Coventry Sewers Unite – June/July 20

Throughout our lockdown, people from all over Coventry and Warwickshire started to think about ways they could give something back and help within their communities. We put a plea out to hear from those people around the area who have been sewing tirelessly in an effort to provide scrub bags and headbands for NHS workers on the frontline. […]

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NHS Heroes Poem – June/July 20

NHS Heroes Poem

By Alicia x

Intensive Care Unit Nurse at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

We are called heroes
We are thanked by your claps […]

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King Henry VIII Article – June/July 20

Henry’s Responds to the PPE Challenge!

The Design and Technology Team at Henry’s (Mr Sweetman, Mr Rendle, Mr Phillips and Mr Timson) have been doing their bit for the Coronavirus Crisis through the manufacture of PPE for healthcare workers, care homes and medical professionals who are on the front line in hospitals, GP surgeries and hospices across the West Midlands. […]

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Emily Young Article – June/July 20

Helping Key Workers and Anxiety Sufferers During Covid-19

Ever wondered how you could help during the Covid-19 pandemic? Emily Young from North Warwickshire felt the same.

Inspired by a lady on her Craft Forum on 1st April, she made some NHS uniform wash bags. Posting them on her Facebook sewing page ‘Vintage Country Rose’, she offered them FREE to NHS workers. […]

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Community Makes Face Visors – June/July 20

Community Project Makes Over 15,000 Face Visors

Broken Souls Rescue is a Coventry based non-profit CLG which rescues unwanted or abandoned pets from vets, council pounds and private emergency calls from the general public. We are a volunteer run community project originally funded by The Princes Trust and run solely on donations from the public. […]

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Warwickshire Scrubbers – June/July 20

A Stitch in Time to Save Lives in Front Line Pandemic Battle

The ‘make do and mend’ spirit is coming to the fore in the battle against the coronavirus thanks to a community initiative aimed at offering direct help to NHS workers on the front line. […]

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Balsall Common Sewing Circle Sews For The NHS – June/July 20

Soon after Coronavirus/Covid19 reared its ugly head, I read a request on a Facebook post asking for ‘scrubs bags’. Staff working on the frontline would change out of their dirty uniforms and scrubs and place them into a bag that would be carried home. It was suggested that they were then put into the boot of their car and thrown lockstock into their washing machine. The idea was to reduce the chances of cross contamination and protect themselves and their families. […]

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Beauty Article – April/May 20

Easy Eco Beauty by Kate Duggan

Trying to do your bit for the planet? Switching to eco-friendly toiletries is an easy place to start… […]

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Beauty Article – February/March 20

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas by Kate Duggan

From sustainable beauty to the softest make-up brushes and homemade bath bombs, there’s plenty of ideas to choose from to surprise your Mum for Mother’s Day. […]

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Health Column – February/March 20

Snoring: It’s No Laughing Matter by Dr Daisy Mae

Forget ‘unreasonable behaviour’ – snoring is now recognised to be a top reason for divorce – along with fishing and becoming vegetarian!

20 million Brits claim they are sleep deprived by their partner’s snoring, reported The Sun in 2017. […]

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