Many thanks to Tesco and the Mayor

Hello Fellow Shelter Followers I will have to think of a “snappy” name for those of you lovely people who read our blog – maybe you could send in suggestions and we could have a bit of a competition or vote? Obviously, clean and nice suggestions only, but I am sure...

Countdown to Cakes!

It is nearly 30th September  – Countdown to our MacMillan Coffee morning. Only one week to go. We will all be busy in the kitchen next Thursday and Friday morning, baking away (although there will possibly be a flour fight or two going on – just can’t get the...

MacMillan Coffee Morning

Many apologies to all of you reading my last post where I warbled on about the Colchester Free Festival, only for us to post it after the event! Hey ho, can’t get the staff nowadays!! Anyway, John Bower was unfortunately not chosen as the winner of the Food Bank...

Johns cooking!

Hi Everybody  A bit of a slow week on the accommodation front, this week. So if you are a landlord and have a room to rent or a bedsit to let, please do get in touch with me as we have a lot of good prospective tenants waiting to be rehoused.  However, exciting news...

Phew… Was that a week that just flew by?

It’s been another busy week for Colchester Night Shelter. Another of our longer term Service Users has gone on his merry way to supported housing in Kent – hurrah for joint working! One of our Volunteers – Alisha Johnston Street climbed the rather high Mount Snowden...

Dancing for a good cause!

We have had a very exciting weekend. Annie’s Fantasies Clog Morris Team danced around the streets of Colchester to raise money for the Nightshelter on Sunday. Many thanks to Sally for organizing, and sorting out the license with the Council. We started out at...