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Providing support & information about Downs Syndrome in the Essex & North East London area


Help another Down Syndrome charity with your vote

We have had a request from Down syndrome Bradford to help their application for an award as they have reached the final of the national lottery Awards

The awards are an annual search to find the UK’s favourite Lottery funded projects, and they aim to celebrate and recognise the difference that those projects have made to people, places and communities all across the UK.

Down Syndrome Training and Support Service Ltd under the name ‘JUST KIDS’ is competing against six others projects for the Best Education Project.

They will be in the running with the chance to win £2000 and appearing on a BBC One Show, and they need your vote to help them win!

Please help by supporting them, just visit to cast your vote and help them win

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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.