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Mersea Island festival

Essex Outdoors are having another Mersea Island Festival from Sunday 17th August until Friday 22nd August, and a weekend camp from Friday 22nd August – Monday 25th Aug.

The festival brings together young people with or without a physical or learning disabilty and is ideal for inclusive, Phab and Gateway clubs as well as youth groups.

See attached poster for more details and prices.

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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.