Community News – June/July 21

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Children’s Charity Seeking Mentors

Could you spare an hour or two a week? Would you like to help children and young people in the Solihull area? Children’s charity Mentor Link is recruiting Volunteer Mentors to support children and young people in schools. Due to a current shortage of mentors, particularly in the Solihull area, Mentor Link would like to hear from women and men who would like to support children in schools for around an hour each week. Currently we do have a shortage of male mentors, so we should like to encourage men to come forward, as well as, of course, women. Anyone interested should be a good listener, patient and enjoy working with children and young people. […]

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Savvy Shoppers at ‘The Heart of England Co-operative Society’ Are Bagging Bargains to Help Cut Food Waste

The Heart of England Co-operative Society has joined forces with award-winning and world-first mobile app Gander to enable its customers to snap up cut-price bargains from the shelves and to reduce food waste within its stores. […]

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Old School Community Café Returns to Bulkington Community and Conference Centre

We are so pleased to announce that our community cafe will be returning to the centre from July 2021! Although exact dates are yet to be confirmed, we will be running the cafe on Tuesdays from 12pm – 2pm and Thursdays from 11.30am – 1.30pm, including during the school holidays. […]

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Friendship Project for Children Raising £35K for 35 Years

The Friendship Project for Children, a local Warwickshire based charity, has been helping children in your community since 1986, making 2021 their 35th year. To help celebrate the incredible 35 year journey they are looking to raise £35,000, that’s £1,000 for every year they have been able to work with local children. […]

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What’s Happening at Kenilworth Town Council?

Now that summer has firmly made its presence known with colourful bursts bringing parks and gardens to life, we can all start to enjoy the longer, warmer summer days. […]

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u3a Day on 2nd June Heralds the Return of Fun Times

The last year or so has seen many clubs and societies almost in a state of hibernation. Despite everything, members of Coventry Sherbourne u3a in Wyken, Stoke and surrounding districts have managed to stay connected by using social media, zoom and regular newsletters. […]

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Young Musicians Urge Others to Break Down Barriers to Music Making

National arts-for-social-change charity, Orchestras for All, has released an inspiring new video to mark the launch of its ambitious five-year strategy and encourage others to join its movement. […]

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Imagine Theatre Launch Their Very Own Podcast, Just Imagine

Imagine Theatre, one of the country’s top pantomime producers, are delighted to announce the release of their brand new podcast, Just Imagine. […]

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Entrepreneur Kumar Appointed Trustee of Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

Successful entrepreneur and philanthropist Kumar Muthalagappan OBE has been appointed Trustee of the Coventry UK City of Culture 2021.

Kumar, who lives in Coventry, is one of seven new Trustees appointed to help shape both the delivery of the programme over the coming year and its legacy on the city and wider West Midlands region in the years that follow. […]

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COVID-19, Change, Challenge and Cohort 4

The past year has been challenging for most of us, and so too here at Cohort 4. Whilst many community organisations retracted to telephone helplines only from March 2020, Cohort 4 did the opposite. We rolled up our sleeves and expanded, providing a 7 day a week support service for our group members, some of whom experience loneliness and isolation at the best of times, but even more so with the added anxieties of COVID-19. […]

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