Category Archives: Colchester

Guest blog: Niamh & Sarah ask Josephs Court clients what matters

In this guest blog, Niamh and Sarah talk about what they are doing at Josephs Court, our wellness centre based in Essex… Hi we are Niamh and Sarah, we are undertaking a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy (OT) at the … Continue reading

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Colchester M&S choose MS-UK as charity of the year!

MS-UK were over the moon to receive a phone call back in March from Marks & Spencer Colchester saying that we had been selected as their charity of the year for 2017/18. Each year the store raises approximately £4,000 for … Continue reading

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MS-UK are charity partners for the Colchester Half Marathon!

Hi everyone, I am delighted to announce that MS-UK are charity partners for the Colchester Half Marathon in 2018 and 2019….delighted?,  not half! When we received the wonderful news from the Colchester Half Marathon race organisers that MS-UK had been … Continue reading

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British 10k – Back to where it all began

In this guest blog, Sue Foley talks about taking on the British 10k this Sunday and where her fundraising journey with MS-UK began… Hi everyone, I’m Sue Foley from Colchester (aka Purplepants). On Sunday 09 July, I’ll be returning to … Continue reading

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Afternoon tea for Volunteers’ Week

Hi everyone, Last Friday we hosted a small afternoon tea, to thank our local volunteers! This is part of the national Volunteers’ Week campaign. Guests included people who support our work at Josephs Court, fundraising volunteers as well as some … Continue reading

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Do you live in Essex? Vote for us!

Hello everyone! We wanted to let you all know about an opportunity for MS-UK that we didn’t want to miss! We are hoping to be TSB Colchester’s charity of the year, and this is where we need your help. Selections … Continue reading

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Meet Jill…

Hi, I’m Jill the new Fundraising Manager here at MS-UK. I’ve been here a month now and have been getting to know the place and the services we offer. I’m so impressed with the great support MS-UK offers to people … Continue reading

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