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Community Services Update – April 2021

Return of Adult Community Activities We are very pleased to be able to share our road map for the start of re-opening our adult community services over spring and look forward to seeing old and new friends coming back. For more information call 0121 427 6404 Dry Ski Slope Skiing

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Top Mental Health Podcasts

If working on your mental wellbeing is a goal and wish of yours in 2021, then a podcast might be best means for you. Podcasts have become a fantastic tool for mental health in the last few years. From shows that make you laugh out loud (literally) to informative pieces,

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Tom Kirby Completing the London Marathon

Hello To all my readers as you know due to the current situation we have found ourselves in I did not think the marathon was going ahead then I found out that a virtual London marathon was going ahead! To be honest I knew it would be hard but for

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Online Poetry Competition

Recently we ran a poetry competition on our social media, asking people to write about their experiences on ‘Coping with Covid-19’ We had a fantastic response and put up a shortlist of entries on Facebook for people to vote for their favourite poem. And the winner is?………………………………………….. Kath Hyslop! Kaths

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Keeping In Touch

Dear colleagues, though everyone is working incredibly hard, and I thank you for everything that you are doing, this email is going out particularly to our frontline colleagues. I ask all of you to think of them, your colleagues are now working in unprecedented times and we must all hold

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North Warwickshire Short Breaks Service

Midland Mencap have some really exciting news to share. We are launching a brand new short breaks service for children with additional needs in North Warwickshire on the 1st of April. Who is this short service for? So this service is for anyone aged 0 and 18 with additional needs

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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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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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