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The latest updates from DS Extra21

Four women and a mountain, please take a moment to read this article where 3 of our members are taking part in a trek up Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of 2 charities. Julie Overnell, Clare Robinson, Beverley Kearney and Julia […]

I CAN  speech and language therapists have a free Help Enquiry Service available to you by calling on 020 7843 2544 to arrange a free phone call or you can email your questions to We can help explain any […]

Asda Shoeburyness recently had our charity nominated to enter their Community Life scheme and after 2 months we came out winners and were presented with a cheque for £200 from General Store Manager Bob Foster. Thanks go out to the […]

Once again Maldon Fire station was the venue for our latest squad of budding Fire Fighters to be trained by fantastic Instructors from the Essex Fire and Rescue  Team ably assisted by a very competent new instructor from one of […]

This years ball returned to the magnificent Stock  Brook country club where over 150 of our members and their guests joined together to enjoy another fantastic night. Once again the meals served were delicious and the team at Stock Brook […]