By Austeja Treinyte
Colchester-based charity Lepra is celebrating this week as 11 runners have completed the London Marathon raising over £20,000.
The runners raised money by holding quizzes, casino nights and even running their own fundraisers on Facebook to help transform the lives of people affected by leprosy. Continue reading Runners raise £21k to beat leprosy
By Emily Bickers
On Thursday 11 April Jake, Jake’s family and I set off for a week in Corfu for Jake’s Dad’s 60th birthday. With a total of nine people in tow we were good to go.
We were due to arrive at our accommodation later on that evening so it was going to be a long day. We arrived at about 10pm that night and I wont lie, I was freezing. Where can I get a cup of tea. Continue reading Our break in Corfu
By Jaimie-Paige Tucker
When school holidays come around, the question is always: “What do we do to fill the time?” And in half term, we decided to take my siblings to London Zoo.
It’s been several years since I’d been to a zoo, let alone London Zo, but it was not a disappointment. The Zoo is the perfect place for all ages: there are so many different areas and activities for everyone. Continue reading A trip to the zoo
By Sarah Dickson
Over Easter I stayed in my grandparents’ house in Fuerteventura. Over six days, as well as sun bathing – obviously (although it doesn’t look like it now) – I did a lot of exploring of the island.
On the first day I walked up what is known as Chipmunk Hill in Caleta De Fuste, which was a very long walk but so worth it, the views were amazing. Continue reading A week in the Canaries