Mr Colin Stevens

Charity details

Essex Wildlife Trust Limited

Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity. It has more than 34,000 members, manages and protects over 8,200 acres of land on 87 nature reserves, 2 nature parks and runs 10 visitor centres. The aim of Essex Wildlife Trust is to Protect Wildlife for the Future and for the people of Essex. 

It is supported financially by members, local businesses and grant making organisations. It is one of the largest of the 47 county wildlife trusts that work together throughout the British Isles as The Wildlife Trusts.

Essex Wildlife Trust was established in 1959 and has grown from strength to strength, always striving to protect wildlife for the future and for the people of Essex.

Registered Number 210065

Canine Partners For Independence

Our assistance dogs are trained to meet the needs of individuals with even the most complex physical disabilities. We currently help adults aged 18 and over (both civilians and former service personnel) who have a physical disability or condition that affects their daily life and limits their independence.

Some of the disabilities and conditions we work with are:

  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spinal injuries and head injuries
  • Stroke
  • Osteoarthritis and scoliosis
  • Arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Friedrich’s ataxia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Spina bifida
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bones)

We are working in partnership with Help for Heroes, The Royal British Legion and other services organisations to provide assistance dogs for veterans and those wounded in service.

Registered Number 803680

Messages of condolence

In memory of Colin, with warmest wishes from June and Family

Mrs June Rogers

A wonderful husband, father and grandad. We will all miss you so much.

Mrs Jill Stevens

We feel so very lucky to have known you Colin- fun, open-hearted, and adventurous- always good company. Both you & Jill have always made both Solo & me so welcome in your home and for that we are so very grateful to you both. I will miss our chats and your lovely hugs, and I know Solo will too!..You always said he was 'The worlds biggest lap dog!'..and my gosh it always made me laugh how he would pour out his heart to you in song and snuggles when he was with you..He absolutely adored your company..Thankyou for so many lovely memories ..You will be missed so very much xxx

Miss Nix Illes

Rest in peace

Mrs Rita Franklin

Deepest sympathies to all the family. Colin was a lovely guy.

Mr Gurdip Gill

Our condolences to Jill and family.

Mr & Mrs Erica and Tony Gallagher

with many fond memories of Colin and his dogs. Liz

Mrs Elizabeth Tucker