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Run Sutton Park 2019

The excitement and anticipation could be felt all over Sutton Park on Saturday 5th October as participants and supporters gathered together for a great day of activity, fundraising and personal achievements. The day commenced with the cycle event where many of our parkriders rode their way to complete an impressive

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Hosting Birmingham Big Noise

Friday 14th of this month it was Midland Mencaps 70th birthday to celebrate it was a party at the town hall with dance and bands and choirs. I was asked to be the host for the event and without hesitation I said yes, as it would be a really great

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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 If your child is already registered with Midland Mencap then please

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The Midland Mencap Podcast Episode 2 – Councillor John Cotton

On this month’s Podcast Tom Kirby Interviews Councillor John Cotton Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities at Birmingham City Council. They talk through topics such as social inclusion, transport, disability hate crime, Brexit and much more! Listen to the full podcast here

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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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