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In case you missed it: five Essex stories from the past week

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PHOTO: Eric Etchart

At InYourArea, we love the local and aim to bring you as much community news as possible each week.

This weekly recap features a selection of some of the news from Essex that we shared about your community that you may have missed between September 27 and October 3.

Boreham primary school principal tackles fourth London marathon disguised as queen

Ian Bowyer with his daughter Evie

Boreham Primary School principal Ian Bowyer will turn heads as he takes on the Virgin Money London Marathon disguised as a queen in October.

This is his fourth marathon for the Sick Children’s Trust, although he has vowed never to do a marathon again.

To read the full story, click here.

Witham School Leavers Benefit from Delayed Start

School leavers enjoyed the fairground rides

The Grade 11 alumni of New Rickstones Academy in Witham had a disappointing end to their studies this summer due to coronavirus restrictions.

Fortunately, they were recently treated to a full day of celebrations which ended with their graduation party in the evening.

To read the full story, click here.

Fundraising campaign launched to restore forest ruined by 4×4 activity in Kelvedon Hatch

Let’s Get Out CIC allows children to enjoy the outdoors

It’s always uplifting to see people come together to create more positive experiences for others.

We spoke with Duncan from Let’s Get Out CIC who started a CrowdFunder to restore the woods at Kelvedon Hatch for outdoor educational projects.

Their first order of business is to secure the perimeter to prevent further damage to the site from the illegal use of motor vehicles.

To read the full story, click here.

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity hosts monthly social group for men in Hatfield Peverel

Phil Morris, Ken Perry, Daz Liversidge and Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Center Coordinator Hazel Keane

Men who have been touched by cancer, whether it’s a diagnosis or caring for a loved one, have a new place to go to voice their worries and concerns.

The Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Center in Hatfield Peverel hosts a men’s social group every first Thursday of the month.

To read the full story, click here.

David and Tom enjoyed the day of celebration. PHOTO: Eric Etchart

A nursing home company recently organized a day of celebration for its staff, service users and their families.

To recognize the accomplishments of their service users, the hard work of staff and the support of families during the pandemic, Zero Three Care Homes hosted a day of fairground attractions, karaoke and games for everyone to enjoy.

To read the full story, click here.

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