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Brilliant afternoon watching our LND boys firebreak passing out parade. The boys have learnt so much this week! Big thanks to Essex County Fire and Rescue Service for their hard work and great role modelling and to the armed forces covenant fund and Colchester...read more
Great session this evening exploring crime and offending with our 12-14 year old Colchester cohort. We explored types of crime, the impact of crime, who had been a victim of crime, etc. A ‘who done it’ scenario brought out some interesting stereotypes which will need...read more
Today, seven of our LND boys start a weeks firebreak course with Essex Fire and Rescue, Colchester. Here they will learn critical life-skills, such as first aid and essential team work skills, which will help build confidence, resilience and self-esteem. Looking...read more
Fab start back with our Engage Programme this evening. The boys learnt how to make balsa wood planes under the guidance of our lovely mentors, Mick, Nigel, Pete and Derek. The boys loved seeing who could glide them the furthest. Well done all. 👍read more
As the founder of Lads Need Dads I just want to acknowledge my Dad, who passed away this morning. His own relationship with his father was very fractured and he as a boy, man, husband and father, lived out the legacy of this in many ways, impacting many. My Dad’s dad...read more
Awesome evening celebrating two cohorts of boys completing Equip, Engage and Inspire. Great to have the High Sheriff of Essex in attendance to give the boys their awards. Check out the fabulous LND cake!read more
Great last Inspire evening for our Colne and Phillip Morant cohort. The lads had fun trying out Uni hockey and hearing from one of our inspirational mentors reflecting on his army journey from teen to date, and how self belief, goal setting and overcoming adversity,...read more