Community News – August/September 20

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An ‘Enchanting Walk’ to Remember Loved Ones Returns to Birmingham this Autumn  

Warm hearted individuals are being invited to take a walk, in memory of their loved ones this October, at a special autumnal, evening stroll organised by a local charity, Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice. […]

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The Heart of England Co-operative Society Hands £2,500 to Nuneaton, Bedworth and District Mencap Society

The Nuneaton, Bedworth and District Mencap Society has received a surprise windfall of £2,500 thanks to shoppers at the Heart of England Co-operative Society. […]

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Two Young Children Complete a 350 Mile Cycle Challenge!

At the start of lockdown, two children from the Warwick District, Grace, 9 and Sam, 6, started a 350 mile cycle challenge to be completed by the end of May with the aim of raising £500 for The Friendship Project for Children. Little did they know it was going to be the sunniest month since records began and they would be battling the heat too! […]

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What’s Happening at Kenilworth Town Council?

Since the last “Your Call” was released Kenilworth Town Council have written to Warwick District Council to request that the Leisure Facilities Plan be revised to address several concerns that residents have brought to our attention. […]

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Backtrack: Create it, Share it, Save Lives – Competition!

There are many statistics associated with lockdown. One that has worried many is this – in the first month of lockdown, trespassing on Britain’s railways increased by 25%. With the prospect of a long summer ahead, that number must be brought down. […]

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Coventry Residents Urged to Have Their Say and Back Defending the City’s Green Fields

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street and Coventry Conservative Councillors are backing a new website and petition which aims to block thousands of homes being built on precious Coventry greenbelt – by making council chiefs review the city’s Local Plan. […]

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Local Women’s Peer Support Service ‘Cohort 4’ Receives the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Cohort 4, a group of volunteers based in Atherstone, North Warwickshire, have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK, known as the MBE for voluntary service. […]

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Pam, an Older Friend volunteer with the Warwickshire based Friendship Project for Children, was also a volunteer for Big Brother/Big Sister in the USA in the 1980’s. This American Project was the concept on which The Friendship Project for Children was started here in Warwickshire in 1986. Here is her journey from being a volunteer in her mid-twenties to now in retirement. […]

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Community News – June/July 20

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Local Disabled Woman ‘Steps Up’ to Help Raise Vital Funds for Charity that has Supported her for the Last Decade

Zia Clayton, who has Cerebral Palsy and Lupus, has been riding with Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) for ten years as a form of therapy to ensure she stays mobile and supple. Riding allows her to take part in a sport where she feels equal and can achieve and compete against others across the UK, having previously competed at the RDA National Championships based at Hartpury College. […]

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Why the NHS should be Awarded the George Cross, by Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands

Across the area, local people tried their best to ensure the 75th anniversary of VE Day was not completely disrupted by a new enemy – coronavirus. With social distancing in place, they brought out the bunting to celebrate an event that links us to a past generation who faced another great national test. […]

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