News & Events

Corporate Golf Event

Corporate Golf Event

Open Road will be hosting a corporate golf event. Details coming soon...

Open Road Presents our Charity Quiz Night!

Open Road Presents our Charity Quiz Night!

Come down to the lovely Courtyard in Chelmsford and spend the night testing your trivia with friends, whilst raising money for our charity, we are also holding a raffle where you can bag yourself some fab prizes!

Recovery Walk – Friday 24th June 2022

Recovery Walk – Friday 24th June 2022

Where: Local to all our Open Road centres (Please contact your local centre for times and location) When: Friday 24th June 2022 Who: Everyone is invited - you can even bring along the family dog. Sign up: All we are asking is for a £3 donation for those taking part,...

Open Road Wins The High Sheriffs’ Shield

Open Road Wins The High Sheriffs’ Shield

We are absolutely delighted to have been awarded The High Sheriffs’ Shield for 2021-22, for the frontline work by our SOS Buses and supporting vulnerable people in Essex.

New IPS Individual Placement Support Service

New IPS Individual Placement Support Service

IPS is a new service that Open Road is delivering across Essex. Its primary goal is to help our service users find and retain employment in the competitive job marketplace.

‘30for30’ Campaign – Target Hit!

‘30for30’ Campaign – Target Hit!

We would like to thank all of those who took part in the campaign. All of the events and challenges, no matter how big or small have all gone towards hitting our target of £30,000.

Open Road Volunteer, Dennis is an MBE!

Open Road Volunteer, Dennis is an MBE!

We are absolutely delighted that SOS Bus Volunteer, Dennis Barnett has been honoured in the Queen’s 2022 New Year’s Honour List with an MBE for his services to vulnerable people in Essex. 

Service User Satisfaction Survey

Service User Satisfaction Survey

We currently reviewing our service user strategy and as part of this review, we would like to gather feedback from those who use our services to help to improve and shape our services.

A Thanksgiving and Celebration Marking Our 30th Anniversary

A Thanksgiving and Celebration Marking Our 30th Anniversary

This year, Open Road celebrates the 30th anniversary of our founding in 1990. We are delighted to invite you and a guest to our Thanksgiving and Celebration event at 7pm on Wednesday 17th November, at Chelmsford Cathedral.

Open Road Founders Walking 30 Miles To Kagyu Samye Ling

Open Road Founders Walking 30 Miles To Kagyu Samye Ling

Our founders Bridie & Richard Ashrowan, will be walking 30 miles to Kagyu Samye Ling, a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery & Centre for World Peace & Health, and back, on Sunday 3rd Oct to raise money for our 30for30 challenge.

Open Road welcomes High Sheriff of Essex, Simon Brice

Open Road welcomes High Sheriff of Essex, Simon Brice

We were delighted to recently welcome the High Sheriff of Essex, Simon Brice to Open Road’s Colchester head office to meet our staff, volunteers and clients, and hear more about our vital work in helping vulnerable people throughout Essex and Medway.