Are Your Children Starting School in September 2022?

October & November Tours for September 2022 Starters

Heathlands C of E Primary School in West Bergholt would like to invite families with children starting school in September 2022 to one of their school tours. Contact the school office on 01206 240288 for further details and to book a place. Please book your tour in advance.

  • Tuesday 19th October at 9.30 am,
  • Wednesday 20th October at 1.45 pm,
  • Tuesday 16th November at 1.45 pm,
  • Friday 19th November at 9.30 am.
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Day 38 of Lockdown – the Letters to Loved Ones edition

Letters to Loved OnesDay 38 of Lockdown

Day 38, does it seem shorter if I say about 5½ weeks?  Anyway, today’s update starts with a new service being offered by our local hospitals for those with loved ones unable to be visited.  It then continues with:

Letters to Loved Ones

Keeping in touch with loved ones in hospitals run by East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) is being made easier thanks to a new email and message service.  While visiting is restricted at the Trust, messages can now be sent to friends or relatives in hospital through the Letters to Loved Ones service.  You can either email or leave a voicemail to your loved one for the team to deliver. Continue reading “Day 38 of Lockdown – the Letters to Loved Ones edition”

Guided History Tour with Sir Bob

Wreck of the Cromer Express Photo

Sir Bob in front of Jumbo Water TowerGuided History Tour with Sir Bob

On Wednesday, August 7th members of the Local History Group gathered outside the Colchester Arts Centre for a guided walk around Colchester led by former Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell.  The group will learn all about the ‘wreck of the Cromer Express‘ at their next meeting.

Stimulating Walk

This was a stimulating walk of over 2½ hours during which Sir Bob provided lots of information and opportunities to ask questions. It is surprising how little members knew about the town even though they had lived here for many years!

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