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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]