Posts Tagged ‘Charity’

Colchester Mayor presents Cheque to Royal British Legion

Colchester Mayor

Colchester Mayor Cllr Peter Chillingworth, presented a cheque for more than £1,255 to the Royal British Legion (RBL) at its pop-in centre on Colchester High Street.   The impressive sum was raised through several events organised by Mayor Chillingworth to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice last year.   On 3 November, a special Firstsite…

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Voluntary Sector Training Courses in Essex

Voluntary Sector Training

Colchester based Community360 have released their latest programme of courses, offering high-quality, value-for-money voluntary sector training. The courses are tailored towards charities and community groups.   Tina Bullen, Community360’s Training and Development Coordinator, says, “In this programme, there will be a stronger focus on supporting induction processes, such as safeguarding and getting to know the…

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Castle Park Display Raises £800 for Charity

Castle Park

An auction of five life-size willow figures, which formed part of Colchester Borough Council’s spectacular centenary tribute to the fallen of World War One in Castle Park, has raised £800 for the Royal British Legion.   The hugely popular and widely celebrated floral sculpture stood proudly in front of Colchester Castle from late June until…

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Monkwick residents to raise £1,350 for a Defibrillator

Automatic External Difibrillator (AED)

The Monkwick & Berechurch communities of Colchester are being asked to assist Colchester Councillor Dave Harris and the Colchester Community First Responders to raise the £1350 to fund an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).   An AED defibrillator is used in cases of life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias which lead to sudden cardiac arrest, (which is not the…

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Santa is coming to Colchester, but Where and When?

Santa and his sleigh are traveling around Colchester again this year collecting for local charitable causes and handing out treats to the good people of Colchester.   For more than 40 years, Colchester Round Table 367 have been assisting Santa and his sleigh but without the following local companies this couldn’t be possible: Lookers Ford-Colchester,…

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Colchester Charity Receives Generous Donation

Colchester Food Bank Donation

Colchester Foodbank has received a generous donation of £400 from Alice Goss’s Without Walls project.   Without Walls was a labour of love taking two years’ work and considerable time and effort from everyone who has contributed to the book compiled by Alice Goss.   The book features poems about Colchester Castle, Boudica, the Siege,…

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