Mulled Wine at the Old Church and Active Essex
Not normally known to go together, enjoying Mulled Wine & seasonal treats followed with a visit to Active Essex’s website. Why not?
e-Scooters will kick off this update but we also have updates on:
A number of COVID-centric updates as well as two lots of Roadworks:
Hot on the heels of version 14 (which didn’t even get as far as this website), the National Lockdown has seen Colchester issue version 15 which includes the following topics: Continue reading “Lockdown 3 – Week 1 Update – COVID-19 & Roadworks”
This news update covers several topics, starting with Cakes, History & Xmas, then covering:
First let’s find out what Cakes, History & Xmas have in common:
On Day 98 of lockdown Wimbledon doesn’t start, yet another sporting casualty of the pandemic. A few topics today, most addressing your mental or physical fitness:
We’ve reported on Colchester Museums’ Museum from Home initiative before but they keep coming up with new activities so it is worth a reminder. Some of the newer ideas are: Continue reading “Day 98 of (new balls) Lockdown – the ‘wot, no Wimbledon’ edition”
So, is this day 70 of Lockdown or is it day 1 of De-Lockdown? Heathlands School saw around 70 children attending today so, for them, it is pretty much over until the Summer Holidays in just over 7 weeks. Other news:
Sport England have published Active at Home, co-funded by them & PHE. It aims to help older adults keep up their activity levels while isolating Continue reading “Day 70 of (surreally) Lockdown – the De-Lockdown edition”
Day 67, several weeks into unprecedented weather and virus, HMG has issued a raft of information to prepare for a heatwave. Some of the key elements of this are summarised below with a link to the full advice. Other topics are:
As part of its’ daily advice output, our government have today issued quite a lot about risks of heatwaves. Continue reading “Day 67 of (un?) Lockdown – the Heatwave edition”
Day 64 seems to be full of controversy but not much news. Here is what little we have, news relating to the allotments first and then a couple of health-related items from ECC. As ever, some light relief at the end.
Whilst COVID-19 has prevented the Allotments’ Charity Stall opening it is still possible to obtain surplus produce & plants. A neighbour of the allotments on New Church Road is happy for their driveway to be used for plot holders to deposit their surplus and for villagers to take what they need. Continue reading “Day 64 of (un?) Lockdown – the Spare Plants edition”
Day 31 sees a couple of serious announcements, two new or updated initiatives for things to do during the lockdown and a Matt Lucas special.
Essex companies have donated unopened and unwanted stocks of Personal Protective Equipment. This PPE will support those working in adult and children social care across Essex. While Continue reading “Day 31 of Lockdown – the Baked Potato edition”
We have three bits of news from Colchester Borough Council on day 25. Let’s get stuck in, we have:
Leisure World has launched the My Wellness App to help residents stay healthy during the lockdown. This is being offered Continue reading “Day 25 of Lockdown – The Keep Fit Edition”