Colchester Night Shelter is Temporarily Closed

    Colchester Night Shelter took the difficult decision to temporarily close on 30th March 2020.  We would like to thank all of you for your support during this difficult time. It was not an easy decision to make, but was the only sensible one to ensure the...

Where has Christmas gone??

Where does the time go? I seems only minutes ago where I was watching the Christmas Elf climbing through the garage window to rescue Christmas lunch. A mince pie, a Christmas Dinner, another mince pie, New Year’s Eve, mince pie (not again!), New Year’s Day power cut,...

Christmas Volunteering

Hi Gang Further to my previous post, we have had a great response. There are still a few spaces where we are bereft of help to make left over sprout soup (my favourite!). So if you can help out with any of the times below – or anything in between, please do get...

Phew! The end of another busy week

The end of another busy week. Things are a bit slow on the accommodation side at the moment, but that doesn’t mean that we rest on our laurels and any suggestion that we sit outside in the sun, drinking tea are grossly over exaggerated! I have been busy trawling...

Moving on out… Moving on up!

What a brilliant week!! Sometimes things just work out and last week was one of those weeks!. I was exhausted by Monday. I helped two of our lovely Service Users to move into their own very lovely flats – again clutching lovely new duvets, pillows and the obligatory...