My Office Job

My Office Job

I love working with Elaine (in the office). She’s my friend. I photocopy, have a drink of coffee. I do the shredding, I did that this morning. I take things down for posting. I sometimes put things in envelopes. I answer the phone, it’s very important....
Acorn Village Staff Long Service Award

Acorn Village Staff Long Service Award

Congratulations Team Acorn! On Wednesday 12th December Acorn Village held its first Long Service Staff Awards celebration.   The Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Essex, Nigel Spencer MBE, handed out Certificates to those who have been caring at Acorn Village for 25years+,...
The Christmas Market – Wow thank you Everybody!!!

The Christmas Market – Wow thank you Everybody!!!

If you came to the Christmas Market and The Magical Grotto on Saturday you will know that it was quite an event, and we were very, very lucky with glorious sunshine for the whole day. We would like to say a huge thank you to our nearly 100 volunteers, they pulled out...
Our Halloween Party

Our Halloween Party

I think it was wicked the Halloween Party. I dressed up like a ghost and put make up on, that was brilliant. I was talking to everybody, they were dressed up too like ghosts, skeleton and zombies – I don’t like zombies. Kelvin was the DJ, he played Spandau...
Charity Christmas Quiz

Charity Christmas Quiz

Everyone is welcome to join in a charity quiz run by a wonderful supporter of Acorn Village to raise funds for adults with learning disabilities. It will be held in the Oakroom at Acorn Village on Friday the 23rd November. Tickets £5 includes one raffle ticket...
Acorn Coffee Shop Christmas Menu

Acorn Coffee Shop Christmas Menu

Have you booked your Christmas Dinner yet?   Tables are already getting booked up so if you would like to come and support adults with learning disabilities whilst enjoying a delicious meal then please book ASAP to avoid disappointment. Book by calling 01206 394124...
Christmas Market & The Magical Grotto 17th November 10am to 4pm

Christmas Market & The Magical Grotto 17th November 10am to 4pm

Save the Date!! Saturday the 17th November 10am to 4pm we will be holding our annual Christmas Market & The Magical Grotto to raise funds for adults with learning disabilities. A huge thank you for all of your support so far this year. Can you believe how quickly...
My Trip to Glasgow and Our Award Night!

My Trip to Glasgow and Our Award Night!

One of the Acorn Artists went to the Awards Night in Glasgow representing all of the Acorn Artists who created the ‘Mural for Manningtree’. She kept a log of her trip and wanted to share her experience…   4th October 2018 6.30 am Headed for...
Acorn Village Christmas Cards

Acorn Village Christmas Cards

This year our cards have been individually chosen by residents, tenants, volunteers and staff, we think they have done a fabulous job and we hope you enjoy them too. Whether it’s ‘Pudding Up the Tree’ chosen by resident John or ‘Santa Squirrel’ chosen by tenant...
The Colchester Fire Swim

The Colchester Fire Swim

We went to the Fire Swim on Saturday. There was lots of us there, I can’t remember how many exactly. I raised £70 in sponsorship. We chose songs, 500 miles, Spandau Ballet. We had fantastic supporters cheering us on and they had some fantastic dance moves. Thank...

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