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Children and Young Persons Trip and Activity Opportunities

These trips and courses are suitable for young people with mild to moderate needs who can be supported in a small group setting. For further information about any of the opportunities please call 0121 256 1500 or email Deborah.Mcgarvey@Midlandmencap.org.uk PLEASE BOOK USING THE ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM Thursday 18th April –

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Pros and Cons of Social Media

Hello and welcome back to all my readers to this month’s blog for you. This month will be about social media and how it can be positive for people but also can be a negative experience. There are lots of ways to use social media be this sharing photos and

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Review of the Year- Tom Kirby

Hello everyone for today’s blog I want to look back on 2018. This has been for me first of all a year I’ll never forget! I’ll always remember the first time I became part of the Midland Mencap flyers hockey team from someone who never done any social sports apart

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Volunteering at The Real Junk Food Project

Hello everyone and welcome to this month’s blog! Today I want to talk to you about the place I volunteer at The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham and how it has helped my mental health. The Junk Food Project is a global network of Pay As You Feel concepts with

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Running my first race

Hi everyone and welcome back to my monthly blog for Midland Mencap this month I’m going to talk about my experience of starting up running and taking part in my first ever race! If you would have said a few weeks ago that my mom would be watching me play

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Tom Kirby’s First Monthly blog

Hi, my name is Tom Kirby and welcome to the first monthly blog for Midland Mencap! I live in Birmingham and have been with Midland Mencap for 3 years now and have been part of their Flyerz Hockey Team for 2 years you can read about my thoughts on our

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the joys of accessible cycling with parkride

We’ve had an amazing 1st summer at the parkride project from endless days of sunshine to endless numbers of families taking part in this amazing offer of fun free and flexible accessible cycling that everyone can get involved in regardless of need. Its not just families who are benefiting either

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SUPER HALF-TERM ADVENTURES

Powering into Queen Alexandra College on ‘Superhero Day,’ I was impressed to see an assembly of young marvels engrossed in a variety of activities. Monitoring the scene from mid-point was Big Robot Head, an immense technological skull brought to life by staff and superkids in a display of fearless innovation.

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Birmingham Multi-Care Merger

The Trustee Boards of both Midland Mencap and Birmingham Multi-Care are delighted to announce that the two organisations have agreed to work together with the acquisition of Birmingham Multi-Care Services by Midland Mencap. Going forward, and prior to a full merger Birmingham Multi-Care Services will continue to operate as a

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Celebration of Coventry Mencap

On Saturday 23rd June the members of Coventry Mencap held a celebration party to reflect on decades of family carer activism in the city as they marked their merger with Midland Mencap. It was fitting that so many of the family carers were present who had campaigned and fought for

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