Tag Archives: Essex

We have big news!

Hi everyone, I am really pleased to announce that we have secured funding from the National Lottery for our Essex based service, Josephs Court. The funding will span the next five years and totals £499,300. This will go towards the … Continue reading

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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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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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Colchester Half Marathon – thank you!

Hi everyone, Well, yesterday we had an amazing day supporting the Colchester Half Marathon – and what a day! A massive thank you to every single person who ran for MS-UK! You can now view our Facebook photo album online … Continue reading

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Remap Essex visit Josephs Court

Hi everyone, Last week at Josephs Court we were lucky to have a visit from our local branch of Remap. Remap is a charity which produces aids and equipment for people with disabilities where there are no suitable alternatives. The … Continue reading

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