome on...

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National Fitness Day 25th September

Celebrate National Fitness Day 2019 with some words about how staying active can lead to greater wellbeing in later years. A growing number of older people appreciate that the benefits of a suitable exercise regime, outweigh the costs. Research has shown that those who regularly exercise have in the fullness...

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What Does Kindness Mean to You?

Age Concern Colchester and NE Essex runs a variety of friendship groups and services all over NE Essex. Kindness is something we could all do with a little more of these days. An act of kindness needn’t be a massive life changing event but can often appear as a small...

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Great Walks in Colchester!

Walking reduces the likelihood of falling by keeping your joints flexible. Many sources indicate that regular exercise staves off dementia, is healthy for the heart, derives energy and last but not least: it’s good for your mental health. Increased activity will help you lose weight. The experts suggest you do 30...

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Finding Friendship with Age Concern

With the increase in loneliness appearing to be an ongoing concern during the 21st century, we are committed to supporting the elderly community. Befriending is our way to support those in later years who have found themselves feeling isolated sometimes due to situations beyond their control. Our befriending team has...

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New Yoga Classes this Autumn

Wanting to start Yoga classes in the Autumn? Then we forthwith notify you of our popular yoga classes which are back form September on a Tuesday morning 10.15am and 11.15 am from September 10th. The 2nd class has spaces left to book. The early bird catches the worm! – Bookings...

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