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New Year Lunch

Happy New Year

The Colchester Branch have organised a wonderful New Year Lunch to celebrate the start to 2018.

Taking place on 28 January from 12.30pm at The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, London Road, Marks Tey, CO6 1DU. 

The price covers a glorious three course lunch and costs just £13 for people with MS, £13 for a primary carer or £20 for non-MS.

To book your place and select your menu, please complete the form, which can be found below.

We look forward to seeing you.

Colchester Branch Team x


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Your August edition of Muscles Magazine.


Cake! We all LOVE cake!

Cake... We all love cake! 

Come along to our Cake Break on Friday 29 September from 10.30am to 1.30pm at the Hythe Community Centre, Ventura Drive, Colchester, CO1 2FG.

Join us for some delicious cakes and a cup of tea with your friends from the MS Society. 

Please contact Lorraine on 01206 863264 if you would like more information or to donate a bake!

Spooky Halloween Craft Fair

Following the success of last year's Halloween Craft Fair, we thought you'd all enjoy another.

This year's fair takes place on Saturday 21 October 2017 from 10.30am to 4.00pm at the Lawford Venture Centre, Bromley Road, Manningtree, CO11 2JE.

We would love for you and your family to come along to seek out crafty gifts, try out the cake stall and take part in our raffle. 

If you would like to take a stall, it's jut £14. You can book by emailing Louise at

Family Barbecue

Join us and our friends at MS-UK for Barbecue Fun on Sunday, 23 July 2017.  We have organised another Family Barbecue at the Officers' Club, St John's Green, Colchester from 1pm. 

It costs just £5 each and it's a great way to meet new members and their families.


Colchester Strawberry Tea

Everyone loves afternoon tea...

On Sunday 25 June 2017 we will be hosting our always popular Strawberry Tea.  Taking place from 2pm, please join friends, carers and society members for sandwiches, scones, cake tea and lashings of strawberries and cream. 

Tickets are just £3 an you can pay on the day, but we do need to know you're going to come.

Your June edition of Muscles

Your latest edition of Muscles, featuring

  • Detail of our Family Barbecue - it's going to be lots of fun for everyone
  • News on trials of statins
  • Our intrepid Angela tests the new off-road scooter
  • Fundraising update
  • How to get your new MS Society t-shirt
  • Details of our Strawberry Tea on 25 June

Your April edition of Muscles

After quite some time, your April edition of Muscles. Featuring articles on:

  • An update on our East Perrywoods collection
  • Discriminating taxi drivers
  • An update on daclizumab
  • Our fundraising figures

What's new?