Flagship community hub announced

Flagship community hub announced

A VIBRANT new facility bringing the community together under one roof is to open in Stratford-upon-Avon in the autumn. It is the first stage in a new direction for Stratford Town Trust, working to connect with the community, proactively looking at where funding is...
Ride for Bikes pedals to success

Ride for Bikes pedals to success

PEDAL power was in full gear at the weekend when cyclists took on the very first ‘Ride for Bikes Hilly Challenge’ to raise money for Heart of England Mencap. Thirty cyclists took part in the event – a challenging 60km ride around Warwickshire and the Cotswolds – on...
Volunteer Village to set up camp at River Festival

Volunteer Village to set up camp at River Festival

CHARITIES from across Stratford will be setting up camp in a ‘Volunteer Village’ at this year’s River Festival, raising awareness and looking for recruits. The special stalls have been organised and funded by Stratford Town Trust, to support organisations working for...
Summer of fun in Malvern!

Summer of fun in Malvern!

FROM bush craft to photography, local people with learning disabilities are being invited to join a summer of fun in Malvern. Heart of England Mencap, which runs its day service ‘Pathway’ in the town, has three weeks of fully accessible community activities planned....
Bank staff support Mencap

Bank staff support Mencap

ADAPTIVE rowing, bush craft and a theatre trip – all activities set to be enjoyed by local people with learning disabilities this summer thanks to Solihull bank staff. A team from the local branch of Santander have presented a cheque for £280 to Heart of England...