Friendly Shark Sightings in Colchester…

Friendly Shark Sightings in Colchester…

Team Acorn Splash Out at the Fire Swim There was excitement all round as Team Acorn headed for their annual event at the Colchester Fire Swim. With music and dancing on the drive to Colchester Leisure World from ‘The Ketchup Song’ to ‘Reach’ by...
How One Conversation Can Raise Vital Funds

How One Conversation Can Raise Vital Funds

Clacton Choral Society raise £1,500 to help adults with learning disabilities A conversation between Acorn supporter Kas from the Tendring Magasine and John from the Clacton Choral Society a couple of years ago started off a wonderful and supportive link. It started...
Growing, Creating, Selling and Meeting

Growing, Creating, Selling and Meeting

Acorn Gardener’s have been reaping the benefits of all their hard work With tomatoes galore, runner beans, chillies, peppers, onions, broad beans, red cabbage, potatoes and squash to name but a few. The Acorn gardeners have been hard at work collecting their...
Rhyme V Crime – An Anthology of Poetry

Rhyme V Crime – An Anthology of Poetry

Acorn Village was delighted to be involved with a fantastic new project within Harwich   Thanks to the support of the Deputy Lord Lieutenant Nigel Spencer MBE, Acorn Village was involved from day one on this moving project focusing on crime prevention through...
A Fun Barge Trip

A Fun Barge Trip

Lucky Acorn residents and tenants were treated to a fabulous day out on a barge thanks to the International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians Suffolk . One member of the support staff told us it was the best day out they had ever had with the residents and tenants and...
Rounders Fun

Rounders Fun

It was all smiles and laughter at Acorn Village’s Annual Rounders Match   The sun shone on residents, tenants, volunteers, external clients & staff as they gathered together to enjoy a fun afternoon of rounders. Person of the match went to Operations...
New Sensory Garden for Mistley Wood

New Sensory Garden for Mistley Wood

  What a difference a day makes! The Ipswich branch of AXA came to Acorn Village as part of their Volunteer Day ‘Hearts in Action’ and what a day they had. They converted a tired looking bit of decking into a wonderful sensory garden for adults with...
The Fun & Friendly Charity Dog Show July 27th 2019

The Fun & Friendly Charity Dog Show July 27th 2019

Despite a thunderstorm that destroyed two gazebos, a heatwave which included the hottest day on record during set up and a downpour in the morning…. the Fundraising Charity Fun & Friendly Dog Show was a big success and it’s all thanks to you!!  ...
25miles for Team 21

25miles for Team 21

A Team of 15 decided back in January that they wanted to do something that would challenge them both physically and mentally to help raise funds for adults with learning disabilities… and so Team21 was created They decided to attempt to swim the equivalent of...

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