Community News February/March 18

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The Tree House Bookshop, Kenilworth

The Tree House is a second-hand bookshop and arts venue.  Our aim is to draw people together through books and the other arts.  We sell second-hand books, CDs and DVDs, all of which are donated, and that’s the core of what we do – the chief aim is to keep books in circulation, accessible on the high street, affordable, and to promote a love of reading as something healthy to the local community and to society at large.  […]

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What’s Happening at Kenilworth Town Council?

Kenilworth Town Council holds various Shop Window Competitions in the town centre throughout the year – however the Christmas one is by far the hardest to judge! Cllr Pat Cain chose the winners and Kate Dickson, Kenilworth Mayor 2017/18 and Jeremy Wright MP presented the winners with their prizes. Well done to everyone who entered and contributed towards the town looking wonderfully festive – Tree House Bookshop created an eye catching and unusual window to secure first prize! […]

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Shirley Primary School Does ‘5k Their Way’ for Local Hospice

A Solihull primary school swapped textbooks for trainers last month to help raise £700 for a local charity.

Pupils at Haslucks Green Junior School took part in ‘5k Your Way’ – a new campaign created by Birmingham St Mary’s – which aims to raise heart rates, as well as vital awareness and funds for the Hospice.  […]

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Local Sailors Rewarded for Outstanding Commitment

Two local sailors were rewarded for their outstanding commitment to their sport as they were honoured with RYA Volunteer Awards by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, at the RYA’s annual awards ceremony at One Great George Street, London on Friday 24th November. […]

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Update on Christmas Tree Festival at Ryton Methodist Church

The 12th annual Christmas Tree Festival took place in December 2017 at Ryton Methodist Church in Bulkington. The theme this year was travel, and we had 29 trees of varying shapes and sizes covering lots of aspects of travel, including types of travel, places of travel and travels of various people. […]

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Nuneaton Basketball Club Slam Dunks a New Kit!

A community basketball club in Nuneaton is celebrating after netting a new kit, thanks to a donation from a unique sporting campaign.

The newly formed U13s team of the Nuneaton Predators Basketball Club has received a brand-new kit, worth £750, from the GFORCE Grassroots Campaign which aims to provide financial support to help sports teams and clubs from across the Midlands achieve their aspirations. […]

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Ansley Church Christmas Tree Festival Update

The 2017 Christmas Tree Festival at St. Laurence’s will long be remembered as the one with not a single decent day of weather for people to come out of their homes and come and see the trees. Heavy mist and drizzle for the first weekend, hard frost and snow for the second, and the third started icy and was then wet. However, it was a wonderful event with many lovely comments. A warm drink and mince pie was an attraction if time permitted. […]

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Are You Looking For a New Challenge?

Do you want to help children in need? And could you spare just a few hours a week? If so, the Friendship Project for Children may just have the opportunity for you.

We are a local befriending charity working with vulnerable and disadvantaged children throughout Warwickshire for over 30 years. We do this by matching a child in need with a volunteer who then supports that child through 1-to-1 activities.  […]

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Clare Woods, Reality Dimmed, Exhibition Comes to Mead Gallery at Warwick Arts Centre

An exhibition of new work by renowned British painter Clare Woods comes to Coventry’s Mead Gallery from Saturday 6th January to Saturday 10th March 2018. […]

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Planning is Well Under Way for the 2018 Earlsdon Festival

Planning for the Earlsdon Festival which takes place on Monday 7th May is well underway. Earlsdon Street will be turned into an on-street market with nearly 70 stalls and there will be two dedicated performance areas. These provide an ideal stage for local musicians, dancers and sports clubs to showcase their talents to the thousands of festival goers. […]

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