Students from The University of Essex volunteer at Wellies-On

These days it’s all to easy to say that students just layabout all day and only care about Instagram and Snapchat!  We have proof that this isn’t the case. We knew it wasn’t but we have photographic evidence to back this up. Last week we held our regular monthly volunteer day and we were overrun (in the nicest possible way!) with students from The

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See our goats #cheerforgood for @wellieson

Are you on Twitter? If so, would you be willing to send a tweet (or two) and use both our Twitter name – @wellieson  – and the hashtag #cheerforgood We are excited to be part of Starbucks annual fundraiser. You may remember how well we did last year with redcupcheer and we’re keen to match that this year. All you need to do is

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We’re part of the Essex Lottery – buy a ticket or two!

We are delighted to announce that we’re now part of the Essex Lottery. Tickets cost just £1 per week and you could win prizes of up to £25,000! 50% of all tickets sold go to us and 10% goes to other great causes in Essex. To buy your tickets just go to   Thank you in advance for your support. It really means a

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Vote for Wellies-On in the Aviva Community Awards

We are so excited that we are part of the Aviva Community Awards. The Aviva Community Fund will finance over 500 projects across four different fund levels and four categories, giving awards to communities throughout the UK. We have entered the Health and Wellbeing category so we can extend our work via our flat pack farm initiative. “We take it for granted that we can

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Grow your tenner

Grow your tenner is an initiative by LocalGiving and we are excited to be a part of it. It’s really straight forward – you make a donation and they’ll match that donation up to £10. It’s an amazing way of doubling small donations and without donations, we wouldn’t be able to help as many people as we do. In the last twelve months, Wellies-On

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Flat pack farm – more photos

We’ve just received some more photos from our fabulous day with our Flat Pack Farm at Richard de Clare school in Halstead. You can read more about the day and what the children had to say about their experiences here or just look at how happy the children are in these photos as they learnt all about our animals. Thanks to East of England Co-Op for supplying

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Half way through the 30 day shred

Wow. WOW. WOW!!!! The farm girls have made it half way through their thirty day shred. They are just little bit competitive on how much water they are drinking, with Rachel edging ahead today. This is a departure from the norm and something she’s very proud of. And not shy in telling us about! The challenge last week was particularly difficult – 8 lots

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Flat Pack Farm On The Road

We had a wonderful day with our Flat Pack Farm at Richard de Clare school in Halstead. The Wellies-On Flat Pack Farm brings the farm yard to you complete with chickens, goats, Shetland pony, sheep, farm dogs and more. Each visit is different as we tailor make it to your needs. We take care of all the logistics and we bring our qualified members

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30 day shred – the 8th day report!

For the last week the Farm Team have seen the sunrise at 6.30ish every morning. The lack rain has made this a lot easier than you might think! They all report better sleep, better focus and generally just feeling better. So far so good Their trusty water bottles go everywhere with them – it’s the only way to ensure they can down three litres

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If you go down to the woods for the next 30 days…

Here at Wellies-On we are big believers in taking a holistic approach to health and well-being. With that in mind, three members of staff – Ellie, Katie and Rachel – have thrown themselves into a thirty day challenge of exercise, healthy eating and mindfulness. They began this morning with a yoga session at the yawn inducing time of six thirty in the morning. Yes,

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