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Free Workshop on Personal Budgets

InterAct and FACE are holding FREE workshops to enable families to plan for the future of their children and young people. This is in preparation for the move to Personal Centred budgets (or Individual Budgets) which is happening shortly.

It is being held on Tuesday 11th February between 10.oo – 14.30 at Moulsham Mill, Parkway, Chelmsford CM2 7PX and is completely Free.

Anyone interested should contact Jan Perkins on 01245 608353 or by email

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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.