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9:30 am

Volunteer Work Party – Chafford Gorges Nature Reserve

6th Dec 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thu, repeating until 31st January 2019

Chafford Gorges Nature Park, Park Visitor Centre
Chafford Hundred, Essex RM16 6RW United Kingdom
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Join Dean Williams, the Ranger at Chafford Gorges Nature for weekly volunteering sessions. The work will also provide an opportunity for you to find rare plants and animals. Wear appropriate clothing. Steel toe-capped boots are useful for any heavy work. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided, but please bring water and a packed lunch. Contact

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Volunteer Work Party: Phyllis Currie

6th Dec 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thu, repeating until 28th February 2019

Phyllis Currie Nature Reserve, Dumney Lane
Great Leighs, Essex United Kingdom
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The Essex Wildlife Trust work parties take place every Thursday at the Phyllis Currie Reserve in Great Leighs. Volunteers meet in the car park in Dumney Lane. All equipment is provided, but you need to bring a packed lunch.

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10:00 am

Nature Tots: Squirrel Squad – Belfairs Woodland Centre

6th Dec 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thu, repeating until 13th December 2018

Belfairs Woodland Centre, Eastwood Road North
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 4LR United Kingdom
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This is Belfairs Woodlands Centre's pre-school aged club for the under 5s, based around nature, wildlife and the seasons. We will be doing arts, crafts and games; having stories and music; and of course some outdoor time in the woodlands! Please ensure suitable clothing for messy outdoor activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Make a Christmas Wreath – Langdon Hills Nature Reserve

6th Dec 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road
Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB United Kingdom
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Learn to make your own Christmas Wreath using a mix of natural and recycled materials. Craft and recycled items will be provided and we will go outside to collect additional natural materials. Please remember to wear suitable footwear for going outside Places limited, booking essential

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10:30 am

Carers Support Group – Rayleigh

6th Dec 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rayleigh Library, 132-134 High Street
Rayleigh, Essex SS6 7BX United Kingdom
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Peaceful Place provides a free carers support group for those supporting people aged under 65 with dementia. This is a terrible disease and perhaps hardest when it attacks younger people. Come along for a chat, relax and share your journey. No booking required.

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Scope’s Local People Programme Get Together Meeting Thurrock – South Ockendon

6th Dec 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 17th January 2019 at 10:30am

The Hall, 73 Deveron Gardens
South Ockendon, Thurrock, Essex RM15 5ET United Kingdom
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Scope’s Local People Programme Get Together Meeting Scope’s Local People Programme - For disabled people aged 12-65 in Thurrock (with any physical or mental illness, impairment or additional needs) - And unpaid carers of those people. (Including parent-carers of children aged 0-11) - And or close family members Some Funding Available Where - 73 Deveron

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10:45 am

Hockley Woods

6th Dec 2018 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:45am on Thu, repeating indefinitely

Hockley Woods, B1013
Hockley, Essex SS5 4RQ United Kingdom

This event is at Hockley Woods every Thursday, starting at 10:45am with options of either a one hour or a shorter 30 minute walk. This walk is part of the Rochford District Health Walks, helping you to meet new people and enjoy the benefits of regular exercise. Walk at your own pace, with fully trained

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1:15 pm

Priory Park, Southend – Health Walk

6th Dec 2018 @ 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:15pm on Thu, repeating indefinitely

Priory Park, Victoria Avenue
Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6ND United Kingdom

This walk is part of the Southend Walk this Way Health Walks scheme. This is a buggy friendly walk starting at Priory Park, meeting outside the cafe, every Thursday at 1:15pm and lasting for 30 minutes. There is plenty of on site parking.

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