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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Citizens Advice Column – June/July 20

Lifting The Covid 19 ‘Lockdown’ – What To Look Out For

At the time of writing the government has announced its provisional timetable for the gradual unwinding of the Covid-19 driven ‘lockdown’.

With many having suffered a health shock, an income shock and a social shock there now seems to be some light at the end of the tunnel. However, the government is finding the process of lifting the lockdown much more complicated than imposing it. In response to potential confusion and anxiety that has already started to emerge here are some brief tips on what to ‘keep your eye on’. […]

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Captain Tom Article – June/July 20

Captain Tom Moore Has Raised Over £32m for NHS Charities Together

Captain Tom Moore has raised over £32m for NHS Charities Together by taking part in a “100th Birthday Walk”. In April this year the war veteran set out a goal of raising £1,000 for the NHS by walking 100 laps of his garden. His aim was to complete the 100 laps before his 100th birthday which took place on 30th April. […]

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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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Blue Daisy Garden Diary – June/July 20

Potty About Pots by Nicki Jackson

There are any number of reasons why you might choose to put plants into pots but for the purposes of this article we’re going to be coming at the wonderful world of container planting from a garden design perspective. […]

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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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Horoscopes by Christine Chalklin – June/July 20

Your Horoscopes for June and July 2020 by Astrologer Christine Chalklin

As I write this I have no idea if the lockdown will be over, it’s looking like a phased exit strategy will be announced soon. I’m sure we all hope so, as it has been such a difficult and challenging time for us all and we are longing to see family and friends. […]

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VE Day – Stay at Home Victory Party Ideas – May 20

When VE Day dawns on 8th May 2020 it will be 75 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the war in Europe. Years of carnage and destruction had come to an end and millions of people took to the streets and pubs to celebrate peace, mourn their loved-ones and to hope for the future, but not forgetting those still in conflict until 15th August when it was announced that Japan had surrendered unconditionally to the Allies, effectively ending World War II. […]

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