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Home-Start Colchester Summer workshops!

Home-Start Colchester has been busy running exciting workshops for local children.  From cooking to Loom band making. Altogether we have delivered  5 workshops with another 2 cookery workshops to deliver!  

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Recipe 4 Health – Creation of a New Cook Book!

Home-Start Volunteers making us proud! Throughout the first half of 2014 a number of our volunteers have been working really hard on creating healthy recipe ideas for inclusion in a free recipe book which once completed is to be issued to a selected sample of our Home-Start families. The objective of the recipe book is...

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Well done Pat !

Pat a volunteer for Home-Start for 20 years, continues to make a difference to many in the  local community. When we look for positive role models we need not look very far than our own volunteers. Pat Newton a volunteer for Home-Start  Colchesterfor 20 years has been an inspiration to staff, fellow volunteers and many...

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Volunteers needed to support families!

Home-Start Colchester will be running a new preparation training course for new volunteers in Nov 2016. The scheme has lots of opportunities to support local children and parents. Please call 01206 865349 or email team@homestartcolchester.org.uk  for more information.  

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Goodbye to Pauline!

The scheme will say goodbye to Pauline Hillman who will be leaving the scheme at the end of the month. Pauline a former community school nurse has worked with Home-Start Colchester for 7 years. We will all miss her and wish her well in her early retirement.

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Healthy eating!

The Recipe4health Project delivered a recent workshop to encourage young people to look at their own eating habits and healthy options. Children 5 – 11 years created fruit art, self portraits in fruit. The project will be creating a recipe book of the children menus and the fruit art will form part of the work....

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20 Years of Home-Start Colchester

Celebrating 20 years of supporting local families. The recent AGM brought together two scheme managers, Linda Watts employed in 1993 and Shelley Henderson current manager 2014. It was unbelievable that the scheme still had volunteers recruited and trained by Linda 20 years ago!  Still committed to supporting local families. The foundation and frameworks set up...