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Give or Take Days Coming up:


Thursday 23rd August
10am - 3pm
High Chelmer outdoor kiosk, behind JJB sports, one side facing the market and the other side facing Bellmead park. Chelmsford

Give or Take item swapping event, please bring along your unwanted good quality items for your chance to swap them for something you might like.
We will not be accepting any broken items, food stuffs, or electricals. If people wish to bring large items to the event please contact the recycling team beforehand on: 0845 603 7625 or
We would particularly like books, dvds, computer games, children's toys and children's books.
Any leftover items will be donated to the Chelmsford Community Charity Shop.

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Welcome to the new Essex Give or Take web site. Give or Take is a way of getting rid of things you don't need or looking for things you do. You can give away something, look at what others have to give away, or place an ad for something you need.

You can search either by category using the list on the left, or by area using the postcode search option below.

Look for what people have to offer using the sections listed on the left or search for all items available within a selected distance to your house:

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or Looking for something? Place an ad here
or Giving something? Place an ad here

The Give or Take Essex website is supported by:
en-form the Colchester Environment Centre
Essex Community Recycling and Reuse Network (ECORRN)
Essex County Council

The Project has been funded by:
The National Lottery - Awards For All Scheme
ECORRN - Seedcorn Fund

Contact Us

15 Church Walk

Tel: 01206 367776
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