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...

Moving on up and onwards…

Following my almost daily appeal for duvets and pillows, we would like to say a big thank you to Christine Wood and Patrick Barr who went out and bought us a big shopping trolley full of them. These will certainly come in very handy, as we are handing them out at a...

Just shows what hard work can do

Well, what a week. Two more of our lovely residents have flown the nest and found accommodation. One young man found himself a job and a room to rent in a house within the space of two days. It goes to show what’s possible if someone is motivated. He used the...