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Sunday 19 March 2017 - Collection

We held a collection at Tesco, Market Place, Braintree.

Saturday 8 April 2017 - Collection

We will hold a collection at Tesco, Hythe, Colchester.

Saturday 22 April 2017 - AGM

The Annual General Meeting will be held at Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, Stanway, starting at 1.30 pm.

Previous events

Thursday 15 December 2016 - Collection

We held a collection at Tesco, High Woods, Colchester, and raised 300.00.

Monday 18 July 2016 - Muscle Group meeting
The East Of England Muscle Group met at the Officers' Club, St John's Green, Colchester, from 1 pm to 3 pm.
Saturday 16 July 2016 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Barfield Rd, West Mersea, and raised 391.94.

Saturday 11 June 2016 - Collection

We held a collection at Co-op Supermarket, Peartree Rd, Stanway, and raised 294.88.

Saturday 21 May 2016 - Collection

We held a collection at at Coop Supermarket, The Triangle, Frinton, and raised 232.71.

Saturday 30 April 2016 - AGM

The Annual General Meeting was held at Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, Stanway.

Saturday 9 April 2016 - Collection

We held a collection at at Fiveways, Sansoms Rd, Brightlingsea, and raised 326.75.

Monday 7 December 2015 - Muscle Group meeting
The East Of England Muscle Group met at the Officers' Club, St John's Green, Colchester.
Saturday 14 November 2015 - Collection

We held a collection at Stansted Airport, and raised 516.73.

Saturday 29 August 2015 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Barfield Rd, West Mersea, and raised 402.84.

Saturday 8 August and Sunday 9 August 2015 - Collection

We held a collection at Morrisons, Centenary Way, Little Clacton, and raised 729.20.

Saturday 11 July 2015 - Collection

We held a collection at Co-op Supermarket, The Triangle, Frinton, and raised 386.27.

Saturday 20 June 2015 - Collection

We held a collection at Co-op Supermarket, Peartree Rd, Stanway, and raised 451.22.

Saturday 25 April 2015 - AGM

The Annual General Meeting was held at Tollgate Hall, Stanway.

Monday 13 April 2015 - Muscle Group
The East of England Muscle Group meeting was held at the Officers' Club, St John's Green, Colchester; the theme of the meeting was Access for the Disabled.
Saturday 11 April 2015 - Collection

We held a collection at at Fiveways, Sansoms Rd, Brightlingsea, and raised 216.87.

Monday 8 December 2014 - Collection

We held a collection at Tesco's, High Woods, Colchester, and raised 304.69.

Saturday 20 September 2014 - Collection

We held a collection at Co-op Supermarket, The Triangle, Frinton, and raised 477.87.

Saturday 23 August 2014 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Barfield Rd, West Mersea, and raised 342.87.

Saturday 5 July 2014 - Collection

We held a collection at Co-op Supermarket, Peartree Rd, Stanway, and raised 304.45.

Monday 16 June 2014 - Muscle Group

The East of England Muscle Group met at the Colchester Officers' Club, St John's Green.

Saturday 14 June 2014 - Collection

We held a collection at Morrisons, Centenary Way, Little Clacton, and raised 519.36.

Saturday 24 May 2014 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Sansoms Rd, Brightlingsea, and raised 193.01.

Saturday 26 April 2014 - AGM

The Annual General Meeting was held at Tollgate Hall, Stanway. You can see a summary of the proceedings and the accounts for 2013.

Saturday 24 August 2013 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Barfield Rd, West Mersea, and raised 427.11.

Saturday-Sunday 27-28 July 2013 - Collection

We held a collection at Morrisons, Braintree Road, Witham, and raised 347.55.

Saturday 6 July 2013 - Collection

We held a collection at Co-op Supermarket, Peartree Rd, Stanway, and raised 399.41.

Saturday 25 May 2013 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Sansoms Rd, Brightlingsea, and raised 315.43.

Saturday 6 April 2013 - Collection

We held a collection at Tesco's, Church Rd, Tiptree, and raised 324.71.

Saturday 23 March 2013 - AGM

The Annual General Meeting was held at Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, Stanway. You can see a summary of the proceedings and the accounts for 2012.

Monday 17 December 2012 - Collection

We held a collection at Tesco's, Highwoods, and raised 291.66.

Saturday-Sunday 22-23 September 2012 - Collection

We held a collection at Morrisons, Braintree Road, Witham, and raised 498.18.

Saturday 25 August 2012 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Barfield Road, West Mersea, and raised 285.99.

Friday 20 July - Saturday 21 July 2012 - Collection

We held a collection at Morrisons, Waterglade, Clacton, and raised 292.77.

Saturday 14 July 2012 - Collection

We held a collection at Tesco's, Church Rd, Tiptree, and raised 454.88.

Saturday 7 July 2012 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Abbots Road, Colchester, and raised 194.65.

Friday-Saturday 8-9 June 2012 - Collection

We held a collection at Morrisons, Centenary Way, Little Clacton, and raised 649.07.

Saturday 21 April 2012 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Sansoms Road, Brightlingsea, and raised 259.22.

30 March 2012 - AGM

The Annual General Meeting was held at Tollgate Hall, Stanway. You can see a summary of the proceedings.

Saturday-Sunday 26-27 November 2011 - Collection

We held collections at Morrisons, Braintree Road, Witham, and raised 643.40.

Monday 17 October 2011 - Collection

We held a collection at Asda, Turner Rise, Colchester, and raised 184.06.

Saturday 10 September 2011 - Collection

We held a collection at Tesco, Church Road, Tiptree, and raised 446.29.

Saturday 27 August 2011 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Barfield Road, West Mersea, and raised 304.05.

30 July 2011 - Collection

We held a collection at Morrisons, Waterglade, Clacton, and raised 247.37.

2 July 2011 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Abbots Road, Colchester, and raised 285.14.

24-25 June 2011 - Collection

We held collections at Morrisons, Sproughton Road, Ipswich, and raised 578.57.

4 June 2011 - Collection

We held a collection at Wyevale, London Road, Stanway, and raised 192.92.

28 May 2011 - Collection

We held a collection at The Range, Cowdray Centre, Colchester, and raised 222.46.

23 April 2011 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Sansoms Road, Brightlingsea, and raised 329.14.

16-17 April 2011 - Collection

We held a collection at Morrisons, Centenary Road, Clacton, and raised 531.49.

26 March 2011 - AGM

The Annual General Meeting was held at Tollgate Hall, Stanway. You can see a summary of the proceedings and the accounts for 2010.

16 September 2010 - Collection

We held a collection at Tesco's, Highwoods, Colchester, and raised 216.80.

11-12 September 2010 - Collection

We held collections at Morrisons, Sproughton Road, Ipswich, and raised 487.57.

28 August 2010 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, West Mersea, and raised 369.52.

3-4 July 2010 - Collection

We held a collection at Morrisons, Waterglade, Clacton, and raised 376.54.

19 June 2010 - Collection

We held a collection at Tesco's, Greenstead Road, Colchester, and raised 195.85.

1 May 2010 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Brightlingsea, and raised 272.04.

27 March 2010 - AGM

The Annual General Meeting was held at Tollgate Hall, Stanway. You can see a summary of the proceedings and the accounts for 2009.

16 December 2009 - Carol Singing

The Colchester Carollers sang for us in Culver Square, and we raised 81.56.

10 December 2009 - Collection

We held a collection at Tesco's, Highwoods, Colchester.

25-26 September 2009 - Collections

We joined in Tesco's National Charity day at High Woods and Greenstead Road; collectors from the group raised a total of 1126.68 at the two stores.

29 August 2009 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Barfield Rd, West Mersea, and raised 428.65.

22 August 2009 - Collection

We held a collection at Co-op Supermarket, Peartree Rd, and raised 292.89.

25 July 2009 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Samsons Rd, Brightlingsea, and raised 250.33.

4 July 2009 - Collection

We held a collection at Morrisons, Waterglade Retail Park, Clacton, and raised 331.87.

6-7 June 2009 - Collection

We held a collection at Morrisons, Braintree Road, Witham, raising 679.60.

25 April 2009

The West Bergholt Concert Band gave a concert in aid of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign at St Botolph's Church, Colchester, raising 437.18 for the campaign.

28 March 2009 - AGM

The Annual General Meeting was held at Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, Stanway, starting at 1.30 pm. You can see a summary of the proceedings and the accounts for 2008.

21 February-1 March 2009 - Primrose Festival

We had a stall at the Primrose Festival at Bypass Nurseries, Capel St Mary, and raised 236.80.

23-24 January 2009 - Collection

We held a collection at Morrisons, Sproughton Rd, Ipswich, and raised 572.96.

13 September 2008

We held a collection at The Range, Colchester, and raised 296.58.

12 July 2008

We held a collection at Fiveways, Brightlingsea, and raised 336.25.

20-21 June 2008

We held a collection at Morrisons, Clacton, and raised 762.24.

19 April 2008

We held a collection at Fiveways, West Mersea, and raised 312.82.

15 March 2008

We held a collection at Asda, Colchester, and raised 253.83.

8 March 2008 - AGM

The Annual General Meeting was held at Tollgate Hall, Stanway. You can see a summary of the proceedings and the accounts for 2007.

8 September 2007

We held a collection at Sainsbury's, Tollgate, Colchester, and raised 517.66.

10-11 August 2007

We held a collection at Tesco's, Highwoods, Colchester, and raised 789.53.

4 August 2007

We held a collection at Fiveways, Brightlingsea, and raised 333.81.

13-14 July 2007

We held a collection at Tesco's, Greenstead Rd, Colchester, and raised 834.30.

7 July 2007

We held a collection at Waitrose, Sudbury, and raised 646.04.

15-16 June 2007

We held a collection at Morrisons, Centenary Way, Clacton, and raised 846.36.

12 May 2007

We held a collection at Fiveways, Tiptree, and raised 183.99.

31 March 2007 - AGM

The Annual General Meeting was held at Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, Stanway, starting at 1.30 pm. You can see a summary of the proceedings and the accounts for 2006.

17 March 2007 - West Bergholt Concert Band
The WBCB gave a concert at St Botolph's Church, Colchester, in aid of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign.
11 September 2006 - Collection

We held a collection at Tesco's, Highwoods, Colchester, and raised 383.60.

2 September 2006 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Abbots Rd, Colchester, and raised 233.69.

26 August 2006 - Collection

We held a collection at Asda, Turner Rise, Colchester, and raised 452.94.

26 August 2006 - Culver Square

The Sweeting Swing Band played on our behalf in Culver Square. We raised 300.72.

1 July 2006 - Collection

We held a collection at Fiveways, Church Rd, Tiptree, and raised 202.66.

16-17 June 2006 - Collection

We held a collection on 16 and 17 June at Morrisons, Centenary Rd, Clacton, and raised 979.70.

3 June 2006 - Collection

We held a collection on 3 June at Fiveways, Samsons Rd, Brightlingsea, and raised 267.88.

6 May 2006 - Collection

We held a collection on 6 May at Fiveways, Barfield Rd, West Mersea, and raised 234.37.

25 March 2006 - West Bergholt Concert Band
The WBCB gave a concert at St Botolph's Church, Colchester, in aid of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, raising 950.54; total expenses were 345.
18 March 2006 - AGM

Annual General Meeting, Tollgate Hall, Stanway. You can see a summary of the proceedings and the accounts for 2005.

10-11 March 2006 - Collection

We held a collection on 10 and 11 March at Morrisons, Sproughton Rd, Ipswich, and raised 709.67.

22-23 October 2005 - Conference
There was an international Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy conference on 22-23 October in London, sponsored by PPUK.
7-8 October 2005 - Collection

We collected at Sainsbury's, Kingsway, Colchester on 7 and 8 October, and raised 364.43.

1 October 2005 - Concert
The band Nostalgia played at the Cardinal Bourne Hall, Priory St, Colchester in aid of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign. We raised 346.78.
17 September 2005 - Collection
We raised 414.46 at Waitrose, Sudbury.
10 September 2005 - Collection
We raised 180.73 at Fiveways, Abbots Rd, Colchester.
5-7 August 2005 - Collection
We collected a total of 986.56 at Morrisons, Sproughton Rd, Ipswich over three days.

17-18 June 2005 - Collection
We collected a total of 837.41 at Morrisons, Centenary Way, Clacton over two days.

14 June - Lobby of Parliament
The Race Against Time action group held a public Lobby on 14 June to call on the government to fund research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. For details see the Parent Project UK web page.
1 June 2005 - Award
At the CCVS Volunteers' Lunch on 1 June, Janet Saunders was awarded a certificate for her outstanding contribution to the branch.
21 May 2005 - Collection

We collected 206.22 at Fiveways, Brightlingsea, with a further 84.71 from the organ brought by Bridget and Tony Farley.

2nd April 2005 - West Bergholt Concert Band

Concert at St Botolph's, Colchester; we raised 471.31 after expenses of 195 for hire of church.

19 March 2005 - Annual General Meeting, Tollgate Hall, Stanway.

You can see a summary of the proceedings and the accounts for 2004.

5 March 2005 - Collection

We raised 283.61 at Fiveways, West Mersea, on 5 March.

4th December 2004 - Colchester Carol Singers

Colchester Carol Singers raised 154.72 in Culver Square.

25th September 2004 - Sainsbury's, Tollgate

We collected 322.30

30th August 2004 - Mersea Lions fete

Stall.

We have raised 114.47

28th August 2004 - Tesco's, Sudbury

Collection.

We have raised 305.37

14th August 2004 - Waitrose, Sudbury

Collection.

We have raised 536.50

31st July 2004 - Asda

Collection.

We have raised 343.50

17th July 2004 - Co-op, Abbotts Rd.

Collection.

We have raised 227

25th and 26th June 2004 - Safeway, Clacton

Collection.

12th June 2004 - Co-op, Tiptree

Collection.

14th May 2004 - North Station, Colchester

Collection.

24th April 2004 - Co-op, West Mersea

Collection.

17th April 2004 - Co-op, Brightlingsea

Collection.

We have raised 428.81

Saturday 20th March 2004 - Annual General Meeting and Party

You can see a summary of the proceedings and the accounts for 2003.

14th to 22nd February 2004 - Primrose Festival

We will be running a stall at the Primrose Festival (Bypass Nursery, Capel St. Mary).

We raised 988.74, and have been promised another 1,900 from Bypass Nurseries.

22nd November 2003 - Musical Concert

As last year the West Begholt Concert Band will be giving light musical entertainment. It will be in St. Botolph's Church, just off St. Botolph's Street. (There is free car parking nearby). It starts at 7.30pm.

We raised 444.26! Thank you to the West Bergholt Concert Band for playing, to everyone who came to listen, and as always, those who helped out on the night.

15th and 16th November 2003 - Sainsbury's, Colchester

Collection

We have raised 160.75

April 2003

We had a donation from SGR of 500; a collection at Tesco (Sudbury) raising 489.18; a collection at North Station raising 366.45; a collection at Waitrose (Sudbury) raising 450; a collection at 5 Ways (Clacton) raising 212.18.

15th March 2003 - Annual General Meeting
Saturday, 14 December 2002 - Carol Singing

Janet Bullard and the Colchester Carol Singers are kindly singing for Muscular Dystrophy. They will be in Colchester town centre (Red Lion precinct) from 11 until 1.

We have raised 200.40

Saturday 23rd November 2002 - Musical concert

At St Botolphs Church, Colchester. We 250 places to fill and need volunteers to help sell tickets, which are 5.00 each. From the July newsletter: 'The West Bergholt Concert Band, playing a selection of Big Band music, music from the Shows, and light classical, will perform the concert. A variety to suit all tastes, there will be refreshments and a raffle, to help boost the fundraising.'

We have raised 551.01

November 2002 - Cards for Good Causes

At the Colchester Public Library. Every Thursday, between 1 and 4 o' clock.

October 2002 - Tesco Collection

We have raised 426.69

27 September 2002 - Colchester North Railway Station

Collection

We have raised 446.97

26th August 2002 - The Mersea Island Lions Fete

We have raised 132.50

July 20th 2002 - West Mersea RNLI Fete

We have raised 138.69

Tendring Show (Tony Farley / Organ)

We have raised 153.43

July 13th 2002 - Collection at Braintree Freeport Village

We have raised 215.53

5th/6th July 2002 - Tesco Store Clacton

Collection

We have raised 83.08

22nd June 2002 - Fiveways Store Clacton

Collection

We have raised 435.06

8th/9th June 2002 - Aldham Olde Tyme Ralley

Stall

We have raised 326.38

April 12th 2002 - Collection at North Station

We have raised 412.86

16th March 2002 - Fiveways Store Brightlingsea

Collection

We have raised 389.64

Saturday March 9th 2002 - Annual General Meeting 2002

The AGM was held at Tollgate Hall as last year. You can see a full summary.

23rd February 2002 - Waitrose Store Sudbury

Collection

We have raised 471.67

1st February 2002 - Sainsbury's Store Tollgate

Collection

We have raised 850.43

26th January 2002 - Asda Store Colchester

Collection

We have raised 275.80

November to December 2001 - Cards for good Causes

Selling Christmas cards at the Public Library in Colchester.

Friday 12th October 2001 - Collection at Colchester North Railway station

Our first ever collection at this station. We raised 322.22

29th September to 7th October 2001 - Muscular Dystrophy Week

This week has been designated for a 'nationwide push' to raise awareness of muscular dystrophy and the work of the charity, to raise funds and recruit volunteers to support our vital work. What can you do to help? For ideas on how to raise awareness during MD week, contact your Regional Officer. Contact: Anne Jackson, Regional Officer, Tel: 01787 313913, email annej@muscular-dystrophy.org.

September 28th/29th 2001 - Store collection at Tesco superstore, Copdock

Again accompanied by the organ. We have raised 1,178.88

Saturday, September 15th 2001 - Greenstead Community fete

A late addition to our fund raising programme, is that on Saturday, September 15th, we will be taking a stall at the Greenstead Community fete, off Magnolia Drive, Greenstead.

We have raised 138.59

August 27th 2001 - West Mersea Lions Club Fete, West Mersea

We raised 230.96

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