Month: April 2019

Autism Anglia Conference and Information Day

On Thursday 27th June 2019, Autism Anglia will be hosting a Conference & Information day at the University of Essex in Colchester.

There will be a full day of talks, Q&A session, interactive workshops and a marketplace packed with autism services and information. They day is suitable for:

  • Individuals, parents and carers
  • Education, Health, Social and Public sector professionals

Tickets from £20 – £50.

Visit the autism anglia website for ticket sales and full details of the day. For all enquiries, call 01206 577678


Easter Gift Guide


It’s time to hop to it and burrow into Lion Walk’s egg-cellent Easter gift guide, bursting with Easter treats that will last much longer than the season and keep your loved ones busy over the holidays.


Minnie’s Boutique

Lovely Easter pastels. Shop the just landed Blue Knitted Heart Top as seen on the gorgeous Billie Faiers (£30.00).


Paul James Hairdressing

Treat him to a fresh spring trim from Paul James Hairdressing, with prices starting from as little as £13.00! (£13.00 – £24.00).


We all know the most important date to keep in our diaries this spring… treat the biggest Game of Thrones fan you know to these impressive mugs from Primark, there’s always time for tea (£5.00 each).



The easiest way to send Easter wishes is with a thoughtful card. This set of 6 adorable chick and bunny fluffy Easter cards will warm your loved ones’ hearts (£3.00).


The Lion Café, Bar & Bistro

Enjoying a spring stroll? Treat your friends and family to a coffee in The Lion Café, Bar & Bistro, a favourite rest stop for Lion Walk shoppers.


River Island

Step into warmer weather, lighter nights and beautiful footwear. She’ll love these Navy Stripe Bow Sliders from River Island (£35.00)!


The Body Shop

Say ‘thanks, honey’ with the kindest of gift bags including products designed for dry and sensitive skin. Tucked up in this beauty bag is The Body Shop gentle almond milk and honey shower gel, body butter and hand cream, both enriched with organic almond milk from Spain (£12.00).



Thorntons has been producing incredible chocolate Easter Eggs for almost 100 years, which is why Easter isn’t Easter without Thorntons! With something for everyone, you are sure to find the perfect egg for your loved ones.


WH Smith

The perfect book to take along with you on your Easter adventures, this stylish Zoella paperback notebook is perfect for jotting down dreams, ideas and favourite memories (£6.49).


New Look

Nothing says ‘Hello Easter’ like fresh florals. This pink milkmaid dress is perfect for spoiling your special lady, just add afternoon tea and some spring sunshine for the perfect day-date (£27.99).



Put a spring in his step with the tan premium soft suede upper loafers with gold snaffle detail from Topman! He’ll be looking suave for the Easter celebrations (£65.00).


Holland & Barrett

Each of these cute chocolate bars are perfectly made for vegan families, from Moo Free’s multi-award winning dairy free rice milk chocolate! They taste just like a delicious quality milk chocolate (£0.99).


Dear Grace

How beautiful are these Gold Spot Wooden Eggs from Dear Grace? They make the perfect Easter gift for a loved one (£7.50).



With over 1200 beads, 4 design cards, bead storage and a bead tray, the Ezee Beads 3D animal’s game is sure to get the kids creative spirit going in the Easter holidays (£18.06).


So, whilst the flowers are blooming, the eggs are hidden and the smell of sweet treats are in the air, these gifts can make Easter super special. Manage to pick up any of these goodies? Let us know on our social media!

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Essex Wildlife Trust

Would you like to help your local wildlife and improve your sustainability? Join Essex Wildlife Trust on Tuesday 28th May, from 10am – 3pm to find out more about their recycling schemes, and discover fascinating wildlife treasures from all over!

They are also seeking your help by donating various recycling friendly products (see poster) and offering face painting!