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Fire Break Course wins World Down Syndrome Award

Each year Down Syndrome International Announces annual awards to coincide with World Down Syndrome day on the 21st March.

This year DSE21 nominated Essex Fire and Rescue for the wonderful Fire break course they have successfully run over the past few years.

It is with great pleasure we can announce that Down Syndrome International have under their Voluntary and Professional Category awarded Essex Fire and Rescue a World Down Syndrome award for the outstanding contribution to strengthening and enriching the lives of people with Down Syndrome.

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Considering recent developments and guidelines provided by the Government, to protect our Members we have decided to suspend the charities programme for the time being.

DSE21 are pleased to hear about a group that has recently started in the Colchester area for families with young children.

On the 6th April 2019 DSE21 held an bike riding session at Just Ride Southend. Just Ride are a charity who specialise in inclusive bike riding using a running track to give people with disabilities the opportunity to experience bike riding in a safe and secure environment.

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A big thank you to Ruby Tibbs and her friends Maisie Harrison and Katie Johnson who ran a second hand handbag stall at the Rise Park fun day to celebrate its 80th anniversary.