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New inclusive play area and Changing Places facility in Walton-on-the-Naze

03 July 2018
Play area at Walton on the Naze

The opening of a new inclusive play area and accessible Changing Places facility in Walton-on-the-Naze is enabling children and young people with disabilities to have fun and enjoy the great outdoors.

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The Essex Family Forum Launches

12 February 2018
Short Breaks team at the Family Forum launch event

The new Essex parent/carer forum Essex Family Forum officially launched last week the 7th of February.

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New Short Breaks 2018 brochure now available

08 December 2017
picture of young children enjoying time with friends at the seaside

Short Breaks brochure 2018 now available

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New Changing Places facility for Colchester Library

24 November 2017
cutting the ribbon to open the changing places facility with people and mayor in the background

The latest Changing Places facility was officially opened at Colchester Library today the 23rd of November will help to transform accessibility for children and young people with a disability, allowing families to enjoy all the fun the Library has to offer without the added worry of whether there will be suitable facilities for their child.

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Life’s a beach! Families have fun down by the Clacton coast

01 September 2017
Two smiling women pushing a young boy in a wheelchair on a beach

Children and young people enjoy performances and activities at family fun day at the seaside.

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Join us for family fun day in Clacton on 30th August

20 July 2017
Father walking with his daughter on a beach

Come along and enjoy a fun-filled day by the seaside with Short Breaks and Action for Children.

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New Changing Places facility supports children and young people with disabilities in Harlow

07 March 2017
Boy in a wheelchair in an accessible toilet

The opening of a new £105,000 accessible Changing Places facility in Harlow is enabling children and young people with disabilities to have fun and enjoy the great outdoors.

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