Headway Worcestershire to host first national Acquired Brain Injury Games

Headway Worcestershire to host first national Acquired Brain Injury Games

Local charity Headway Worcestershire is preparing to host the first national Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Games this summer thanks to a £50,000 National Lottery cash boost. The funding is being used for two consecutive years and thereafter the Games will continue bi-annually.  Headway Worcestershire won a share of £385,000 earmarked for communities in the West Midlands to celebrate the Queen’s...

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Worcester children to benefit from recruitment firm’s Easter egg campaign

Worcester children to benefit from recruitment firm’s Easter egg campaign

A Worcester recruitment firm has donated dozens of Easter eggs to the city’s food bank. Staff at city centre jobs specialist GMP Recruitment have collected more than 60 Easter eggs and will be donating the chocolate treats to the foodbank based in Worcester’s Lowesmoor Wharf. Mike Pincott, a director at GMP Recruitment, said: “The treat of a chocolate Easter egg makes a big difference to any...

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Law firm boss steps out stateside for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity

Law firm boss steps out stateside for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity

The managing director of a Midlands law firm will be crossing the Atlantic this month to take part in one of the world’s most famous road races and raise vital funds for the region’s lifesaving flying medics. Neil Lloyd, who leads solicitors’ firm FBC Manby Bowdler, will head to Boston in the USA to compete in the city’s marathon on April 18 in aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity. The...

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Charity netball tournament raises £500 for Primrose Hospice

Charity netball tournament raises £500 for Primrose Hospice

A netball tournament organised by a Bromsgrove law firm has raised £500 for the town’s Primrose Hospice. The event was hosted at Bromsgrove School by mfg Solicitors with 12 companies from across Worcestershire entering teams into the knockout competition which was won by the team from Ormerod Rutter Chartered Accountants. Sarah Ben-Tarifite, a solicitor at mfg Solicitors who organised the event,...

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Brain injury charity in appeal for volunteers

Brain injury charity in appeal for volunteers

A Worcestershire charity supporting adults with acquired brain injuries is looking for more people to join its team. Headway Worcestershire, which is based at The Mill, Gregory’s Mill Street, is seeking new members to join the charity in supporting and improving life for adults with ABIs. Mandie Fitzgerald, chief executive, said: “We’re always on the lookout for new volunteers and would welcome...

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