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Saturday, 30 June 2018

Who Do I Call?


Armed Forces Day June 30th 2018 - CLOSING DATE FOR APPLYING FOR FREE TRANSPORT IS WEDNESDAY 27TH JUNE!










































THERE WILL BE A FREE COACH AVAILABLE TO AND FROM THE EVENT.
 TO BOOK YOUR SEATS CALL INTO THE ARMY WELFARE SERVICE OFFICE AND COMPLETE THE NECESSARY PAPERWORK.

Friday, 22 June 2018

What's On This Weekend


Fri- Health Walk at High Woods Country Park 11am, free.

Sat- Country Park Wild Walk High Woods Country Park 10.30am & 1pm, free.

Sat- Park Run Castle Park & Cudmore Grove Mersea Island. A 5km timed run 9am, free to take part but need to register before first run.

Sat- Super Hero Treasure Hunt, pick up a map in Culver Square, free.

Sat- From Camulodunum to Colchester guided walking tour from Colchester Visitor Centre 11am, fee payable.

Sat- Guided Tractor Tour of Tiptree Fruit Farms at Wilkin & Sons, 1.30pm & 2.30pm fee payable.

Sat/Sun- 13th Colchester Food & Drink Festival in Castle Park 10am-5pm £4 adults.  Free parking in Kings Meadow.

Sat/Sun- Kids Club at Colchester Odeon 10am.

Sun- Ardleigh Boot Fair from 6am, fee payable.


What's New at Colchester Zoo

Throughout the day many of our encounters will be
British sign language interpreted with opportunities to
try alternative activities, handling, and themed sensory touch
and smell tables, this truly is an event for everyone!*

*Please note this event includes attendance by third parties and we cannot guarantee their presence.
We’re pleased to announce that we have welcomed a number
of penguin chicks! 


The arrivals hatched out in April & May within our two penguin groups!
Our young aardvark has been confirmed as male and his keepers have since called him Ottis!
Ottis was born on the 23rd March to Mum Oq and Dad Afer!
FIND OUT MORE
READ MORE HERE
We are inviting our valued Zoo Passholders to 
see the zoo in a different light on the 7th July 2018.


Our doors will open from 7.30am exclusively to our valid passholder’s
with a number of special animal breakfasts and demonstrations! 

Buy a Zoo Pass today to attend this exclusive event!
*Exclusive passholder ONLY event
BUY NOW

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Take Five: Are you Too Smart to Be Scammed?




Think you’re too smart to be scammed? Think again. Most people think they wouldn’t fall for a fraudulent text or email, but criminals are more sophisticated than ever.
Take Five is a national awareness campaign led by FFA UK (part of UK Finance), backed by Her Majesty’s Government which urges you to stop and consider whether the situation is genuine – to stop and think if what you’re being told really makes sense. The website contains a great deal of useful information.

STOP AND THINK

Requests to move money: A genuine bank or organisation will never contact you out of the blue to ask for your PIN, full password or to move money to another account. Only give out your personal or financial details to use a service that you have given your consent to, that you trust and that you are expecting to be contacted by. 

Clicking on links/files: Don’t be tricked into giving a fraudster access to your personal or financial details. Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected email or text.

Personal information: Always question uninvited approaches in case it’s a scam. Instead, contact the company directly using a known email or phone number.

Take this TEST to see if you can spot the scammers

Childcare Vouchers - Only 3 months left



Time is running out - the MOD Childcare Voucher Scheme is closed to new entrants from 5 October 2018
There is still time to join, but parents must apply soon as childcare vouchers are closed to new entrants from the 5 October 2018, so a deduction has to be made by the September pay period.
​Please visit www.modchildcare.co.uk for further information.

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Go Outdoors Support Armed Forces Day with a special discount for 23rd June - 8th July


Cotswold Outdoor Increase Military Discount for Armed Forces Day


Toby Carvery Invite Military Personnel for a FREE Meal on Armed Forces Day Saturday 30th June

Toby Carvery invites military personnel to rally the troops and join them for a FREE meal on Armed Forces Day
Toby Carvery is inviting military personnel to rally the troops and join them for a free breakfast or carvery meal* on Saturday 30th June 2018! The special Armed Forces Day offer is open to all military personnel, ranging from serving troops and reserves to veterans and cadets, and is Toby’s way of thanking these heroes for everything they do.

All eligible recipients have to do is visit the Toby Carvery website and download their voucher, which they can present at their local restaurant alongside their military ID or veteran’s card to receive a free breakfast or carvery meal.

Toby Carvery’s ongoing partnership with The Royal British Legion has seen the restaurant continue to support the charity through fundraising initiatives, and the restaurant have added a special charity pudding to its menus, donating 25p from each Jam and Coconut Sponge sale to The Legion.

To download your Armed Forces Day voucher, book a table or find out more about the offer, visit: https://www.tobycarvery.co.uk/armed-forces.

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For more information please contact Alana Castle at spottydog communications via email on alana@spottydogcommunications or call on 0121 726 8368.

Notes to Editor
  • This offer is available across all Toby Carverys. Click here to search for your closest Toby Carvery.
  • *Terms and conditions: One free main meal or breakfast will be given on presentation of a voucher and a military ID card. Only one free meal will be given per person. Excludes King Size. This offer will only available on 30th June 2018 at Toby Carvery restaurants.

Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Military Discount