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Midland Mencap’s Top Christmas Movies!

It’s that time again, folks. The weather has turned colder, it’s getting darker earlier and you can’t help but be bombarded with Christmas music everywhere you go. But the debate on everyone’s mind around the office is ‘what is the best Christmas film?’ Whilst there are so many to choose

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The Insight: Caring for Birmingham’s Families

Midland Mencap is one of the region’s leading learning disability charities with a strong, respected, and established reputation for excellence and innovation. Employees span across the West Midlands, with a vast variety of roles and daily routines. No two days are the same and neither are the positions we offer

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The Insight: Where Volunteering and Strategy Meet

The team at Midland Mencap is ever-expanding, changing and developing. It’s a common occurrence in the Pinewood office to meet new members of our wider, growing team. But there was one introduction that had us all even more excited than usual. Enter… Kate Webber, our new Volunteer Manager. We had

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The Insight: Where Passion, Sport and Development Meet

This September, we’re bringing you the insight to our Business Development Manager, Laura Gilmour. From being one of the leads for the Sutton Park Challenge, to having a passion for people and applying for grants on behalf of Midland Mencap, Laura’s role is multi-faceted, busy yet rewarding. Join us as

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Experience of The Sutton Park Challenge

With this year’s Sutton Park Challenge fast approaching, we’re excited to announce we have two returning runners taking part! Tim and Millie both took part in our 2019 run and are back to join in all the race day fun again. In 2019 Tim Livesley came first in the 10k

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Community Services Update – August 2021

The Community team are incredibly excited to see restrictions lift, allowing them to get back out providing activities across the west midlands! Check out below what they’ve been up to. MEET THE STAFF: This month we welcomed our new Sports Officer to the Communities Team. Shakeil Barratt will be working

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Picture of Pam on her bike in woodgate Valley Country Park

Pam’s parkride Journey

For about 18 months my husband and I have enjoyed cycling in Woodgate Valley with the team from Mencap. During lockdown new paths were installed in Woodgate and this has been a remarkable transformation. We always enjoyed riding up and down the path and it was good exercise in the

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Front Line Support during Covid-19

Our frontline support staff have been superhero’s throughout the last year and a half hear first hand from a family member how the housing care and support workers have managed to continued to give the best support to Angela regardless of the circumstance. “I just wanted to write to ask

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Community Hub Update – June 2021

In April, community coordinators Kay and Tess gave an online presentation to students from Queen Alexandra College , giving a talk about life after college. Students were able to watch the presentation on zoom and it was also streamed on youtube so that people all across Birmingham and potentially the

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