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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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Parkride

Midland Mencap is celebrating after being awarded £343,465 of National Lottery funding from Sport England to help low income families of children with Special Educational Need and/or Disabilities (SEND) in Birmingham get active with their children. Four out of five primary school children do not get the recommended amount of

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Inspired by Helen Scott

Over the weekend Sophie Thornhill and Helen Scott won gold and broke a world record at the Rio UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships! Read more about their success on the British Cycling website. Read below how winning a Helen Scott signed shirt has inspired a young person at Midland Mencap

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In light of the Oxfam scandal

In light of the Oxfam scandal Midland Mencap wishes to assure customers, funders, donors and the general public that we apply the highest standards with regard to both safeguarding and the supervision of our staff. When incidents occur these are reported to the relevant agencies and are subject to full

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World Inclusion Congress 2018 in Birmingham

Midland Mencap are exceptionally proud to be partners of Inclusion International, Inclusion Europe and Mencap in delivering the 17th World Congress from the 30th May – 1st June 2018 in Birmingham. The theme of the World Congress is Learn, Inspire, Lead and will be the largest gathering of self-advocates, families,

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Coventry Mencap joins Midland Mencap

BREAKING NEWS: Midland Mencap is delighted to confirm that the members of Coventry Mencap have voted unanimously to join with Midland Mencap. This is an exciting time to be working together in Coventry with the city becoming City of Culture in 2021. We will now start to consult with learning

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Social care at ‘tipping point’ as back pay crisis grows, warn councils

For many charities, including a significant number in Birmingham and across the West Midlands the back pay liability runs to tens of thousands of pounds. Most of these organisations they neither have the reserves or income to make provision in their budget setting. This is not scaremongering, without urgent Government

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Opening Times over Christmas

Here are all the opening times over Christmas and the new year for Alcester Road (Head Office), The Enterprise Hub and The Walsall Disability Hub. Alcester Road (Head Office): ClosedMonday ClosedTuesday Open Wednesday and Thursday 8am – 5pm Open Friday 8am – 4pm The Enterprise Hub: Open Wednesday 27th December

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